President’s Cup Champion Decided

Courtesy photo - Jane Sullwold, who led all three weeks of the tournament, held steady to win by four strokes over 2011 Champion Kay Park.

Jane Sullwold held on to her lead to win the Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) President’s Cup Tournament last Thursday, June 27. Sullwold was in the lead after each round of the tournament. She posted the best net score in the first two rounds of the tournament. 

Sullwold won the Cup trophy with a combined net 209 during her three rounds of play. Sullwold shot a net 71 in the third round last Thursday, matching her second round score. She competed in the third flight — handicap of 31 to 40 — along with tournament runner-up Kay Park. Park shot an overall 213 over the three rounds of play. Park shot a net 73 in the last round Thursday. Pam Curtis and Ruby Soo each finished the tournament with overall 228s for third place in the flight.

Bernice Herzberg won the first-flight competition — handicap of seven to 21 — with a combined net 220. She finished third in the overall competition. She shot a net 74 in the third round. Dot Moody came in second place in the flight with an overall net 223. She was powered by a strong net 70 — tied for the best net score of the third round with Soo — in the last round, which allowed her to jump Tai Chewpanich who entered the final round in second place, but finished third. Chewpanich shot a net 77 in the last round, seven shots behind Moody, but finished just two shots behind Moody in the third flight with an overall net 225. 

Bobbie Hoepner won the second-flight overall competition — handicap of 22 to 30 — with an overall net 222. Hoepner entered the final round in second place, one stroke behind Barbara Mickle (net 147 to net 148). But Hoepner shot a net 74 in the final round and Mickle shot a net 78 to give her a combined score of net 225 over the three rounds of play. Carole Evans, Jean Cho and Wilda More all tied for third place in the flight with overall net 226s.

Chewpanich won the closest-to-the-hole competition on the seventh hole with her ball landing 13’ 7” from the pin. Moody won the competition on the 15th hole with her ball stopping 12’ 10” from the hole. 
Chewpanich and Cheryl Saxton had the lowest gross scores in the final round with overall 87s.