Schlesinger tops Senior Women’s Am qualifiers

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OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — Lisa Schlesinger took the top spot in the 64-player match-play field in the USGA Senior Women’s Amateur, completing a 4-under 68 on Sunday in the delayed opening round and adding a 71.

The 53-year-old Schlesinger, from Laytonsville, Md., finished at 5-under 139 on the Honors Course.

Mary Ann Hayward followed her opening 70 with a 76 to finish second at 2 over. The 51-year-old Canadian is coming off a victory two weeks ago in the Canadian Senior Women’s Amateur.