Landra Leads New Pwga Season

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In Payson Womens Golf Association tournament action, longtime association member Marge Landra played her way to a first-place finish and closest-to-the-pin honors.

Landra copped the A-flight gold May 22 at Payson Golf Course by out-dueling runner-ups Mary Jones and Joyce Karnes.

On hole #8, Landra pocketed closest-to-the-pin prize money after swatting to within 16 feet, 1 inch of the kin.

Karnes was closest on #14, with an effort that left her 31 feet, 3 inches away.

In B flight play, Kay Davis took first-place honors, edging past silver medalist Gerry Quisenberry.

Etta Nichols emerged victorious in C flight. Also in the flight, Alesha Calderwood finished second.

D flight play saw Billie Gibbs finish as runner-up behind Wilma Smith.

In a best ball team tournament May 15, the foursome of Laura Meyocks, Smith, Karnes and Gibbs carded a 123 to finish first.

With a 127, Dee Orr, Glenda Cook, Kay Davis and Lynn Kools were second.

Smith won closest-to-the-pin prize money on #5 by finishing 32 feet, 2 inches away.

Calderwood, who won on hole #17, finished 12 feet, 6 inches shy of the flag.

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