ANAMOSA - As a former Wapsi women’s club champion, Laurie Woods knew exactly when the right time was to make a run competing at the 2020 event Saturday, July 25.
And her timing proved to once again be perfect, as Woods’ back-nine round of 37 was enough to hold off the talented field of golfers and claim another Wapsi women’s club championship.
Woods opened with a first-nine total of 40 that had her tied for tied for third trailing Sherry Streets (37) by three strokes and Jenny Houska (38) by two.
Woods’ 18-hole total of 77 claimed the title by two shots over Deb Byers at the one-day event.
Byers, another former champion, was also sensational on her final nine holes making her way through the challenging and narrow Wapsi course with a 37, that equaled Woods and Streets for the low nine-hole total of the tournament.
Byers finished with a 79 while Streets, who carded a 43 on her final nine holes, tallied an 80 to take third overall on the day.
Houska came through with a final nine-hole score of 43 to tie fourth overall with Ryann Nemmers (42-39), as each turned in cards of 81.
Hannah Houska, placed sixth in the championship flight coming through with an 82 (42-40) while Cassie Caldwell fired an 83 (40-43) to take seventh.
Angie Ditch (48-39) and Debbie Schultz (45-44) rounded out the championship flight at the Wapsi women’s club tournament turning in cards of 87 and 89, respectively.
Mary Zabloudil claimed the top honors in the first flight shooting a solid 80 (39-41) while Tammy Luchtenberg was runner-up on the class with an 82 (41-41).
M.J. Breashears led all golfers in the second flight turning in a 91 (44-47) that edged runner-up Chris Klein (46-49) by four shots.
Cathie Cruise topped the third flight making her way through the Wapsi course with a 109 (59-50).