Schneider Wins 2012 Women's Stroke Play Championship Schneider Beat Out A Field Of 67 Players To Capture The Title
July 10, 2012
OXFORD, Miss. – Rising senior Ericka Schneider beat out a field of 67 players to win the 2012 Women’s Stroke Play Championship this weekend in Orlando, Fla., firing a three-day total of a four-under par 212 during the three-day tournament.
The tournament was held July 6-8 at the Ritz Carlton in Orlando, Fla.
“The weekend was special for me because it was my 21st birthday on Saturday so winning was a nice birthday present,” Schneider said. “It was also special having my family there. My brother, who lives in Orlando, was able to see me play and win so it was nice to have my mom, dad and brother there. I’ve really been working hard recently in practice and have been eating right so it’s nice to see all my hard work pay off.”
Schneider fired a four-under par on Friday and a two-under par on Saturday to help build a lead heading into the final round on Sunday. She shot a 74 in the final round to end the three-day tournament four under at 212.
Kristine Odaiyar and Dylan Kim, of Winter Garden, tied for second with a tournament total of two-under par 214.
Schneider will compete at the U.S. AM qualifier this Friday in Wellington, Fla., and will compete in the North/South Championship in Pinehurst, N.C., July 16-21.
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