Junior Katelin Dilger came in 10th at the 80th Annual Long Beach Women's City Championship, held from June 17-18.
June 21, 2010
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -
It was another busy week for the Illinois women’s golf team, as many of the players are taking part in tournaments throughout the summer to better their skills for the upcoming season.
Current Illini Sloan, Former Illini Park Play in Tate & Lyle Players Championship
Junior Samantha Sloan finished out the Tate & Lyle Players Championship, held at the par-70 6,219-yard Hickory Point golf course in Decatur, Ill., in a tie for 18th after a final two rounds of 72-70. The Tate & Lyle Players Championship is the longest running tournament, and only major championship, on the Duramed FUTURES Tour. Sloan ended the tournament with a 72-hole total of 276, to conclude the tournament at four-under par. Former Illini Seul Ki Park finished in a tie for 11th, after a 72-hole total of 275, to finish five-under par. The winner of the Tate & Lyle Players Championship, Jennifer Song, ran away with the tournament after a final round nine-under par 61 and finished 19-under par, six strokes ahead of the closest player.
Dilger 10th at Long Beach Open
Junior Katelin Dilger placed 10th in the 80th Annual Long Beach Women's City Championship, held from June 17-18 at the Recreation Park Golf Club and the Eldorado Golf Club, in Long Beach, Calif. Dilger, playing the first round at the par-74 Recreation Park Golf club, shot a six-over par 80. In Friday’s second and final round, contested at the par-72 Eldorado Golf Club, Dilger fired the low round of the day with a one-under par 71. Her stellar short game was a huge part of her success as she was 100 percent in up and downs and had just 26 putts.
Liddy Participates in Wisconsin State Match Play
Junior Maureen Liddy took part in the Wisconsin Women’s State Golf Association Match Play Championship from June 14-16 at the par-71 South Hills Golf and Country Club in Fond du Lac, Wis. Liddy tied for third during the stroke play qualifying round of the tournament after a five-over par 76 on the day. Liddy, seeded fifth in the match play tournament, was paired against the 12th seeded player, Ann Marie Sztukowski of Fond du Lac, Wis. Liddy defeated Sztukowski 1 up to advance to the second round of match play. For the second round of play Liddy was paired against No. 4 seed Maggie Leef of Brookfield, Wis., however before play for the second could finish the tournament was cancelled due to inclement weather.