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Results: U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Q


U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Qualifying Results
Country Club of Lexington in Lexington, S.C.


LEXINGTON, S.C. (August 18, 2017) -- Final results from U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Qualifying at Country Club of Lexington in Lexington, S.C. on August 18, 2017 (6019 yards, par 36-36--72, Course/Slope rating: 76.1/143).

Eleanor Tucker of Savannah, G.A. earned medalist honors after posting a stellar round of even-par 72, which included a sub-par 35 on the outward nine. Lea Venable of Simpsonville, S.C. and Laura Coble of August, G.A. each carded a four-over-par 76 and proceeded to a playoff for the second qualifying spot. On the first playoff hole, Venable made an impressive up-and-down, which included a left-handed chip shot, to make par and solidify the second qualifying spot.

Laura Coble is the first alternate. Jenna Wylie of Pooler, G.A. is the second alternate.

Two qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site.

Qualifying is conducted over 18 holes at 28 locations around the United States and Mexico. The championship proper will be held at Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla. on October 7-12, 2017.

This qualifier was conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association on behalf of the United States Golf Association.


U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Qualifying

Country Club of Lexington, Lexington, S.C.


Competitor   Score
Eleanor Tucker, Savannah, Ga. Medalist   35-37--72  (Even)
Lea Venable, Simpsonville, S.C.     38-38--76  (+4)
Laura Coble, Augusta, Ga. 1st Alt   38-38--76  (+4)
Jenna Wylie, Pooler, Ga. 2nd Alt   38-40--78  (+6)
Colleen Estes, Charlotte , N.C.     39-41--80  (+8)
Mallory Clough, Gadsden, Ala.     39-41--80  (+8)
Lea Anne Brown, Mt. Pleasant, S.C.     41-40--81  (+9)
Stephanie Johnson, Simpsonville, S.C.     44-41--85  (+13)


About the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA)

The CGA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization that was founded in 1909 to promote and to protect the game of golf in the Carolinas by providing competitions, education, support and benefits to golf clubs and golfers. The CGA is the second largest golf association in the country with over 700 member clubs represented by nearly 150,000 individuals.

The CGA annually conducts 48 championships and five team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also runs over 150 One-Day (net and gross) events as well as qualifying for USGA national championships. The CGA serves golf in the Carolinas with numerous programs such as: the USGA Handicap System; tournament management software and support; course measuring and course/slope ratings; agronomy consultation; answers about the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, and Handicapping; Carolinas Golf Magazine; Interclub series; Tarheel Youth Golf Association; Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame; expense assistance for USGA Junior and Girls' Junior qualifiers from the Carolinas; and the Carolinas Golf Foundation (CGF). The CGF has distributed nearly $2,000,000 since 1977 to benefit Carolinas' golf initiatives including junior and women's programs.    

For more information about the CGA, visit our website.



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