Amateur player Haley Moore reacts to her putt on the 18th hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club on Saturday, April 4, 2015, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Chris Carlson
April 04, 2015

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) Amateur qualifier Haley Moore shot a 1-over 73 on Saturday in the third round of the ANA Inspiration to move into a tie for 58th at 4 over.

The 16-year-old Moore, from Escondido in the San Diego area, won the ANA Inspiration Champions Junior Challenge on Monday to earn the final spot in the 115-player field.

Moore opened with rounds of 73 and 74 to make the cut on the number Friday. The long-hitting teen was the only one of the six amateurs in the field to advance to the weekend.

''It was emotional yesterday knowing I was just on the cut line,'' Moore said.

On Saturday at Mission Hills, Moore had a double bogey on the par-5 ninth, rebounded with birdies on the next three holes, dropped strokes 15 and 16 and closed with two pars.

''Fifteen and 16 are my trouble holes,'' said Moore, a junior at San Pasqual High School. ''I got to figure out what do there tomorrow.''

She plans to play at the University of Arizona, where brother Tyler will be a freshman next season on the Wildcats' golf team.

Moore was paired with Jennifer Song on Saturday after playing alongside Charley Hull in the first two rounds.

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