Despite a 232-232 tie against local amateur, Jodi Gawlik in their position-round match, Liz Johnson qualified in the No. 4 position for Sunday’s stepladder finals of the 2016 U.S. Women’s Open Championship at Stardust Bowl in Addison, Ill. Johnson was 3-4-1 in the third round of match play.
Johnson totals 11,741 pins and had a 12-11-1 match-play record. She will face long-time rival Kelly Kulick in the first match in Sunday’s final (CBS Sports Network, noon). Shannon Pluhowsky is the No. 1 qualifier with 11,862 followed by Shayna Ng of Singapore and Hui Fen New, also of Singapore.