Jones and Kolius Secure Victory at Women's Net
SAINT AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Xiaolin Jones and Joanne Kolius win the Middle and Forward divisions respectively at the Women’s Net Championship at the Slammer & Squire Golf Club at World Golf Village.
Xiaolin Jones captured the overall victory of the Middle Division as well as the Middle First Flight victory on Sunday with a 36-hole net total of (-3) shooting rounds of 71-70. Jones carded six net birdies and two gross birdies over 36 holes securing the win by four strokes over Christine Martin. Martin finished second overall with a 36-hole total of (+1). She carded rounds of 75-70 with four net birdies, two net eagles, and two gross birdies over 36 holes.
Joanne Kolius secured her first FSGA win of the Forward Division and the Forward First Flight with a 36-hole net total of (-4) shooting rounds of 68-72. Kolius carded seven net birdies, three net eagles, and one gross birdie over the two rounds. Sonia Frederick finished in second place, two shots behind Kolius. Frederick carded 12 net birdies, one net eagle, and one gross birdie over 36 holes.
Although Christine Martin finished second in her division, she secured the win of the Middle Flight over Nicola de Stwolinska. Martin and de Stwolinska tied with a net total of (+1) over 36-holes, but using the USGA method of tie-breaking, Martin won by one shot after shooting a net 35 on her final nine holes.
Jennie Taylor won the Forward Flight by three strokes over Carol Klay. Taylor carded a 36-hole net total of (+8) with rounds of 79-73. Taylor’s final round of 73 helped her to overcome a three shot deficit after the first round. Highlights from her weekend included six net birdies and one net eagle over the two rounds.