NCGA Women’s Net Amateur Championship
Poppy Hills GC
July 25, 2008
PEBBLE BEACH – Three worthy champions emerged in three flights in the NCGA Women’s Net Amateur Championship at Poppy Hills.
In the President’s flight, for low-handicap golfers, a three-way tie for the championship resulted at net one-over-par 145 between Jeanette Chang of San Francisco Bay Area EWCG, Shelly Broumas of Turlock and Sue Stryker of PGG Rancho Canada.
Stryker fired a final-round net three-under-par to edge her way into the playoff, while Broumas posted a one-under-par 71 to stay in contention. Chang had started the day in second place and by carding a steady round, managed to stay in the event with a 74 on the 5396-yard layout.
Chang went on to succeed in the playoff, while Stryker claimed the runner-up honor.
In the Director’s flight, Maureen Hughes of eClub East Bay posted a scorching nine-under-par final round to safely claim the championship by three strokes over the field. Hughes carded nine net-birdies and a net-eagle in the round of 63 to finish at five-under-par 139 for the tournament.
Overnight leader Alicia Meiners of MAGA GC finished the day at even par to claim the runner-up spot, while Janet Allaway of Walnut Creek finished in third at three-over-par 147.
In the Secretary flight, for golfers with handicaps 19-29, Wendy Grossman of San Francisco Bay Area EWCG held onto her first-round lead to capture the championship title. Grossman fired a net three-under-par 69 to finish three strokes ahead of the field at net five-under-par 139.
Joyce Glatt of Agilent Technologies posted the low-round of her division with a final-round 68 to secure the runner-up spot, while Regina Cortez of EWGC-Sacramento Chapter finished in third with 79-69 -148.
President’s Flight: Champion Jeanette Chang, runner-up Sue Stryker
and third-place winner Shelly Broumas.
Director’s Flight: Champion Maureen Hughes, runner-up Alicia Meiners
and third-place winner Janet Allaway.
Secretary’s Flight: Champion Wendy Grossman, runner-up Joyce Glatt
and third-place winner Regina Cortez.