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Womens Maine Amateur Begins 

THE TOP FEMALE GOLFERS IN THE STATE ARE AFTER THE TOP AMATEUR PRIZE THIS WEEK AT NATANIS GOLF COURSE IN VASSALBORO.

THE PAGE SISTERS, MARTHA WHITE AND PENNIE CUMMINGS HAVE COMBINED FOR 19 STATE TITLES SINCE 1958.

THE TWO PLAYING TOGETHER ON THE TOMAHAWK COURSE. PENNIE CUMMINGS WON HER FIRST MAINE AMATEUR 49 YEARS AGO AND SHE IS THE DEFENDING CHAMP.

NOT THE DAY SHE’D LIKE…. SHE SHOT AN 82…. SISTER MARTHA WHITE HAD AN 86.

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KRISTEN KANNEGIESER PLAYS OUT OF MARTINDALE AND SHE PUTTS OUT ON 18. SHE SHIOT AN 80 IN THE OPENING ROUND BUT STILL ANGRY AFTER MISSING A TAP-IN PUT ON 17. SHE’S TWO SHOTS OFF THE PACE

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ONE OF THE PLAYERS TO WATCH THIS WEEK IS 18 YEAR OLD WHITNEY HAND OF BUCKSPORT. HAND WITH A LONG BIRDIE PUTT ON 18 AND IT SETTLES ABOUT A FOOT FROM THE HOLE. HAND WITH AN 81.

THE LEADER IS LIZ WILTSHIRE WHO SHOT 78 ON HER HOME COURSE.

MARY BRANDES AND LAURIE HYNDMAN EACH SHOT 79.