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Madchen Ly leads Calif. State Fair Women's
30 Aug 2014
by Pete Wlodkowski of AmateurGolf.com

see also: California State Fair 2018 Women's Championship, Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 30, 2014) -- Madchen Ly, who plays on the Fresno State women's golf team, opened the State Fair Women's Championship at Bartley Cavanaugh G.C. with a spectacular round of 67 to take a one stroke lead over Elizabeth Schultz (San Jose State, 68).

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Ly birdied the 8th hole and shot 35 on the front nine. She got red hot on the back, recording a string of 4-straight birdies on Nos. 14-17. The rest of her card was immaculate - not a single bogey. Easier said then done.

Sagee Palavivatana, who plays for Sacramento State, shot 71 and sits in third place in the 36 hole event, while a group of 4 players is hanging out at even par 72, looking for a hot round on Sunday. Andrea Wong of UC Davis, who was medalist at the California Women's Amateur (with an amazing 64) shot 73 today and could also come up with a low number on Sunday.

Almost the entire field in the championship flight are sub-four handicap players currently competing for area colleges. Lynne Cowan of Davis (an AmateurGolf.com contributor) shot a solid 74. Cowan will compete in the US Mid Amateur next week.



ABOUT THE California State Fair Women's

The Sacramento Golf Council presents the 2018 State Fair Women's Championship at Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course on September 1 and 2, 2018.

The tournament is open to all women amateur golfers age 18 or older by September 1, 2018, with an established USGA Handicap Index of 37.4 or less, members of a college golf team or by special invitation. Handicaps will be based on August 15 indexes and played to the lower of the USGA Handicap Index or Tournament Index (Modified USGA rules).

The field is limited to the first 100 paid entries by the August 22, 2018 deadline - no refunds after this date. The cancellation refund assessment fee is $20.

The Championship Flight contestants must have an index of 4.0 or less and will play at scratch from the back (blue) tees. Senior Flight(s), age 60+, determined by handicap or age (entries permiting) and Handicap Flight(s) will play using handicaps from the forward (black tees). Ties for overall low gross, overall low net and overall senior low net will be decided in a hole-by-hole playoff. All other ties will be decided based on the USGA recommended method (Rule 33-6, Decision of Ties).

Entry fees are $125 per person for non Capitol City Play Card holders; $120 for Capitol City Play Card holders or $115 for Seniors 60+ with Senior Capitol City Play Card. The entry fee includes two (2) days green fees and awards (power cart not included).

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