Grimes beats Thompson at Women’s Mid-Am

Monday, October 5, 2009

Virginia Derby Grimes defeated Carol Semple Thompson, 4 and 3, Monday in the opening round of match play in the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur. Grimes and Thompson, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, are two of the most well-known names in women's amateur golf.

The last time the pair faced off was at the 1993 Women’s Mid-Am, with Thompson winning, 1 up.

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Results from the first round of match play at the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur, played Oct. 4 at the par-72, 6,193-yard Golden Hills Golf and Turf Club in Ocala, Fla.:

Mina Hardin def. Tama Caldabaugh, 6 and 5

Marilyn Hardy def. Wendy Burton, 4 and 3

Carolyn Creekmore def. Sarah Phillips-Durst, 1 up

Lisa McGill def. Linda McMillan, 6 and 5

Virginia Grimes def. Carol S Thompson, 4 and 3

Kerry Postillion def. Mary Jane Hiestand, 3 and 1

Janet Moore def. Lisa Walker, 5 and 4

Leigh Klasse def. Rebecca Halpern, 1 up

Laura Ladden def. Reana Yun, 3 and 1

Robin Burke def. Daria Cummings, 2 up

Dawn Woodard def. Desiree Ting, 4 and 2

Sherry Herman def. Katrin Wolfe, 3 and 2

Martha Leach def. Julie Carmichael, 6 and 5

Kim Briele def. Kathy Kurata, 19 holes

Lisa Schlesinger def. Kendra Vallone, 4 and 2

Sharon Park def. Leslie Folsom, 4 and 2

Jennifer Lucas def. Annette Gaiotti, 5 and 4

Christy Schultz def. Jill Hardy, 7 and 6

Noreen Mohler def. Anna Schultz, 2 and 1

Thuhashini Selvaratnam def. Kay Daniel, 3 and 2

Joan Higgins def. Lynette Duran, 3 and 2

Ellen Port def. Holly Bare, 2 and 1

Laura Coble def. Patti Hogeboom, 4 and 3

Kim Eaton def. Alexandra Frazier, 6 and 5

Meghan Stasi def. Maggie Weder, 5 and 3

Jane Fitzgerald def. Tara Joy-Connelly, 2 and 1

Kathy Hartwiger def. Lea Venable, 8 and 6

Lynne Cowan def. Marci Zweifel, 5 and 4

Wendi Golden def. Claudia Pilot, 1 up

Michelle Griffith def. Rheba Mabie, 4 and 3

Amber Marsh Elliott def. Corey Weworski, 5 and 4

Brenda Pictor def. Wallace Hamerton, 19 holes

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