Corey Weworski all smiles after winning California Senior Amateur
PEBBLE BEACH, CA (May 17, 2016) - It’s been a long
Carlsbad resident Corey Weworski shot her
straight 2-over 74 Tuesday at par-72 Poppy Hills Golf
Course to capture this week’s annual California
Women’s Amateur Championship.
The victory was Weworski’s first since her win at
the 2004 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship.
That same year, Google introduced Gmail.
“It feels really good to win again,” said the now
year-old Weworski, who finished the two-day
championship with a total score of 4-over 148. “I’ve
been playing pretty well lately.”
Having entered the final round with a tight one
stroke lead over two-time defending champion Lynne
Cowan, Weworski never made any major mistakes.
She’d card six bogeys, but offset those with a pair of
birdies and an eagle on the par-5 9th after reaching
green in two with a 7-iron and sinking a 10-foot putt.
Monday’s opening round, she’d eagle the par-5 16th.
“I was pretty consistent. I played smart off the
When I did make an error, I just took my lumps and
played to bogey,” said Weworski, who won the 1998
California Women’s Amateur Championship.
Cowan, who was looking to become the first
peat winner since Marianne Towersey, just couldn’t
anything going. On the front-nine, the four-time
winner had eights pars and a double-bogey (hole
After the making the turn, she’d post a 38 with three
bogeys and a birdie for a 76 and 151 total, three
“I just kind of lost my swing and stopped hitting
greens,” said Cowan, who found herself in a bunker
eight times during the round. “My swing was off a
In 2014, Weworski was runner-up to Cowan by
“I didn’t care how I played this year. I just
to beat Lynne,” quipped Weworski.
Towersey, a record seven-time winner of the
CWAC, placed third at 153 after posting a tourney-
73. Mina Hardin was fourth at 157 following a 77.
In the Super Senior Championship (70-over),
Turco shot a final round 84 to come in at 178 and win
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