North & South Women's: Jaye Marie Green leads
Jaye Marie Green
PINEHURST, N.C. (July 17, 2012) -- Jaye Marie Green leads the 110th Women's North and South Amateur following first-round play.
At Pinehurst No. 8, Marie Green, the No. 1 ranked women's player in the Golfweek/amateurgolf.com Rankings, fired a 3-under 69 and leads the No. 2 ranked player Moriya Jutanugarn by one shot.
Kailey Walsh, who, like Marie Green, hails from Boca Raton, Fla. is tied with Jutanugarn for second place.
ABOUT THE North & South Women's Amateur
The Women's North & South has drawn the top
amateur women from around the country. Three
rounds of stroke play followed by four rounds of
match play will determine the Champion.
The 96 player field will be cut to a 16 player
match play field and medalist honors. All stroke
match play rounds will be contested on Pinehurst
No. 2. The top 16 players who qualify for match
play will play two rounds a day until our
Nine of the last 12 North & South Women’s
Amateur champions have drawn paychecks as
members of the LPGA Tour. The equation is near
perfect. Win the North & South Am, go on to
professional success at the highest level.
North & South champions are among the legends
of the game: Babe Zaharias, Louise Suggs,
Kirk Bell, Hollis Stacey, Brandie Burton, Brittany
Lang, Morgan Pressel and Yani Tseng.
Along with the Women's North & South,
Resort & Country Club annually plays host to the
Men's North & South, the Junior North & South,
and Senior Men's and Senior Women's North &
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