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On Oct. 22, the Ocean Ridge Men’s Golf Association and the Ocean Ridge Ladies Golf Association competed in the first Battle of the Sexes tournament, a new 18-hole four-ball match play tournament contested on Lion’s Paw.
The event consisted of 44 men battling against 44 women, with 22 matches at stake. After the first 17 matches, the score was 8.5-8.5.
The women then posted wins in the next two matches, giving them a 10.5-8.5 lead. Match 20 was halved, give the women an 11-9 lead and at least a tie with two matches yet to play. The women won match 21, giving them a winning 12 points in an eventual 12-10 victory.