Nancy Smith, Savannah
Smith, 53, won the Georgia Match Play, beating Ellen Dempsey, 34, of St. Simons Island, 5 and 4 in the final at Sunset Hills Country Club in Cordele. In January, Smith won the senior division of the Doherty Match Play in Fort Lauderdale, and last year she took two senior championships, the North and South and the Eastern.
Steve Bodenheimer, Longview, Texas
Ryan Hill, Longview, Texas
Bodenheimer, 37, the co-owner of a petroleum exploration company, and Hill, 36, a criminal defense attorney, teamed to win the Champions Cup, a better-ball tournament featuring 56 two-man teams from across the country, at Champions Golf Club in Houston. Bodenheimer and Hill were tied in regulation with Trey Hallmark and Bob Hullender of San Antonio at 13-under-par 200, and then won the first playoff hole. Friends for 25 years, Bodenheimer and Hill won the 1996 Azalea Amateur in Tyler, Texas. A two handicapper, Bodenheimer is the two-time defending stroke-play champion at Pinecrest Country Club in Longview. Hill, a scratch player, last year won Pinecrest's match-play title and the Longview City Championship.