Day One Results of the 5th Women’s Southeastern Challenge Match

2022 Alabama Team's Lea Green and Donna Lowen

POINT CLEAR, AL (July 24, 2022) – Day one results of the 5th Women’s Southeastern Challenge Match, hosted by Lakewood Golf Club, in Point Clear, AL, on July 24-25, 2022. The event highlights 12-woman teams representing Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Each team consists of eight amateurs and four senior amateurs (age 50+) selected by their respective state golf association.
 
Championship Links: Pairings (Round 2) | Results | Championship Website | Photo Gallery | Meet the 2022 Alabama Team
 
Georgia holds a three-point lead after day one of the 5th Women’s Southeastern Challenge Match. Florida heads into the final day with 9.50 points and Alabama with 5.00 points. 
 
A.M. Four-Ball Matches – Round One
Six points were available in the morning session of Four-Ball Matches, with three AL vs. FL matches, 3 AL vs. GA matches and 3 FL vs. GA matches. Both Team Georgia and Team Florida earned four points each.
 
Play was suspended at 9:54 a.m. due to lightning in the area. Play resumed at 1:40 p.m.
 
Team Alabama secured three points. Theresa Mahlik and Amanda Miller defeated Florida opponents 2 &1 to earn one point; Emma Pittman and Zoe Walker defeated Florida opponents 2 up, earning another point. Lea Green and Donna Lowen earned one point by defeating Georgia opponents 4 & 2.
 
Standings following Four-Ball Matches:
●       Georgia – 5.00
●       Alabama – 3.00
●       Florida – 1.00
 
P.M. Three-Ball Foursomes Matches – Round Two
18 points were available in the afternoon session for Three-Ball Foursomes Matches. Each group consisted of six players, two per team, playing true alternate-shot format. Foursomes competed in a three-ball match: AL vs. FL, FL vs. GA and GA vs. AL. Due to the four-hour weather delay, the 18-hole format was shortened to nine holes.
 
Team Alabama secured two additional points in Foursomes Matches.
 
Donna Lowen and Lea Green finished with a victory over Florida opponents, 1 up. 
 
Theresa Mahlik and Amanda Miller halved the match against Georgia. Ashley-Sinclair Curtis and Taylor Trible also halved their match against Georgia.
 
Standings following Three-Ball Foursomes Matches:
●       Georgia – 7.50
●       Florida – 8.50
●       Alabama – 2.00
 
Day One Results:
●       Georgia – 12.50 
●       Florida – 9.50
●       Alabama –5.00
 
Three-Ball Singles Matches will begin tomorrow morning, Monday, July 25, 2022, at 7:30 a.m., followed by an awards ceremony upon completion of play. 
 
For complete Southeastern Challenge Match history, please click here.
 
For more information regarding the Southeastern Challenge Match, please visit the Championship 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 24,000 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.
   
Media Contact:
Savannah Snowden
Manager of Media, Marketing & Communications
Alabama Golf Association
205-979-1234
savannah@alabamagolf.org
 

Sponsors and Partners

Alabama Golf Association
3041 Lorna Road | Hoover, Alabama 35216
Phone: (205) 979-1234
Fax: (205) 803-6518
© Copyright 2022. Alabama Golf Association. All Rights Reserved.
Website & Hosting by BlueTone Media