The second round of the Washington State Women’s, Senior Women’s, and Super Senior Women’s Amateur Championship was held today at The Cedars at Dungeness in Sequim, Wash. The 54-hole competition concludes tomorrow, June 25th.
Alivia Brown of Gig Harbor, Wash. matched her first round score of one-under-par 71 again today to be take a five stroke lead into the third and final round tomorrow. Brown is the only player under par through two rounds at two-under-par 142.
In second place alone is Cherokee Kim of Gig Harbor, Wash., who fired an even-par 72 today to pull within five shots of Brown. Kim made four birdies on the front nine and finished three-under-par for the side, but three bogies on the back nine kept her from getting any closer to Brown.
Chelsea Saelee of Seattle, Wash. posted consecutive scores of two-over-par 74 to share third place with Rachel Lewis of Gig Harbor, Wash., at four-over-par 148.
Kendall Gray of Federal Way, Wash. holds onto fifth place at five-over-par 149 heading into the final round.
After two rounds in the Senior Women’s Amateur Championship, Katy Wright of Camas, Wash. and 2011 champion Ginny Burkey of Eugene, Ore. are locked for a tie for first place at 15-over-par 159 heading into tomorrow’s final round. Wright made three birdies on her way to a second-round six-over-par 78, while Burkey shot seven-over-par 79.
In third place are Nancy Eglin of Yakima, Wash. and Denise Kieffer of University Place, Wash., just one stroke behind Wright and Burkey at 16-over-par 160.
The pair of Jane Harris of Tukwila, Wash. and three-time-champion Lisa Smego of Olympia, Wash., are two strokes off of the lead at 17-over-par 161. Harris’ second-round score of 5-over-par 77 is the lowest in the Senior division so far.
Marine Hirschfeld of Sequim, Wash., stole the show today when she made a hole-in-one on hole No. 4. She hit a seven-wood into the 127 yard, uphill par three.
In the Super Senior Amateur Championship, Mary Ryan of Renton, Wash., fired a division-best six-over-par 78 today to take a four-stroke lead into tomorrow’s final round at 163 for the championship.
Witta Priester of Sequim, Wash., came into the second round with a two-stroke lead, but now stands in second place after shooting 12-over-par 84 today for a two-day total of 167.
In third place is Linda Pearson of Seattle, Wash. who posted a second round score of 11-over-par 83, and is eight strokes behind Ryan at 171.
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