LPGA Northeast Section Championships - History

2012 Northeast Section Championship

Susan Ginter from Wilton, Conn. (74-77=151) won the Championship Divisio of the LPGA Northeast Section Championship and an exemption into the 2013 Wegmans LPGA Championship. Missie Berteotti from Pittsburgh, Penn. finished second (76-79=155).

Beverly Davis from Greenwich, Conn. (79-74=153) won the Senior Division followed by Cindy Miller from Williamsville, N.Y. (84-73=157).

Joy Bonhurst from Gaithersburg, Md. (77-79=156) won the Challenge Division followed by Laura Tyler of Northumberland, Penn. (89-81=170).

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2011 Northeast Section Championship

Susan Ginter from Wilton, Conn. (74-77=151) won the Championship Division of the LPGA Northeast Section Championship and an exemption into the 2013 Wegmans LPGA Championship. Missie Berteotti from Pittsburgh, Penn. finished second (76-79=155).

Beverly Davis from Greenwich, Conn. (79-74=153) won the Senior Division followed by Cindy Miller from Williamsville, N.Y. (84-73=157).

Joy Bonhurst from Gaithersburg, Md. (77-79=156) won the Challenge Division followed by Laura Tyler of Northumberland, Penn. (89-81=170).   Results>>

2011 Northeast Section Championship

After a sudden-death playoff, expectant mother Julie Peluso of Clifton, New Jersey, took home the 2011 LPGA T&CP Callaway Championship title along with the coveted exemption into the 2012 Wegmans LPGA Championship. Peluso carded scores of 76-69 (145) to share the lead with her former college roommate Lynn Valentine who finished runner up after the four hole playoff, scoring 70-75 (145). Peluso's win earned her $1,500 - enough to buy diapers for the baby girl she is expecting in four months.

Linda Nevatt of Churchville, Pennsylvania edged out former LPGA Tour player, Cindy Miller of Silver Creek, NY, to take home the Senior Division title, firing 74-70 (144). This marks Nevatt's second Northeast Senior Division win. Miller carded two solid rounds 71-75 (146) to finish runner up. Final Results>>

2010 Northeast Section Championship

Sue Ginter (left) of Ridgefield, CT successfully defended her 2009 title by winning the Championship Division of the 2010 Calloway Championship presented by IrishLinks held at The Ace Club in Lafayette Hill, PA. Ginter will represent the LPGA Northeast section in the tour's LPGA Championship next June. Marjorie Jones of New York City, NY won the Senior Division.  (Story and photos courtesy of Rick Woelfel)  Final Results>> 

2009 Northeast Section Championship

Sue Ginter successfully defended her title at the 2009 Turning Stone Resort LPGA T&CP Northeast Section Championship with a score of 153 (75, 78).Senior Division winner, Linda Nevatt, finished the weather-shortened, 27-hole competition with a 74, 37. Ginter's win has earned her a spot in the 2010 LPGA Championship, and both division winners will receive an exemption into the 2010 LPGA T&CP National Championship. Final Results>>

2008 LPGA Northeast Section Mixed Team Championship

Susan Ginter-Brooker from Wilton, Ct. waited through a four-hour rain delay on Tuesday to win the 2008 LPGA Northeast Section Championship at The Golf Club at Equinox. She closed with an even-par 72 to go with a 73 on Monday and complete the 36 holes in 1-over-par 145. Kammy Maxfeldt of Norwalk, CT closed with a 75 to finish two shots behind at 147. Troy Beck of Glenn Dale, MD won the Senior Division title with a closing 73 that gave her a 36-hole total of even-par 144.

2008 LPGA Northeast Section Mixed Team Championship

The duo of Sue Ginter-Brooker and Robert Deruntz took top honors at the 2008 LPGA T&CP Northeast Section Mixed Team Championship on Oct. 9th, which was hosted at Montauk Downs on Eastern Long Island. Ginter-Brooker and Deruntz carded a 32 on the front nine in a scramble format, then followed up with a 30 on the back nine, which was played in a modified Pinehurst (both hit driver and choose, then alternate shot).

2007 Northeast Section Championship

Manchester, VT- After two windy and rainy days at the LPGA Northeast Section Championship, Gleneagles Golf Club in Manchester, VT, Wendy Modic (left in photo with Troy Beck, LPGA NE Section President) finished with a 71-74=145 to defeat runner-up and  last year's defending champion, Patricia Frohna-Post . With this section championship win, Modic earned a spot in the 2008 McDonalds LPGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola.
 
M.J. Smith (photo, right) captured the senior division championship finishing with a 74-74=148 total, two strokes ahead of Mary Lawrence.

2007 Pro-Pro Team Tournament

1st Place:  Marjorie Jones/Helen West - 67
2nd Place:  Beverly Davis/Cindy Miller -   69
3rd Place:  Angela Aulenti/Kammy Maxfeldt - 72
4th Place:  Wendy Ferrara/Sunny Roark - 74

2006  Northeast Section Championship
presented by MasterCard

Patricia Frohna-Post of Germantown, MD came out on top of a two-hole playoff against CJ Reeves and Nadia Ste-Marie to win the LPGA T&CP Northeast Section Championship presented by MasterCard at Glenn Dale Golf Club in Glenn Dale, MD. M.J. Smith of Waldorf, MD captured the Senior Division title.

2005 Northeast Section Championship
presented by MasterCard

LAFAYETTE HILL, PA - Alicia Dibos (left in photo) of Old Greenwich, Conn. won the 2005 LPGA T&CP Northeast Section Championship presented by MasterCard (73-71=144).  For the second year, M.J. Smith (photo, right) of Waldrof, MD captured the senior division champion title (77-73=150).
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