MESA, ARIZ – Grace St-Germain, member of the Canada’s National Development Squad, finished at 8 under on Thursday at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s Golf Championship in Mesa, Ariz.
The Ottawa Ont., native tied her teammate, Jiwon Jeon, recording scores of 71-70-72-67 while Jeon turned in a 74-69-69-68 performance.
The Camelot Golf & Country Club member was one stroke back of Jeon as they went into the final day at Longbow Golf Club. St-Germain capped memorable final round with four birdies and an eagle on the par-4 17th.
St-Germain and Jeon went into a three-hole playoff, both making a birdie on the first and second holes. Jeon continued with a birdie om the third hole and St-Germain could not match, finishing in second place, one place higher than last year’s championship.
This fall, St-Germain will be heading to the University of Arkansas which is one of the top NCAA Division 1 teams in the U.S. (currently ranked at No. 2)
The success of both Grace and Jeon helped the Daytona State Falcons to a repeat of the National Championship, beating out 2nd place Seminole State.