Rochester golfer Karlie Schnepp wins 3rd Springfield Women’s City

Karlie Schnepp shot a tournament 3-over-par 75 at Lincoln Greens Golf Course on Sunday to win the 2022 City Women’s Tournament.

The University of Quincy sophomore finished with a two-day total of 156. She had a 9 of 81 in Saturday’s first round at Bunn Golf Course.

This is the third Women’s City title for the Rochester High School graduate in 2021. Schnepp, a two-time recipient of the State Journal-Register’s Large School Girls Golfer of the Year Awardwon the City tournament in 2018 and 2021.

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Amy Fowler, who had a two-stroke lead going into Sunday’s round with a 79, had a 164 to finish second overall. Fowler graduated in 2020 from Glenwood High School in Chatham. She will be a sophomore on the Illinois College women’s golf team in the fall.

A pair of Springfield High teammates finished third and fourth. Future senior Katie Chen had rounds of 84 and 83 to finish with a 167. Although that was good for third place in the championship, she won the high school division.

Madelyn Beck, who will be an SHS junior, had rounds of 83 and 86 for a 169 and fourth place overall. It was a score of second in the high school division and five shots ahead of third place, future Rochester junior Kiley Torres, who shot 85-89 for a 174, who was also third in the first flight.

Ann Clark rounded out the top five in the Women’s Championships division with a two-day score of 170 with a first-round 83.

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On the first flight, Jayme Kirchner won a scorecard playoff to take first place over Jennifer Endres. The two golfers had identical rounds of 85-87 for a score of 172.

The second flight also ended in a scoreboard playoff. Stephanie Murray won the tiebreaker after shooting a 177 (93&84). Angela Grable (90-87, 177) took second place.

In the third flight, Natalie Zak won with a two-day total of 184, which was good for fifth in the high school division, one shot behind Megan Hoffman’s 183.

In the senior division, Connie Poinstingl shot an 85 on Saturday and a 90 on Sunday to defeat Toni Aden and Judy Grintjes by three strokes, 175-178. Grintjes holed a hole-in-one on Saturday at Bunn on the 91-yard No. 8 hole.