Sarah and Catherine Hodson Win 22nd Louisiana Women’s Four-Ball Championship

Kinder, Louisiana – September 10, 2023

Final round results of the 22nd Louisiana Women’s Four-Ball Championship at Koasati Pines in Kinder, Louisiana on Sunday, September 10, 2023.  

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20 teams competed in the final round of the 22nd Louisiana Women’s Four-Ball Championship.  The course played to a par 72 at 5,154 yards.

Sarah Hodson of Raceland and Catherine Hodson of Baton Rouge won the 22nd Louisiana Women’s Four-Ball Championship at Koasati Pines on Sunday. Sarah and Catherine were tied for first place after round 1 with Julie Harrison of Baton Rouge and Kie McNabb of Deridder with a score of 4 under par 68. It was a tough battle all day on Sunday between the top two teams. Sarah and Catherine finished strong with a 3 under par 33 on the final nine holes to shoot the Championship low round of 6 under par 66 to finish at 10 under par 134. Maci Williams of Brusly and Evelynn Artieta of Denham Springs also shot a 6 under par 66 on Sunday to finish in solo third place at 7 under par 137. 

The LGA also conducts a Net division in its Women’s Four-Ball Championship in which all teams were pre-flighted based upon the September 1, 2023 World Handicap System revision. Per the USGA recommendations for players in a four-ball stroke play competition, course handicaps were adjusted to a 85% handicap allowance. Below are the results for the flighted divisions:

FlightWinning TeamScore
1st FlightMarge Merrell (Monroe) & Sue Roberts (Columbia)145
2nd FlightAnn Manning (Baton Rouge) & Lydia Cloninger (Lafayette)137
3rd FlightFrances Lawton (Gretna) & Leila Carino (Harvey)149
4th FlightMaggie Hebert (Baton Rouge) & Rondi Cowart (Baton Rouge)148

Koasati Pines at Coushatta was in fantastic condition. The Louisiana Golf Association would like to thank Head Golf Professional, Tim Jaquez, and Superintendent, Jordan Harrington for their support of this Championship, and their hard work to make it an amazing experience for players. 

This championship was conducted by the Louisiana Golf Association.

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