NEW BERN, N.C. – Hamilton’s Alena Sharp has won her second Epson Tour title of her career.
Sharp emerged victorious in the Champions Fore Change Invitational, securing a two-stroke lead on Sunday. When asked about her performance Sharp expressed “Today, I played really steady, I was really happy with my play. It was a little windy today, but I controlled my trajectory really well and am just really proud of myself.”
Gigi Stoll from the United States finished second overall, ending the tournament at 15-under par at Taberna Country Club.
Sharp previously won the Visit Mesa Gateway Classic in 2014 when it was still known as the Symetra Tour. A 19-year LPGA veteran, has experienced numerous close final rounds throughout her career, accumulating 15 top-10 finishes on the LPGA Tour and an additional 11 on the Epson Tour.
Sharp also shared her mindset during the tournament, saying, “I stayed present all day, and if I had a negative thought, I backed off and started again. You need luck when you win as well, and I had some luck, so I am just really happy right now.”
Selena Costabile, representing Thornhill, Ontario, tied for 14th place at 7-under par.
Sharp currently holds the eighth position on the money list of the second-tier tour.