Calif. Sr. Women's: Eaton withstands Cowan's rally
CORRAL DE TIERRA, CA (MAY 16, 2013) - Kim Easton of Tempe Arizona fired a final round 74 to capture the 35th Annual California Senior Women’s Amateur Championship title. Easton (80-73-74=227) carded birdies on holes 11,14, and 15 to finish one stroke in front of Lynne Cowen (78-80-70=228).
“It’s always nice to win,” Easton commented in her acceptance speech. “ This Corral course is fabulous and the Monterey area is gorgeous. I love it here!” As a reinstated amateur, she has won four Colorado State Amateurs and three Arizona State Senior Ams.
Runner-up Lynne Cowan, the four time California Women’s Amateur Champ nearly closed the 5 shot, two-round gap, by shooting the only sub-par round of the tournament. She birdied holes 2, 13 and 15 but made a lone bogey on the par 3 number 11. “I was happy to shoot a great final round. I came close. This is my first senior event and I look forward securing my first win.”
Juvy Timan of Watsonville, the first round leader with 75, posted 79-78 to finish five back at 232. Defending Champion Sandy Woodruff of Santa Cruz was fourth with rounds of 81-76-77=234.
Emlen Ehrilich (90-93-91=274) of San Francisco won the Super Senior Championship, carding out Arleene Wilkolaski of Menlo Park.
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