OAKLAND, Neb. — A chip-in for birdie on the first playoff hole Wednesday lifted Omaha’s Jane Pohlman to her fifth Nebraska Senior Women’s Amateur title.
Pohlman ended the 54-hole tournament at Oakland Golf Club tied with three-time defending champion Susan Marchese of Omaha at 10-over-par 226.
Marchese led by three strokes after shooting a tourney-low 69 in the second round and was ahead by four with nine holes left in the final round before falling into a tie with four holes left.
Pohlman bogeyed the 15th but recovered the lost stroke with a birdie on the 17th. Her chip-in in the playoff came from the back of the green.
Final leaders: 1, Jane Pohlman, Omaha, 71-78-77—226 (won playoff). 2, Susan Marchese, Omaha, 77-69-80—226. 3, Julie Hall, Norfolk, 79-75-79—233. 4, Cathy Nelson, Omaha, 77-80-77—234. 5, Pat Linson, Papillion, 79-80-80—239; Linda Willis, Omaha, 78-81-80—239. 7, tie, Dana Kness, Holdrege, 87-76-80—243; Debbie Wilbeck, 78-82-83—243. 9, Barb Muldoon, Omaha, 84-83-84—251. 10, Tracey Whitley, Bellevue, 84-82-86—252. 11, Nancy Pflug, Omaha, 90-80-85—255. 12, Shirley Regan, Grand Island, 86-90-84—260. 13, Debbie Sandstedt, Bellevue, 91-85-86—262. 14, tie, Teressa Yung, Holdrege, 92-85-86—263; Julie Riewer, Omaha, 88-88-87—263; Carla Whittaker, Omaha, 87-82-94—263.