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Ellen Port wins 2nd straight USGA Senior Women's Amateur title, beating Susan Cohn 3 and 2

Ellen Port successfully defended her Senior Women's Amateur title for her sixth U.S. Golf Association victory.

The 52-year-old Port, from St. Louis, beat 50-year-old Susan Cohn of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., 3 and 2 on Thursday at CordeValle.

Port, the 2014 U.S. Curtis Cup captain, is a high school teacher and golf coach. She won the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur four times.

Port tied Glenna Collett Vare and Hollis Stacy for fourth place on the USGA's female victory list. JoAnne Carner tops the list with eight, and Carol Semple Thompson and Anne Quast Sander are tied for second with seven.