The 2017 champion is at it again, as Wahoo’s Haley Thiele leads by three strokes after the first round of the 45th Nebraska Women’s Amateur Championship at York Country Club.
Thiele made five birdies during her round of 72, including a closing birdie on the 18th hole. She was three strokes better than Husker teammate Megan Whittaker of Elkhorn, who shot 75. Snyder’s Hannah Hunke’s 79 is tied for fourth place, Columbus’ Aspen Luebbe carded an 83, Norfolk’s Allison Temple shot 85, and Hartington’s Cassidy Ulrich put up a 96. The Championship Division has 36 holes left to play over the next two days, with the second round scheduled to start at 8:00 today. The Non-Championship Division will start their tournament this morning, playing just 36 holes to complete the event. Among the competitors include Norfolk’s Nita Totten, Donna Utecht, Phyllis Hall, & Bev McKillip.