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Three-peat in Genesee Ladies Classic

Lindsey McPherson won her third straight title.

Lindsey McPherson won her third straight title.

GRAND BLANC – Lindsey McPherson won her third straight championship in the fourth annual Genesee Ladies Classic golf invitational, shooting 71-74-145 in the 36-hole event June 27-28 at Flint Elks Club.

McPherson, a Powers Catholic graduate now playing for Michigan State University, beat Donna Benford by nine strokes to top the 16-player field. Benford’s 76-78-154 won the Senior Division for players over 50.

Darci Stocker, also a Powers Catholic graduate and the current Davison High girls’ coach, shot 84-82-166 to win the Mid-Amateur Division for players aged 24-50. The Mid-Amateur and Senior divisions were added to the tournament this year.

Stocker helped launch the Genesee Ladies Classic in 2011, along with Benford and Powers coach Jim Snow. Grand Blanc graduate and University of Michigan player Meagan Bauer won the inaugural title at Flint Golf Club.

The rest of the scores were: Alicia Flood 155, Samantha Moss 156, Kristen Wolfe 165, Tera Hamo 168, Chelsea Thomas 169, Caycee Turczyn 170, Anna Marie Gainey 173, Cammi Lucia 177, Brooke Thomas 180, Reanna Barth 183, Traci McCrumb 184, Victoria Wirth 194 and Kenwyn Chock 196.

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