(Old Hickory, TN) - The Executive Women's Golf Association (EWGA) crowned Katie (Tewell) Brinker the 2014 EWGA Championship Finals Champion at The Hermitage Golf Course in Old Hickory, Tennessee on Saturday evening October 11, 2014, with husband Zach on the bag as her caddie. With four consecutive birdies starting at the 312-yard, par 4, 15th hole to finish her final round, the 29-year old medalist begins her reign over EWGA's 14,000 members.
The 36-hole event reigned low gross champions in five flights including the First Flight's Triva Ashcraft (82-82/164) from the Fresno/San Joaquin, California Chapter; Second Flight's Karen Biscaha (92-88/180) representing the Sacramento, California Chapter (and 5 years-in-a-row flight medalist in multiple flights); Third Flight's Jennifer Shoemaker (87-95/182) from the Albany/Capital Region, New York Chapter; and Laurie Eriksen (105-109/214) of the Wilmington, Delaware Chapter. Winning the Scramble Division was Christy Mahan, Karen East, Natalie Gay and Trisha Cooper from EWGA's Central Arkansas Chapter carding a two-day total of 68-67/135.
The first place low gross and net winners earn an exemption into the 2015 EWGA Championship Finals. Standout low net winners include Albuquerque, New Mexico Chapter's Ingrid Rooslid (79-69/148); Des Moines, Iowa Chapter's Rachel O'Hanlon (69-67/136) winning in a scorecard playoff; Houston, Texas Chapter's Kimberly Wright (71-71/142); Milwaukee, WI Chapter's Dawn Pettis (69-69/138); and Tucson/Old Pueblo, Arizona Chapter's Debra Dillon (78-70/148).
Topping the Nashville Music City Charts was Nancy Lopez Golf who outfitted EWGA's Tournament Operations (TOPS) Committee, a group of volunteer members within the golf association, responsible for event governance and management. National supporting partners Titleist and Yamaha were present for opening ceremonies. For all competitor results, visit www.EWGAChampionship.com/results.