Jackie Stoelting beats Emma Talley in Symetra Tour playoff
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Jackie Stoelting made a 30-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff with Emma Talley on Sunday to win the Symetra Tour's Fuccillo Kia Championship.
The 29-year-old Stoelting, from Rochester, shot a 1-under 70 at Capital Hills to match Talley at 9-under 204.
Making her professional debut, the 22-year-old Talley birdied the final hole for a 67. The former Alabama star won the 2013 U.S. Women's Amateur and 2015 NCAA individual title.
Stoelting and Talley each parred the par-3 18th on the first extra hole, and Talley birdied the hole on the next pass for her third career tour victory.
Stoelting earned $18,750 to jump from 28th to sixth on the money list with $30,446, with the final top 10 earning 2017 LPGA Tour cards. The former Florida Southern also won a 2016 Kia Forte.
Talley made $12,021 to enter the money list at 33rd.
Michelle Piyapattra was third at 8 under after a 68. Dana Finkelstein (67), Pavarisa Yoktuan (68), Laura Wearn (69), Brittany Benvenuto (69) and Erica Popson (69) tied for fourth at 7 under.