CALERA, AL (April 22, 2016) - Defending champion
Susan West of Tuscaloosa led wire-to-wire to win her
second Alabama Women’s State Senior Amateur title.
West’s final round even par 71 coupled with previous
rounds of 74-71 added to a three-over 216 total and
eleven shot victory over three-time champion Martha
Lang of Birmingham.
“Martha was tough today and she pushed me to
step up my play”, West said. “She's such a delight
a gracious competitor”.
West went on to say, “Glory to God and I am
humbled to be around so many people that inspired
over the years. I still remember my very first
tournament twelve-years-ago playing with the late
Quida Cunningham and Jean Miller. They were so
encouraging and remember saying that “I want to
in the championship flight one day” and they were
honest by saying "you can…you just gotta play
Tournament division was divided into five flights
score for the final round. Flight winners included:
First Flight: Sarah Vandervoort,
Second Flight: Melanie Smith, Hoover
Third Flight: Essie McGhee,
Fourth Flight: Lisa Jones, Guntersville
Fifth Flight: Sharon Alexander,
Linda Burns of Decatur took home the Super
Senior title with a two-day total of 181 that was
shots clear of Avonne Shelton of Decatur. The Super
Senior division was a 36-hole event.