Women's Match Play Championship
August 2-4, 2021, Mission Viejo CC
This Championship is open to female SCGA members with a Handicap index of 9.4 or below. Players must qualify or earn an exemption into the championship field.
The championship format is single-elimination match play.
Caroline Cantlay Takes Home Women's Match Play Title
After 15 total matches and three days of heated head-to-head battle, the second annual SCGA Women’s Match Play Championship needed a 19th hole to determine the final champion.
Caroline Cantlay found herself 3 down at the turn against the Amari Avery, the reigning California Women’s Amateur Champion, but found a way to claw herself back and force a playoff. On the first playoff hole, Cantlay stuffed her approach to 15 feet, before 15-year-old Avery fired a laser to about five feet for a birdie look of her own. Playing first, Caroline, the Cal Poly junior, poured in a no-doubter birdie to put the pressure on Avery. The 15-year-old Avery was unable to respond, lipping out her attempt.