Whitehall’s Laura Kueny finishes fourth in Michigan PGA Women’s Championship

By Ron Rop

Katie Burnett refused to be caught Wednesday in the 19th Annual Michigan PGA Women’s Championship at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonsville.

Burnett fired a blistering 54-hole total of 11-under 205 to win by 10 shots.

Whitehall’s Laura Kueny finished in a fourth-place tie at 217. Kueny shot rounds of 79-70 and 68 and pocketed a check for $2,150.

Burnett, from Brunswick, Ga., took home the top check of $5,500 in the $36,000 event. Laura Bavaird, from Grosse Ile, was second at 215. Ashley Tate of Littleton, Colo. finished third and Kueny finished tied with Olivia Jordan-Higgins, from the United Kingdom.

Burnett, 22, is a recent graduate of the University of South Carolina.


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