Gradoville/Seiser, Kubesheski/Grady go wire-to-wire at 8th IGA Women’s Four-Ball
With temperatures nearing 100°, players not only faced another day of intense competition, but the heat as well.
Anne Gradoville and Paige Seiser’s second round score of 68 (-3) proved to be just enough to outrun the Open Division field by one stroke. Their blemish-free path to the top included 10 birdies and 26 pars (-10).
The twin duo of Hailey and Hannah Bermel (Cedar Falls) started the final round four shots off the front-runners, but an eagle and five birdies propelled them up the leaderboard to a second place finish at 133 (-9). The twins had five birdies and an eagle in their final round.
Despite scorching temperatures Rose Kubesheski and Margene Grady kept their cool Monday posting a 77 (+6) and finish the championship at 145 (+3). One birdie in the final round helped sustain their lead in the Senior Division. Only one stroke behind with a 146, Nancy Olberding and Beth Duenow finished in second place.
In the Open – NET Division Kelly Grimes and Sue Harmon posted a 125 (-17) and Emily Snelling and Sarah McMichael placed second with a 128 (-14). In the Senior – NET Division Carolyn LaRue and Jean Burch finished 20-under par at 122. Ardrae Parmenter and Noreen Christians followed close behind with a 123 (-19).