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Kathy Hartwiger Breaks the Overall Record for Most State Tournaments Won and Mychael O'Berry is Crowned 2020 Women’s Stroke Play Champion

Kathy Hartwiger Champion of the 47th Alabama Women' s State Senior Amateur Championship (left) and Mychael O'Berry Champion of the 30th Alabama Women's Stroke Play Championship (right)

CALERA, AL (June 26, 2020) –  Final results of the 30th Alabama Women’s Stroke Play Championship and 47th Alabama Women’s State Senior Amateur Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Timberline Golf Club in Calera, AL on Friday, June 26, 2020.

Round 3 Information

Round 3 Stroke Play ScoresRound 3 State Senior Scores

Statistics (Stroke Play) | Statistics (State Senior)

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Kathy Hartwiger of Birmingham has broken the overall record for most AGA state tournaments won, claiming her 20th title as the 47th Alabama Women’s State Senior Amateur Champion.

Hartwiger fired a three-over 74 for her final round, giving her a one-stroke lead over Susan West of Tuscaloosa. Hartwiger carded an impressive six-over 219 to be crowned champion.

West shot four-over 75 to stand second place. Overall, she carded a seven-over 220.

Chris Spivey of Pell City shot four-over 71, with an overall score of 16-over 229 to stand third place.

Debbie Atchley of Pelham posted an 81 to claim first place in the Tournament Division.

Barbee Bryant of Hoover shot a 10-over 81 for the final round, with an overall score of 31-over 244 to stand second place in the Tournament Division.

Mychael O'Berry of Hoover shot two-under 21, overall, to be crowned champion of the 30th Alabama Women’s Stroke Play Championship. Her final round par-71 placed her atop the scoreboard.

Sophie Burks of Tallassee posted a two-over 73 for her final round to stand second place. Overall, she carded an even 213.

Standing third place, Lauren Thompson of Midland City shot a three-over 74 for the day. Altogether, Thompson posted a four-over 217.

Laura Beth Yates of Lake View posted a 17-over 87 to take first place in the Tournament Division.

Linda Jeffery took home the Low Mid-Amateur award, scoring a 12-over 225 overall. 

Round 3 Scores

47th Alabama Women’s State Senior Amateur Championship – Championship Division

Pos.

Player

City

R1

R2

R3

Total

To Par

1

Kathy Hartwiger

Birmingham, AL

74

71

74

219

6

2

Susan West

Tuscaloosa, AL

72

73

75

220

7

3

Chris Spivey

Pell City, AL

76

78

75

229

16

4

Melanie Smith

Hoover, AL

79

75

78

232

19

5

Tami Green

Fairhope, AL

82

75

76

233

20

6

Theresa Mahlik

Madison, AL

80

79

80

239

26

7

Nancy Schlich

Auburn, AL

80

81

81

242

29

8

Nancy Gavin

Jacksons Gap, AL

84

80

82

246

33

9

Mary Ann Jones

Madison, AL

83

85

86

254

41

10

Theresa Stratton

Opelika, AL

86

87

84

257

44

11

Dawn Byrne

Mobile, AL

89

84

85

258

45

WD

Lea Green

Mc Calla, AL

79

WD

 

79

-

WD

Amanda Miller

Albertville, AL

74

78

WD

152

-

47th Alabama Women’s State Senior Amateur Championship – Tournament Division

Pos.

Player

City

R1

R2

R3

Total

To Par

1

Debbie Atchley

Pelham, AL

75

79

81

235

22

2

Barbee Bryant

Hoover, AL

79

84

81

244

31

3

Dina Murray

Chelsea, AL

81

84

80

245

32

4

Candy Mitchell

Springville, AL

80

85

82

247

34

5

Deb Stewart

Fairhope, AL

92

89

94

275

62

6

Keri Rutledge

Birmingham, AL

96

89

91

276

63

30th Alabama Women’s Stroke Play Championship – Championship Division

Pos.

Player

City

R1

R2

R3

Total

To Par

1

Mychael O'Berry

Hoover

70

70

71

211

-2

2

Sophie Burks

Tallassee

70

70

73

213

E

3

Lauren Thompson

Midland City

71

72

74

217

4

T4

Elisabeth Preus

Auburn

73

71

75

219

6

T4

Hannah Pope

Florence

71

76

72

219

6

6

Emilia Smith

Enterprise

74

71

75

220

7

7

Morgan Jones

Auburn

74

74

73

221

8

T8

Lauren Gilchrist

Spanish Fort

73

75

74

222

9

T8

Anna Claire Little

Auburn

73

77

72

222

9

10

Carson McKie

Hoover

74

72

77

223

10

T11

Karlee Allen

Berry

76

74

74

224

11

T11

Ashley-Sinclair Curtis

Enterprise

69

76

79

224

11

T13

Linda Jeffery

Prattville

77

71

77

225

12

T13

Hanna Dyar

Anniston

74

76

75

225

12

15

Erika Allen

Berry

76

72

78

226

13

T16

Susie Stell

Troy

78

76

73

227

14

T16

Kate Ha

Auburn

72

78

77

227

14

T18

Layne Dyar

Anniston

78

76

75

229

16

T18

Caroline Waldrop

Birmingham

76

77

76

229

16

T18

Emma Pittman

Pike Road

75

80

74

229

16

21

Stephenie Fowler

Vestavia Hills

75

78

78

231

18

T22

Allison Howard

Newton

81

76

75

232

19

T22

Marilyn Steed

Birmingham

76

78

78

232

19

24

Julie Baker

Hoover

81

75

77

233

20

25

Robyn Blakey

Vandiver

78

84

80

242

29

26

Madilyn Turner

Jacksonville

84

83

77

244

31

27

Debra Burdeshaw

Montgomery

86

79

82

247

34

28

Lindsey Oxley

Helena

83

81

85

249

36

29

Stacy Quilling

Birmingham

89

79

83

251

38

30

Mary Mac Trammell

Mountain Brook

89

84

79

252

39

31

MacKinley Baird

Birmingham

84

84

88

256

43

32

Gentry Scott

Jemison

86

91

91

268

55

30th Alabama Women’s Stroke Play Championship – Tournament Division

Pos.

Player

City

R1

R2

R3

Total

To Par

1

Laura Beth Yates

Lake View

85

81

87

253

40

2

K Theodoss

Hampton Cove

85

97

89

271

58

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