Gallande defends Metro Womens Amateur Championship
-- Courtesy Metropolitan Amateur  <br>Golf Association
-- Courtesy Metropolitan Amateur
Golf Association

St. Louis, MO (June 19, 2012) -- Shweta Galande had a 2-shot lead coming to the 18 Tee on Tuesday afternoon over 12-time champion Ellen Port, they would walk off the 18 Green at Algonquin Golf Club tied. Believed to be the first play-off in the 20 year history, the two competitors would go back to the par 5 18th to decide this championship.

Galande would make birdie on the hole she just made double-bogey on 15 minuted earlier to defend her title and have her name engraved on the Jayne M. Watson Trophy.

In the other flights, Nannette Baker would have back-to-back Even par rounds of Net 71 to claim the A Flight title and Pat Otoole would claim B Flight with rounds of Net 77-74. See all of the results via the links below.

ABOUT THE MAGA Women's Amateur

36 hole stroke play tournament with gross and net divisions. Entries are open to amateur golfers who are affiliated with or are a member of a club which is a Member Club of the Metropolitan Amateur Golf Association.

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