WCGA Tourney a Success
The fifth Women’s Carolina Golf Association Junior Girls’ Championship was played at the Country Club of Whispering Pines on Monday and Tuesday.
The tournament is conducted by the WCGA and open to girls who live in North and South Carolina and are rising sophomores in high school and younger. The division winners are as follows:
Championship — Sarah Spicer, of Bahama, N.C., won with two-day scores of 73-74—147. Gina Kim, of Chapel Hill, was just one stroke behind with 74-74—148. Isabelle Rusher, of Salisbury, had 73-79—152. Nicolette Donovan, of Cary, shot 77-80—157. Players in this division played 18 holes of stroke play each day from the gold tees. The course length was 5,708 yards.
Junior — Amy Wooten, of Clinton, won with scores of 75-73—148 and Jennifer Chang, of Morrisville, was the runner-up with scores of 76-76—152. Jensen Castle, West Columbia, S.C., had 89-79—168. Players in this division play 18 holes of stroke play each day from the red tees. The course length was 5,194 yards.
Sub-Junior — Preeya Shah, of Fayetteville, 42-43—85, won in a sudden death playoff with Caroline Cahill, of Wilmington, 39-46—85. These players play nine holes of stroke play each day. An adult scorer accompanies each group. The course length was 2,460 yards.
Vicki DiSantis, of Pinehurst, is the tournament director with other local golfers completing her committee. KC Sorvari is the head rules official with Betsy Mitchell, Carol Pitzer, Sue Kress and Shirley Potter working with her.
More like this story