Wendi Golden leads after first day of qualifying for Womens Mid-Amateur


USGA OCALA, Fla. – Wendi Golden shot a 1-under 71 on Saturday to take the first-round lead in qualifying for the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur at Golden Hills Golf and Turf Club.

The 34-year-old Golden, from Sarasota, Fla., had a two-stroke lead over 2006 and 2007 Meghan Stassi of Oakland Park, Fla.; Jennifer Lucas of Knoxville, Tenn.; Lisa McGill of Philadelphia; Janet Moore of Greenwood Village, Colo.; and Dawn Woodard of Greer, S.C.

The top 64 after the second round of qualifying will advance to match play.