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Cox Notches Vicki DiSantis Girls' Win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Final round results of the 10th Vicki DiSantis Girls' Championship held at Pine Island Country Club , N.C. on Sunday, May 3, 2015. Par 35-37--72, 6,065 yards (Course Rating: 74.1/136).
 

Champion Emily Cox of Lancaster, S.C. with Vicki DiSantis. [+] Enlarge

Playing in her first Vicki DiSantis Girls' Championship, high school sophomore Emily Cox of Lancaster, S.C. made a 15-foot par putt on the final hole to capture the title by one stroke. "The last putt almost got me," Cox reflected. "But in the back of my mind, I knew I was going to make it." Starting the day one back of the leader, Cox mixed two late birdies with four bogeys for a final round two-over-par 74. Her two-day total of two-over-par 146 proved to be just enough to edge the rest of the field. Video Interview

Five players had a good chance to claim the victory, but faltered at the uphill 391 yard par-4 18th hole. It played the second toughest in the final round with a 4.932 stroke average. Runners-up Samantha Vodry of Mooresville, N.C. and Anna Redding of Concord, N.C. both made bogey on that hole to miss forcing a playoff.

Also finishing tied for second with Vodry and Redding at three-over-par 147 was two-time defending Jimmy Anderson Girls' champion Jennifer Chang of Cary, N.C. Two late birdies on holes 14 and 15 were not enough to overcome her two-over-par start on the front nine. A final bogey on the par-3 17th knocked her out of contention.

With a birdie on hole 14, Emilia Migliaccio of Cary, N.C. was leading the tournament at one-over-par until she ended her round bogey, double bogey. She finished tied for fifth with first round leader Gracyn Burgess of Lexington, S.C. at four-over-par 148. Burgess, a high school freshman started the day with a one-shot lead but struggled on the back nine. She recorded three bogeys and one double bogey toward a final round five-over-par 77.

2014 champion Kelli Murphy of Elgin, S.C. is a freshman on the golf team at Auburn University and not eligible for the event.

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The 10th Vicki DiSantis Girls' Championship is 36 holes of stroke play. Entry is open to any female amateur golfer ages 12 to 18 as of May 3, 2015, who has not started college, is a legal resident of North Carolina or South Carolina, is a member in good standing of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) and has a Handicap Index that does not exceed 18.3.

The CGA would like to thank the staff of Pine Island Country Club for their hospitality and help conducting this championship. Also a special thanks to the volunteer rules officials and on-course scorers who added to the experience for the players.

Hole-by-hole scoring

10th Vicki DiSantis Girls' Championship
May 3, 2015
Pine Island Country Club
Charlotte, N.C.
6,065 yards, par 72

Final Results

Place   Name   Score
1 Emily Cox (2017),  Lancaster, SC  72-74--146
T2 Anna Redding (2015),  Concord, NC  73-74--147
T2 Jennifer Chang (2018),  Cary, NC  73-74--147
T2 Samantha Vodry (2016),  Mooresville, NC  74-73--147
T5 Emilia Migliaccio (2017),  Cary, NC  75-73--148
T5 Gracyn Burgess (2018),  Lexington, SC  71-77--148
7 Ashley Czarnecki (2016),  Greenville, SC  72-77--149
T8 Jensen Castle (2019),  West Columbia, SC  73-77--150
T8 Siranon Shoomee (2016),  Sanford, NC  74-76--150
T8 Victoria Huskey (2016),  Greenville, SC  73-77--150
T11 Amy Wooten (2018),  Clinton, NC  75-76--151
T11 Haeley Wotnosky (2018),  Wake Forest, NC  79-72--151
T11 Kendall Dobbins (2016),  Summerfield, NC  76-75--151
T14 Jodee Tindal (2017),  Rock Hill, SC   75-78--153
T14 Madison Moosa (2017),  Charlotte, NC  77-76--153
16 Anna Chanthaphaeng (2016),  Boiling Springs, SC  76-79--155
T17 Annika Bovender (2015),  Mt Pleasant, SC  75-81--156
T17 Killian Casson (2015),  Greenville, NC  78-78--156
T19 Anne Taylor Hough (2015),  Spartanburg, SC  79-78--157
T19 Annie Collom (2015),  Davidson, NC  78-79--157
T19 Rachel Kuehn (2019),  Asheville, NC  77-80--157
T22 Grace Yatawara (2016),  Salisbury, NC  77-81--158
T22 Savanah Goodman (2016),  Easley, SC  78-80--158
T22 Smith Knaffle (2019),  Murrells Inlet, SC  81-77--158
T25 Anna McDonald (2019),  Hickory, NC  82-77--159
T25 Isabella Rusher (2015),  Salisbury, NC  77-82--159
T25 Morgan Cox (2016),  Easley, SC  77-82--159
T28 Callista Rice (2017),  Mars Hill, NC  80-80--160
T28 Catherine Ashworth (2015),  Fuquay-Varina, NC  82-78--160
T28 Holly McCann (2019),  Raleigh, NC  82-78--160
T31 Alexis Sudjianto (2019),  Charlotte, NC  78-83--161
T31 Anna Grace Brock (2019),  Greenwood, SC  78-83--161
T31 Carly Lyvers (2018),  Greenville, SC  78-83--161
T31 Kathleen Sumner (2017),  Charleston, SC  79-82--161
T31 Kathryn Carson (2017),  Mooresville, NC  80-81--161
T31 Sophie Holland (2020),  Cornelius, NC  77-84--161
T37 Emily Hawkins (2018),  Lexington, NC  80-82--162
T37 Kat Floyd (2020),  Chapel Hill, NC  80-82--162
T37 Moon Cheong (2017),  Charlotte, NC  83-79--162
T37 Muskan Uppal (2019),  Cornelius, NC  84-78--162
T37 Reilly Thomas (2017),  Cary, NC  83-79--162
T42 Elizabeth Nguyen (2017),  Pinehurst, NC  82-81--163
T42 Hailey Cleary (2016),  Lexington, SC  81-82--163
T42 Hailey Freedman (2018),  Chapel Hill, NC  82-81--163
T42 Morgan Laird (2015),  Waxhaw, NC  82-81--163
T46 Janie Thomas (2016),  Winston-Salem, NC  85-79--164
T46 Lydia Randell (2015),  Walnut Cove , NC  82-82--164
T46 Makalyn Poole (2015),  Williamston, SC  86-78--164
T46 Riley Smyth (2018),  Cary, NC  83-81--164
T50 Carley Cox (2015),  China Grove, NC  87-78--165
T50 Elle Johnson (2019),  Inman, SC  85-80--165
T52 Ashlee Richardson (2017),  Simpsonville, SC  81-85--166
T52 Chelsea Mansel (2015),  Greer, SC  83-83--166
T52 Natalie Petersen (2017),  Holly Springs, NC  85-81--166
T52 Whitney Carter (2016),  Rock Hill, SC  85-81--166
T56 Alexis Whitney (2016),  Charlotte, NC  84-83--167
T56 Delanie Mortier (2017),  N. Charleston, SC  80-87--167
T56 Madison Elliott (2017),  North Myrtle Beach, SC  83-84--167
59 Alyssa Campbell (2018),  Clover, SC  83-85--168
T60 Ann Elizabeth Gore (2015),  Lexington, SC  87-82--169
T60 Anna Morgan (2019),  Spartanburg, SC  87-82--169
T60 Keri Kenkel (2017),  Charlotte, NC  82-87--169
T63 Anna Freeman (2017),  Aiken, SC  86-84--170
T63 Kate Hill (2016),  Clemson, SC  89-81--170
T63 Taylor Hinson (2017),  Belmont, NC  90-80--170
T63 Taylor Mayers (2016),  Summerville, SC  81-89--170
T67 Alexis Jarrell (2018),  Davidson, NC  83-88--171
T67 Carrie Catherine Ganim (2016),  Greensboro, NC  81-90--171
T67 Meghan Symonds (2015),  Cary, NC  80-91--171
T70 Blake Hodges (2015),  Woodruff, SC  83-90--173
T70 Caroline Duggan (2019),  Holly Springs, NC  84-89--173
T70 Kaitlyn Maready (2017),  Jacksonville, NC  85-88--173
73 Abby Parsons (2016),  Pinehurst, NC  92-83--175
74 Emily Dunlap (2019),  Greenville, SC  86-90--176
75 Michelle Harn (2019),  Charlotte, NC  87-90--177
T76 Emma Reid (2018),  Fletcher, NC  92-86--178
T76 Mogie Adamchik (2017),  Raleigh, NC  95-83--178
78 Susannah Ireland (2017),  Wake Forest, NC  91-89--180
T79 Ellis Hunter (2016),  Greensboro, NC  94-88--182
T79 Hannah Rose Bruxvoort (2018),  Chapel Hill, NC  89-93--182
T81 Cassie Paulin (2017),  Winston Salem, NC  94-90--184
T81 Janie Gooch (2017),  Raleigh , NC   87-97--184
T83 Danielle Mirovich (2017),  Mt. Pleasant, NC  95-90--185
T83 Sarah Hardin (2017),  West Jefferson, NC  86-99--185
85 Nicole Kramer (2018),  Charlotte, NC  96-94--190
86 Taylor Cozart (2016),  Taylorsville, NC  105-86--191
87 Mallory Fobes (2019),  East Bend, NC  101-95--196
88 Kate Beeken (2016),  Davidson , NC  102-98--200

  

About the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA)

The CGA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization that was founded in 1909 to promote and to protect the game of golf in the Carolinas by providing competitions, education, support and benefits to golf clubs and golfers. The CGA is the second largest golf association in the country with over 700 member clubs represented by nearly 150,000 individuals.

Now in its 106th year, the CGA annually conducts 43 championships and five team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also runs over 140 One-Day (net and gross) events and qualifying for USGA national championships. The CGA serves golf in the Carolinas with numerous programs such as: the USGA Handicap System; tournament management software and support; course measuring and course/slope ratings; agronomy consultation; answers about the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, and Handicapping; Carolinas Golf Magazine; Interclub series; Tarheel Youth Golf Association; Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame; expense assistance for USGA Junior and Girls' Junior qualifiers from the Carolinas; and the Carolinas Golf Foundation (CGF). The CGF has distributed more than $1,500,000 since 1977 to benefit Carolinas' golf initiatives including junior and women's programs.    

For more information about the CGA, visit www.carolinasgolf.org.

 

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