UCF's Ashley Holder leads The Sally after going 5-under
Holder takes the first round lead<br><i>Golfweek photo</i>
Holder takes the first round lead
Golfweek photo

The 90th edition of the South Atlantic Women's Amateur, known as The Sally, got underway today at the Oceanside Country Club in Ormand Beach, FL. Ashley Holder of Orlando, a junior at the University of Central Florida, jumped out to a first-round lead by posting a 5-under par round of 67.

Kaitlyn Papp, a junior golfer who plays for the Lake Travis (TX) Girls Golf Team, fired a 2-under 70 and stands alone in second place. Papp recently captured the American Junior Golf Association Girls Championship in September.

Alexa Pano (Lake Worth, FL), Lin Culver (Palm Coast, FL) and Taylor Tomlinson (Gainesville, FL) are tied for third with rounds of 1-under 71.

Defending champion Sierra Brooks carded a 2-over 73 and sits six shots behind Holder.

Results: Women's South Atlantic Amateur (The Sally)
1CAMika LiuBeverly Hills, CA70072-74-67-67--280
2TXKaitlyn PappAustin, TX50070-68-75-69--282
3FLAshley HolderOrlando, FL40067-75-72-71--285
T4ThailandJaravee BoonchantThailand40077-70-74-70--291
T4BrazilLuiza AltmannBrazil40074-73-72-72--291

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ABOUT THE Women's South Atlantic Amateur (The Sally)

The Women’s South Atlantic Amateur Golf Championship (The SALLY) is played the second week of January each year, in Ormond Beach, Florida. Oceanside Country Club has been home to The SALLY since its beginnings in 1926. The tournament field consists of top amateurs in the US and the top finishers are frequently represent the U.S. for the biennial Curtis Cup team. You will find many former SALLY players among the LPGA elite.

72-hole stroke play championship with a Championship Division (max handicap 6.0) and a Rockefeller Division (max handicap 10.0) that plays from shorter tees. There is also a Senior competition for players aged 50 and over competing in the Championship division.

Eligibility: A female from birth, that has reached the age of 16. All entries are accepted subject to Committee Approval.

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