Gamble pays off at California Women's Championship
11 Aug 2022
by Jim Young of

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Madelyn Gamble
Madelyn Gamble

Before she made her way back to the Palouse for her sophomore year at Washington State, Madelyn Gamble had some business to take care of in Ojai, Calif.

The Pleasant Hill, Calif. native carded rounds of 67-72-71 to win the California Women's Championship with a 3-under score of 210, which was five strokes clear of runner-ups Sienna Lyford, Kate Villegas and Jensen Julafka, who all finished at 2-over 215. Gamble seized control of the tournament with a first-round 67 (-5) at the Ojai Country Club and never looked back.

Joy Robinson
The former Northern California Golf Association Junior champion was a runner-up in this event two years ago and caught the eye of the Washington State coaching staff. She played in all nine of Wazzu's tournaments last season as a freshman, collecting one top-three finish and three top-three finishes on the year. Her best finish of the season came in her collegiate debut at the Badger Invitational, where she tied for third.

Joy Robinson of Pebble Beach, Calif. successfully defended her senior title with an 18-over score of 231 (77-81-73) to clip three-time champion Corey Weworski by one stroke. Dr. Patricia Cornett finished five back at 23-over 236.

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ABOUT THE California Women's Championship

54 holes of individual stroke play championship with Championship and Senior (ages 50 and older) divisions. No age limit, no residency requirement. The Championship is open to all female amateurs with a maximum USGA Handicap Index of 18.4 as of July 23, 2023. The field is limited to 90 players with the lowest handicap indexes in each division as of July 23, 2023. Players can earn NCGA, SGCA and World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) points.

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