Kate Smith placed 12th at the 95th annual South Atlantic Women's Amateur Championship (The SALLY) Saturday, Jan. 9 at Oceanside Country Club in Ormond Beach, Florida.
Smith was one of nine players in the field of 85 to shoot even par or better with a first round of 72.
She followed up with her best round of the tournament, 3-under-par 69 recording five birdies against a pair of bogeys and was in second place, two shots back.
Smith had nine birdies total going into round three but only recorded four more in the final two rounds to finish alone in 12th place with a total score of 10-over- par 298 (72-69-80-77).
Ellen Hume, a native of England and junior at Ole Miss was the lone golfer under par winning by five strokes at 5-under-par 283. Second place went to 15-year-old Bailey Shoemaker of West Edmeston, New York.
Smith had a solid week of golf in Florida finishing tied for 22nd at the Orlando International Amateur.
While at The SALLY, Smith was featured by Golfweek’s Julie Williams in a story where she discussed everything from golf to graphics as she is set to begin the final season of her collegiate career at Nebraska in a COVID fifth year with the team this spring.
The Huskers begin the season February 1-2 at the Trinity Forest Invitational in Dallas, Texas.
The South Atlantic Women's Amateur Championship, also known as The SALLY, dates back to 1926. It’s one of the oldest surviving amateur golf classics in the country.
Current LPGA superstars like Lexi Thompson, Brooke Henderson, Jessica and Nelly Korda, and Ariya Jutanugarn have all come through The Sally.