Melanie Collins of Parkersburg wins 51st West Virginia Women’s Senior Amateur Championship

By Diane Slaughter,

Melanie Collins of Parkersburg held on to her first-day lead to take the 51st playing of the West Virginia Women’s Senior Amateur Championship, conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), Tuesday on the Cobb Course at The Resort at Glade Springs with a two-stroke lead at (+15) 159.

“We are delighted to have the Women’s Senior Amateur here on the Cobb Course and to see these women play so well,” said Glade Springs Head Golf Professional Kyle Long.  “We are all so ecstatic to have Sarah Cole on board with the WVGA.  She put on a wonderful Women’s Senior Amateur Championship.”

“We want to thank Glade Spring for hosting us and PSIMED for sponsoring our players’ dinner Monday night,” said WVGA Director of Women’s Golf and One Day Series Sarah Cole.  “The women overcame many challenging course conditions and I hope each player enjoyed their time while competing.  Congratulations to Melanie Collins and the other winners!  We hope to see many more of you next year!”

Other division winners were:

  • Championship Net: Karen Kinnett of Shepherdstown and Collins, (-4) 140;
  • First Flight Gross: Janie Webber of Daniels, (+29) 173;
  • First Flight Net: Mary Cavendish of Daniels, (-5) 139;
  • Second Flight Gross: Carolyn Outman of Hurricane, (+55) 199;
  • Second Flight Net: Kim Murphy of Winfield, (+5) 149;
  • Super Senior Third Flight Gross: Drema Watts of St. Albans, (+31) 175;
  • Super Senior Third Flight Net: Esther Joo of Summersville, (-5) 139;
  • Super Senior Fourth Flight Gross: Lois Kinneer of Hurricane, (+66) 210; and
  • Super Senior Fourth Flight Net: Grethe Christensen of Daniels, (+13) 157.

Click here to see the day’s full leaderboard:  2024 WV Women’s Senior Amateur.

For more information, please visit wvga.org.

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