Former UW Women's Golfer Paige Mackenzie Makes Professional Debut

Aug. 24, 2006

SEATTLE - Former UW women's golfer Paige Mackenzie made her professional debut at the Wendy's Championship for Children in Dublin, Ohio at the Tartan Fields Golf Club. A three-time NGCA All-American, Mackenzie received a sponsor's exemption for the tournament, shooting a five-over 77 in the first round.

Mackenzie won the 2006 Pac-10 Championship by four strokes and finished her senior year ranked as the No.1 female amateur player in the nation by Golfweek. The Yakima, Wash. native was a member of the victorious U.S. Curtis Cup Team in 2006, recording a 3-0-1 record and winning both of her individual matches.

Television coverage of the Wendy's Championship for Children is as follows:

Aug 25- 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
Aug 26- 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
Aug 27- 3:00-5:00 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

Now on Pac-12 Network
6:00 AM PT

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