Former Strom Thurmond High School golf sensation, Anne Marie Covar, shot a blistering 3 under par 33 on the front nine at Kiawah Island last week and held on through the back nine to qualify for the 2013 U. S. Women’s Championship. Anne Marie birdied number 7 and demolished number 9, a par 5 517-yard monster, in 3 strokes. Anne Marie, currently playing for Wofford College, finished the qualifying round 1 over par securing sixth place and one of the ten qualifying slots available.
McKenzie Talbert who played for Strom Thurmond High School and will soon be playing for Clemson University qualified yesterday at Dalton Golf and Country Club shooting a 1 over par 73.
The U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship will be played at The Country Club of Charleston August 5-10, 2013. The Women’s Amateur has long identified some of golf’s greatest women players, many of whom have gone on to successful professional careers. Patty Berg, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Louise Suggs, Marlene Stewart Streit, Anne Quast Sander, Barbara McIntire, Catherine Lacoste, Carol Semple Thompson and Beth Daniel have all secured a place in women’s golf history and all competed in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship.