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Wooster takes 2nd-round lead at Women's Sr North & South
Sue Wooster (Pinehurst photo)
Sue Wooster (Pinehurst photo)

PINEHURST, N.C. (Aug. 21, 2018) – The leaderboard spread out Tuesday at the Senior Women’s North & South. Sue Wooster leapfrogged Judith Kyrinis for the outright lead.

Wooster had 1-over 73 on Pinehurst No. 2, and is 1 over for the tournament. It was a relatively uneventful second round with two bogeys, a birdie and the rest pars. The Australian won the 2017 Canadian Women’s Senior in a playoff almost exactly a year ago. She won this event in 2014.

First-round leader Judith Kyrinis, the reigning U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur champion, had a few more big numbers on her card Tuesday and signed for a 3-over 75. It moved her to 3 over for the tournament, two shots behind Wooster.

Lara Tennant is in solo third after back-to-back rounds of 4-over 76. Ellen Port, the seven-time USGA champion, is right behind her after a round of 6-over 78 that included just one birdie. Port and Susan West are tied for fourth at 9 over. West opened with 72, but backed up to 81 on Tuesday. She ended with a birdie on the final hole.

Susan Beaupied leads the super senior division at 8 over. Beaupied had 79 at Pinehurst No. 2 on Tuesday despite a double-bogey 8 at No. 18.

ABOUT THE North & South Senior Women's

Part of the annual North & South series of tournaments at Pinehurst that include Men's, Women's, Juniors and Seniors. Entries are open to female golfers who meet the requirements below. All applicants must conform to the USGA Rules of Amateur Status and meet the requirements of the USGA Gender Policy.

In the Women's Open Division, applicants must have reached 50 years of age by start of tournament to be eligible for competition. In the Women's Super-Senior Division, applicants must have reached 60 years of age by start of tournament to be eligible for competition.

FORMAT: 54-holes of stroke play will determine the Champion. Play will be divided into four divisions (Women’s Open, and Women’s Super- Senior) and contested with one round each on three different Pinehurst courses. A full field will consist of 90 total women between both divisions.

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