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Results from the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifier

Lea Venable of Simpsonville, SC - Medalist with a 79 (+9)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Final results from U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying hosted by Montgomery Country Club in Montgomery, AL on Monday, August 19, 2019 (5794 yards, par 35-35—70, Course/Slope Rating: 73.4/131).

There were two championship spots and two alternate spots available at this site.

After dealing with an almost two hour weather delay, Lea Venable of Simpsonville, SC carded a nine-over par 79 to take medalist honors at Montgomery Country Club. The other qualifying spot was filled by Linda Jeffery of Abilene, TX with a ten-over par 80. Both players will play in the 33rd U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Forest Highlands Golf Club in Flagstaff, AZ from September 14-19.

Stacy Quilling of Birmingham, AL. posted an eleven-over par 81 to take the first alternate spot. Nancy Schlich of Auburn, AL will be a second alternate for the championship.

Hole-by-hole scoring can be viewed here: https://www.golfgenius.com/pages/1931405

This qualifier was conducted by the Alabama Golf Association on behalf of the United States Golf Association.

Results

Rank

Player

City, State

To Par

Total

Details

Qualifiers

         

1

Lea Venable

Simpsonville, SC

9

79

 

2

Linda Jeffery

Abilene, TX

10

80

 

Alternates

         

3

Stacy Quilling

Birmingham, AL

11

81

1st Alternate

4

Nancy Schlich

Auburn, AL

14

84

2nd Alternate

Failed to Qualify

       

5

Sarah Phillips-Durst

Tallahassee, FL

15

85

 

6

Julie Marr

Gallatin, TN

18

88

 

7

Laura Beth Yates

Birmingham, AL

22

92

 

 

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 20 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.