Round One of the 14th Alabama Women’s State Four-Ball and 3rd Alabama Women’s State Senior Four-Ball Championships Gets Underway

Round One Leaders of the 14th Alabama Women's State Four-Ball and 3rd Alabama Women's State Senior Four-Ball Championships: Ashley-Sinclair Curtis (left), Molly Brown Davidson (middle left), Lea Green (middle right), Kathy Hartwiger (right)

JASPER, AL – (July 19, 2021) First round results of the 14th Alabama Women’s State Four-Ball Championship and 3rd Alabama Women’s State Senior Four-Ball Championships of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Musgrove Country Club in Jasper, AL on Monday, July 19, 2021.

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Five teams (10 players) competed today for the 14th Alabama Women’s State Four-Ball Championship title, while 21 teams (42 players) competed for the 3rd Alabama Women’s State Senior Four-Ball Championship title. Each team member played her own ball; the best individual score was recorded at each hole as the team score.

Ashley-Sinclair Curtis of Enterprise and Molly Brown Davidson of Birmingham posted four-under 67 to lead round one of the 14th Alabama Women’s State Four-Ball Championship.

“We had a rough start, but got it back,” said Curtis. “We just stayed positive and turned it around on the back nine.”

Davidson and Curtis strategized to claim the lead.

“Our strategy for tomorrow is to keep the positive attitude and play the best we can,” said Davidson.

Ana Perez of Jacksonville and Isabel Rogers of Anniston stand T2 alongside Hannah Pope of Florence and Tori Roush of Fairhope. Each side carded one-under 70 to stand three strokes back.

Kathy Hartwiger of Birmingham and Lea Green of McCalla emerged round leaders of the 3rd Alabama Women’s State Senior Four-Ball Championship, posting seven-under 64 to lead their competition into round two.

Donna Lowen of Huntsville and Susan West of Tuscaloosa partnered to stand second, carding five-under 66 for the day. Lowen and West remain two strokes behind Hartwiger and Green.

Starting times for the final round of the 14th Alabama Women’s State Four-Ball Championship and 3rd Alabama Women’s State Senior Four-Ball Championships begin Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 7:30 a.m.

For more information about the 14th Alabama Women’s State Four-Ball and 3rd Alabama Women’s State Senior Four-Ball Championships, please visit the Championships’ website.

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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