Athlete of the Week: Grace Yatawara

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Yatawara qualified for the US Junior girls golf championship Monday three days after winning the Carolina Golf Association’s N.C. Junior Championship at Starmount Forest Country Club in Greensboro. Yatawara shot a 2-over 74 at Columbia Country Club in Blythewood, S.C. to qualify Monday.

The championship is at Forest Highlands Golf Club in Flagstaff, Az. July 21-26.

Yatawara, a rising junior at Salisbury, helped the Hornets win state 2A/1A championships in 2012 and 2013.