The second sound of the 69th Annual Amateur Championship was an adventure. Everything from clear skies and sunny, two hour rain delay for lightening, eagles, birdies, and others. Anything possible that could happen happened today. Anna Morgan, Spartanburg, SC, fired a 69, one shot off her career best, to come from behind and take a 3 shot lead going into tomorrows final round. Playing a game of consistency today carding 4 birdies, 1 bogey, and 13 pars. The only other sum par round for the day was from Lancaster's, Baylee Evans, shooting a 70 birding a stretch of 4 out of 5 holes on the front nine to climb up the leader board to tie for 5th place. Morgan Cox, Easley, SC, who is flighted in the second flight of the Championship Division, shot up to second place over the field with two consistent rounds of 72-74. Thus putting herself in contention for a solid chance of winning the Inez Long Championship Trophy.
Other Championship Division Flight leaders include Lee Anne Brown of Bulls Bay Country Club improving 6 shots today with a 74 and Ann Elizabeth Gore
(74-77) Lexington, SC, also carding 4 birdies on the day taking the leads of their flights.
Pam Prescott from Pickens, SC continues to hold onto the lead after two days with a 2 over 74 today to extend her lead to 5 shots. There is a close gathering for second including Stephanie Van Inwagen, Woodruff, SC, who stuck a 5 wood to 2 feet for eagle on hole 16 to shoot 76.
Other State Division Flight leaders include Nancy Von Meyer, Pendleton, SC,
Carole Stone, Blythewood, SC, Jan Rampy, Greenville, SC, Yoshiko Mizuno, Greenville, SC, Mary Jones, Simsonville, SC and Cindi Althoff, Greer, SC are the leaders of their perspective
flights after two days. All flights have at least two players within one shot of the lead, which should mean for some great tournament play tomorrow.
Tomorrows Final Round will be a 9:30am shotgun start. It's going to be a tough battle, one you won't want to miss. So please join us at Thornblade Club and cheer on our next State Champion.
About the WSCGA Junior Golf Foundation:
The Junior Golf Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission of enhancing the lives of juniors through exposure to the game of golf by fostering competition, sportsmanship and appreciation for the integrity of the game. More information about the organization and this tournament can be found on our web site