Strankman tied for ninth at PNGA Women's Amateur

July 16, 2012 

Chessey Thomas of Spokane and Kyla Inaba of Kelowna, British Columbia, finished tied at the top of the leaderboard with an even-par 71 apiece in the first round of the 111th PNGA Women’s Amateur Championship on the Valley Course at Bear Mountain Resort on Monday.

Richland’s Kristin Strankman shot an 80 to feed into a five-way tie at ninth place.

Meanwhile, in the first round of the 11th PNGA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, Alison Murdoch of Victoria, British Columbia, and Seattle’s Leslie Folsom each shot 77 to enter today’s round at the top of the leaderboard.

PNGA Women’s Amateur Championship

Valley Course, Bear Mountain Resort

Victoria, B.C.

6,001 yds, par 71

Top 10—1t. Chessey Thomas (Spokane), Kyla Inaba (Kelowna BC) 71; 3. Megan Haase (Spokane) 72; 4t. Sydney Kersten (Spokane), Kaitlyn Oster (Portland, Ore.) 76; 6t. Szu-Hsuan Huang (Qualicum Beach, BC), Lauren Atkinson (Bow), Pamela Burneski (Surrey, BC) 79. 9t. Alison Quinlan (Victoria, BC), Christin Cook (Yakima), Kristin Strankman (Richland), Amanda Baker (Nanaimo, BC), Aubrie Street (Medford, Ore.) 80.

PNGA Women’s Mid -Amateur Championship

Valley Course, Bear Mountain Resort

Victoria, B.C.

5,601 yds, par 71

Top 10—1t. Alison Murdoch (Victoria, BC), Leslie Folsom (Seattle) 77; 3. Penny Baziuk (North Saanich, BC) 78; 4t. Shelly Stouffer (Nanoose Bay, BC), Bree Sharratt (Victoria, BC), Janine Kosmenko (Victoria, BC) 80; 7t. Jane Harris (Seattle), Lisa Smego (Olympia) 81; 9. Denise Kieffer (University Place) 82; 10. Nancy Chow (Richmond, BC) 83.

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