Eugene golfer leads women qualifiers

Updated: October 1, 2018

Ginny Burkey of Eugene, Ore. shot 6-over 79 to earn medalist honors in leading the field of 20 players who competed in U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur sectional qualifying at the par-73 Skagit Golf & Country Club in Burlington, Wash.

The other four players to advance from this qualifier are Denise Kieffer (University Place, Wash.), Carrie Jacobson (Bellevue, Wash.), Alison Murdoch (Victoria, B.C.) and Susan Craven (Snohomish, Wash.).

These five players will now advance to play in the 2018 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur, which will be held Oct. 6-11 at Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club in Vero Beach, Fla.