Canadians ready for U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship
Six Canadians head to San Antonio, Texas in hopes of becoming only second Canadian to win U.S Women's Mid-Amateur title
Published on Thursday, Oct. 04, 2012 03:14PM EDT Last updated on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 11:54AM EDT
Six Canadians will head to Briggs Ranch Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas this weekend in hopes of becoming just the second Canuck to win the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. Canadian Golf Hall of Famer, Mary Ann Hayward of Aurora, Ont. became the first Canadian to earn the honour in 2005.
Vying at this year’s championship are Christina Proteau of Port Alberni, B.C.; Patti Hogeboom of Kingston, Ont.; Carly McNaughton of Lethbridge, Alta.; Stefi Markovich of Welland, Ont.; Kim Carrington of Calgary and Jessica Luciuk of Barrhead, Ata.
The U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship originated in 1987 and is open to amateurs age 25 and older.