Coloradan Hillary 63rd out of 144-player field going into final round of national Girls Junior PGA
by Gary Baines
Charlotte Hillary of Cherry Hills Village, the lone Coloradan to make the cut in the national Girls Junior PGA Championship, will be in 63rd place going into the final round of the event in Lexington, Ky.
Hillary, a U.S. Girls’ Junior qualifier in 2017, shot a 2-over-par 74 on Wednesday to post a 54-hole total of 5-over-par 221.
The 16-year-old rebounded after a slow start in round 3. She was 4 over par after five holes, but played her final 13 holes in 2 under. In fact, she parred each of her last 11 holes of the day.
Yealimi Noh of Concord, Calif., the No. 70-ranked women’s amateur in the world, continues to lead the 144-player Girls Junior PGA field. In fact, she’ll take a seven-stroke advantage into round 4 after going 66-65-64 for a 21-under-par 195 total.
The national Boys Junior PGA is scheduled for July 31-Aug. 3 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.
Girls Junior PGA Championship
Monday through Thursday in Lexington, Ky.
63. Charlotte Hillary of Cherry Hills Village 77-70-74–221
Failed to Qualify for Final 2 Rounds
81. Caroline Jordaan of Lakewood 78-72–150
111. Lauren Lehigh of Loveland 78-76–154
For all the scores from this week’s girls tournament, CLICK HERE.