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Women's Southern Amateur: Nielson defeats Roberts
10 Jun 2011
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

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WOODSTOCK, Georgia (June 10, 2011) -- Calle Nielson defeated Meagan Roberts, 4-and-3 in the championship match to win the 96th Women's Golf Association Amateur Championship.

Nielson was the only under par golfer in the Monday qualifier and no one had come close to her since the first match.

In her two matches Thursday, she dispensed Ket Preamchuen from Kennesaw State and then took control early and downed Furman’s Laura Wearn in the afternoon semi-finals.

On the other side of the bracket Roberts, from University of Arkansas, prevailed in two close matches edging out Jordan Britt from University of Tennesee-Chattenooga and then took out University of Alabama golfer, Hannah Collier 2-up in the semi-finals.

In the third place match, Emily Flanigan defeated Virginia Derby Grimes, 2-and-1.

Amira Alexander, Meghan Theiss, Ann Cowan and Marilyn Nolan-Johnson were all flight winners, winning matches Friday.

ABOUT THE Women's Southern Amateur

18 holes of qualifying followed by the top 32 advancing to a match play tournament. Open and Mid-Amateur divisions. Entry is open to female amateur golfers who have a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 18.4 and who are members of the WSGA through a WSGA member golf club, women’s golf organization, or a college/university in one of the fifteen southern states or the District of Columbia.

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Results For Women's Southern Amateur Golf Championship
Place  Pts
WinTNCalle NielsonNashville, TN800
Runner-upMSMeagan RobertsOcean Springs, MS600
SemifinalsNCLaura WearnCharlotte, NC400
SemifinalsALHannah CollierBirmingham, AL400
QuarterfinalsOHKet PreamchuenKennesaw, OH300

View full results for Women's Southern Amateur Golf Championship

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