Canada's Alena Sharp wins Symetra Tour opener

Published on NewsOK Modified: February 23, 2014 at 7:53 pm •  Published: February 23, 2014
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MESA, Ariz. (AP) — LPGA Tour player Alena Sharp won the Symetra Tour's season-opening Visit Mesa Gateway Classic on Sunday, beating Marissa Steen by two strokes.

The 32-year-old Canadian closed with a 1-under 71 for a 12-under 204 total at Longbow Golf Club. She finished second last year, two strokes behind Jaclyn Sweeney.

Steen finished with a 68.

Emily Talley (65), Becca Huffner (68), Sadena Parks (68) and Jennie Lee (71) tied for third at 9 under.

Cheyenne Woods, Tiger Woods' niece, had a 71 to tie for 14th at 3 under. She won the Australian Ladies Masters this month.



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