Yowell sisters place in Kansas Amateur

By Steve Sell
July 10, 2015
Creighton University

NEWTON — McPherson’s Yowell sisters competed this week in the Kansas Amateur Golf Championships at Sand Creek Station.

Grace Yowell, who plays at Creighton University, tied for 13th with a 239. She had rounds of 78-83-78.

Her sister Audrey — the 2012 Kansas Amateur champion and former University of Kansas golfer — tied for 16th after rounds of 82-81-80-243.

Former Buhler High star Taryn Torgerson, who is now at Wichita State, won the tournament after a playoff with Audrey Judd of Shadow Glen Golf Club. Both shot 222, with Torgerson having entered the final round with a one-shot lead. She shot rounds of 73-74-75, while Judd fired 75-73074.

Erin Carney of Indian Hills Golf Club was third with 227, 74-76-77.