Temperatures at Bellerive Country Club hovered at 97 as the MWGA Women’s Amateur Championship began it’s first round. Defending Champion Ellen Port has a two shot lead over last year’s runner up, Drury Senior Katrina Choate.
McCall Christopher of Indiana State is in third place with a 74. Kayla Eckelkamp of Maryville University shot a 75 to finish round one in fourth place. Missouri State University senior Catherine Dolan finished with a 77 to tie Kelli Kirchoff of Wentzville for fifth place.