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ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 18, 2014) – Brooke Henderson completed a wire-to-wire victory Saturday in the South Atlantic Amateur, shooting par 72 in chilly conditions at Oceanside Country Club to win by four strokes.
Henderson, 16, the reigning Canadian women's amateur champion from Smiths Falls, Ontario, had pulled away from the field midway through the final round before easing across the finish line, bogeying two of her final four holes for a 3-under 285 total.
Annabel Dimmock of Virginia Water, England, finished runner-up with a final-round 73 and 289 total.
Clara Teixeira of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Chloe Williams of Wrexham, Wales, tied for third at 297.
Meghan Stasi, a four-time U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur champion, failed to duplicate her performance of a week earlier, when she had won the Harder Hall Women's Invitational. Stasi, 35, of Oakland Park, Fla., placed ninth at 303.
The Orange Blossom Tour continues next week with the Ione D. Jones/Doherty Championship at Coral Ridge Country Club in Fort Lauderdale.
ABOUT THE Women's South Atlantic Amateur (The Sally)
The Women’s South Atlantic Amateur Golf
Championship (The SALLY) is played the
second week of January each year, in Ormond
Beach, Florida. Oceanside Country Club has
been home to The SALLY since its beginnings
in 1926. The tournament field consists of top
amateurs in the US and the top finishers are
frequently represent the U.S. for the biennial
Curtis Cup team. You will find
many former SALLY players among the LPGA
72-hole stroke play championship with a
Championship Division (max handicap 6.0) and a
Rockefeller Division (max handicap 10.0) that plays
from shorter tees. There is also a Senior competition
for players aged 50 and over competing in the
Eligibility: A female from birth, that has
reached the age of 16. All entries are
accepted subject to Committee Approval.
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