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Colwill defends AZ Women's Am title with 4 shots to spare
Emily Colwell (Memphis photo)
Emily Colwell (Memphis photo)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Aug. 8, 2018) – Sydney Colwill used a final-round 67 at Camelback Golf Club to run away with the Arizona Women’s Amateur on Wednesday. Colwill, who also won this event last year, finished 54 hole at 6 under, good for a four-shot victory.

Colwill, a Tucson native, will be a senior at the University of Memphis. Her final round included an eagle at the par-5 third, then four more birdies on the day. It was the best round of the tournament.

Besides Colwill, only two other players got below par for the tournament, including runner-up Erin Sargent, at 2 under, and Mikayla Fitzpatrick, at 1 under. Sargent is a sophomore at the University of Wyoming while Fitzpatrick is a junior at Xavier. All three of the top players on the leaderboard were under 70 in the final round.

Tui Selvaratnam, who won this tournament four consecutive times from 2000 to 2003, finished T-14 at 17 over.

ABOUT THE Arizona Women's Stroke Play

The Championship shall consist of 54 holes of stroke play. The Tournament Committee will determine the number of competitors vying for the Championship and all other flights based on the size and composition of the field.

Eligibility: This tournament is open to female amateur golfers (the USGA Transgender policy applies), who are AWGA members in good standing for at least 30 days prior to the first day of the tournament. Participants must be 14 years of age or older and have an GHIN Handicap Index no greater then 36.0; if between the ages of 14-17, they must have a Handicap Index of 12.0 or less.

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