Golf LadiesKathy Hartwiger recently claimed her tenth victory at the Annual Women’s State Amateur Championship.
The 2012 Ladies Birmingham Golf Association team play season finished out with Hoover Country Club ladies golf participants claiming the First Place Overall trophy. Thirteen area clubs competed for the award.
During the event, the 80th Annual Women’s State Amateur Championship was waged between the 16 lowest handicap players in the field. It was a match play tournament. Kathy Hartwiger won the championship for the 10th time by winning four matches, two of which were played on the same day.
All other entrants in the tournament were grouped into flights according to handicap. Trish Carter competed in the first flight and survived the first round on Tuesday, but was eliminated in round two by a 20-year-old collegiate golfer. Diane Hill competed in the sixth flight and won the final round against Connie Brady of Heron Lakes in Mobile after one extra hole.