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Posted: 8/15/02

Libby Smith Wins 4th VSWGA Championship

Libby Smith, of Essex Junction and Alburg Country Club won her fourth consecutive VSWGA state amateur championship Thursday at Champlain Country Club. Libby fired a 1-under par round of 70 on the opening day of competition giving her a 5 stroke lead over newcomer, Andrea Brown of Williston. Libby struggled a bit on Wednesday with a round of 77, but still maintained a 3 stroke lead over Andrea and an eight stroke lead over Margie Bowes of Mt. Anthony. In the final round, Libby fired a steady one-over par round of 72 for a total of 219 to win by seven strokes over Andrea. Margie was third at 230.

Ann O'Day of the Country Club of Vermont fired three very consistent rounds of 78 to finish in fourth place. Fourteen year old Tayler Johnson of Champlain was the junior winner with a score of 252.

Diane Jones of Lake Morey and Ellen Sheffer of Neshobe tied for low net with scores of 207. Diane won the low net title in a match of cards.

Williston Country Club took the Buxton Cup away from a strong Rutland team.

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More Fun Than Golf?

The Prizes

The Banquet

Libby with VSWGA President

Kathy Domenicucci

Low Net Winners

Diane Jones and Ellen Sheffer 

The Press

Margie, Libby, and Andrea

14th Hole

14th Hole