Calif. Sr. Women's: Cowan, Towersey share lead
Lynne Cowan<br>Amateurgolf.com staffer
Lynne Cowan
Amateurgolf.com staffer
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (May 19, 2014) -- Experience is crucial this week at the 2014 California Senior Women's Amateur at the newly-renovated Poppy Hills Golf Course.

After Round 1, it's a pair of multiple-time champions that share the lead.

Marianne Towersey, a seven-time champion, and Lynne Cowan, who's won it four times, are tied atop the leaderboard after shooting 76 in Monday's opening round.

Towersey, from Pebble Beach, recovered nicely from a tough start on the front-nine, recording four birdies and a 3-under 33 on her back nine. Cowan was steady throughout, going 38-38 for her first-round 76.

The duo sits two shots up on Sally Krueger of San Francisco and Corey Weworski of Carlsbad.

“I love Poppy Hills and it’s exciting to experience the new course in its infancy," Towersey said. The greens are smooth but hard to gauge at this point. It’s an exciting track. A lot can happen tomorrow.”

For a full look at the first-round leaderboard, follow the results link below.

View results for California Senior Women's Amateur Golf Championship

ABOUT THE California Senior Women's Amateur

Age Limit: 50 and over (Super Senior’s Flight: 70 and over)

USGA Handicap Index Limit for all Flights: 22.3

Format: 3-Day Stroke Play

Field Limit: Entries restricted to the 80 lowest Handicaps on April 1. No limit on residency

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