Fulton’s McDonald to defend Am title


Defending champion Ally McDonald, a newly crowned collegiate All-American, will be in the first group off the tee on Monday as the MWGA State Amateur opens at Old Waverly in West Point.

McDonald, a Mississippi State sophomore from Fulton, tees off at 8 a.m.

with MSU teammate Mary Langdon Gallagher and her mother, 2012 semifinalist Cissye Gallagher.

Another Gallagher daughter, Kathleen, tees off at 8:10 a.m. with 2012

runner-up Leigh Phillips.

Monday’s qualifying will set the bracket for three days of match play, wrapping up on Thursday.

NEMS Daily Journal