Taylor Trible and Kathy Hartwiger Victorious at 89th Alabama Women’s State Amateur and 3rd Alabama Women’s State Senior Match Play Championships

89th Alabama Women's State Amateur Champion, Taylor Trible (Left); 3rd Alabama Women's State Senior Match Play Champion, Kathy Hartwiger (Right)

MUSCLE SHOALS, AL (July 8, 2021) – Final results of the 89th Alabama Women’s State Amateur Championship and 3rd Alabama Women’s State Senior Match Play Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by RTJ Golf Trail at The Shoals in Muscle Shoals, AL on Thursday, July 8, 2021.

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Taylor Trible of Birmingham claimed the 89th Alabama Women’s State Amateur Championship title, winning 1 up against Molly Brown Davidson of Birmingham.

“I really don’t have any words,” Trible said. “My dad and I just started crying together. We had a great time together, I love him!”

Kathy Hartwiger of Birmingham was named Champion of the 3rd Alabama Women’s State Senior Match Play Championship. She won 2 up against Theresa Mahlik of Madison.

“I’m trying to get back into competitive golf now, after not playing for a couple of years,” Hartwiger said. “I see this as a challenge between me and myself. This week was good, I feel better!”

Semifinals opened the morning of the Women’s Amateur, Davidson defeating Sophie Burks of Tallassee in 19 holes.

Trible won 1 up against Kelsey Carstens of Florence.

Within the Senior Tournament Division, Kyung-Hwa “K” Theodoss of Hampton Cove and Barbee Bryant of Hoover went head-to-head in the final match. Bryant defeated Theodoss 5 & 4.

For more information on the 89th Alabama Women’s State Amateur Championship and 3rd Alabama Women’s State Senior Match Play Championship please visit the Championship(s) website.

These Championships are conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.

About the Alabama Golf Association (AGA)

The Alabama Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization founded in 1915 whose mission is to serve and promote amateur golf in Alabama. AGA membership consists of over 115 member clubs represented by over 21,000 individuals. The activities and services of the Alabama Golf Association are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of Alabama golfers who wish to serve the game and the association through service.

AGA is the USGA's liaison for golf in Alabama conducting national championship qualifying, administering the USGA Handicap system including the GHIN Handicap service, course & slope rating and education. The AGA annually conducts 23 championships and team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. The AGA also conducts Alabama high school golf championships and assists with many collegiate events including the SEC Men's Golf Championship. In addition to competitions, the AGA administers the AGA Women's Scholarship Fund that is dedicated to assisting young female golfers in higher education and supports the Alabama Turfgrass Research Foundation.

Since 1980, the AGA has managed the affairs of the Southern Golf Association which includes conducting the Southern Amateur Championship and Southern Junior Championship, in conjunction with the Board of Directors of the Southern Golf Association.

For more information about the Alabama Golf Association, visit www.alabamagolf.org.

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