Altomare Captures Women's Eastern Amateur

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ (June 17, 2010)--After finishing runner-up in 2009, Brittany Altomare of Shrewsbury, MA claimed the 99th Women's Eastern Golf Association Amateur Championship.

Altomare won the WEGA title at Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club by leading wire-to-wire. She posted rounds of 70, 72 and 70 for a 54-hole total of 4-under 212. Altomare was four strokes ahead of runner-up Marina Alex of Wayne, NJ, and a whopping sixteen shots clear of the third-place finisher Meredith Swanson of Roanoke, VA.

Results For Women's Eastern Amateur Championship
1MABrittany AltomareShrewsbury, MA80070-72-70--212
2NJMarina AlexWayne, NJ60071-75-70--216
3VAMeredith SwansonRoanoke, VA40076-78-74--228
4MAClaire SheldonMilton, MA40073-78-78--229
5PAChristine ShimelKennett Square, PA40076-78-76--230

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ABOUT THE Women's Eastern Amateur

The Womenfs Eastern Golf Championship has been played since 1906 and is one of the oldest and most prestigious womenfs amateur championships in the United States.

Must belong to a WEGA member club or have a school affiliation in one of the following Eastern states: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. 54 hole stroke play championship.

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