Updated: October 17, 2012 6:09AM
The inaugural Midlothian Country Club Challenge, with girls golf teams from six local area high schools competing for team and individual honors, was played at Midlothian Country Club recently. The event was won by the host Marist RedHawks with a team score of 406. Mother McAuley finished second with a combined score of 415 and Marian Catholic finished in third place with a combined score of 416.
Stagg finished in fourth place with a combined score of 420 with Nazareth finishing fifth and Fenwick High School finishing sixth.
Individual medalist honors went to Bree Veazey, from Marian Catholic, with an 18-hole score of even-par 73. Nina Nicpon, of Marian, finished second with an 84 and Taylor Lambertson, of Stagg, finished third with a score of 89.
The winner of a closest-to-the-pin contest on Midlothian’s 12th hole was Anna Rafanelli, of Nazareth, and the long-drive winner was Veazey.
For the girl’s tournament, the historic U.S. Open golf course at Midlothian Country Club played at 5,389 yards. Midlothian Country Club was founded in 1898 and was the site of the 1914 U.S. Open Championship, won by Walter Hagen.
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