Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 7/24/12
Unreal. Ten-year old Latanna Stone from Valrico, Florida shot a 70 July 13 at her qualifier to become the youngest player to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Amateur. Ten years old. She should be in fifth grade and she’ll be competing against girls in their late teens and early-20′s. There have been eight players to have qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur at age 12, but none younger. Stone is well-advanced for a ten-year old: According to the Florida State Golf Association, she has won more than 100 tournaments in her junior career. She has her own website. And she already has her own Twitter account (@LatannaStone). At ten years old, I was owning the kickball field during recess and trading my memorizing state capitals. Ms. Stone will have a grown-up carrying her toys. But she isn’t perfect. On July 18 she tweeted, “Thanks everyone for the well wishes I received for qualifying for the US Women Amateur. So happy and excited to play!” Ah ha! She forgot the hyphen b...
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