Friday, April 20, 2012


Jessica Schiele (Oklahoma City), 21, from Grimsby finished runner-up in the Scooner Athletic Conference women's championship over the Lincoln Park Golf Club west course at Oklahoma City.
Jessica, pictured left, had a pair of 72s for level par 144 over a 6,004yd course, losing out by two shots to Spaniard Anna Arrese (Oklahoma Christian who had two 71s for two-under 142.
The pair finished clear of a field of 39 players - the third-placed competitor finished three shots behind Jessica.
There was some consolation for the English student in that Oklahoma City (600) beat great rivals Oklahoma Christian (607) at the head of the team contest which had a field of eight squads


Linzi Allan (Newman University), pictured below, from Ayrshire tied for fourth place in a field of 34 players at the Heartland Conference Women's Championship, played at Hardscrabble Golf Club, Fort Smith in Arkansas.
Over a par-70 course of 5,914, Linzi had rounds of 81 and 77 for 158 - 15 shots behind the winner by five, Haley Haught (St Edwards) who scored 73-70 for 143.

Linzi's English team-mates, Megan Birdsey and Alyssa Balding finished joint eighth and 25th respectively.
Megan from Bedfordshire had scores of 78-82 for 160, while Alyssa from Northumbria had rounds of 94-88 for 182.
Newman finished runners-up to St Edwards in the team event, contested by seven squads.


Gemma Hardie (Central Arkansas) from Scunthorpe finished 15th in a field of 40 players at the Southland Conference Women's Championship at Vaaler Creek Golf Club, Blanco in Texas.

Over a par-72 course of 5,994yd, Gemma, pictured left, scored 83-75-78 for 236 - 19 shots behind the winner by  three, Shannon Jungman (Texas-San Antonio) who had rounds of 70-74-75.
Texas-San Antonio won the team title from Texas State. Central Arkansas finished in a tie for fourth place in a field of eight teams.

Rosie Davies makes top 20 at home in Indiana

Rosie Davies (Indiana) from London and Emma Clegg (Missouri State) from Clitheroe, Lancashire were both in the field of 86 players at the one-round Indiana Invitational, played over the Indiana University Golf Club course at Bloomington.
Rosie, pictured right, made the top 20 - T16 in fact - with a 77.
Emma had a round of 82 for a T57 finish.
Not surprisingly, hosts Indiana won the team title by seven shots from runners-up Ball State in a field of 156 teams.

Sally just outside top 20 in Pacific Coast Intercollegiate

Sally Watson (Stanford) from Edinburgh finished T22 in a field of 75 players at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate at Half Moon Bay Golf Club, California.
Sally, pictured right, scored 72-75-72 for a total of three-over-par 219 over the par 72 course of 6,028.
Raffi Dyer (Oregon) from Hayling Island finished T59 with scores of 72-81-76 which is a mixed bag of scoring!
Two members of the US Curtis Cup team for Nairn in June were in the field - Lisa McCloskey (Southern California) and Tiffany Lua (UCLA).
Lisa finished second on six-under-par 210 over a par-72 course of 6,028yd with rounds of 71-70-69 for 210 - three shots behind the winner Krynne Lee (UCLA (68-68-71).
The second US Curtis Cup team selection,Tiffany Lua, finished joint third on 214 with scores of 71-70-73.
UCLA (849) won the team title ahead of Southern Californai (855) with Stanford (868) third in a field of 15 teams.