Minnesota Golf Association

Nause and Grimes 11th After Day One of Inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open in Chicago

July 12, 2018

  WHEATON, Ill. – Minnesotans Martha Nause and Lisa Grimes each posted rounds of 1-over par 74 Thursday to begin the inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open in a tie for 11th place at Chicago Golf Club.
Nause, the former Macalester College men’s and women’s golf coach, played her outward nine at 1-over par Thursday, carding a birdie and two bogeys and would go on to play her final nine at even par to shoot a 74, sitting four shots off the lead following the first round.
Grimes, of Alexandria, Minn., carded one birdie and one bogey on her opening nine Thursday before taking a lone bogey over her final nine holes to sit in a share of 11th place at 74.
University of Minnesota women’s golf coach Michele Redman fired an opening round of 78 Thursday and will begin Friday’s second round in a tie for 38th. Redman struggled during her opening nine, shooting 5-over par before carding one birdie and one bogey during the final nine holes to finish at 78.  
Leigh Klasse, from Cumberland, Wis., carded an 8-over par 81 Thursday to begin the championship as she would play her opening nine holes at 3-over par before shooting 5-over during the back nine, despite an eagle on her final hole to shoot 81.
Rolling in four birdies with one bogey Thursday, Elaine Crosby leads the field after the first round of play by carding a round of 3-under par 70.
The inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open continues Friday with second-round tee times beginning at 7 a.m. at Chicago Golf Club.
6,279 YARDS, PAR 73
1. Elaine Crosby, 36-34—70
T2.  Trish Johnson, 36-35—71
T2. Liselotte Neumann, 35-36—71
T2. Laura Davies, 37-34—71
5. Helen Alfredsson, 35-37—72  
T6. Jean Bartholomew, 36-37—73
T6. Juli Inkster, 36-37—73
T6. Marilyn Lovander, 40-33—73
T6. Alicia Dibos, 36-37—73
T10. MARTHA NAUSE, 37-37—74
T10. LISA GRIMES, 37-37—74

T10. Susie Redman, 37-37—74
T10. Suzanne Strudwick, 37-37—74
T10. Barb Mucha, 38-36—74
T10. Kay Cockerill, 37-37—74
T10. Jamie Fischer, 36-38—74
T10. Nancy Taylor, 36-38—74
T22. BARB MOXNESS, 37-39--76
T38. MICHELE REDMAN, 36-42—78
T58. CINDY RARICK, 42-38--80
T71. LEIGH KLASSE, 39-42—81
T77. KRIS TSCHETTER, 44-38--82
T117. JERILYN BRITZ, 44-50--94

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