Laura Coble, AUGUSTA
Coble, 37, became the first two-time winner of the Georgia Women's Match Play, defeating Kathi Eutzler, 24, of Atlanta 2 and 1. The Georgia women's player of the year for the last three years, Coble missed the cut at the U.S. Open. She received a sponsor's exemption into the Sept. 20-23 LPGA event in Augusta.
Lance Goodson, HOOVER, ALA.
Jessica Lovell, HOOVER, ALA.
Lance, a senior at Hoover High, and Jessica, a sophomore, won individual tides and led the Buccaneers' teams to state championships at Capitol Hill Golf Course in Prattville. Lance took the Class 6A crown with a tournament-record three-under-par 141 (70-71) to win by a stroke, while his team won the tide for the third year in a row, shooting a 10-over 586 to prevail by two shots. The girls' team won by 41 strokes with a 62-over 494 as Jessica shot a three-over 147 (71-76), the second-lowest score by a girl in the event's history, to win by two strokes. She won all three tournaments her team entered and was the medalist in each of the Buccaneers' 10 dual matches.