Brower and Hart Come Out on Top at the Quarry
LECANTO, Fla. – Taffy Brower and Carolina Hart capture the Women’s Senior Four-Ball Championship on Sunday at Black Diamond Ranch. Brower and Hart fired a final-round 71 to take home the win with a 1-over 145 for the championship on the Quarry Course.
This win marks the first FSGA championship for Hart, while Brower, an FSGA Hall of Fame member, picks up her 12th FSGA victory and her third Four-Ball title.
Brower and Hart began the championship with a 2-over 74 in Saturday’s first round. The pair finished the day with four birdies and one shot back of the first-round leaders: Kim Keyer-Scott / Jodi Sullivan and Carolyn Creekmore / Laura Carson.
The duo of Brower and Hart began the final round with a 1-over front side, with a birdie from Brower on the fifth. Brower and Hart carded back-to-back birdies to start out the back side. They added another birdie on the day to card a final round-71, the only under-par score of the weekend.
Brower and Hart secured the two-shot victory with a 1-over 145 for the championship.
Keyer-Scott and Sullivan took a runner-up finish at 3-over 147, after rounds of 73-74 for the championship. Tama Caldabaugh and Susie Fonde used rounds of 75-73 to finish third at 4-over 148. Creekmore and Carson, who held a share of the first-round lead, finished the championship in sixth at 8-over152.
Katherine Moore-Lilly and Debbie MookSang survived a playoff to take home the win in the Super-Senior Division. Moore-Lilly and MookSang took the first-round lead on Saturday with a 3-over 75.
The duo posted a 6-over 78 on Sunday to finish the day in a tie for first with Patricia Hughes-Gelardi and Ruth Averback at 9-over 153. Moore-Lilly secured the win for her and MookSang with a par on the first playoff hole (10th).
Hughes-Gelardi and Averback took home the runner-up finish, while Bronwyne Bruwer and Susan Rampelberg finished third at 10-over 154.