Monday, February 29, 2016

Rachel Walker leads the Brits in huge field at 

Kiawah Island

Rachel Walker, pictured right, from Dumfries and a student at Old Dominion University, Virginia, is the leading British player in a huge field of 216 players and 41 teams at the Kiawah Island Spring Classic over two courses at the venue.
Rachel shot a first-round, one-over-par 73 to be T15 behind the joint leaders on 68, Emily McLennan (Chattanooga), who sounds as if she is Scottish but , in fact, is an Australian, and Kroboll Hansen (Coastal Carolina).
Monifieth's Heather Munro (Elon University), pictured left, is T25 with a 74.
Anglo-Scot Paige Kemp (Stetson University) from Essex shot a 75 to b T39;
Olivia Jay (Radford) from York and Eilidh Watson (Stetson) from Dollar are T153 on the 82 mark. 

Meanwhile, Abigail Laker from Oxfordshire, in her last term as a student at Arkansas State University, finished tied 90th in a field of 96 players at the Rio Verde Invitational at Rio Verde Country Club, Arizona.
Abi had rounds of 79, 84 and 81 for a total of 244- 27 shots bheind the winner, Hannah Lee (Xavier) who scored 71, 70 and 76 for a one-over-par total of 217 over the 6,215yd course