Hoosiers Advance at WWGA National Amateur Championship
June 20, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Three Indiana University women's golfers have advanced to the round of 32 at the 113th Women's Western Golf Association National Amateur Championship at the Dayton Country Club in Dayton, Ohio.
On Wednesday, rising sophomore Marissa DeCola defeated Regina Plasencia 1-up in their match, while rising sophomore Maria Mancini topped Emily Tofaute, 5 and 3. Rising junior Kamryn Klawitter advances with a 6 and 5 victory over Abigail Smith.
Today's matchups in the championship flight will feature DeCola vs. Christine Meier, Mancini vs. Meghan Schuetz in the fourth flight, along with Klawitter vs. Sarah Westaway.
Players from across the United States and several countries will be competing for the coveted W.A. Alexander Cup. The tournament will be played at scratch with 36-hole stroke-playing qualifying for match play. The low 64 players will constitute the Championship Flight with the final round being 36 holes which will take place on Saturday, June 22; all other players will qualify into flights of 16 players with the final round being 18 holes.
The WWGA is a major force behind the growth of women's golf. An all-volunteer organization, Directors from across the United States devote their time and talent to conducting the Amateur Championship and a Junior Championship which will be held at Dubuque Golf & Country Club in Dubuque, Iowa July 15-19. In June of 1971 the Women's Western Golf Foundation was established by the WWGA to award college scholarships to worthy high school girl graduates with high academic records, financial need, exemplary moral character and an involvement in the sport of golf. Any proceeds from tournaments benefits the Women's Western Golf Foundation.
You can follow results from the tournament here.
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