Javadi Wins Women's City Golf Championship

Friday, July 19, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Former Baylor School standout Emily Javadi won the Chattanooga Women's Golf Association city tournament on Thursday with a 3 and 2 victory over Carlene Ryon in the  championship match.

Javadi was an NCAA Division II All-American during her freshman season last year at Sewanee.

Kathy Vaughn beat Virginia Ready, 2 and 1, for the first-flight championship.

Sonja Herring defeated Gaill Gann, 5 and 3, in the second-flight final.

Susan Thurman was the senior division medalist with an 82.

 


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