Women's Western Amateur: Abbey Carlson is medalist
Vanderbilt commit Abbey Carlson
DAYTON, OH (June 21, 2016) -- Vanderbilt commit Abbey Carlson has won medalist honors at the Women's Western Amateur. Playing at Dayton Country Club, Carlson posted rounds of 70-69--139 to finish in front of three players tied at 140.
Carlson, from Lake Mary, FL is one of the top ranked junior golfers in the class of 2016 and she is also a two-time AJGA Rolex All-American.
Sierra Sims (Wake Forest), Lexie Toth (Rollins College) and Cecily Overbey (NC State) all finished at 140 and in second place. Sims shot rounds of 71-69, Toth went 68-72 while Overbey fired 71-69.
On Wednesday the Women's Western Amateur will turn to match play but before bracket madness begins 11 players will contend in a playoff for eight spots. The group has a 36-hole total of 152.
ABOUT THE Women's Western Amateur
Field: Limited to the low 144 players. Foreign
entries are welcome.
Format: Match Play. Tournament played at
scratch. 36-hole stroke-play qualifying round.
Low 64 qualifiers shall constitute the
Championship flight with the final round being
36 holes. All other players will qualify into
flights of 16 with the final round being 18
holes. No consolation.
Entry Requirements: Entries are open to
amateur golfers who (1) were females at
(2) have an 18-hole USGA Handicap Index of
10.4 or less, (3) are members of a golf club
golf organization/association that is a current
member of the WWGA.
Caddies: All players shall walk. A player may
provide her own caddie, carry her bag or
employ a club caddie, if available. A player
caddie for another player.
Awards: W. A. Alexander Cup – Champion;
‘Babe’ Didrikson Zaharias Memorial Trophy –
Margaret Lenz Trophy – Medalist; Augustus
Maschmeyer Cup – four players from the
state; Derby Cup – two players from the same
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