Lindsey McCurdy, the 2017 Women's Southern Amateur champion
HOT SPRINGS, AR (June 16, 2017) - Lindsey McCurdy
claimed the 2017 Women’s Southern Amateur Championship Friday with a 1 up win over Gabriela Coello
. McCurdy became the 102nd WSGA Champion in the tournament that was contested this year at the Granada Course at Hot Springs Village, AR.
McCurdy, who is from Liberty Hill, TX, is a student at SMU. Coello, who plays at the University of Georgia, is from Winter Garden, FL.
McCurdy had captured Medalist honors in the Amateur Championship when she fired a qualifying round of 70 on Monday. “I am super happy with this win,” said McCurdy after her victory. “It is always fun when you win and this one is very special.”
McCurdy said she got off to a slow start and was 2 down at the turn. She began to make a move at #13 and was able to close out the match.
In the Amateur First Flight, Henderson State golfer Taylor Loeb defeated Junior Medalist Amy Zhang in a 19-hole match. Loeb, who hails from Maumelle, AR., was excited to get the win in her home state.
The 2018 Women's Southern Amateur and Mid-Amateur Championships will be played June 11-15 at NorthRiver Yacht Club in Tuscaloosa, AL.
ABOUT THE Women's Southern Amateur
18 holes of qualifying followed by the top 32
advancing to a match play tournament. Open and
Mid-Amateur divisions. Entry is open to female
amateur golfers who
have a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 18.4
who are members of the WSGA through a WSGA
member golf club, women’s golf organization, or a
college/university in one of the fifteen southern
the District of Columbia.
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