|Soo Takes Home President's Cup|
Published: Friday, 06 July 2012 01:38
Golfer Ruby Soo shows her President's Trophy.
Ruby Soo won the 60th annual Alameda Women's Golf Club (AWGC) President's Cup last Thursday at the Earl Fry Course by shooting a net 195.
Soo, a third-flight golfer — golfers with a handicap of 25 to 33 — dominated the three-day event from start to finish.
On the first day of the event, June 14, Soo took the early lead shooting a net 63. In the second round, she shot a net 67, tied for second place, one stroke behind Ethel Lerche's net 67.
Soo finished strong with the low net of the day, a net 65, in the final round Thursday, June 28.
Ethel Lerche shot a net 200 over the course of the tournament for second place. Lerche, a fourth-flight golfer — handicap of 33 to 40 — shot a net 68 in day one of the tournament and followed that up with a net 66 on day two and three.
There was a three-way tie for third place with Dot Moody and Bernice Herzberg, first-flight golfers — handicap of 11 to 19 — and Jenny Hong, from the second-flight bracket — handicap of 20 to 25 — each posting a net 216.
Thirty-three participants played in the long-standing golf tourna- ment with five dropping out before completing all three days.
The first and last days of the tournament were played at the Fry Course while the second leg of the event was played on the Jack Clark Course.
Fran Mori won the day three closest-to-hole competition on the seventh hole by placing her ball 20'7" from the pin. Bobbie Hoepner was victorious in the competition on the eleventh hole when her ball landed 22'9" from the pin.
Cheryl Saxton shot the lowest gross of day three with an 81.