Jenny Ritchie, Wanganui, New Zealand
On Dec. 31 Ritchie, 51, a landscape gardener, made the fifth hole in one of her life, using a seven-iron on the 137-yard 7th hole at Wanganui Golf Club's Belmont Course. Then on New Year's Day, Ritchie, who plays to a four handicap, made her sixth ace, with the same club on the same hole.
Filippa Hansson, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Hansson, 22, rallied for a one-shot victory in the Joanne Winter Arizona Silver Belle Championship at Wigwam Golf Resort in Litchfield Park. Trailing by two strokes entering the final round, Hansson, a member of Duke's 1999 NCAA championship team, shot a one-under 71, the tournament's only subpar round.
Crystal Elliers, Chalmette, La.
Elliers, who turned 18 last Saturday, shot a three-round 231 to win the girls' division of the Can-Am Junior at the Grenelefe Golf Resort in Haines City, Fla. Elliers, the 1999 Louisiana high school champ, attends the University of New Orleans, where she shares the women's school record for the best single-round score (75).