October 6, 2014
They are familiar foe and they will face off again, this time in the quarter-finals of the 57th United States Senior Women's Amateur Championship.
Canadians Judith Kyrinis and Terrill Samuel both pulled off two big wins on Tuesday to advance to the top eight of the Championship at the Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club in Vero Beach, Florida.
Last year, the final of the championship came down to the same pair, with Kyrinis prevailing to earn her first USGA title.
Fatigue was not a problem for Kyrinis, 54, after her Round-of-64 match went 22 holes on Monday. She didn’t trail in either of her matches, topping 2011 Senior Women’s Amateur champion Terri Frohnmayer, 62, of Salem, Ore., on Tuesday morning, 5 and 4, before winning three straight holes on two different occasions in her Round-of-16 match against Laura Coble, 54, of Augusta, Ga., on her way to a 3-and-2 victory. It’s the third straight year and the fourth time in five years that Kyrinis has advanced to the quarterfinals. In addition to winning in 2017, she was runner-up in 2014, and was a quarter-finalist in 2016, also medaling that year. She lost in the Round of 16 in 2015.…
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