AMARILLO, TX (October 2, 2016) -- Anna Schultz of
Rockwall leads after the first round of the Texas
Women's Senior Stroke Play Championship hosted at
Amarillo Country Club. Schultz carded a one-over par
72 to lead by 5 over Carolyn Creekmore.
Schultz is the 2014 Senior Stroke Play Champion, a
two-time winner of the Women’s Four-Ball
Championship and a member of the Texas Golf Hall of
Fame. Even with green speeds approaching 13 feet, her
steady round featured 15 pars and two birdies offset by
a lone bogey on the 5,291 yard layout. Carol Turnage
from Anna, TX is in third place after a seven-over par
Three of the five players who have pledged to play
100 Holes of Women's Competition in support of the
Breaking 100 program also competed. Karen Northcutt
(The Woodlands) shot an 83, Chris Meadows (Dallas)
shot 89 and Waco’s Nannette Wheelis shot a 96.
In 1966 and 1967, Amarillo Country Club hosted
the Amarillo Ladies Open, and LPGA event which was
won by Texas and World Golf Hall of Fame members
Kathy Whitworth and Sandra Haynie respectively. The
club also previously hosted the 1979 WTGA State
Amateur Championship which was won by Martha Lang.
The second round will begin tomorrow morning at
9:00 a.m. The field will be broken into three flights
following tomorrow’s round. An Overall Champion will
be crowned following Tuesday’s final round along with a
Super Senior (65 and older) and a Super Super Senior
(71 and older) Champion.
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