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.

ABOUT THE California Senior Women's Amateur

The California Senior Women’s Amateur Championship started in 1979 and has been played at Old Del Monte Golf Course, Laguna Seca, Carmel Valley Ranch, Bayonet and Black Horse, Poppy Hills, and Corral de Tierra Country Club. Age Limit: 50 and over (Super Senior’s Flight: 70 and over), with Gross and Net flights

Format is 36 holes of Stroke Play.

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