Mukilteo golfer pulls away to win WSGA Women’s Amateur

Updated: August 5, 2012

Karinn Dickinson of Mukilteo, Wash. pulled away from a strong field to win the 19th Washington State Women’s Amateur Championship, and Yasue Alkins of Lacey, Wash. came from behind to claim her second title in the 13th Washington State Senior Women’s Amateur at Rainier Golf and Country Club in Seattle, Wash.

On a day when no players in the field broke par on the fast greens at Rainier G&CC, Dickinson played a steady game to win the title by seven strokes over second-place finishers Mallory Kent of Tukwila, Wash. and Kristen Rue of Gig Harbor, Wash. Playing in the final group and starting the day tied for the lead with Megan Haase of Spokane, Wash., Dickinson started with a bogey on the par-4 first hole.

In the Senior Women’s Championship, Alkins became the championship’s fourth multiple winner by posting a solid 2-over-par 76 in the final round and a three day total of 12-over-par 234 to take the title by four shots over second-place finisher Alison Murdoch of Victoria, B.C. The final group of the day consisted of three