Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

June 13, 2013

State women’s open field continues to grow

By Ed Greif
Sports editor

CROSSVILLE —

The field for the 15th Golf Capital of Tennessee Women's Open is half way to the century mark (100). The entry deadline is 5 p.m. July 3 for the July 18-20 tournament hosted by the city of Crossville at Fairfield Glade's Stonehenge Golf Club.

As of June 13,  there are 52 ladies registered for the tournament — 17 professionals and 35 amateurs.

The professionals are Jessica Alexander, Heather Angell, Laura Bavaird, Alexis Bennett, Lindsey Bergeon, Jill Hinton-Briles, GInny Brown, Kristi Cardwell, Candra Sumedhatip, Clarissa Childs, Ashtyn Crowley Siter, Jody Anne Fleming, Lauren Hunt, Michelle Jarman,  Lindsey Miller, Lauren Stratton and Meredith Swanson. 

The amateur contingent is Megan Beane, Evelyn Blackmon, Jenna Burris, Sam Burrus, Riley Cooper, Andrea D. Cropper, Anna C. Cunningham, Maddie Everts, Alex Jasper, Rachel Johnson, Morgan Danielle Kaufman, Samantha Nicole Khan, Megan Kinney, Hanley Lynn Long, Alisha Matthews, Christine Meier, Kelly Merkel, Emily Miller, Ellen Mitchell, AnnaMichelle Moore, Corinna Rees, Riley Mae Rennell, Alexa Rippy, Maren Scoggins, Shelby Lynn Sain, Daeun Song, Megan Stamps, Amanda Steinhagen, Katie Story, Ann Sullivan, Rhonda Switzer-Nadasi, Meghan Theiss,  Natalie Turk, Haley Wagner and Meghan Lynn Williamson.

Twelve states — Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Indiana, Alabama, South Carolina, Kentucky, Missouri, Michigan and Nevada and one foreign country — Australia — are represented in this year's field.

Natalie Mitchell is on the waiting list/pending queue.

Vanderbilt sophomore and 2011 champion Kendall Martindale has not filed her entry.

Mo Martin, last year’s low profeessional, is ranked in the top 30 on the LPGA tour this year.

Bergeon was a contestant on Golf Channel's Big Break Mexico., while 2012 champion Lauren Stratton has entered the tournament as a professional.

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The Golf Capital of Tennessee Women's Open championship will attract some of the nation's top amateur and professional female golfers to the Crossville community, and now fans have the opportunity to help support the event by becoming a patron sponsor.

There are two levels of sponsorship — individual sponsorship for $50 and couples patron sponsorship for $75.

The individual sponsorship includes one complimentary round of golf at any Fairfield Glade Community Club golf course;

A commemorative Women's Open cap;

Name listed on signage displayed at Stonehenge Golf Club during the tournament;

Name listed on the tournament website (tnwomensopen.com);

Name listed in future issue of Tennessee Golf Quarterly, the official publication of the TGA.

For a $75 sponsorship, you receive

Two complimentary rounds of golf at any Fairfield Glade Community golf course;

Two commemorative Women's open caps or visors;

Names listed on signage displayed at Stonehenge Golf Club during the tournament;

Names listed on the tournament website (tnwomensopen.com);

Names listed in future issue of Tennessee Golf Quarterly, the official publication of the TGA.