For Immediate Release

Media Contact: 
Jennifer O'Brien
Executive Director
Phone: 843-757-4653
Email address: wscga@wscga.org
Brown wins her 3rd WSCGA Senior Championship Title
WSCGA Senior Championship | May 8 & 9 | Columbia Country Club, Blythewood.
Dawn Woodard & Sue Churchich
Lea Anne Brown, (Bulls Bay GC & Mt. Pleasant), won the WSCGA Senior Championship by 3-strokes after shooting rounds of 74 & 80 for a total of 154. This was Brown's third Senior Title; she previously won in 2014 and 2015. She started the final round with a 1-stroke lead over Cindy Altieri (River Hills CC & Lake Wylie). Altieri struggled in the second round and finished with an 85. Pam Prescott (Pickens CC & Piedmont) and Diane Hamrick (Ft. Jackson GC & Columbia) finished tied for second overall. A USGA tie-breaker gave Runner-Up title to Prescott who shot a 39 on the back nine.
 
Pam Prescott - Runner Up

In the Legends Division, Nancy Dodge (Mid Carolina Club & Gilbert), won the title, over defending Legends Champion Karin Wolfe (Ponderosa CC & Lexington) by 2-strokes. Dodge and Wolfe finished the final round with 74's; Dodge was able to win off her first round score of 81 for a total of 155 to Wolfe's 157.

Nancy Dodge - Legends Champion
 

Flight 1 Results

1st
Karen Ferree Long Cove Club
160
2nd
Terrie Allemang
Sea Pines CC
161
3rd
Chrissie Spidell Boscobel GC
164
4th
Leigh Coulter Ft. Jackson GC
165

Flight 2 Results

1st
Diane Hamrick Ft. Jackson
159
2nd
Cindy Altieri River Hills CC
160
3rd
Louise Givens CC of Lexington
162
4th
Stephanie Bendfelt Ft. Mill GC
164

Flight 3 Results

1st
Cecelia Barksdale Purvis Pine Lakes CC
173
2nd
Kristen Rooke Greenville CC
175
3rd
Barb Syler The Members Club
176
4th
MaryBeth Lewis Traces GC
176

Flight 4 Results

1st
Dana Halliday
CC of Spartanburg
173
2nd
Frankie Garber Florence CC
176
3rd
Leah Bohnen Three Pines CC
177
4th
Cheryl Windham Shannon Greens CC
177

Flight 5 Results

1st
Karen Harwood Spring Valley CC
179
2nd
Jeanne Reynolds Columbia CC
181
3rd
Henri Golding Dunes Golf & Beach Club
186
4th
Cathy Robinson Beech Creek GC
191

Legends Flight 1 Results

1st
Karin Wolfe
Ponderosa CC
157
2nd
Karren Peterson
Cliffs Clubs
169
3rd
Patricia Rhodes
Timberlake CC
171
4th
Brenda Frye
Rivertowne CC
179

Legends Flight 2 Results

1st
Yoshi Mizuno Greenville CC 179
2nd Carole Stone Columbia CC 181
3rd Laura Rawl Shadowmoss Plnt. 183
4th Debbie Weber Reserve at Woodside Plnt. 185

Legends Flight 3 Results

1st
Jane Webb The Club at Brookstone 183
2nd
Pat Calder Whispering Pines GC 190
3rd
Betty Reynolds Tega Cay GC 190
4th
Anne Kirlis Beech Creek GC 196


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About the Women's South Carolina Golf Association (WSCGA)
The WSCGA is a 501(c)(7) not-for-profit organization that was founded in 1949 to promote and serve the best interest in women's golf in South Carolina by providing competitions, education, support and benefits to golf clubs and golfers. The WSCGA is the largest women's golf association in South Carolina with over 140 member clubs represented by nearly 12,000 individuals.

The WSCGA annually conducts 6 championships and runs over 30 One-Day (net and gross) events and qualifying for USGA national championships. The WSCGA serves golf in South Carolina with numerous programs such as: the USGA Handicap System; tournament management software and support; course measuring and course/slope ratings; answers about the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, Handicapping; and the WSCGA Junior Golf Foundation (JGF). The JGF strives to enhance the lives of junior girls in South Carolina by supporting the growth of their game.