Griffith, Javadi, Carter, Vaughn Take 2014 Chattanooga Women’s City Championship Wins

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Championship Medalist Samantha Griffith cruised to a 6&5 victory over Pam Austin during the quarterfinals in match play of the 2014 Chattanooga Women’s City Championship Tuesday. 

Natalie Javadi had an impressive 5&4 win over #3 seed Phyllis Loftsgard.  In playing 2 over par golf, Baylor golfer Natalie said, “I drove it perfectly all day and made a few putts because I got used to the greens."

In other Championship Flight matches, #2 seed Rachel Rebne battled a balky putter in losing to Linda Carter.      #4 Kathy Vaughn won a 6&5 decision over Hazel Davis.

 In the Senior Division, Susan Thurman took the first round lead with an 84.  The seniors complete play on Thursday.

 Wednesday’s Semifinal Tee Times

Championship Flight

8:00 am                (1)Samantha Griffith vs (4) Kathy Vaughn

8:09 am                (6)Natali Javadi vs (7) Linda Carter


First Flight

8:18 am                (1) Carlene Ryon vs (4) Lynn McGee

8:27 am                (2) Nancy Logue vs (3) Patty Donahoo


Second Flight

8:36 am                (1) Cassandra Godbold vs (5) Lynn Heck

8:45 am                (2) Lesley Dunn vs (3)Sharon Powell


Third Flight

8:54 am                (1) Pam Jones vs (4) Edwina Montgomery

9:03 am                (2) Evelyn Williams vs (3) Brittany Marcum


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