Semple Thompson advances in US Women's Senior Amateur

Posted October 12, 2010 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact

Sewickley's Carol Semple Thompson qualified easily for match play with 78-77--155 over the weekend at Fiddlesticks CC, Fort Meyers, Florida, in the USGA Senior Women's Amateur Championship. She tied for 15th place. The match play qualifying score was 165. Semple Thompson won four straight Senior Women's titles, 1999-2002, including the 2001 edition at Allegheny CC, her home club.

In the first round of match play, Semple Thompson defeated Marsha Butler, San Diego, CA 5 &4. She faces Patricia Cornett, Mill Valley, CA in the second round.