Clarkton’s Kayla Thompson shot 77-77-77=231 in the Golf Capital of Tennessee Women’s Open in Crossville, Tennessee over the weekend. For her efforts, Thompson tied for 22nd place in the pro division and received $323.33. Overall, she was 32nd in the open division (pros and amateurs).
The front nine of Sthonehenge Golf Club proved difficult for Thompson. She had 13 bogeys, a triple bogey, two birdies and 11 pars for a 14-over score on the front side for the three rounds. She played the back nine 1-over for the three days with three birdies and four bogeys, which included a 1-under 35 on the back nine in Saturday’s final round.
Ashli Bunch of Morristown, Tennessee, won the tournament by a stroke over Josee Doyon of t-Georges-de-Beauce, Quebec, and two strokes over Jessica Welch of Thomasville, Georgia. Bunch shot three straight 71s.
Thompson is a graduate of West Bladen High School and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.