Jessica Wallace, a member of Team Canada, defeated a fellow B.C. golfer in a one-hole playoff.
Langley's Jessica Wallace has golfed her way to a major victory on the 2011 CN Canadian Women's Tour.
The Team Canada member carded a final round, even-par 72 and went on to defeat Kirby Dreher of Fort St. John, B.C., in a one-hole playoff to win the tour stop in Acton, Ont.
At the Blue Springs Golf Club in Acton, Wallace, an amateur, carded three birdies on the day along with three bogeys to finish with a two-day total of plus-one (145), earning her first CN Canadian Women's Tour victory.
"When I was playing my actual round, I had no idea if I was in contention or not," Wallace said. "When I found out that there were only a couple of players tied at one-over, and then that Kirby was the one I would play in the playoff... I played junior with her back in the day and I haven't seen her in years. It means a lot to come out with a win over someone who has done so well on the pro circuit."
The victory secures Wallace's exemption into the 2011 CN Canadian Women's Open Aug. 22-28 in Mirabel, Que.
In Acton, her stats were 73-72-145 plus-one.
Wallace, 20, attends the University of Colorado, when she's not racking up golf victories.
"That was the whole reason why I came here, to play in this tournament so I could get into the CN Canadian Women's Open," added Wallace. "My brother [Darren] played in the Canadian Open, like, seven years ago, so ever since he got in, I was like, that would be so awesome if I could play in my National Open too. I'm just so psyched. That was my goal all along."
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