Emily Collins righted her game with three birdies over her last seven holes on the front nine and cruised to a nine-shot victory with a four-under-par 212 total at the Illinois Women’s Open.
Standing on the elevated 18th tee on the Elgin Parks and Recreation course and looking out over the fairway, the player faces several obstacles on this par-4 hole that can play from 435 yards to 316.
July 30 7:50 p.m. |
Geneva’s Abigail Luchtenburg finished second in the 35th annual Illinois Women’s Golf Association Junior Championship Wednesday, after being tied for the lead following Tuesday’s first round.
July 30 7:45 p.m. |
Former Waubonsie Valley and Indiana star signs free-agent contract, joins Denver camp.
Texas native Emily Collins fired the low round — a three-under 68 — of the first two days at Mistwood Golf Club to take a commanding five-shot lead into final-round play on Wednesday at the Illinois Women’s Open.
Making his first visit to Class A affiliate Kane County Monday, Cubs owner Tom Ricketts said, “We’ve had a great experience with Kane County. I like (new owner) Dr. Bob (Froehlich) a lot. I like the facility, we like the organization.”
First baseman Jacob Rogers’ solo home runs in the sixth and eighth innings accounting for the only Kane County runs in a 3-2 loss to Wisconsin Tuesday night.
July 29 6:11 p.m. |
Burling and partner Josie Herbst knocked off Joy Dennis of California and Haley Hallgren of Texas 21-19 to win the AAU Junior National U-16 Beach Volleyball championship on July 13 at Hermosa Beach.
The NCAA will set aside at least $50 million for concussion screening, medical monitoring and concussion awareness programs.
July 29 2:15 p.m. |
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Kawinpakorn was the only player Monday in the field of 79 to break par at Mistwood Golf Club, taking a one-shot lead over five who fired even-par 72s.