Shea & Anderson win sixth UP Dual golf tournament

Iron Mountain’s Becky Cecconi and Ishpeming’s Karen Plaisier had their three-year title reign end

IRON MOUNTAIN — Lori Shea of Gladstone and Polly Anderson of Green Bay captured a sixth UP Dual women’s golf tournament Tuesday at Pine Grove Country Club.

Regarded as the premier UP Ladies Golf Association best ball and scramble tournament, Shea-Anderson shot a one-under par 71 during a rainy Monday round to lead by eight strokes. They came back Tuesday with a 72 and 143 total.

Iron Mountain’s Becky Cecconi and Ishpeming’s Karen Plaisier had their three-year title reign end. The former UP individual champions posted an 80 in Monday’s best ball and rallied with a 67 in Tuesday’s scramble to finish at 147.

Sandy Glibota and Joan Smith of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, posted a 154 (79-75) for third place.

Results follow (Monday-Tuesday, total):

CHAMPIONSHIP — Lori Shea-Polly Anderson 71-72, 143; Becky Cecconi-Karen Plaisier 80-67, 147; Sandy Glibota-Joan Smith 79-75, 154; Pam Frankini-Jean Constantini 82-75, 157; JoAnn Poncino-Barb Scott 80-77, 157; Nancy Osier-Cathy Shamion 86-75, 161; Lynn Crosby-Carol St. Arnauld 82-79, 161

FIRST FLIGHT — Donna Gunville-Wendy Schuelke 91-72, 163; Leah Skoglund-Heidi Olson 86-77, 163; Lee McMenemy-Cynthia Sutton 87-79, 166

SECOND FLIGHT — Faith Peterson-Wink Anderson 90-81, 171; Kristi Markell-Tammy DeBakker 90-81, 171; Holly Canull-Rose Spindler 87-84, 171

THIRD FLIGHT — Lisa Ponzio-Dee Dee Anderson 92-84, 176; Judy Olejnczak-Pam Leja 97-80, 177; Barb Blewett-Tina Weiland 92-85, 177

FOURTH FLIGHT — Maria Busakowski-Jean Ivory 94-86, 180; Annie Greenwood-Barb Fredericksen 98-83, 181; Shelly Myllyla-Justine Maki 94-88, 182

FIFTH FLIGHT — Cele Koskinen-Jane LeClaire 100-86, 186; Theresa Wians-Sarah Nally 96-91, 187; Connie Jacobson-Deb Davis 98-89, 187

SIXTH FLIGHT — Linda Jach-Nancy Viita 100-91, 191; Lori Anderson-Terri Hagglund 101-91, 192; Terri Burglebaugh-Cheryl Richer 98-94, 192

SEVENTH FLIGHT — Janine Ziert-Sis Martin 105-90, 195; Mary Dunbar-Lou Gremban 100-97, 197; Julie LaCost-Patricia Staller 104-94, 198