Most favorites win in Women's Metro GOLF

June 09, 1993|By From Staff Reports

Seven of the eight top seeds in the championship flight advanced into tomorrow's quarterfinal round of match play in the Women's Metropolitan tournament yesterday at the Woodholme Country Club.

Cindy Peterka, the medalist for the qualifying round, breezed past Marie Driessen with a 7-and-6 match win. Peterka made birdies on the first, eighth and 10th holes to finish 1-under par after 12 holes.

In her first year as a Women's Golf Association member, Marty King, 63, continues to impress. One day after losing the medal in an extra-hole playoff, King edged Glenna Wirtanen by one hole.

Gerry Quartner, the 10th seed, staged the only upset in the championship flight with a 2-and-1 victory over seventh seed Leigh Farrell.

Sandy Pelisek, Andrea Kraus, Lynne Hunter and Joan Lins also advanced into the quarterfinals.

The tournament shifts today to the Maryland Golf and Country Club.

Championship flight: Cindy Peterka def. Marie Driessen, 7 and 6; Marty King def. Glena Wirtanen, 1-up; Sandy Pelisek def. Joanne Salerno, 3 and 1; Andrea Kraus def. Susan Schuh, 4 and 2; Lynne Hunter def. Judy Mehrling, 1-up; Joan Lins def. Naomi Solomon, 3 and 2; Gerry Quartner def. Leigh Farrell, 2 and 1; Cherie Cooper def. Tinker Sanger, 6 and 5.

Second flight: Rosellen Shapiro def. Joan Marconi, 6 and 5; Stephanie Kell def. Pat Hagan, 3 and 2; Connie Pifer def. Eleanor Appling, 1-up; Mary Jo Watson def. Liz Ireton, 4 and 3. Third flight: Young Ja Kim def. Midge Thursby 4 and 3; Rita Gillham def. Susan Tucker, 4 and 3; Sharon Pusin def. Doris King, 5 and 4; Marilyn Van Cutsem def. Nancy Strite, 1-up.

Fourth flight: Jean Mulcahany def. Linda Hickman, 6 and 5; Lee Mathews def Bev Ebaugh, 6 and 4; Faith Riggs def. Lucy Preston, 3 and 2; Ann Gillespie def. Dorothea Greene, 4 and 3.

Fifth flight: Bobby Farr def. Arlene Birnbaum, 5 and 3; Connie Saltarelli def. Carol Bing, 1-up; Fredye Gross def. Shirley Cobb, 1-up; Terry Abrams def. Audrey Brown, 2 and 1.

Sixth flight: Lil Philipp def. J. Shehan, 4 and 3; Marcia Bruns def. Mary Myers, 3 and 2; Erica Overholser def. Leslie Dunn, 1-up; Joanne M. Smith def. Pat Rock, 19 holes.

Seventh flight: Joy Kirk def. Jean Guidera, 2 and 1; Maddie Levine def. Evelyn Richardson, 3 and 2; Shirley Keeney def. Dal Ratrie, 3 and 2; Alice Horst def. Gloria Bortz, 2 and 1.

Eighth flight: Mia Ficarro, Ethel Davis, byes; Val Bisegger def. Helen Dunn, 4 and 3; Pat Jackson def. Carroll Knott, 20 holes.

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