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Gallagher name stays atop Women's State Am

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NATCHEZ, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Mary Langdon Gallagher claimed her 2nd Mississippi's Women's Golf State Amateur Thursday at Beau Pre Country Club in Natchez, defeating her younger sister, Kathleen Gallagher, 6&5 in the match play final.

Mary Langdon also won the State Am in 2014, and just finished a 4-year career playing golf at Mississippi State. She beat her mother, 11-time State Amateur champion Cissye, in the semifinals Wednesday.

Kathleen Gallagher won the 2013 Women's Amateur at age 16. She committed to play golf at LSU recently. Kathleen will be a senior at Pillow Academy in Greenwood next year. 

Mary Langdon and Kathleen are the daughters of former 5-time PGA Tour winner, Jim Gallagher Jr.

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