The Elite Invitational: Tyler Watts, Bridget Wilkie lead entering Final Round
04 Nov 2023
by Justin Golba of

see also: View results for The Elite Invitational, Tradition Golf Club, Tyler Watts Rankings

Tyler Watts (Alabama Golf Association Photo)
Tyler Watts (Alabama Golf Association Photo)

Tyler Watts of Huntsville, Ala., and Bridget Wilkie of Bluffton, S.C. hold the leads in The Elite Invitational at The Tradition Club in Myrtle Beach, S.C., entering the final round.

Wilkie shot the round of the day, shooting a 6-under 65 to propel into the lead at 7-under. Wilkie shot a 1-under 70 in the first round.

She recorded five birdies, one eagle, and one bogey. She eagled the par-4 No. 16 with a two.

Michelle Xing of Ontario, Can., is in solo second place at 6-under, and first-round leader Yeji Kwon of British Columbia, Can., is in solo third place at 3-under.

In the Boys Championship, Tyler Watts leads by one shot at 5-under. Watts shot a second-round 3-under 67 after a first-round 2-under 68.

Watts leads Blades Brown of Nashville, Tenn., and Isaiah Ibit of Ontario, Can., by one shot.

Jackson Herrington of Dickson, Tenn., and first-round leader Drew Miller of East Lansing, Mich., are T4 at 3-under.

The Boys Championship plays at a Par 71 while the Girls Championship plays at a Par 70.

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