Lisa Schlesinger and Super Senior winner Janice Wilson (FSGA photo)
BRADENTON, Fla. – Lisa Schlesinger captured the Women’s Senior Amateur title at Bradenton Country Club. She carded a 5-over 147 for the Championship to win with a 6-shot lead over the rest of the field.
This victory marked Schlesinger’s second Senior Amateur win, after she won the championship in 2015 at Vero Beach Country Club.
Heading into the final round, the Fort Myers native was three shots off the lead in third place. She played the front nine at 1-under with three birdies, while finishing the Championship with a 2-over on the back nine. Schlesinger secured the win with a final-round 1-over 72, the low round of the day.
Marion Reid and Mary Jane Hiestand finished in a tie for second place at 11-over 153. Hiestand, who was leading after the first round, posted a 10-over 81 on Wednesday, while Reid carded an 8-over 79.
Susan Cohn and Susan Temple tied for third place, finishing the Championship at 12-over 154. Cohn shot a 4-over 75 in the final round, and Temple finished the day with a 7-over 78.
Janice Wilson won the Super-Senior Championship, posting a 19-over 161 for the Championship. Wilson was in a tie for second place heading into the final round, two strokes behind the leader. The Flagler Beach native secured the Championship with an 8-over 79 on Wednesday.
Vilma Sapp took home second place in the Super-Senior division, while Nancy Chaffee and Sara Jane Rose tied for third place. Chaffee shot the round of the day for the Super-Senior division with a 2-over 74.
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ABOUT THE Florida Women's Senior Amateur
- 54 holes of individual stroke play - Senior
- 36 holes of individual stroke play - Super-Senior
Championship and Field Divisions
- Maximum Field Size - 84 players
- Four Divisions - Senior Championship, Senior Field,
Senior Championship, Super-Senior Field
- The overall Champions will be the individuals from
Senior and Super-Senior Championship Divisions
lowest 54 and 36-hole total score
- Female amateur golfer
- At least 50 years of age as of the first day of the
- At least 65 years of age as of the first day of the
Championship to select to play in the Super-Senior
Division at time of entry
- A valid Florida GHIN Handicap Index not exceeding
34.0 at time of entry
- Entrant is required to be a member of the FSGA
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