Texas Women's Am: Brown dominates

DALLAS, Texas (Aug. 1, 2008)--Haley Brown, a rising senior at Ohio State, was dominant in an 8 & 7 victory over former Women's Western runner-up Stefanie Page to take home the Texas Women's Amateur.

Brown, who had a career best T-11 finish at college, faced her toughest challenge in the quarterfinals where she squeezed past Natalie Reeves 1-up.

Both finalists were the fifth seeds after shooting 73's in the stroke play portion of the tourney.

ABOUT THE Texas Women's Amateur

Field Limit: Lowest handicap indexes in multiples of 8 with a maximum of 88 players. In the event the championship becomes over-subscribed, entries will be accepted in order of handicap index.

Format: The 32 players with the lowest qualifying scores will fill the Championship flight and contend for the title. The qualifying round is optional for all but the players with the 32 lowest handicap indexes. The 16 players eliminated in the first round of Championship flight match play may participate in an 18-hole Stroke Play consolation round. Remaining players will be flighted into seven flights of eight based on handicap. The four players eliminated in the first round will proceed to a consolation match play bracket for each flight.

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