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Garner Holds Qualifying Lead in Women’s State Am at Logan Golf and Country Club
Lea Garner jumped off to a four shot lead after the first round of qualifying for the Utah State Women’s Amateur Championship being played at the Logan Golf and Country Club. Garner’s score came as a result of four straight birdies on holes seven through 10 and she finished with a three under par 68.
Four ladies stand four shots back including defending champion Julie McMullin, Sadie Palmer, Tara Green, and Naomi Soifua.
Sirene Blair, regarded as one of the foremost favorites, is five shots back with an opening round of 73.
The qualifying portion of the tournament continues today with the low 15 qualifiers advancing to match play along with last year’s champion, Julie McMullin, who is the automatic number one seed.
The match play begins on Thursday with two rounds and on Friday with the semifinals in the morning and the finals in the afternoon.
Utah State Women’s Amateur
Logan Golf and Country Club
First Round Results
68- Lea Garner
72- Julie McMullin, Sadie Palmer, Tara Green, Naomi Soifua
73- Sirene Blair
74- Annika Afoa, Brooke Bliss
75- Courtney Smith
76- Amanda Keith, Allison Cluff
77- Haley Dunn, Kelsey Chugg
78- Kandis King, Jordyn Dougal, Jamie Millard
79- Rina Slade, Carly Oldroyd
80- Kirsten Fotu, Hannah Herman
81- Kristy Jensen, Nyomy Obcemea
82- Sara Fredrico
83- Karen Killpack, Morgan Workman, Heather Mathison, Nicole Ashley Begay, Selu Fotu
84- Lauren Atkinson
85- Kareen Alton, McCall Uyematsu
87- Lana Siterud, Stephanie Hoffey
88- Amy Erickson
89- Alisha Terry
90- Monica Yeates
91- Tora Rhodes
95- Lauren Toshiko Okutsu, Amy Mayberry
97- Andi Gill
99- Erin Baker