Archive for Wednesday, July 11, 2001

Golf Briefs

July 11, 2001


Wichita's Desilet leads in KWGA championship

Wichita Denise Desilet of Wichita shot a four-under-par 69 Tuesday to lead the first round of the Kansas Women's Golf Association state amateur championship.

Cathy Stevens of Wichita, a four-time state champion, gave Desilet a close match, with an even par front nine and a double bogey. She ended the round two over par.

Susan Kang, 13, of Wichita, shot a 75, and Lauren Legler, 17, of Overland Park carded a 78.

Tamara Munsch of Hays is in second place, shooting a one under par 72. The tournament will run through Thursday.

Vargas, Cassini share PubLinks stroke crown

San Antonio Nick Cassini of Athens, Ga., and 17-year-old James Vargas of Miami both repeated their opening-round 1-under-par 70s Tuesday and tied for the stroke play medal at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championships.

Vargas and Cassini led 64 golfers into today's match-play format at the Pecan Valley Golf Club.

One stroke back was Adam Fuchs of Plainview, N.Y., who shot a 3-under 68 Tuesday, the second-lowest round of the tournament.

J.J. Wall of San Antonio shot the tournament-low, a 67, to follow his opening 82 and qualified by two strokes.

Ben Flam, a member of the Arizona State golf team, shot a 3-over 74 Tuesday for a two-day total of 3-over 145.

Defending champion D.J. Trahan of Inman, S.C., qualified with an even-par 71 Tuesday for 5-over 147.

Morgans finish third in Father-Son tourney

Leavenworth Jeffrey Morgan of Lawrence and his son Ryan Morgan finished third in the KGA Father-Son golf championship Tuesday at Leavenworth CC.

The Morgans carded 67-68135 during the two-day tournament and finished seven strokes back of champions Doug Alt and Tyler Alt of Salina (65-63128).

Brian LaForge and Nick LaForge of Parsons were second at 65-69134.

Harold Ogden of Lawrence and Dane Ogden of Overland Park wound up at 69-70139.

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