North & South Women's: Alison Lee beats Lori Beth Adams for title
Alison Lee
Alison Lee

VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (July 19, 2014) -- Alison Lee prevailed over Lori Beth Adams in 19 holes to win the 2014 North & South Women's Amateur Saturday at Pinehurst No. 8.

In the 112th playing of the event, Lee and Adams battled throughout as Adams, who plays at UNC Wilmington, won two straight on Nos. 13 and 14 to take a 1-up lead.

Lee, a UCLA star who recently helped the U.S. to a dominating win at the Curtis Cup, would go on to win the 17th hole to make it all square and force the playoff.

Lee won the playoff on the first hole, making a birdie.

It was a dominant run to the finals for Lee, who knocked off defending champion Ally McDonald in the semifinals.

Adams defeated top seed Casey Danielson early in the match play action.

For a full look at the bracket, follow the link below.

Results For North & South Women's Amateur Championship
WinCAAlison LeeValencia, CA1500
Runner-upNCLori Beth AdamsBurlington, NC1000
SemifinalsCAMichelle PiyapattraCorona, CA700
SemifinalsMSAlly McDonaldFulton, MS700
QuarterfinalsWICasey DanielsonOsceola, WI500

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ABOUT THE North & South Women's Amateur

The Women's North & South has drawn the top amateur women from around the country. Three rounds of stroke play followed by four rounds of match play will determine the Champion.

The 96 player field will be cut to a 16 player match play field and medalist honors. All stroke & match play rounds will be contested on Pinehurst No. 2. The top 16 players who qualify for match play will play two rounds a day until our champion is determined.

Nine of the last 12 North & South Women’s Amateur champions have drawn paychecks as members of the LPGA Tour. The equation is near perfect. Win the North & South Am, go on to professional success at the highest level.

North & South champions are among the legends of the game: Babe Zaharias, Louise Suggs, Peggy Kirk Bell, Hollis Stacey, Brandie Burton, Brittany Lang, Morgan Pressel and Yani Tseng.

Along with the Women's North & South, Pinehurst Resort & Country Club annually plays host to the Men's North & South, the Junior North & South, and Senior Men's and Senior Women's North & South.

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