Sierra Brooks fends off Nelly Korda for big win at The Sally
17 Jan 2015
by Golfweek

see also: Oceanside Country Club, Sierra Brooks Rankings

Sierra Brooks
Sierra Brooks
-Story by Julie Williams of Golfweek

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 17, 2015) — Driving into Oceanside Country Club on Saturday morning, nine-shot lead in hand, the names of past South Atlantic Amateur (Sally) champions staked into the ground stuck out to Sierra Brooks. Maybe it was just the first time she had allowed herself to notice them.

Brooks, a 16-year-old from Sorrento, Fla., became the next name to join the prestigious list, but not as easily as observers might have expected, given the size of the cushion. Sentimentality drove Brooks’ chaser Nelly Korda even harder. Korda, also 16, was trying to win the title that big sister Jessica Korda, now a three-time LPGA winner, took home in 2010.

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Results For Women's South Atlantic Amateur Golf Championship (The Sally)
Place  PtsScores
1FLSierra BrooksSorrento, FL70072-71-69-74=286
2FLNelly KordaBradenton, FL50073-74-74-69=290
3NCLori Beth AdamsBurlington, NC40076-71-74-72=293
4FLAshley HolderOrlando, FL40076-72-75-72=295
5FLAlex MilanLutz, FL40074-74-74-74=296

View full results for Women's South Atlantic Amateur Golf Championship (The Sally)

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