Six last came to the start of amatörtävlingen Augusta National Women's Amateur in Georgia, and played at the nearby Champions Retreat. The two of them, Maia Strong, and Beatrice Wallin, was among the 30 main and get to play the final round on the fabled course, where the men are playing the US Masters next week.
the 19-year-old Strong from Abbekås low four after the first round having gone on a total of 70 strokes, two under the course par, and after the second round she shared eleven.
" the First day it was very good. The I'm very happy with. The other it was a bit choppy the first nine, so then was the technology a little worse. But after seven–eight here I was in the back, " she says.
at the Augusta National, which approved the first membership of a woman in 2012, while the final round is played on Saturday.
" It will be a little different. I have thought that the track we played on the now is difficult, but then you know that Augusta is waiting. So it will be exciting, " she says.
the Strong went round on three over par, while Beatrice Wallin Hills golf club south of Mölndal, where the blade is sharper, and was two over par, which also places her at shared eleventh place.
" I am very happy and excited. It is awesome to be one of the 30 that get to play finalvarvet, " says Wallin.
as one where anything and everything can happen.
– the Experience becomes greater, I know that many would have paid a lot to play on this track. And so, we get the chance to play both inspelsvarv and tävlingsvarv and write history. It is pretty awesome.
" Well, I like it. But better late than never. And it is so good for damgolfen that it is done.
no jättekoll on the track. And she doesn't think that she will do anything in particular to study it.
– Questionable (laughter). I will take it as it comes and take in a lot in inspelsvarvet. Then I have my brother as a caddy on Saturday, he has looked very much at the Masters and can the holes without and read, " says Beatrice Wallin.
the Joints make american Jennifer Kupcho, who was one under par in the second round and now has a total of five under par against svenskornas plus one.
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