The 100thth playing of the West Virginia Women’s Amateur, presented by PSIMed and conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), ended the first day of play of the now two-day championship at Edgewood Country Club in Charleston. Day one of the Championship was rained out.
This championship features 36 of the best female golfers from West Virginia from teenagers to seniors.
Monday’s round of play saw Emily McLatchey of Huntington secure the lead in the Championship Flight with a three under par 68. Leading the First Flight is Kimberly Eaton of Charles Town, while Emma Nicol of Charleston leads Second Flight and Lauren Ramsey of Bridgeport leads Third Flight.
Highlights of the day included four birdies each for Susan Glasby of Chesapeake, Ohio, and Emily McLatchey of Huntington, three birdies for Emily Holzophel of Rayland, Ohio, and two birdies each for Savannah Hawkins of Hurricane and Stormy Randazzo of Charles Town.
“Edgewood Country Club was honored to be asked to host the 100th Women’s Amateur Championship,” said Edgewood’s Head Golf Pro Craig Berner.
2023 marks the first year with PSIMed as the title sponsor of this event.
Notables in the field
- Sidnea Belville – 2022 Larry Martin Sportsman of the Year
- Kerri-Anne Cook – 2022 Girls’ Junior Player of the Year
- Kimberly Eaton – 2007 Girls Junior Amateur Champion
- Susan Glasby — 2023 Ladies Scramble Champion
- Savannah Hawkins – 2023 Junior Match Play Girls Champion
- Karen Rainey – 2022 Women’s Senior Player of the Year
- Candy Rollyson – 2012 WV Women’s Senior Amateur Champion
- Daneen Shears – 2022 WV Women’s Senior Amateur Champion
- Cathleen Wong – 2023 Ladies Scramble Champion
- Lisa Younis – 2021 Women’s Senior Amateur Champion
Click here for today’s leaderboard; 100th WV Women’s Amateur – Day One.
For more information, please visit wvga.org.