Dixie Women's: Sims shoots 66 to lead
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2013) – Mariana Sims took advantage of perfect scoring conditions to shoot a six-under par 66 and take the first-round lead in the women’s Dixie Amateur at Heron Bay Golf Club.

Sims, from Austin, Texas, has a two-shot lead over France’s Shannon Aubert.

Defending champion Isabelle Lendl of Bradenton, FLa., is in a group of four players another shot back, including Mariah Stackhouse from Riverdale, Ga., Meghan Stasi, the University of Mississippi golf coach from nearby Oakland Park, and Samantha Smolen of Lake Worth, Fla.

Only 10 women in the field of 112 were able to break par on the difficult ClubLink course located northwest of Fort Lauderdale.

The 72-hole event concludes Friday.

ABOUT THE Dixie Women's Amateur

72-hole stroke invitational women's stroke play event. Field consists of former Dixie Amateur Champions, and women invited by the Tournament Committee. (You may request an invitation at www.dixieamateur.com).

The first three rounds of the Dixie are played the Woodlands Country Club's East and West courses. Field is cut after 54-holes. New entry options include a meal, and practice round inclusive package at an excellent rate.

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