Semple Thompson Continues Bid for 3-Peat


Two-time defending champion Carol Semple Thompson advanced through rounds two and three of the U.S. Women's Senior Amateur on Tuesday to continue her quest for a third straight title. She defeated Sandy Woodruff 4 and 2 then went on to beat 1995 champion Jean Smith 6 and 5 in the afternoon.
Stroke play Medalist Marianne Towersey also adavnced to the quartefinals at the Allegheny Country Club with wins over Helene Gosse and Cecilia Mourgue-D'Algue.
1992 champion Rosemary Thompson was knocked out 2 and 1 by Taffy Brower.
Match play will continue with the quarterfinal and semifinal matches being played on Wednesday.
The championship final is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, September 13.
Second Round Results
Upper Bracket

Marianne Towersey, Newport Beach, Calif. (144) def. Helene Gosse, Pittsburgh, Pa. (162), 4 and 2
Cecilia Mourgue-D'Algue, France (159) def. Nancy Harris, Minnetonka, Minn. (165), 3 and 2
Anne Carr, Renton, Wash. (167) def. Kathie Westlund, Fort Myers, Fla. (165), 3 and 1
Jeanne Beaith, Canada (167) def. Judy Miller, Salinas, Calif. (165), 4 and 3
Cookie English, Avon, Ind. (168) def. Diana Schwab, Dayton, Ohio (162), 1 up
Karen Ferree, Hilton Head, S.C. (159) def. Janice Campbell, Santa Barbara, Calif. (166), 5 and 3
Karen Richardson, Georgetown, Mass. (164) def. Bonnie Tyler, Boca Grande, Fla. (153), 3 and 2
Marylou Henderson, Canada (157) def. Lucille Ray, Rock Hill, S.C. (165), 5 and 4
Lower Bracket
Taffy Brower, Boynton Beach, Fla. (148) def. Rosemary Thompson, Albuquerque, N.M. (163), 2 and 1
Nancy Smith, North Port, Fla. (159) def. Lida Tingley, Bloomfield, Conn. (159), 19 Holes
Jean Smith, Boise, Idaho (153) def. Connie Shorb, York, Pa. (161), 1 up
Carol Semple Thompson, Sewickley, Pa. (156) def. Sandy Woodruff, Santa Cruz, Calif. (160), 4 and 2
Jackie Rosart, Canada (162) def. Barbara Berkmeyer, St Louis, Mo. (149), 6 and 4
Elizabeth Haines, Gladwyne, Pa. (158) def. Barbara Pagana, Sunbury, Pa. (159), 6 and 5
Toni Wiesner, Fort Worth, Texas (153) def. Nettie Morrison, Bend, Ore. (161), 4 and 2
Rebecca Uritus, Columbus, Ohio (165) def. Dot Bolling, Salem, Va. (157), 2 up
Third Round Results
Towersey def. Mourgue-D'Algue, 1 up
Carr def. Beaith, 2 and 1
Ferree def. English, 4 and 3
Henderson def. Richardson, 1 up
Brower def. Smith, 1 up
Semple Thompson def. Smith, 6 and 5
Haines def. Rosart, 1 up
Wiesner def. Uritus, 7 and 5
More on the first round of match play