Defending champion qualifies easily at Umhlali
Sanlam SA Amatuer Championships – Umhlali Country Club
Experience gained on the collegiate circuit in the United States served Michaela Fletcher well in Sunday’s 36-hole stroke play seeding round for the Sanlam South African Women’s Amateur Championship at Umhlali Country Club.
The 22-year-old from Maritzburg returned rounds of 73 and 70 to claim the top spot on one-over 143.
Defending champion, Milnerton’s Cara Gorlei comfortably advanced to the match play stage. The Arkansas University student posted rounds of 76 and 79 to finish ninth.
Picture: Cara Gorlei