Poteau golfer survives six-hole playoff to win tournament title

JENKS — Poteau Lady Pirate golfer Hannah Ward did it the hard way, but she won yet another tournament.Ward, who won the Class 4A State Tournament last month in Oklahoma City, had to go through a six-hole playoff to win the George Phillips Junior South Central Professional Golf Association Tournament Wednesday.Ward, who birdied three of the last four holes in the six-hole playoffs, won the girls age 15-18 division with a score of 74.Two other Poteau golfers were in the boys age 15-18 division. Cody Shore shot an 72 and placed fourth, while Ryan Ward carded an 88.