WISCONSIN GOLFER l JULY/AUGUST 2011
bunker on the right. She wound up bogeying the hole. Solberg missed the green
short, but she chipped to 5 feet and rolled
in the par putt to claim the title.
Allyssa Ferrell of Edgerton, Solberg’s
teammate at Michigan State, couldn’t sustain the momentum from her first-round
is held concurrently with the Women’s
Match Play, Cassie Wurm of Troy Burne
GC in Hudson won the title match, 2-up,
over Sierah Gurske of the WPGA Junior
71. She had a 77 and finished third at 148.
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Nicole Isaacson and Sienna Chapman,
both members at The Racine CC, were co-medalists in qualifying with scores of 82.
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WOMEN’S STROKE PLAY
WSGA GOVERNOR’S CUP
AND GIRLS JUNIOR
Jackie Shepherd, who lives in Delafield
and plays on the University of Minnesota
women’s team, won the State Women’s
Match Play Championship in mid-June at
The Racine CC with a 4-and-3 final-match
win over Carly Werwie.
Todd Westrich of Northbrook CC in De
Pere won the WSGA Governor's Cup
Championship at Lake Arrowhead GC in
Nekoosa in June. The tournament is
Wisconsin’s annual state championship for
amateurs ages 40-54.
on the 36-hole final day, but it wasn’t enough. He finished at 13-under-par 275. Derrick Meier of Appleton, who shot 74-68-69-65–276, finished third. Cody Strang and Max Hosking, both residents of Madison, tied for fourth at 277. Hosking held a two-stroke lead going into the final 18, but shot 74 to finish eight strokes behind McConnell. McConnell, 44, is a native of Florida. The Ray Fisher is conducted by the Wisconsin Public Links Association. ______________________________________ For complete scores, visit
State Women’s Open champion Lindsey Solberg
is pictured competing for her school, Michigan
Maggie Leef of The Legend Clubs was
medalist of the stroke-play qualifier that
kicks off the competition. Leef shot 74 in
qualifying but lost her first-round match.
is known as a tournament that requires
players to go low if they expect to have
any chance at the title, and that’s exactly
what Miles McConnell of Odana Hills GC
in Madison did to win this year’s event.
Lorraine Grant and Leslie Leonard swept
the overall gross and net divisions at the
Wisconsin Women’s State Golf Association
Mother-Daughter Championship in June.
The tournament was held at Maple Bluff
CC in Madison.
Werwie, a member at Maplecrest CC in
Kenosha, who just ended her college golf
career at the University of Wisconsin, tied
for second in qualifying with a 75. Lindsey
Solberg of Cherokee CC in Madison also
With birdies on his final three holes,
Westrich, 46, tied 49-year-old Bob Gregorski
of North Shore GC – both players shot 72-
72–144 in regulation – and sent the tournament to a playoff. Westrich parred the
second playoff hole to secure the win.
Finishing alone in third place was Alan
Thompson of Watertown CC, who shot
Shepherd, a member at Naga-Waukee
GC in Pewaukee, tied for eighth in qualifying with a score of 80.
Westrich also won the overall low net
competition held concurrently with the low
McConnell, a reinstated amateur, shot
66-64 in the 36-hole Sunday finale to finish
the tournament at 19-under-par 269, six
shots clear of runner-up Bob Gregorski of
North Shore GC in Menasha. McConnell’s
total was the third lowest in the 45-year
history of the tournament.
Shepherd will begin her junior season
this fall at Minnesota. She also won the
2010 State Women’s Stroke Play title.
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RAY FISCHER AMATEUR
McConnell closed the event with a back-nine 30 in the final round, thanks to eagles
on both par-5s on the inward nine at
Janesville Riverside GC. He opened with
rounds of 70 and 69.
In the Girls Junior Championship, which
The Ray Fischer Amateur Championship
Gregorski recorded scores of 72 and 66
Grant, a member at Odana Hills GC in
Madison, and her daughter Leonard, who
plays out of Wanaki GC in Menomonee
Falls, shot an alternate-shot score of 85 to
win the Gross title. One stroke back was
the team of Barb Loomis of La Crosse CC
and Sarah Loomis, who lives in Indiana.
Grant and Leonard’s net score was 73,
good for another one-stroke victory over
the Loomis team, which recoded a net 74.
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