Women's Texas Amateur: Finals set
The Woodlands, TX (Aug. 1, 2013) -- The Quarterfinals and Semifinals of Match Play took place today at The Woodlands Country Club's Tournament Course. Excitement was high and birdies were plentiful as the field widdled down from 8 to just 2 players. Advancing to the Semifinals from the morning matches were Christine Lin, Courtney Ferguson, Hannah Arnold, and Megan Thothong. After many holes of stellar play, the semifinals yielded 2 players that will compete in tomorrow's 18 hole final: Christine Lin of Austin and Megan Thothong of Dallas. Christine defeated Courtney Ferguson 3&2 while Megan Thothong defeated Hannah Arnold 4&3. Heat indexes for the afternoon matches were hovering at around 110 degrees in The Woodlands. Finals for Flights 1-4 will begin at 8:00 a.m. while the tee time for the Championship is at 9:40 a.m. All final matches are 18 holes.

ABOUT THE Texas Women's Amateur

Field Limit: Lowest handicap indexes in multiples of 8 with a maximum of 88 players. In the event the championship becomes over-subscribed, entries will be accepted in order of handicap index.

Format: The 32 players with the lowest qualifying scores will fill the Championship flight and contend for the title. The qualifying round is optional for all but the players with the 32 lowest handicap indexes. The 16 players eliminated in the first round of Championship flight match play may participate in an 18-hole Stroke Play consolation round. Remaining players will be flighted into seven flights of eight based on handicap. The four players eliminated in the first round will proceed to a consolation match play bracket for each flight.

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