Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Jessica and Kelly second and third in
Oklahoma, joint fifth Lizi will move
to Arkansas Tech for final two years

English students Jessica Schiele from Grimsby and Kelly MacPhail from Manchester, both freshmen at Redlands Community College, Oklahoma, finished second and third in the NJCAA Women's Region II Championship at Jimmie Austin Golf Club, Seminole in Oklahoma.
A Redlands team-mate, Kaitlin Higginbotham, finished first on 154 with a pair of 77s.
Runner-up Jessica had an 82 and a 78 for 160 while Kelly scored 85 and 78 for 163.
Lizi Sweetnam, pictured, from Leighton Buzxzard, a sophomore swtudent at Seminole State College, tied for fifth place with scores of 82 and 87 for 169.
After two rounds Jessica Shiele and Lizi were tied for second place.
Lizi will transfer in August from Seminole State to Arkansas Tech University for her final two years to complte a degree in Art and Design.
She has been offered a further full golf scholarship and will play at NCAA Division 2 for Arkansas Tech which is located in Russelville, the home town of former Major winner John Daly who has helped designed and devlop the golfing facilities in the locality.
+Redlands, the title-holders, qualify as winners at the Jimmie Austin GC for the final whch will be held at the LPGA International course at Daytona Beach, Florida next month.

Harriet just makes top 20 in Ivy League Championship

Harriet Owers-Bradley from Nottingham, a junior year student at Yale University, finished joint 19th in a field of 35 players at the Ivy League Women's Championship at the famous Baltusrol course, Springfield, New Jersey.
Harriet had rounds of 89, 77 and 83 for a total of 249 over the 6,101 yd par-72 course.
Yale team-mate Alyssa Roland was the individual winner with scores of 78, 76 and 73 for 227, a shot ahead of Pennsylvania's Isabel Han (79-74-75).
Pennsylvania (929) had a resounding win in the team event, finishing 22 strokes ahead of runners-up Yale with Harvard third on 954 in a field of seven teams.

Kirsty just outside top 20 in Mid-American Conference Championship

Former Welsh champion Kirsty O'Connor (Ball State) from Lancashire tied for 23rd place in a field of 45 players at the Mid American Conference Championship at Hawthorne Golf & Country club, Fishers, Indiana.
Kirsty had rounds of 76, 81 and 80 for a total of 237 over a 6,037yd, par-72 course.
Winner was Martina Vavier (Ken State) with scores of 72, 73 and 73 for 218 - six strokes ahead of runner-up Brittany Kelly (Ball State) with 76, 74 and 71.
Kent State (892) won the team title ahead of Ball State (911) in a field of nine teams.