Lauren Freyvogel exchanged farewells with the golfers and caddies in her group Friday after finishing the round with a 7-over 79.
“Find me on social media,” Symetra Tour golfer Sammi Stevens said, in addition to giving Freyvogel tips on finding the right college.
“They were super nice,” Freyvogel said. “It was awesome playing with them, and I definitely know that I can be out here in the next couple years.”
Freyvogel, just 15 years old, birdied hole No. 9, but it wasn’t enough to avoid the cut, which was made at 3-over par.
Freyvogel said she felt as though she had more solid shots Friday, but left too many putts on the green.
“My putting wasn’t as good as I would have liked it to be,” she said, “so I know what I need to work on.”
Braving the weather
A 70 percent chance of precipitation with heavy thunderstorms is in the forecast for this morning, so the first golfers will tee off at 10 a.m.
The storm is not expected to last past Saturday, though, as there is a zero percent chance of precipitation Sunday.
Just a number
Four golfers in the top 10 of the Symetra Tour’s money list missed the cut Friday, including Benyapa Niphatsophon.
Niphatsophon, who leads the Tour this year with $34,639, had finished outside the top five only once this season before Friday.
Also missing the cut were No. 6 Liv Cheng, No. 7 Hyemin Kim and No. 9 Lindsey Weaver.
USA! USA! USA!
The United States has only one golfer in the top five entering Saturday, Rachel Rohanna, an Ohio State alumnus from Pennsylvania.
After the top five, however, eight of the next nine golfers are from the United States.
Canada has two players inside the top 10. France, Colombia, Thailand and Germany have one.
Numbers are up
Madelene Sagstrom won the 2016 Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Women’s Health Classic with a 6-under 278.
Through two rounds, there are four players who have carded a 6-under par, with two even further under that score.
Fifty players turned in a second-round score under par, and there were 12 scores of 68 or better.
There are five players who had a score of 70 or lower on both the rounds, Anne-Catherine Tanguay, Celine Boutier, Rachel Rohanna, Augusta James and Chirapat-Jao-Javanil.