Women's Int'l Four Ball: Calkin/McLaughlin win it

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2008)-- Meghan Bolger has had a rock-solid year thus far, with top-10 finishes in four straight majors, but the first victory still eludes her after Kelly Calkin and Kristy McLaughlin defeated Bolger and teammate Jill Hardy in 20 holes at the Women's International Four Ball, held at the Orangebrook Golf and Country Club.

Bolger already has a spot on the Curtis Cup after a runner-up finish at the Jones/Doherty Am, a 4th at the Sally and tie for 7th at the Harder Hall.

Calkin, who won the South Atlantic Amateur (Sally) in 2007, saw her partner McLaughlin birdie the first playoff with Bolger, then roll a 20+ foot birdie putt into the hole to take the victory.

Match play results follow:

Kelly Calkin-Kristy McLaughlin  
def. Meghan Bolger-Jill Hardy 20-holes
Kelly Calkin-Kristy McLaughlin  
def. Anna Schultz-Jewell Malick 3 & 2
Meghan Bolger-Jill Hardy  
def. Taffy Brower-Ann Pohira 4 & 3
Kelly Calkin-Kristy McLaughlin  
def. Susan Rampelberg-Bronwyne Bruner 7 & 6
Anna Schultz-Jewell Malick  
def. D. Lang-M. Von Glahn 2 & 1
Meghan Bolger-Jill Hardy  
def. Marlene Streit-Carol S. Thompson 3 & 2
Taffy Brower-Ann Pohira  
def. Barbara Pagana-Bonnie George 2 & 1


ABOUT THE Women's International Four-Ball

The Women's International Four-Ball is conducted by the Florida State Golf Association at the Wanderer's Club in Wellington Florida. Players do not have to be members of the FSGA to play, however they must create an online account at www.fsga.org. This historic championship is being held at one of the finest clubs in Palm Beach County -- The Wanderer's Club -- which is maintained in exceptional condition. Two Divisions: Championship and "Middle" Division. Check the website for handicap requirements.

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