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U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Results

Pictured (Left to Right) - Karin Rader-Carson (2nd Alt.), Lynda Wimberly (Medalist), Martha Lang (Qualifier), Susan West (1st Alt.)

Killen, AL – Final results from U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying hosted by Turtle Point Yacht & Country Club in Killen, AL on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 (5836 yards, par 36-36—72, Course/Slope Rating: 73.7/127).

Two qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site. 

Lynda Wimberly of Nashville, TN posted an 18-hole score of one-over 73 for medalist honors. Martha Lang of Birmingham, AL shot a five-over 77 to claim the second qualifying spot. Susan West of Tuscaloosa, AL is the first alternate and Karen Rader-Carson of Kingston Springs, TN is the second alternate. Lea Green declined an alternate position.

Wimberly and Lang advance to the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship that will be played at Waverly Country Club in Portland, Ore. on September 9-14, 2017.

Hole-by-hole scoring can be viewed at:

Final Results






Lynda Wimberly, Nashville, Tenn.


36-37--73  (+1)


Martha Lang, Birmingham, Ala.


41-36--77  (+5)


Failed to Qualify


T3 (1st Alt)

Susan West, Tuscaloosa, Ala.


42-37--79  (+7)

T3 (Declined)

Lea Green, Mc Calla, Ala.


39-40--79  (+7)

5 (2nd Alt)

Karin Rader-Carson, Kingston Springs, Tenn.


41-39--80  (+8)


Kathie Westlund, Ft. Myers, Fla.


42-41--83  (+11)


Nancy Gavin, Jacksons Gap, Ala.


40-44--84  (+12)


Evelyn Blackmon, Nashville, Tenn.


46-41--87  (+15)


Jennifer Jackson, Lebanon, Tenn.


54-45--99  (+27)

About the Alabama Golf Association (AGA)

The Alabama Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization founded in 1915 whose mission is to serve and promote amateur golf in Alabama. AGA membership consists of over 130 member clubs represented by nearly 18,500 individuals. The activities and services of the Alabama Golf Association are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of Alabama golfers who wish to serve the game and the association through service.

AGA is the USGA's liaison for golf in Alabama conducting national championship qualifying, administering the USGA Handicap system including the GHIN Handicap service, course & slope rating and education. The AGA annually conducts 12 championships and team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. The AGA also conducts Alabama high school golf championships and assists with many collegiate events including the SEC Men's Golf Championship. In addition to competitions, the AGA administers the AGA Women's Scholarship Fund that is dedicated to assisting young female golfers in higher education and supports the Alabama Turfgrass Research Foundation.

Since 1980, the AGA has managed the affairs of the Southern Golf Association which includes conducting the Southern Amateur Championship and Southern Junior Championship, in conjunction with the Board of Directors of the Southern Golf Association.

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