Three Teams Clinch Championship Titles
The Women's Round Robin Match Play Championship was concluded on Sunday at Mission Valley Country Club in Nokomis, Florida. Three teams fought through the tough competition and clinched their flight titles.
Beth Sholar, of Tierra Verde, and Christine Martin, of Palm Harbor, headed into their final match of the Championship against Diane Armet of West Palm Beach, and Joyce Martin of Boca Raton. Sholar and Martin were able to withstand the Armet and Martin team, tying the match with both teams earning 5 points. Sholar and Martin maintained their lead and won the Violet Flight (Middle Division 1) with a total of 30 points. Mourine White of Naples, and Marianne Meola of Estero finished in a close second place at 29.5 points. Armet and Martin finished in third place with a total of 27 points.
The Daisy Flight (Middle Division 2) title was won by the team of Kerstin Koenig of Naples, and Jennie Taylor of Naples, with a total of 31 points. Colette Charpentier, of Cape Coral, and Bettina Dittrich, of Cape Coral, finished in second with a total of 30 points.
The Rose Flight (Forward Division) title was won with the widest point difference of the championship. Leading during most of the championship, Kimberly Byle, of Dunedin, and Deborah Larkin, of Clearwater, were victorious in the Rose Flight (Forward Division). Winning with a total of 33 points, they were followed by Nancee Duffy, of Venice and Susan Howen, of Venice, who finished second in the Second Flight with 29.5 points.
Five Nine-Hole Net Matches were played for all Flights. Three Nine-Hole Matches were played on Saturday, followed by two Nine-Hole Matches on Sunday. One (1) point is awarded for each hole won, and for the overall nine-hole match winner. Half-points are given for hole ties and an overall match tie.