DAYTON, Ohio (June 21, 2013) -- Jenna Hague to face Ashlan Ramsey in WWGA Amateur 36-hole Final MatchFriday afternoon brought the Semifinal Matches of Championship Flight and the Final Matches of the subsequent flights at the Women’s Western Golf Association’s 113th National Amateur Championship at Dayton Country Club, Dayton, Ohio. One match remains to be playedtomorrow for the title of Champion of this tournament. This is going to be either Jenna Hague of Burlington, Ontario, Canada, or Ashlan Ramsey, Milledgeville, Georgia. Hague defeated Hally Leadbetter, Brandenton, Florida, 2 and 1, and Ramsey defeated Gabriella Then, Rancho Cucamonga, California, 3 and 2.
Hague is going to be a Junior at Ball State University this fall. She was the Mid AmericaConference Champion in both 2011 and 2012. She qualified for the Match Play portion of the USGA Women’s Amateur Championship in 2012. She also wasthe Eastern Kentucky University Invitational Champion last year. She also placed 2nd in the Ontario Junior Championship in 2012 and also has been named an Academic All American. When she isn’t playing golf, she enjoysplaying Hockey and listening to music.She credits her caddie which is her teammate and roommate Meaghan Perry for keepingher “loose, light hearted and focused during her last three matches”. She feels “strong because I know that my game is in good shape and this course fits my eyes”. She also has had the support of three of her teammates all week long and two of her teammates were also playing matches today in other flight finals.
Because of her victory last week at the Eastern Amateur Championship, Ashlan Ramsey is now ranked #2 in the Golfweek’s Women’s Amateur Championship Rankings. Ramsey graduated from high school in May and will enter Clemson University this fall. During herJunior career she was named a First Team Rolex Junior All-American in 2012 and played on the victorious USA Ping Junior Solheim Cup team in 2011. She also played on AJGA Wyndham Cup and Cannon Cup teams.Although she has been behind early in some of her matches, she is able to find waysto recover and take control of her matches. Only one match she played this week went to the 18th hole to determine the winner. That match was against Hawaii resident Kacie Komoto which Ramsey admits was her hardest match so far in the tournament. In her match today against Then, she had 5 birdies on her card and made some amazing putts to earn them. When she isn’t playing golf, she likes to cook, work out, and spend time with her family and friends.
The public is invited to come watch the final match at no charge. The first 18-hole round will commence at 7:30 am and the second 18-hole round will start approximately 45 minutes after thefirst 18-holes are completed.The Women’s Western Golf Association would like to thank the members and staff of DaytonCountry Club for providing the WWGA such a great venue for our Championship. Special thanksgo to Jeffrey Grant, the General Manager; Keith Fisher, the Head Golf Professional; and the entire Board of Directors of the club for allowing us the use of their golf course and providing the WWGA the space and necessary manpower and equipment needed to enable us to run a smooth tournament for all of our players. All the WWGA Directors that worked this tournament are extremely grateful.The WWGA’s 114th National Amateur Championship will be held at Lancaster Country Club,Lancaster, Pennsylvania, June 23-28, 2014. Applications will be on line approximately February 15,2014.