Players and spectators were treated to a spectacular finish in the 2016 Illinois State Junior Girls’ Championship! Brianne Bolden of Mokena (74-74-148) and Reena Sulkar of Barrington Hills (77-71-148) were tied after 36 holes of play. Brianne won the sudden death playoff with an eagle on the 427-yard par-5 first hole, hitting her second shot within 8 feet of the hole. Close behind was Arushi Singh of Naperville with a two-day total of 149. Nicole Ciskowski of Barrington, Caroline Smith of Inverness, and Louise McCulloch of Wilmette shared 4th place with scores of 150.
The IWGA also announced today the recipient of the 2016 Julia H. Dodds award. Louise McCulloch of Wilmette received the honor given to an outstanding high school senior who exhibits leadership, scholarship, sportsmanship, and character. Louise is headed to Northwestern University next year.