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Carson McKie Holds Women’s Stroke Play Championship Round One Lead after Weather Delay

Carson McKie of Hoover leads Round One Women's Stroke Play Championship

OXFORD, AL - First round results of the 29th Women’s Stroke Play Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Cider Ridge Golf Club in Oxford, AL on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Round 1 Scores  |  Round 2 Pairings  |  Statistics  |  Photo Gallery

Carson McKie of Hoover, rising sophomore golfer at Lee University, finished Round 1 with a two-over par 74. Braving the rainy weather and lightning delay, McKie had a strong finish with a one-stroke lead over Chloe Borders of Jacksonville and Sophie Burks of Tallassee.

Linda Jeffery of Prattville fired a three-under par 69 to take a 10-shot lead over Chris Spivey of Pell City after the first round in the Tournament Division.

54 holes of gross individual stroke play. The lowest score for 54 holes in the Championship Division will be the Champion. In the event of a tie for the Championship, a hole-by-hole play-off will be held immediately following play.

Entries are open to any female amateur golfer who is a legal resident of Alabama and has an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index® at an AGA member club.

For more information on the Women’s Stroke Play Championship including hole-by-hole scoring and round two starting times please visit:  https://www.alabamagolf.org/2019-championships

Round 1 Scores
Championship Division

Pos.

Player

City

Total To Par Gross

R1

1

Carson McKie

Hoover

2

74

T2

Chloe Borders

Jacksonville

3

75

T2

Sophie Burks

Tallassee

3

75

T4

Layne Dyar

Anniston

4

76

T4

Maria Donado

Homewood

4

76

6

Susan West

Tuscaloosa

5

77

T7

Anna Claire Little

Auburn

6

78

T7

Stephenie Fowler

Vestavia Hills

6

78

9

Ally Williams

Athens

8

80

10

Hanna Dyar

Anniston

9

81

11

Mary Trammell

Mountain Brook

10

82

12

Julie Baker

Hoover

12

84

13

Theresa Mahlik

Madison

13

85

T14

Lindsey Oxley

Helena

14

86

T14

Stacy Quilling

Birmingham

14

86

16

Lindsey Gordon

Sylacauga

21

93

17

Madilyn Turner

Jacksonville

23

95

Tournament Division

Pos.

Player

City

Total To Par Gross

R1

1

Linda Jeffery

Prattville

-3

69

2

Chris Spivey

Pell City

7

79

3

Kyung-Hwa Theodoss

Hampton Cove

17

89

4

Baylie Webb

Anniston

18

90

5

Abby Gattis

Jacksonville

25

97

6

Isabel Rogers

Anniston

29

101

7

Keri Rutledge

Birmingham

30

102

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 19 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.

For more information about the Alabama Golf Association, visit www.alabamagolf.org.

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