Bailey Plourde shot a 78 on Wed., July 25 to rally, from one stroke down, to win the Maine Women’s Amateur Golf championship at Rockland Golf Course. The win was the first for Plourde, who was runner-up the past three years to Staci Creech.
Bailey Plourde (Samoset Resort GC) , of Newcastle, was tied for the lead with Jordan Laplume (Dunegrass GC) after the first day of the Maine Women’s Amateur.
Plourde, a three time Maine State Schoolgirl
champion, and one time runner-up, will be a sophomore on the women’s golf team at Centre College in Kentucky this fall.
Plourde and Laplume both shot a three over 76 to take a first round lead at Rockland GC on Monday. Both players have had success in the past as juniors competing in MSGA events. Plourde won the 13-14 flight at the Maine Junior Championship in 2013 and won the overall Girls title in 2016. Laplume won the Girls 13-14 flight at the Maine Junior Championship in 2015.
Plourde shot a 78 on day two on July 24 to fall one stroke behind the leader Laplume. Plourde shot a 78 on July 25 on the third and final day of the tournament for a two stroke victory over Laplume.