Beaufort News

First-round pairings set for WSCGA Match Play at Sanctuary

Dawn Woodard of Greenville shot 3-under-par 69 in qualifying Tuesday at Sanctuary Golf Club to claim the No. 1 seed in the Women's S.C. Golf Association Match Play Championship.

Woodard was one of only two players to break par in qualifying, along with No. 2 seed Minami Levonowich of Hilton Head Island.

Other local players qualifying for the 16-player Flight 1 bracket were Bluffton's Brandi Hammonds (No. 5), Samantha Buchanan (No. 7) and Jenny Payne (No. 9) and Beaufort's Susan Harden (No. 16).

Match play begins with one round today, continues with two rounds Thursday and concludes with the finals Friday.

Women's S.C. Golf Association Match Play Championship

Today's matches

First round

No. 1 Dawn Woodard vs. No. 16 Susan Harden

No. 8 Elizabeth Thompson vs. No. 9 Jenny Payne

No. 4 Claire Brown vs. No. 13 Lea Anne Brown

No. 5 Brandi Hammonds vs. No. 12 Louise Givens

No. 2 Minami Levonowich vs. No. 15 Elizabeth Hill

No. 7 Kimberly Case vs. No. 10 Cecelia Barksdale

No. 3 Lea Venable vs. No. 14 Karin Wolfe

No. 6 Samantha Buchanan vs. No. 11 Cathy Hill