Schofill Leads After Round 1 of Stroke Play
BRADENTON, Fla. – Megan Schofill sits at the top of the leaderboard following the first round of stroke play at the Women’s Amateur Championship.
In total, 133 players teed it up on Wednesday at the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club and Laurel Oak Country Club.
Schofill posted a 5-under 67 at the Laurel Oak Country Club, one of only four under-par scores in the first round.
The Monticello native posted a 1-under on the front nine with two birdies and a bogey. She finished strong on the back with two birdies and an eagle on the par-5 16th hole. The Auburn University commit advanced to the Round of 32 at last year’s championship.
Jenny Kim finished the day three shots behind Schofill at 2-under 70. Kim, who played at Ritz-Carlton recorded five birdies and three bogeys on the day.
Alisa Clark and Karoline Tuttle are tied for third following the first round at 1-under 71. Playing at Ritz-Carlton, Clark began the day with a bogey-free front nine and two birdies. She finished the day with a 1-over on the back nine. Tuttle, the runner-up from last year’s championship, played steady golf in the first round, posting two birdies and a bogey.
The top 64 players following tomorrow’s second round will advance to match play on Friday.
Leaderboard Through One Round:
1 Megan Schofill -5 (67) LO
2 Jenny Kim -2 (70) RC
T3 Ailsa Clark -1 (71) RC
T3 Karoline Tuttle -1 (71) LO
T5 Maria Loza E (72) LO
T5 Chloe Kovelesky E (72) LO
T5 Elle Nachmann E (72) RC
T5 Georgia Ruffolo E (72) RC
T5 Lissette Davalos E (72) LO
T5 Wyndom Burnett E (72) LO
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The second round will begin on Thursday morning with tee time beginning at 7:30 a.m. Live scoring is available on here. A complete recap with full results will be posted on FSGA.org following the day's play.