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Hiestand and Temple Capture Shoot-Out Victory

May 19, 2024

VENICE, Fla. – Mary Jane Hiestand and Susan Temple made up the winning pair on Sunday at the Women’s Shoot-Out Championship which took place at Plantation Golf & Country Club. Hiestand and Temple carded a tournament total of 5-under par with rounds of 68-71 to capture the victory. The championship consisted of 29 teams that played a scramble format during the first round on Saturday, and a Four-Ball format for the final round on Sunday.

Championship Division

Players had a peek into the summer months as the temperatures creeped into the 90’s on day one. The ladies played in a scramble format with their partners and at the conclusion of the first round two teams were tied at four-under par. The duo of Mary Jane Hiestand and Susan Temple carded a 68 to share the lead with the duo of Karin-Joyce Tjon and Robin Nigro. Each team posted five birdies and one bogey through the first round. Two teams tied for third place only one stroke off the lead. The pair of Kim Keyer-Scott and Joy Passalacqua posted a three-under, 69 along with the pair of Sandi St. Onge and Debbie MookSang to share third place.

Sunday brought hot and muggy conditions, but Hiestand and Temple jumped out of the gate with an early birdie on the first hole. Over the course of the round, the duo put up two more birdies and minimized any mistakes. The pair carded a Four-Ball score of 71 to capture the victory by three strokes over the team of Karin Joyce Tjon and Robin Nigro.

The pair of Sandi St. Onge and Debbie MookSang carded a tournament total of even par to finish in third place.

Middle Division

Liz Breza and Suzanne LaPlante held the lead through the first round after putting together a solid round of even par, 72. The team managed to roll in five birdies, but a couple tough holes kept away the low numbers. In striking distance after round one was the pair of Cindy Grauer and Janette Eddy with their round of two over par, 74.

Liz Boudreaux and Paula Holmes made a charge in the second round and closed out with a victory on Sunday. The duo posted a 72 in the final round to finish two strokes ahead of the field and with a tournament total of seven-over par. Their round of 72 consisted of four birdies in a row on holes 14-17. Beth Anders and Dawn Anders secured a second-place finish with rounds of 75-78 and a tournament total of nine-over par. In addition, Liz Breza and Suzanne LaPlante finished in third place with a tournament total of ten-over par.

Middle-First Flight

Carol Clay and Gayle Erickson captured the victory of the Middle-First Flight with rounds of 74-85 and a seven shot victory. Linda O’Brien and Donna Brown finished in second place carding rounds of 80-86.

Finally, Maggie Tawil and Stephanie Adorno finished in third place with rounds of 81-88.