Whitehead in line to defend her SLIT title

Although Mother Nature may try to dampen the championship match of the Spring Lake Invitational Tournament this morning, it should be an intriguing final once it does get teed up. In a mathup that could be labled the established champion against the up-and-coming challenger, Charlevoix native Maureen Whitehead will look to defend her SLIT title in the Championship Flight, while West Olive resident and 2009 Grand Haven High School graduate Collette Hansen will be seeking her first - in just her second ever apperance at the 90th annual women's match play tournament.
Nate Thompson
Jun 23, 2011

The pair set up the final by gutting out tight semifinal matches, including Whitehead’s 1-up win over Paw Paw resident Leslie Frazier that wasn’t settled until the 18th hole.

“Looking back at this week, you realize just how hard it is to repeat. Not many have done it,” Whitehead said. “I’m really just happy to be here and with an opportunity.”

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