MANCHESTER, July 19 – Autumn Serruta of the Golf Club of Avon had a three-stroke lead coming into Wednesday’s third and final round of the 52nd annual Connecticut Women’s Amateur Golf Championships at the Manchester Country Club.
Serruta started off the day well with a birdie and four pars on the first eight holes before running into trouble with five consecutive bogies on holes nine through 13 and losing her lead.
But Serruta didn’t panic, sank a big putt for birdie on the 15th hole and rallied to win her first state amateur golf title with a two-stroke win over Jennifer Holland. Serruta shot a final round of six-over-par 78. It was her highest score of the tournament but it was enough to best Holland, who shot a 77 Wednesday.Continue Reading