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Ivy Shepherd falls in semifinals


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Jun. 02, 2018 - 9:56 PM

Former Central Christian golfer Ivy Shepherd advanced to the semifinals of the Women’s Match Play Championship at Great Waters golf Course at Reynolds Plantation before falling to Payton Schanen 4 and 3.

Shepherd earned the No. 1 seed at the tournament after shooting a 4-under par to lead the rest of the field.

In her first match play portion of the tournament, Shepherd beat Caroline Craig 1 up.

Shepherd found herself in a tough battle against Elisa Yang, but win the quarterfinal match in an  extra hole.

Her tournament hopes ended against Payton Schanen when she lost 4 and 3.

Shepherd will play college golf starting in the fall at Clemson University.