U.S. Women's Four-Ball Qualifiers: Jennifer Rosenberg (left), Carlota Palacios (right)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (October 8, 2020) – Final results from the U.S. Women’s Four-Ball Championship sectional qualifying hosted by Huntsville Country Club in Huntsville, AL on Thursday, October 8, 2020 (5956 yards, par 36-35—71, Course Rating: 73.9/126).
Within a field comprised of 8 sides, one qualifying spot and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site.
Jennifer Rosenberg of Laurel Hollow, NY and Carlota Palacios of Vitoria, Spain posted a seven-under 64 to punch their ticket to the 6th U.S. Women’s Four-Ball Championship. In April of 2021, this team will compete at Maridoe Golf Club in Carrollton, TX.
“We are super happy,” Rosenberg said. “Today, we complimented each other really well.”
Enduring a slower season, due to COVID-19, this duo is thankful for the chance to compete.
“We’re looking forward to the competition,” Palacios said. “We love the challenge, and we are ready to play alongside amazing golfers.”
Emerson Blair of West Point, MS and Anna Heck of Memphis, TN carded three-under 68 to stand 1st Alternate.
Also shooting three-under 68, Martha Leach of Hebron, KY and Patricia Ehrhart of Birmingham, AL stand 2nd Alternate.
This qualifier was conducted by the Alabama Golf Association on behalf of the United States Golf Association.
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 115 member clubs represented by nearly 20,000 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 23 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.