Thursday, October 08, 2015

Shirley v Greenlief in US Women's Mid-Am Final

CHOUDRANT, Louisiana. – Defending champion Margaret Shirley, 29, of Roswell, Georgia., and first-time competitor Lauren Greenlief, 25, of Oakton, Virginia, advanced to Thursday’s U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship final after winning their quarter-final and semi-final matches at the 6,061-yard, par-72 Squire Creek Country Club.

Shirley, the 2014 champion and 2013 runner-up, is the first competitor to play in three consecutive Women’s Mid-Amateur finals. This also marks only the 13th time a player has reached the same USGA championship’s match-play final in three consecutive years
Christina Proteau, Canada (159) def. Paige Bromen, Minneapolis, Minn. (163), 20 holes

Margaret Shirley, Roswell, Ga. (152) def. Ashley Tonore, Monroe, La. (155), 3 and 2

Lauren Greenlief, Oakton, Va. (149) def. Mercedes Huarte, Argentina, 1 hole

Whitney Britton, Laguna Niguel, Calif. (159) def. Kay Daniel, Covington, Louisiana. (155), 5 and 4

Shirley bt Proteau 2 and 1.
Greenlief bt Britton 8 and 6
Margaret Shirley, Roswell, Ga. (152) def. Christina Proteau, Canada (159), 2 and 1
CHOUDRANT, La. – Pairing for Thursday’s 18-hole final match at the 2015 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, being conducted at the 6,061-yard, par-72 Squire Creek Country Club (time CDT):
9 a.m. – Margaret Shirley, Roswell, Ga. (152) vs. Lauren Greenlief, Oakton, Va. (149)
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