US Senior Women’s Open 2018 – Round 3

USGA

US Senior Women's Open 2018

July 12-15

Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Illinois

July 12-15

Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Illinois

Round 3

Laura Davies seizes lead

July 14, 2018

England's Laura Davies, propelled by an eagle and five birdies, seized a five-stroke lead at the inaugural US Senior Women's Open on Saturday.

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Davies, 1987 US Women's Open winner who has won 20 LPGA titles and lifted 45 Ladies European Tour trophies, said her hefty lead over American Juli Inkster wouldn't necessarily make for a serene Sunday at Chicago Golf Club.

"It's a lovely feeling, but it's a nerve-wracking feeling," said Davies, 54. "It's there for me to lose now."

Davies said solid driving and a crisp iron game fueled her seven-under-par round of 66, which gave her an 11-under total of 208.

"I swung really solid and hit a lot of shots close," she said.

But the highlight was snaking a massive eagle putt at the par-five 12th.

"I holed about an 80-footer for eagle," she said. "It was all over the place -- four feet to the right, then three feet back the other way and in she went.

"You don't make many of those in your career, so that was fun."

Inkster capped her five-under-par 68 with an eagle at the 18th to reach six-under 213 going into the final round of the championship for the best women golfers in the world ages 50 and over.

England's Trish Johnson, who shared the overnight lead with Davies, carded an even par 73 to stand in third place on four-under 215.

Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
R3
Total
1
Laura Davies
-11
71
71
66
208
2
Juli Inkster
-6
73
72
68
213
3
Trish Johnson
-4
71
71
73
215
4
Danielle Ammaccapane
-2
75
71
71
217
T5
Barb Mucha
1
74
73
73
220
T5
Yuko Saito
1
76
71
73
220
7
Rosie Jones
2
77
73
71
221
8
Barb Moxness
3
76
72
74
222
9
Liselotte Neumann
4
71
76
76
223
T10
Helen Alfredsson
5
72
79
73
224
T10
Suzy Green-Roebuck
5
75
75
74
224
T10
Alicia Dibos
5
73
76
75
224
T10
Elaine Crosby
5
70
78
76
224
T14
Martha Leach (a)
6
78
75
72
225
T14
Michele Redman
6
78
73
74
225
T14
Marilyn Lovander
6
73
76
76
225
T14
Susie Redman
6
74
75
76
225
18
Barb Bunkowsky
7
77
74
75
226
T19
Cathy Johnston-Forbes
8
79
72
76
227
T19
Kristi Albers
8
78
72
77
227
T19
Missie Berteotti
8
76
74
77
227
T22
Suzanne Strudwick
9
74
78
76
228
T22
Jamie Fischer
9
74
77
77
228
T22
Patricia Ehrhart (a)
9
75
74
79
228
T25
Ellen Port (a)
10
79
74
76
229
T25
Jenny Lidback
10
77
79
73
229
T27
Laurel Kean
11
80
74
76
230
T27
Maggie Will
11
80
73
77
230
T27
Hollis Stacy
11
77
76
77
230
T27
Tammie Green Parker
11
76
75
79
230
T31
Lisa Grimes
12
74
81
76
231
T31
Jean Bartholomew
12
73
82
76
231
T31
Lorie Kane
12
76
74
81
231
T31
Carolyn Hill
12
79
78
74
231
35
Christa Johnson
13
76
79
77
232
T36
Nanci Bowen
14
80
75
78
233
T36
Martha Nause
14
74
82
77
233
T36
Jane Crafter
14
82
74
77
233
T39
Kathy Kurata (a)
16
75
81
79
235
T39
Cindy Figg-Currier
16
78
78
79
235
T39
Sue Wooster (a)
16
81
76
78
235
T39
Eriko Gejo
16
79
78
78
235
T39
Becky Iverson
16
77
81
77
235
T39
Amy Alcott
16
77
80
78
235
T45
Lisa DePaulo
17
80
75
81
236
T45
Nancy Taylor
17
74
82
80
236
T45
Sofia Gronberg Whitmore
17
80
76
80
236
T45
Akemi Nakata Khaiat (a)
17
78
80
78
236
49
Pat Bradley
18
78
78
81
237
T50
Betsy King
19
78
77
83
238
T50
Kay Cockerill
19
74
84
80
238
52
Cathy Panton-Lewis
21
78
79
83
240
53
Marie-Therese Torti (a)
22
76
82
83
241
54
Jane Geddes
23
80
78
84
242
55
Laurie Brower
25
83
75
86
244
MC
Cindy Rarick
13
80
79
159
MC
Suzy Whaley
13
77
82
159
MC
Marilyn Hardy (a)
13
82
77
159
MC
Laura Shanahan Rowe
13
78
81
159
MC
Jan Stephenson
13
77
82
159
MC
Lori Atsedes
13
81
78
159
MC
Dana Dormann
14
78
82
160
MC
Laurie Rinker
14
82
78
160
MC
Alison Nicholas
14
80
80
160
MC
Cheryl Fox
14
86
74
160
MC
Nancy Scranton
14
79
81
160
MC
Kris Tschetter
14
82
78
160
MC
Janet Moore (a)
15
80
81
161
MC
Sherry Andonian-Smith
15
80
81
161
MC
Judith Kyrinis (a)
15
79
82
161
MC
Liz Waynick (a)
15
80
81
161
MC
Maggie Leef (a)
15
78
83
161
MC
Therese Quinn (a)
15
77
84
161
MC
Mary Jane Hiestand (a)
16
80
82
162
MC
Marlene Davis
16
78
84
162
MC
Lara Tennant (a)
16
85
77
162
MC
Dana Bates
16
85
77
162
MC
Hiromi Kobayashi
16
82
80
162
MC
JoAnne Carner
16
79
83
162
MC
Kaori Shimura
16
79
83
162
MC
Leigh Klasse (a)
16
81
81
162
MC
Laura Baugh
17
83
80
163
MC
Kathryn Imrie
17
84
79
163
MC
Annette DeLuca
17
84
79
163
MC
Donna Andrews
17
84
79
163
MC
Janie Sirmons
18
83
81
164
MC
Sue Ginter
18
83
81
164
MC
Debby Murphy
19
81
84
165
MC
Evelyn Orley (a)
19
85
80
165
MC
Helene Chartrand (a)
19
81
84
165
MC
Joy Bonhurst
20
85
81
166
MC
Holly Vaughn
20
85
81
166
MC
Angela Aulenti
21
80
87
167
MC
Laura Carson (a)
21
84
83
167
MC
Brenda Pictor (a)
22
84
84
168
MC
Sally Austin
22
82
86
168
MC
Tina Barker (a)
22
82
86
168
MC
Lauri Merten
22
85
83
168
MC
C.J. Reeves
22
81
87
168
MC
Patricia Beliard
22
82
86
168
MC
Kelley Nittoli (a)
22
85
83
168
MC
M.K. Thanos-Zordani (a)
22
82
86
168
MC
Loretta Young
23
87
82
169
MC
Susan West (a)
24
84
86
170
MC
Cindy McConnell (a)
24
82
88
170
MC
Debby King
24
85
85
170
MC
Anne Marie Palli
25
86
85
171
MC
Terrill Samuel (a)
26
84
88
172
MC
Macarena Campomanes (a)
27
85
88
173
MC
Jane Blalock
28
84
90
174
MC
Joanne Foreman
29
86
89
175
MC
Judy Dickinson
29
87
88
175
MC
Alice Miller
32
90
88
178
MC
Sally Little
32
87
91
178
MC
Sandra Palmer
36
92
90
182
MC
Jerilyn Britz
38
94
90
184
MC
Julie Wirth (a)
40
94
92
186
MC
Murle Breer
49
93
102
195
MC
Maureen Sheehan (a)
50
105
91
196
WD
Luanne Cherney
87
87
Pos.
Player
To Par
Total
1
Laura Davies
-11
208
2
Juli Inkster
-6
213
3
Trish Johnson
-4
215
4
Danielle Ammaccapane
-2
217
T5
Barb Mucha
1
220
T5
Yuko Saito
1
220
7
Rosie Jones
2
221
8
Barb Moxness
3
222
9
Liselotte Neumann
4
223
T10
Helen Alfredsson
5
224
T10
Suzy Green-Roebuck
5
224
T10
Alicia Dibos
5
224
T10
Elaine Crosby
5
224
T14
Martha Leach (a)
6
225
T14
Michele Redman
6
225
T14
Marilyn Lovander
6
225
T14
Susie Redman
6
225
18
Barb Bunkowsky
7
226
T19
Cathy Johnston-Forbes
8
227
T19
Kristi Albers
8
227
T19
Missie Berteotti
8
227
T22
Suzanne Strudwick
9
228
T22
Jamie Fischer
9
228
T22
Patricia Ehrhart (a)
9
228
T25
Ellen Port (a)
10
229
T25
Jenny Lidback
10
229
T27
Laurel Kean
11
230
T27
Maggie Will
11
230
T27
Hollis Stacy
11
230
T27
Tammie Green Parker
11
230
T31
Lisa Grimes
12
231
T31
Jean Bartholomew
12
231
T31
Lorie Kane
12
231
T31
Carolyn Hill
12
231
35
Christa Johnson
13
232
T36
Nanci Bowen
14
233
T36
Martha Nause
14
233
T36
Jane Crafter
14
233
T39
Kathy Kurata (a)
16
235
T39
Cindy Figg-Currier
16
235
T39
Sue Wooster (a)
16
235
T39
Eriko Gejo
16
235
T39
Becky Iverson
16
235
T39
Amy Alcott
16
235
T45
Lisa DePaulo
17
236
T45
Nancy Taylor
17
236
T45
Sofia Gronberg Whitmore
17
236
T45
Akemi Nakata Khaiat (a)
17
236
49
Pat Bradley
18
237
T50
Betsy King
19
238
T50
Kay Cockerill
19
238
52
Cathy Panton-Lewis
21
240
53
Marie-Therese Torti (a)
22
241
54
Jane Geddes
23
242
55
Laurie Brower
25
244
MC
Cindy Rarick
13
159
MC
Suzy Whaley
13
159
MC
Marilyn Hardy (a)
13
159
MC
Laura Shanahan Rowe
13
159
MC
Jan Stephenson
13
159
MC
Lori Atsedes
13
159
MC
Dana Dormann
14
160
MC
Laurie Rinker
14
160
MC
Alison Nicholas
14
160
MC
Cheryl Fox
14
160
MC
Nancy Scranton
14
160
MC
Kris Tschetter
14
160
MC
Janet Moore (a)
15
161
MC
Sherry Andonian-Smith
15
161
MC
Judith Kyrinis (a)
15
161
MC
Liz Waynick (a)
15
161
MC
Maggie Leef (a)
15
161
MC
Therese Quinn (a)
15
161
MC
Mary Jane Hiestand (a)
16
162
MC
Marlene Davis
16
162
MC
Lara Tennant (a)
16
162
MC
Dana Bates
16
162
MC
Hiromi Kobayashi
16
162
MC
JoAnne Carner
16
162
MC
Kaori Shimura
16
162
MC
Leigh Klasse (a)
16
162
MC
Laura Baugh
17
163
MC
Kathryn Imrie
17
163
MC
Annette DeLuca
17
163
MC
Donna Andrews
17
163
MC
Janie Sirmons
18
164
MC
Sue Ginter
18
164
MC
Debby Murphy
19
165
MC
Evelyn Orley (a)
19
165
MC
Helene Chartrand (a)
19
165
MC
Joy Bonhurst
20
166
MC
Holly Vaughn
20
166
MC
Angela Aulenti
21
167
MC
Laura Carson (a)
21
167
MC
Brenda Pictor (a)
22
168
MC
Sally Austin
22
168
MC
Tina Barker (a)
22
168
MC
Lauri Merten
22
168
MC
C.J. Reeves
22
168
MC
Patricia Beliard
22
168
MC
Kelley Nittoli (a)
22
168
MC
M.K. Thanos-Zordani (a)
22
168
MC
Loretta Young
23
169
MC
Susan West (a)
24
170
MC
Cindy McConnell (a)
24
170
MC
Debby King
24
170
MC
Anne Marie Palli
25
171
MC
Terrill Samuel (a)
26
172
MC
Macarena Campomanes (a)
27
173
MC
Jane Blalock
28
174
MC
Joanne Foreman
29
175
MC
Judy Dickinson
29
175
MC
Alice Miller
32
178
MC
Sally Little
32
178
MC
Sandra Palmer
36
182
MC
Jerilyn Britz
38
184
MC
Julie Wirth (a)
40
186
MC
Murle Breer
49
195
MC
Maureen Sheehan (a)
50
196
WD
Luanne Cherney
87