RYE, N.Y. — Tess Blair‘s run on the U.S. Ladies’s Newbie got here to an finish with a 5&4 loss to Katie Cranston within the spherical of 32 on Thursday at Winchester Nation Membership.
Blair discovered herself in an early deficit as she bogeyed the primary two holes whereas Cranston carded pars. The pair every parred Nos. 3-5 to depart Cranston 2-up. The Canadian then received 5 consecutive holes to take a commanding lead. Cranston had two birdies and three pars within the stretch to put her 7-up by means of 10 holes.
After every parred the eleventh gap, Blair received Nos. 12 and 13 with pars. With the match dormie, Cranston closed out the competition by halving the par-3 14th.
“This week was such an awesome expertise,” Blair stated. “The USGA places on world-class occasions and I used to be grateful to have certified. It was unlucky to have a tough begin at the moment, however I’m very proud of the place my sport was all week. I’m humbled and grateful for the entire assist and hope to make it again to a different USGA occasion subsequent yr.”
Blair was one among 156 opponents to qualify for the U.S. Ladies’s Newbie and superior to match play after tying for fortieth place with rounds of 72-75 on Monday and Tuesday. She recorded a 5&3 win within the spherical of 64 to advance her to at the moment’s spherical.
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