Supply, NC- The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour began the Cape Fear Classic at Lockwood Folly Country Club. Making its debut, Lockwood Folly saw two vets atop the two leaderboards as we head into tomorrow’s final round.
Making the most of her late addition off the waitlist, Madison Messimer (Myrtle Beach, SC 2025) takes the overnight lead in her second start on the Bell National series. Madison carded three birdies on the day, including two on her opening nine. The Palmetto native went out in 37 (+1) and copied that number on the way in to finish at (+2). Heather Appelson (Wake Forest, NC 2023) holds the silver spot after her round of 76 (+4). Joining Appelson and Messimer in the final pairing will be Sharon Mun (Duluth, GA 2021) at (+5).
1. Madison Messimer (Myrtle Beach, SC 2025) / 74 (+2)
2. Heather Appelson (Wake Forest, NC 2023) / 76 (+4)
3. Sharon Mun (Duluth, GA 2021) / 77 (+5)
Karsyn Roberts (Pikeville, NC 2024) has finished inside the top ten in all four of her starts this season. She hopes to finally notch a victory after her outstanding round of 73 (+1) to open the Cape Fear Classic. Roberts carded three birdies on her front nine and added one more on the eighteenth to close her opening round. Most of the day, Roberts’s younger sister Ella June Hannant (Pikeville, NC 2027) held the lead after coming in (+7). Hannant will be in the final pairing with her sister Karysn and Sanaa Carter (Jacksonville, NC 2025), who finished round one at 78 (+6).
1. Karsyn Roberts (Pikeville, NC 2024) / 73 (+1)
2. Sanaa Carter (Jacksonville, NC 2025) / 78 (+6)
3. Ella June Hannant (Pikeville, NC 2027) / 79 (+7)
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