COLUMBIA, Mo. – Kathy Glennon (Wildwood) is the Senior Amateur Champion at the 30th annual Women’s Senior Amateur Championship, held at Columbia Country Club from Aug. 30-31! Glennon was able to maintain her round one lead to win the event with a total score of two over, 144 (71, 73).

In this event, all players compete for the title of MGA Women’s Senior Amateur Champion, and players 65 or older will also compete for the title of MGA Women’s Super Senior Amateur Champion.

The round started with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Glennon had a rough stretch between holes five and 14, where she shot three bogeys and a double bogey, but was able to turn things around and end the round with birdies on holes 15 and 17. In second place is Christie Blasi (Ozark), who also maintained her round one position. Blasi ended with a final score of six over, 148 (72, 76). In third is Pam Simpson (Kansas City), who had a solid second round to break into the top three; she finished at eight over, 150 (78, 72).

The Super Senior Champion is Janis Clemens (Sedalia), who made a comeback with a great second round to move herself all the way to the top. Her final score was 19 over, 161 (88, 73). In second place is Deirdre Robertson (Iberia) at 20 over, 162 (76, 86), and Patty Robinson (Poplar Bluff) rounds out the podium at 23 over, 165 (86, 79).

Winners were also named for each age division.

Blasi was the winner of the 50-54 division at 6 over, 148. She was followed by Dee Johnson (Perryville) at 24 over, 166 (84, 82), and then Julie Krueger (Republic) in third at 41 over, 183 (94, 89).

The 55-59 division was won by Glennon at two over, 144. Simpson followed at eight over, 150, and Donna Whittaker (Scottsdale) came in third with a score of 29 over, 171 (84, 87).

Debra Sawyer (Jefferson City) won the 60-64 division with a score of 11 over, 153 (77, 76). Tina Jones (Wildwood) narrowly came in second at 12 over, 154 (77, 77). And Stephany Powell (Springfield) finished in third at 21 over, 163 (82, 81).

The 65-69 division was won by Clemens with a score of 19 over, 161. Robertson finished second at 20 over, 162. And Barbara Blankenship (Jefferson City) rounded out the top three with a score of 28 over, 170 (82, 88).

Finally, the 70+ division saw Robinson as its winner with a score of 23 over, 165, followed by Alicia Anderson (Chesterfield) in second at 48 over, 190 (90, 100). Becky Pecher (Weldon Spring) completed the top three after shooting 55 over, 197 (96, 101). 

Congratulations to our two champions, all the runners-up, and everyone who competed!

Click here to view full results: golfgenius.com/pages/3372916For more information about the Women’s Senior Amateur Championship, please contact the MGA office at mogolf@mogolf.org or (573) 636-8994.

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – Round one of the 30th annual Women’s Senior Amateur Championship concluded today, Aug. 30, 2022 at Columbia Country Club. In total, 40 senior female golfers shot 18 holes of stroke play.

In this event, all players compete for the title of MGA Women’s Senior Amateur Champion, and players 65 or older will also compete for the title of MGA Women’s Super Senior Amateur Champion.

The round started with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.

Leading the pack for the title of Senior Amateur Champion is Kathy Glennon (Wildwood) at even par, 71. Christie Blasi (Ozark) follows in second place with a score of one over, 72. And Deirdre Robertson (Iberia) rounds out the top three in third at five over, 76. 

Robertson is also leading the Super Senior Division at five over, 76. In second place for this division is Barbara Blankenship (Jefferson City) at 11 over, 82. And Janis Clemens (Sedalia) is in third at 15 over, 86. 

Scores are also determined by division. In the 50-54 Division, Blasi is leading at one over, 72. Dee Johnson (Perryville) is in second at 13 over, 84, and Julie Krueger (Republic) is in third with a score of 23 over, 94.

Glennon leads the 55-59 Division at even par. Pam Simpson (Kansas City) follows in second place at seven over, 78, and Donna Whittaker (Scottsdale) is in third at 13 over, 84.

There’s a tie for first in the 60-64 Division between Tina Jones (Wildwood) and Debra Sawyer (Jefferson City), who both scored six over, 77 in round one. Stephany Powell (Springfield) is in third at 11 over, 82.

Robertson, Blankenship and Clemens lead the 65-69 division.

Finally, the 70+ division is led by Patty Robinson (Poplar Bluff) at 15 over, 86. Alicia Anderson (Chesterfield) is in second place at 19 over, 90, and Becky Pecher (Weldon Spring) is in third with a score of 25 over, 96.

Play will resume tomorrow with tee times starting at 9 a.m. After all players have finished 18 holes, the winners will be named and awards will be given at an awards luncheon.

Click here to view full results: golfgenius.com/pages/3372916

For more information about the Women’s Senior Amateur Championship, please contact the MGA office at mogolf@mogolf.org or (573) 636-8994.

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The Missouri Golf Association is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote the best interests and true spirit of the game of golf throughout the State of Missouri. The Missouri Golf Association was started in St. Louis in 1905 to run the Amateur Championship. Four founding clubs would be the ones in existence in St. Louis in those early years – St. Louis Country Club, Algonquin Golf Club, Glen Echo Golf Club and Normandie Golf Club. Four years later, the invite-only Missouri Amateur was held in Kansas City at Evanston Club. 1911 marked the real organization of the MGA with Bonner Miller as Secretary and Executive Director. Ever since then, the MGA has striven to provide tournaments and spaces for Missouri golfers to sharpen their skills and enjoy the game. 

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