Qualifier: Shot 71-75 at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Mo., on May 24

The 18-year-old from Carthage, Tenn., will play in her first U.S. Women's Open after shooting 2-over-par 146 in a qualifier at Bellerive Country Club. An incoming freshman at the University of Mississippi, Linder became the first person to win the Tennessee Women's Open and Tennessee Girls Junior in the same year (2021). In the process, she became the youngest winner of the Tennessee Women's Open (17). She also finished third in the 2022 Tennessee Women's Open and Tennessee Women's Amateur. In 2022, she qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur. She reached the Round of 64 in the 2021 U.S. Girls' Junior.  

This Is Her First U.S. Women's Open