Women on Course — a golf-lifestyle networking organization part of the Billy Casper Golf family — proudly served as presenting sponsor of the 16th annual Maryland Women's Open Championship, which unfolded Oct. 20-21 on the Gold Course at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.
Ulrika Van-Niekerk, Kelly Shon and Ashley Grier were tied after 36 holes at 2-over-par 146, three clear of the rest of the 66-player field. Shon set the joint pace on Day 1 with 73, but stumbled on Day 2 with 15 pars and three bogeys. Van-Niekerk had to birdie her final two holes to post a second-round, even-par 72 and ultimately land in the playoff.
All three playoffs participants have spent some time on the Symetra Tour, the LPGA's developmental tour.