Canton’s Denise Callahan earned a spot in the 2021 U.S. Women’s Senior Open during qualifying last Thursday, July 8th at Heritage Golf Club in Hilliard.
Martha Leach of Hebron, KY finished as medalist with a score of 1-over par 72. Callahan and Marlene Davis of Williamsville, NY tied for second place at 77.
Callahan then beat Davis in a sudden death playoff, sinking a 7-foot par putt on the first extra hole.
Hartville’s Shirley Vaughn is the second alternate, as she finished fourth with an 82.
The 2021 U.S. Women’s Senior Open is set for Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield, CT on July 29th – Aug. 1st.