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Anna Schultz Wins Eclectic in Playoff

Anna Schultz Wins Eclectic in Playoff

Austin – Anna Schultz won the Women’s Eclectic in a sudden-death playoff against Kathy Skinner at the Onion Creek Club. Both players’ eclectic score was a one-under-par, 69. In the Overall Net Championship, Brenda Candelet came from behind and won with an overall score of 12-under-par, 58.

Anna Schultz of Heath was the solo overnight leader headed into the final round of The Eclectic Championship. She was three-over-par in the first round and flipped the script in the second round. Carding two pars where she made bogies in the first round, she made a birdie on the par five, seventh for a two stroke swing.

Kathy Skinner from The Hills, arguably had an even more impressive second round. Skinner trailed Schultz by three after the first round and by the time she finished her round, she was tied with Schultz at one-under. Skinner’s most important hole was the 13th where she made double-bogey in the first round. A par in the second round helped get her into the playoff.

In the playoff, the competitors played the first hole and recorded a par, five. Playing the hole again, Skinner was forced to lay up after her tee shot found the trees on the right. Schultz, hitting her third, knocked it to three feet. Skinner needed to make 40 foot putt from the back of green for par to continue adding pressure to Schultz. Skinner’s putt came up a foot short and Schultz’s birdie settled in the bottom of the cup and Anna Schultz became the 2018 Eclectic Champion.

For the Overall Net Title, Brenda Candelet of Houston was making everything during the final round. Candelet trailed the three leaders by 13 strokes.  Her round was highlighted by two net eagles on the seventh and eighteenth holes, both par fives and eight net birdies. At the end of the round, her 12-under-par eclectic total of 58 was one better than Jennifer Leblanc of Magnolia, Marti Gebert of Boerne and Claudia Willis of Montgomery.

The Eclectic players were split equally into seven flights based on Handicap Index. In the first flight, Carol Turnage took the gross title and Sherri Buster took the net. The Second flight’s winners were Kathy Skinner in the gross division and Michaelyn Farmer in the net division. Debbie Clemens won the gross title in and Cynthia Birch the net in the third flight. In the fourth flight, Claudia Willis captured the gross title and Judy Harris took home the net title. The fifth flight saw Margaret Bosman as the gross winner holder and B.A. Needham the net. Patsy Hughes was on top of the leaderboard of the gross division and Marlene Womack won the net in the sixth flight. Finally in the seventh flight, Marti Gebert won the gross division and Jennifer Leblanc was champion of the net.

The Texas Golf Association would like to thank the hard working professional, maintenance and food and beverage staff of the Onion Creek Club. The course was in spectacular condition and every player raved about their time at the club.
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