REGION – Tiffany Maurycy of Killington Golf Club fired a 5-over par 77 to take the lead after the first day of the 2017 Vermont women’s mid-amateur golf championship at Jay Peak Resort, on the par-72 mountain course designed by Graham Cooke. She held a two-stroke lead going into the second and final day of the championship, and she added to that lead to emerge triumphant after shooting a 3-over par 75 on Sunday for an impressive two-day total 152. It was her fourth Mid-Am title, following championships in 2007, 2013 and 2015.
In second place, winning the runner-up trophy, was two-time winner Reggie Parker of Green Mountain National GC, who finished with a 158, six strokes behind Maurycy. Parker had shot 79 the day before.
Jeanne Morrissey of Williston GC, who had been in solo fourth place after the first day with an 82, placed third with 164. Kristine Mahoney of Rutland CC placed fourth on the final day, winning a match of cards against Sue Bennett of Jay Peak. Both had a total of 166. Mahoney had tied for fifth the day before with Jena Wood of Stowe CC, with 83.
Nancy Gorham-Lasante finished with a 169 (137 net), earning her the low net prize.
The other gross prize winners were Gretchen White of Williston GC (169, sixth place), Susie Bremner of Rocky Ridge GC (170, seventh place), and Terry Boyce of Killington GC (171, eighth place).
Winner of the Margaret Dick Cup in the team competition was Green Mountain National GC.
Sixty players made up the field this year. Three-time winner and defending champion Holly Reynolds of Copley CC did not compete this year.
The Mid-Ams were the final major championship of the VSWGA season.
Full field results are available at www.vswga.org