Tomlinson takes Ladies City Amateur

Despite not having played in a competitive tournament in about a year, Stacey Tomlinson didn’t show any rust in the Ladies City Amateur at Charleston Municipal, June 9-10.
Tomlinson, a member of the College of Charleston Women’s Golf Team from 2012 to 2016, won by four strokes in her first time competing in the local championship.
She opened up a big lead after an opening round 66, and was on her way to another round below par until an aggressive approach on 18 cost her a few strokes. She had a 7-stroke advantage coming into the final hole, so it didn’t affect the outcome.
“I was just going for it. I wanted a low number. I wanted to get to two under,” said Tomlinson, who the day before finished at six under. “Yesterday was fun. I made a lot of putts. I didn’t make many today and got a little frustrated.”
The final round was the first time Tomlinson played the back nine at Charleston Municipal. She’s been out for a blitz during the week, but only on the front nine, and the first round of the Ladies City Amateur was limited to two trips around the front due to wet conditions.
Tomlinson, who now works at The Golf Club at Briar’s Creek, said she enjoyed the return to competitive action, and, after the win, she’s thinking about getting back into more tournaments and possibly going to Q school.
Rachel Wyatt, who played for the Winthrop women’s golf team from 2011 to 2015, took the runner-up spot this year, followed by Lea Anne Brown, who has won the Ladies City Amateur more than a dozen times.
In the senior competition, 2015 champion Terry Rickson reclaimed the trophy. Last year’s winner Sandy Bland settled this year for second place, followed by Tori Langen in third.


2017 Ladies City Amateur
at Charleston Municipal, June 9-10

Championship Flight
Stacey Tomlinson 66-74–140
Rachel Wyatt 71-73–144
Lea Anne Brown 78-73–144
Jayne Pardus 79-72–151
Victoria Tsurutis 80-72–152
Olivia Erwin 79-79–158
Lynn McCain 81-93–174
Wanda Torres 81-93–174

Flight 1
Jessica Daugherty 84-86–170
Ceclia Knecht 90-87–177
Denise Sterner 88-89–177
Katrina Leoni 90-88–178
Kristen Biety 92-87–179
Shanie Cooper 85-96–181
Paige Austell 88-93–181
Lee Anne Fryland 89-93–182
Beth Greenlee 87-97–184
Katie Skipper 92-98–190

Flight 2
Robin Richardson 94-95–189
Raven Turner 97-98–195
Mary Basel 104-92–196
Anna Walsh 99-98–197
Christine Brooks 95-103–198
Suzanne Morgan 103-96–199
Suzie Allen 101-108–209
Jennifer O’Brien 112-104–216
Mary Daniels 112-120–232

Senior Championship
Terry Rickson 80-80–160
Sandy Bland 83-85–168
Tori Langen 89-86–175
Macky Farber 88-88–176
Jan Blum 88-91–179
Marti Clayton 88-102–190

Senior Flight 1
Carole Davis 90-84–174
Sue Lord 92-91–183
Ruth Yack 91-98–189
Betty Poore 91-101–192
Jane Weisman 102-99–201
Susan Shoemaker 115-106–221
Bacele Infinger 113-118–231