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Rees in the finals

Rees in the finals

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. – University of Arkansas senior-to-be Corinna Rees advanced to the finals of the 201 Women’s Southern Amateur Championship at Lookout Mountain Golf Club in Lookout Mountain, Ga., Thursday.

Rees faces Ashley Lance of Franklin, Tenn., and Ole Miss in a 7 a.m. central tee time in the finals of the Championship Flight.

Rees opened play Tuesday, June 1, defeating Brooke Baker, 2 up. She escaped with a 1 up win over Elizabeth Brightwell in the second round on Wednesday.

Rees and the rest of the field had to play 36 holes on Thursday and the Pebble Beach, Calif., native defeated Dawn Woodward, 2 and 1, and Kendall Wright, 2 and 1, to advance to the finals.

Fayetteville native and redshirt freshman Emma Lavy also took part in the event. Lavy was defeated in the first round by Heather Lott. She moved into the Championship Flight consolation bracket and was defeated by Mary Beth Ramsay by default.

Play concludes Friday for Rees with the final round.

Sports Category : Golf (W)