SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN (Sept. 28, 2011) --Georgia McCravey of Chattanooga was crowned the 33rd Champion of the Women’s Senior Amateur Championship at Signal Mountain Golf and Country Club Wednesday afternoon. A 79 in the final round for a three day total of 239 was enough to edge out Signal Mountain native and local favorite Debbie Durham and defending champion Maggie Scott (Charleston) for a one stroke victory. This is McCravey’s second Senior Amateur Championship victory as she also won the championship in 2009.
An emotional finish ended a day that was can only be labeled as the battle of the locals. Debbie Durham, Signal Mountain G&CC member, leading after both the first and second rounds, as well as defending champion Maggie Scott embraced McCravey on the 18th green after McCravey got up and down from the fairway to clinch the victory by a single stroke.
After accepting her award McCravey dedicated her victory to her late son Gus and was supported by her fellow competitors with a standing ovation.
The following women were 2011 flight winners:
First flight- Janet Horton (259)Second flight- Mary Kelly (271)Third flight- Kate Gerbitz (293)
For more information about the championship and complete results, please visit the website at www.tnwomenssenior.com.
View results for Tennessee Women's Senior Amateur Championship