Dureau, Leete capture WGC Ladies Invitational

Ocki Dureau and Joanna Leete combined to eke out a one-stroke win in the 2014 Whidbey Golf Club Ladies Invitational June 26-27.

Dureau and Leete shot a 68 to post the best Flight 1 gross score. Cathy Chapman and Lori Johnson were one stroke back at 69.

The Flight 1 net competition was also close. Carol Baldwin and Nancy Daly recorded a 53 to narrowly defeat Barbara Bailey and Barbara Calvo, who finished with a 54.

In Flight 2, Marsha Phay and Patty Cole carded a gross score of 81 to win by three strokes over three teams tied at 84.

In a tournament of tight matches, the Flight 2 net race featured the most packed finish. The duos of Cathy Ainsworth/Kelly Mannon and Diane Pierce/Roni Pierce tied for first with a 53, one shot better than two other teams, Jen McCullough/Lynette Lawson and Anna Anderson/Shirley Yunker.

Other results:

Flight 1 gross: 3, Meg LaDolce/Karla Frey, 73; 4 (tie), Sue Blaker/Diane Olshefsy and Bobbie Johnson/Lori Dedier, 75.

Flight 1 net: 3, Pam Smith/Paula Clancey, 55; 4 (tie), Jane Meadows/Michael Smith and Mary Owens/Rutha Thomas, 57.

Flight 2 gross: 2 (three-way tie): Dianne Lambert/Molly Tomita, Eleanor Wright/Phyllis Ingebretson and Sandra Shelley/Kristi Gavigan, 84; 5, Margherita Timmons/Merrily Smith, 86.

Flight 2 net: 5, Kristi LeaMaster/Joanne Hartley, 57.


Side Games

Four-person best ball: 1, Shelley/Gavigan/Joye Church/Cynthia Smith, 55; 2 (four-way tie), Bailey/Calvo/Pat McGlashan/Elaine Rickman, Barbara Bland/Pat West/LeaMaster/Hartley, Cole/Morris/Dodie Smith/Phay and McCollough/Lawson/Elizabeth Fagan/Cindy Nickels, 56.

Lucky diamond: Voegtin, Johnson, Calvo, Dodie Smith.

Closest to pin: 0-25 handicap, Clancey, 11-10; 26-plus, Phay, 20-10.

Accurate drive: Dureau.

Filly race: 1, Johnson/Dedier; 2, Phay/Cole; 3, Prior, Marcy Rekunyk; 4, Pamela Smith/Clancey; 5, Cheryl Beeksma/Linda Haslund.

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