Reona Hirai (Furman University), who had the 36-hole lead – kept the lead through today, shooting one under par (71) and beating out a very strong field with a total score of 213.
Magdalena Simmermacher (Old Dominion University) made a very strong run at the leader, nailing 7 birdies in her round and finishing with a 71. She finished fourth overall.
Second place went to Courtney McKim, who played in the leader group today and also shot 71 (217 total) while Maggie Ashmore (Augusta University) captured third place with a 72 on the last day (220 total).
WEGA also awarded prizes to the following:
5th place: Sophie DiPetrillo (224) (University of Richmond)
6th place: Amanda Hollandsworth (226) (Virginia Tech University)
7th place: Elisa Yang (228) (University of Georgia)
8th place: Alexis Kershaw (228) (UNC – Greensboro)
Next year’s Championship will be held at the Tanglewood Championship Course near Winston-Salem.
WEGA will be back on the Island with its Senior Amateur Championship, which will be held on the Arthur Hills Course at Palmetto Hall Plantation from October 22 through October 24.