Tina Papatolis of Issaquah, Wash. and Carrie Jacobson of Bellevue, Wash. combined for an even-par 71 to grab the first-round lead at the 20th Washington State Women’s Best-Ball Championship hosted by Fairwood Golf & Country club in Renton, Wash.
Under wet weather conditions, Papatolis and Jacobson were the only team in the field to finish at even-par or better, going 1-under on the front nine and 1-over on the back.
The duo enters the final round with a slim one-shot lead over Patty Myers of Olympia Wash. and Karen Madison of Spokane, Wash., who combined for a 1-over 72 in round one.
Three teams, including past champions (2014, 2017) Kim Titus of Fox Island, Wash. and Kelly Gardner Gig Harbor, Wash., enter the final round two shots back.
Founded in 1922, the WSGA is a 501c4 non-profit, amateur golf association governed by men and women volunteers. Serving nearly 70,000 individual members at more than 550 member golf clubs and 270 golf courses throughout the state of Washington and Northern Idaho, the WSGA works to continually expand the game of golf to people of all backgrounds.
The WSGA also serves as a statewide representative of the United States Golf Association (USGA) and works closely with a number of allied associations within the golf industry for the betterment of the game.
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