Southwood’s Jessie Choi captured her first Manitoba Women’s Amateur Championship on Friday.
Choi scored an even-par 73, which included three birdies, in the final round at the Teulon Golf and Country Club to finish with a 7-over 226 — three strokes better than Glendale’s Jenna Roadley, who carded a 3-over 76.
Defending champion Mindy Lichtman of St. Boniface, who was tied for first after the first two rounds, ballooned to a 7-over 80 on Friday to finish third at 14-over 223.
Choi, Lichtman and Southwood’s Winnie Hyun, who finished fourth, were named to the provincial team that will compete at the 2011 Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship in Duncan Meadows, B.C., July 18-22.
Meanwhile, Tammy Gibson of St. Boniface shot an 82 Friday to win the senior women’s section with a 28-over 247.
Minnewasata’s Karen Foster, who finished second, Judi Lidstone of Elmhurst and St. Boniface’s Michelle Miyai were named to the provincial senior women’s team that will compete at the 2011 Canadian Women’s Senior Championship in Whitevale, Ont., Aug. 22-25.