89th Fry Brothers Tournament Official Results; Saxton Top Golfer

Courtesy photo    Left to right: Flight winners: Vivian Kang, Denise Gasti, Barbara Mickle, Phoebe Yu and Cheryl Saxton who won the challenging Flight A division.

The Alameda Women’s Golf Club completed the third and final round of the 89th Annual Fry Brothers Memorial Match Play tournament Thursday, May 16, on the Jack Clark Course.
The three-round tournament is played under match play rules. In “match” play participants count the number of holes won to determine the winner of the match. A final score of 3-and-2 means the winner was ahead by three holes with just two holes to play. 

Cheryl Saxton defeated Tracey Perkins 4-and-3 to win the Flight A division. Stephanie Bellato finished in third place by defeating Kari Vadnais in the consolation division. Lynn Kobatake beat Tai Chewpanich by forfeit to earn fifth place. Maggie Lindquist beat Siohban Curley also by forfeit for seventh place in the flight. 

Phoebe Yu became the overall winner of Flight B after defeating Chizu Holmes by forfeit. Claire Loud and Sherry Westernoff tied for third place in the flight. Dot Moody earned fifth place after a forfeit win over Bernice Herzberg. Pat O’Hara earned seventh place after a forfeit win over Madeline Sally. 

Barbara Mickle won Flight C by beating Debbie Adams 2-and-1. Yvette Whiteside beat Jane Sullwold for third place in the flight. Sarah Valentine defeated Sonia Kwak to finish fifth in the flight. Claudia Leed beat Fran Mori 2-and-1 for seventh place in the flight.

Denise Gasti won Flight D by defeating Sandi Kaney 3-and-1 in the final round. Louise Eilhardt finished third, Jean Cho came in fourth, Diane Hughes earned fifth place and Chris Alibandi finished sixth. 

Vivian Kang won Flight E after defeating Jan Peyrot 3-and-2. Lynette Mladinich earned third place, while Bobbie Hoepner finished in fourth place. Jean Eddy came in fifth place and Susan Logan finished in sixth place.

Forty golfers took part in the three-day event.