Forever 39 Play Starts off Strong
WILLIAMSBURG, IOWA – Kelly Nelson from Waterloo, Iowa fired a solid even par this morning to place her at the top of the leaderboard in the Iowa Golf Association’s Forever 39 stroke play qualifier. She finished the afternoon strong and won her match against Kathy Fortune from Rockwell City, Iowa.
The Forever 39 Match-Play event is being held at Stone Creek Golf Course in Williamsburg, Iowa. The nine-hole course was ranked Top 25 in the nation by Golf Digest in 2011. “The course is great! I wish it was in Waterloo! It is just so great to be out here and to play competitive matches with ladies who all really want to win,” said Nelson.
Kelly Nelson played at University of Northern Iowa from 1993 to 1997. “I’ve really been playing well all summer long. I have been focusing a lot on my short game and it just showed today.” said Nelson. She ended the day with only three bogeys.
Play will continue tomorrow with round two of match play in the morning and a final round of match play in the afternoon.