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U.S. Senior Women's Open Q Results


U.S. Senior Women's Open Qualifying Results
from Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C.

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (June 6, 2018) -- Final results from U.S. Senior Women's Open Qualifying at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C. on June 6, 2018 (5763 yards, par 35-36--71, Course/Slope rating: 71.6/123).

Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club hosted an inaugural U.S. Women's Open qualifier one year prior to their hosting of the championship proper in May of 2019. Suzy Green-Roebuck, a professional from Ann Arbor, M.I. fired a 2-under-par 69 and took home medalist honors. Green-Roebuck was the only player to finish under par in the qualifier and she carded five birdies on the day. Sally Austin, a professional out of Chapel Hill, N.C. was the second qualifier after a round of 5-over-par 76. Luanne Cherney, a professional from Orlando, F.L. finished with a 79 and is the first alternate. In a four-way playoff for second and third alternate, Kim Briele of New Bern, N.C. made birdie on the first playoff hole to secure the second alternate position. Angela Stewart of Greenville, N.C. claimed the third alternate position. Briele, Stewart and Beatriz Arenas claimed low amateur honors.

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

Sectional qualifying is conducted over 18 holes at 17 locations around the country. The championship proper will be held at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill. on July 12-15, 2018.

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

U.S. Senior Women's Open Qualifying
Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, Southern Pines, N.C.

Suzy Green-Roebuck (p) Ann Arbor, MI Medalist -2 69
Sally Austin (p) Chapel Hill, NC   +5 76
Luanne Cherney (p) Orlando, FL 1st Alt +8 79
Kim Briele New Bern, NC Low Amateur/2nd Alt +9 80
Angela Stewart Greenville, NC Low Amateur/3rd Alt +9 80
Beatriz Arenas Guatemala Low Amateur +9 80
Krista Dunton (p) Hilton Head Island, SC   +9 80
Lenore Rittenhouse (p) Honolulu, HI   +10 81
Patty Moore Pinehurst, NC   +10 81
Betsy Knights Naples, FL   +13 84
Debby Pinnell (p) Leland, NC   +13 84
Margaret Kirsch (p) North Port, FL   +15 86
Fran Wilkerson (p) Raleigh, NC   +15 86
June Staton (p) Naples, FL   +16 87
Cyndi Carlson Chesapeake, VA   +20 91
Patty Waszak Pigeon Forge, TN   +24 95
Rhonda Trammell Pittsboro, IN   +26 97

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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