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Saturday, June 17

IWGA Women's State Amateur Championship final results          Send a link to a friend

[JUNE 17, 2006]  GALESBURG -- Megan Godfrey of Homewood defeated Lauren May of St. Charles on Friday to claim the 73rd Women's State Amateur Championship at Soangetaha in Galesburg. Godfrey was 6-up after nine holes. May won the 10th hole. Godfrey won the 11th hole and closed the match by winning the 12th. The match finished in Godfrey's favor 7 and 6.

Both May and Godfrey advanced to the championship match by winning over two different opponents in match play Thursday morning and afternoon.

Tournament results for all matches follow.

State winners

  • 2006 State Amateur champion: Megan Godfrey, Homewood, Glenwoodie Golf Club

  • 2006 State Amateur runner-up: Lauren May, St. Charles, Pottowatomie Golf Club

  • Championship flight winner: Megan Godfrey, 7 and 6, Homewood, Glenwoodie Golf Club

  • Championship flight runner-up: Lauren May, St. Charles, Pottowatomie Golf Club

  • First flight winner: Lisa Bailey, 2 and 1, Gibson City, Railside Golf Course

  • First flight runner-up: Laura Carson, Lake Bluff, Onwentsia

  • Second flight winner: Katie O'Donnell, 1 up, Mount Prospect, Mount Prospect Golf Club

  • Second flight runner-up: Trisha Blake, Galesburg, Lake Bracken Country Club

  • Third flight winner: Jaleesa Burton, 6 and 5, Monmouth, Gibson Woods

  • Third flight runner-up: Pam Sherry, Springfield, Panther Creek

  • Fourth flight winner: Lisa Rastede, 2 and 1, Sterling, Rock River Country Club

  • Fourth flight runner-up: Marlene Miller, Highland Park, Exmoor Country Club

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  • Fifth flight winner: Janice Keerns, 1 up, Danville, Harrison Park Golf Course

  • Fifth flight runner-up: Marcia Seaton, Pecatonica, Park Hills Golf Course

  • Sixth flight winner: Lisa Schad, 2 and 1, Springfield, Illini Country Club

  • Sixth flight runner-up: Christine King, Oak Park, Silver Lake Country Club

  • Seventh flight winner: Allison Oakley, 4 and 3, Quincy, Quincy Country Club

  • Seventh flight runner-up: Jeanette Stolte, Galesburg, Soangetaha Country Club

About IWGA

Founded in 1933, the IWGA is an all-volunteer organization devoted to advancing golf opportunities for the women and girls of Illinois by conducting state championship tournaments and through fundraising to support charitable contributions to individual and organizations that embody the spirit of amateur golf.

In addition to running three state championship tournaments each year, the all-volunteer association, through its charitable giving, actively supports women's golf teams in Illinois public colleges, the Evans Scholars Fund, programs for veterans and the Susan G. Komen Fund. Annually, the association awards the Julia Dodds Scholarship to an outstanding junior golfer. Funding for these and other charitable contributions comes primarily from clubs and associations sponsoring an annual Victory Tournament. Grants totaled more than $24,000 in 2005.

Board members' names, past tournament results and entry forms are available at

[Illinois Women's Golf Association news release]

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