Three Left at Briggs Ranch
Meghan Stasi, Mary Jane Hiestand, and Wendi Golden defeated their Round of 64 match opponents to move on to the Tuesday morning Round of 32 matches at the US Women's Mid-Amateur Championship at Briggs Ranch Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas. Round of 16 matches will be played Tuesday afternoon.
The solid playing continued after stroke play, as Meghan Stasi of Oakland Park, defeated Connie Isler, of Arlington, Virginia, 6&5. The three-time champion's next opponent is Lynne Cowan, of Davis, California, who defeated fellow Floridian and three-time US Senior Women's Amateur champion, Diane Lang, in Monday's matches.
Executive director of the Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association, Wendi Golden of Bradenton, defeated Kim Eaton of Tempe, Arizona on Monday, 3&1. Golden will next face Patti Hogeboom, of Canada, in Round of 32 matches.
Mary Jane Hiestand, of Naples, defeated Martha Leach of Hebron, Kentucky, 1 up. Hiestand recently competed in the US Senior Women's Amateur Championship where she also advanced to Round of 32 matches. She will face Liz Waynick, of Scottsdale, Arizona, on Tuesday morning.
The 2012 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur will be the first national championship conducted at the club, but sectional qualifying for the U.S. Junior Amateur and the USGA Senior Amateur has been previously staged at Briggs Ranch, along with local U.S. Open qualifying. Briggs Ranch Golf Club, a Tom Fazio layout, will be set up at 6,142 yards and will play to a par of 36-36--72. The championship is open to amateur female golfers who have reached their 25th birthday on or before Oct. 6, 2012, and who hold a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 9.4.
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