On Friday, October 29, the First Tee of Geater Texarkana is sponsoring a golf tournament at New Haven Golf Club in Texarkana. THE COURSE IS ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!! This is a 3 person tournament. Cost is $225 per team or $75 per person. The tournament begins at 11:30 a.m. You will be fed very well. There are a couple of places that will be set up with food.
At 4:00pm the ball drop will be held. This is a big fund raiser for the First Tee. Tickets are $5. The number on the ticket is placed on a golf ball. The balls will be dropped from a helicopter and the 5 balls that are either in or closest to the hole will win. There will be 5---$1000 winners.
Dennis Walters was going to college on a golf scholarship. He was in a golf cart accident and paralized from the waist down. He now plays from a golf cart that has been altered to accommodate him. He has been on TV and is very inspiring.
At 4:30pm, Dennis will be doing an exhibition on the driving range. This is FREE to the public.
Mary Birdwell of the First Tee of Greater Texarkana would love to see lots of the ladies from everywhere at the tournament----she promises that you will not be disappointed. .
If you have any questions or would like to play in the tournament, Mary's cell number is 903-277-8976 or work is 870-774-4653.
PLEASE GO TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS COLUMN TO SEE LISTINGS OF ALL KNOWN GOLFING EVENTS, BOTH LOCAL AND NON-LOCAL.
2019 SWGA playdays
- ALL OF THE EVENTS LISTED BELOW COUNT TOWARDS YOUR 100% PARTICIPATION RECOGNITION Except those marked with an (*)
- If you miss ONE required event, it can be replaced by ONE day of play in Team Matches
- March 19: Scramble at Eastridge CC, 9:00am
- April 18: Playday at Huntington Park, 9:00am
- May 21: Playday at Stonebridge, 9:00am
- June 11: Playday at Northwood, 9:00am
- July 16: Playday/Practice Rnd at Southern Trace CC, 9:00am
- July 24-25: SWGA Championship, Southern Trace CC, 9:00am
- *August 29: Playday at Bomber Bayou GC, 9:00am
- Sept 16: Day 1 Team Matches, Huntington Park, 9:00am
- Sept 26: Day 2 Team Matches, Huntington Park, 9:00am
- Oct 16-17: Rain date for SWGA Championship
- *November 12: SWGA Turkey Scramble, Stonebridge, 9:30am
- *December 3: SWGA/SSWGA Jingle Bell Scramble, Northwood, 10:00am, Bring a Toy
2019 SSWGA Events
- Dates marked with (*) do not count toward 100% participation
- March : None
- April 9: Scramble at Stonebridge, 9:00am
- May 30: Playday at Huntington Park, 9:00am
- June : None
- July 9: Playday at Northwood Hills GC, 9:00am
- August : None
- September 24: Playday at Southern Trace, 9:00am
- October 10: Playday at Bomber Bayou GC, 9:00am
- Nov 5-6: SSWGA Championship, Eastridge CC, 9:00am
- *November 21: Turkey Scramble/annual meeting, Crooked Hollow GC, 9:00am, $37 includes lunch.
- *December 3: Jingle Belle Scramble, Northwood Hills GC, 10:00am, bring unwrapped toy
Other 2019 LOCAL Events
- May 7-8: Southern Belle, 2-Lady Tourney, Southern Trace CC, Shreveport, LA
- May 15-16: The Tradition, Ladies Tourney, Stonebridge GC, Benton, LA
- June 8-9: Stonebridge Couples Tournament, Stonebridge GC, Benton, LA
- June 22-23: Bonnie and Clyde Couples Tournament, Northwood Hills GC, Blanchard, LA
- October 23-24: Roadrunner 2-Lady Tournament, Eastridge CC, Shreveport, LA
2019 State/Southern Events
Other 2018 NON-LOCAL Golfing Events
- April 12: Lady Calvert Tourney, Calvert Crossing, Calhoun, LA
- May 30-June 1: Hot Springs Village Couples Tourney, Hot Springs Village, Ark
- July 18-19: Hot Springs Ladies Invitational, Hot Springs Village, Ark
- August 6-7: Diamonds in the Rough, 4-lady tournament, Hollytree CC, Tyler, TX
- September 10-12: Twice as Nice Ladies Tourney, Texarkana CC, Texarkana, AR
- October 5-6: Texarkana Couples Tourney, Texarkana CC, Texarkana, AR
- Oct 12-13: Dudes 'n Darlings Couples Tourney, Hollytree CC, Tyler, TX
- Oct 28-30: LaDiDa 4-Lady Tourney, Crown Colony CC, Lufkin, TX