Kingston, Wash. (May 30, 2012) – Defending champions Vince Caluori, Chris Bae, Charles Schmidt, and Fred Johnson of TPC at Snoqualmie Ridge are leading the Men’s Championship while Riverbend Golf Complex, led by Linda Pearson, Kellie Molzhon, Kathy Provazek, and Cheryl Lienesch sit atop the Women’s Championship after the first round of the 7th Washington State Member Club Team Championship, held at the newly-renovated White Horse Golf Club in Kingston. The TPC at Snoqualmie Ridge men’s team finished the day with a total of 210 and were paced by Bae’s low gross and low net score of 1-under 71.
In second place heading into the final round is Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club, which includes Frank Vick, Steven Savage, John Gallacher, and Keith Manifold. Their team sits one shot back after posting a team total of 211, led by Vick, who fired a 3-under par 68, the low net score of the day, and Savage, who finished with a gross score of 4-over 76. In the Women’s Championship, Pearson, Molzhon, Provazek, and Lienesch of Riverbend Golf Complex posted a team total of 217, led by Provazek’s round of 13-over 85 and Lienesch’s net score of 2-under 70, to hold a two stroke lead over Meridian Valley Country Club, which finished at 219 for the day.
The Meridian Valley team, which includes Margaret Rider, Nancy Carson, Sharon Falkner, and Linda Selegue, was paced by Falkner’s individual low net score of 4-under 68 and Selegue’s low gross score of 12-over 84. Defending champions Kim Ponti, Diana Chow, Molly Grossi, and Roberta Smith of TPC at Snoqualmie Ridge sit three strokes off the lead at 220 and alone in third place entering the final round. Cathy Uptain of Mill Creek Country Club posted the women’s individual low gross score of the day, a 9-over 81.
Final round tee times will start tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. with the Women’s Championship teams teeing off first, followed by the Men’s Championship teams. Tee times have been determined by first round team totals, with the leaders teeing off last. The Member Club Team Championship format calls for each four-person team to be from the same WSGA member club and consist of either all men or women. This is a 36-hole stroke play competition, with each team counting one gross score and two net scores per hole for the team total each day. The WSGA will also award the low net and low gross individuals in the field.
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