Victoria, BC's Alison Murdoch Qualifies For U.S. Senior Women's Amateur

L to R: Alison Murdoch, Denise Kieffer, Ginny Burkey, Susan Craven And Carrie Jacobson - Image Courtesy WSGA

Victoria, BC's Alison Murdoch just continues to add to her impressive career resume qualifying for the 2018 U.S. Senior Women's Amateur Championship at Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club in Vero Beach, Fla. on October 6-11.


A field of 20 players competed at the par-73 Skagit Golf & Country Club in Burlington, Wash.

Murdoch was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Golf Hall of Fame in 2013, and is also a member of the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and the Golf Hall of Fame of British Columbia.

She has won four Canadian Senior Women’s Amateur titles, four Irish Senior Ladies titles, and has been named the PNGA Senior Women’s Player of the Year five times. This is the seventh U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship she has qualified for.

Eugene, Oregon's Ginny Burkey was the medallist at 79 (+6) with Denise Kieffer (University Place, WA) and Carrie Jacobson (Bellevue, WA) in a T2 at 81 (+8). Murdoch finished 4th at 82 (+9) and Susan Craven from Snohomish, WA was the 5th and final qualifier at 83 (+10).

Burkey has won seven Pacific Northwest Golf Association team titles, and in 2009 was named the WSGA Senior Women’s Player of the Year.

Leilani Norman of Eugene, OR and Vancouver, BC's Phyllis Laschuk are the 1st and 2nd alternates respectively.

Click here for scoring from the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur Sectional Qualifier at Skagit G&CC.