Anna Schultz maintains Texas Women's Senior Stroke Play advantage
AMARILLO, TX (October 3, 2016) -- Anna Schultz
carded a 6-over par 77 to gain a two-stroke lead over
defending champion Carolyn Creekmore going into
tomorrow’s final round of the Texas Senior Women's
Stroke Play Championship. Creekmore’s 4-over-par 75
was the low round of the day and allowed her cut
Schultz’s lead in half. She got off to a hot start with a
birdie on the opening hole and had drawn even with
Schultz at the turn.
Schultz, the 2014 champion, was two-over par on
the back nine and to regain her lead. Carol Turnage
shot 80 and is seven-strokes back. Lubbock’s Marian
Barker, the 2008 and 2009 champion, shot her second
consecutive 80 to place her in fourth place.
There are two players in the field with the name of
Leslie Henry and they both shot matching 82's in
Sunday’s first round and were paired together. Dallas’
Henry (nicknamed Olive) shot a 78 and got the better of
Houston’s Henry. Both players qualified for the first
flight and will play for the championship title tomorrow.
The field was broken into three flights following
today’s round. Nannette Wheelis, one of three Breaking
100 campaign leaders in the field, improved 16 strokes
from her first round with a second round 80 and finds
herself near the top of the second flight along with
Dallas’ Chris Meadows. Karen Northcutt shot an 84 and
qualified for the first flight with a 36-hole total of 167.
Tomorrow’s final round begins with a shotgun start
at 9:00 a.m. at Amarillo Country Club.
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