Trible, Hartwiger dominate at Alabama Women's Championships
Taylor Trible of Birmingham claimed the 89th Alabama Women’s State Amateur Championship title, winning 1 up against Molly Brown Davidson of Birmingham at The Shoals in Muscle Shoals, Ala. on Thursday.
“I really don’t have any words,” Trible said. “My dad and I just started crying together. We had a great time together, I love him!”
The 17-year old has been on a roll this summer, adding the state championship to an early June win at the SJGT Lee Hodges Classic.
Meanwhile, Kathy Hartwiger
, made an unforgettable comeback to the Alabama golf scene.
Birmingham's own won the third Alabama Women’s State Senior Match Play Championship with a 2 up victory against Theresa Mahlik of Madison.
“I’m trying to get back into competitive golf now, after not playing for a couple of years,” said the 10-time Alabama Women's Amateur champion. “I see this as a challenge between me and myself. This week was good, I feel better!”
Semifinals opened the morning of the Women’s Amateur, Davidson defeating Sophie Burks of Tallassee in 19 holes.
Trible won 1 up against Kelsey Carstens of Florence and entered her final match charged up.
Within the Senior Tournament Division, Kyung-Hwa “K” Theodoss of Hampton Cove and Barbee Bryant of Hoover went head-to-head in the final match. Bryant defeated Theodoss, 5 and 4.
ABOUT THE Alabama Match Play
36 holes of gross individual stroke play to determine
16 players for match play. Entries are open to any
amateur golfer who is a legal resident of Alabama,
has an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index® at an
AGA member club that does not exceed 8.4. Senior
division added in 2020.
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