Noel wins Women's Texas Amateur

MONTGOMERY, TX (July 30, 2011) -- Maggie Noel of Houston, TX and recent Northern Texas University graduate has become the 90th WTGA State Amateur Champion. Maggie was able to take down this year’s medalist Katelyn Sepmoree 1 up after a tough and hard fought match. 

Maggie had a tough road to the finals with her largest margin of victory only being 2 & 1 which came in her quarterfinal match. She had two other matches that took extra holes but after battling through the heat of Conroe, TX she was able to come out on top. 

In the consolation side of the Championship bracket, Carol Martin of Irving, TX was able to defeat Taylor Stockton of Houston after a long 21 hole match. 

In flight 1, Sarah Hurt of Southlake was able to take down Erica Pressley of Selma 4 & 3 to take home the first flight championship. 

In the second flight, Carol Turnage from Anna, was able to hold off Lecia Alexander of Stafford by a score of 2 up to win the second flight championship. 

Flight three was won by Suzan Knox of Crockett who defeated Suzzette Kirchner from Spring, TX by a score of 5 & 3. 

The flight four championship went to Diane Sloan of San Antonio who won by a score of 5 & 3 over Montgomery’s own Shirley Rabuck.

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ABOUT THE Women's Texas Amateur

This Championship determines the best female amateur player in the state of Texas and provides an avenue for players to earn points for the USGA State Team Championship.

Qualifications: Resident of Texas or Texarkana for the last 6 months prior to the tournament. Individual or Club member of the WTGA. Must have a current USGA Handicap Index.

Format: One day Stroke Play qualifier for Match Play tournament. 32 contestants in the Championship Flight, 16 contestants in all other flights.

Field Size: Low 96 Handicap Index entries.

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