UNCG Alumna Jenny Gleason Wins LPGA Futures Event

UNCGSpartans.com 07-22-2012
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CONCORD, N.H. – Former UNCG women's golf alumna Jenny Gleason won her third career LPGA Symetra Futures Tour event title, claiming the 2012 Northeast Delta Dental Invitational at Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord, N.H. Gleason notched her first tournament victory since 2005 by winning a one-hole playoff against Esther Choe, hitting her 99-yard approach on the 18th hole within six inches to seal the victory.

Gleason, a Clearwater, Fla. native, graduated from UNCG in 2003 with a degree in finance, insurance and real estate. As a collegiate golfer, she recorded three individual victories and was a four-time All Southern Conference selection.
 
Gleason shot a 5-under 211 in the three-round tournament. She posted scores of 69, 68 and 74 on the 6,314 yard par-72 course.
 
Gleason is an LPGA Tour member and has made six starts this year, including at the U.S. Open. She moved into the Top 10 in the Volvik Race for the LPGA Card rankings, jumping from No. 73 at the start of the week to No. 9 with her $15,000 victory at Beaver Meadow.
 
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