November 6, SWGA Turkey Shoot Scramble, Huntington Park Golf Course, 0900 shotgun

November 16, SSWGA Turkey Shoot Scramble, Southern Trace CC, 0930 shotgun

December 5, SWGA/SSWGA Jingle Bell Scramble, Northwood GC, 1000 shotgun

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Friday, May 31, 2013

Nikki Patterson Invitational

The Nikki Tournament is fast approaching with a practice round on June 25 and the scramble on June 26th at Stonebridge Country Club.  There are a few spots left, so get your entry form in the mail ASAP.  In addition, there are several ladies that don't have a full team and would like to play, so if you need help filling a team, contact Linda Heins or Paulette Lee.  For all the information and entry form, see an older post in this column on April 17th.

Friday, May 24, 2013

SSWGA Playday EastRidge

On the hottest day of the year so far, the SSWGA playday was held at EastRidge CC on Thursday, May 23.  There were 30-ish ladies playing and the course was in beautiful usual.  Overall low gross score for the day was 83 by Debbie Magee, overall low net was 65 by Gayle Gansfuss, and overall low putts was a nice 29 by Cheryl Smith.
Now let's get right to the winners....
Low Gross:  Debbie Magee (WGAS) 83
Low Net: Robbie Fisher (BWGA) 68
Low Putts: Joyce Middleton (ERCC) 33
Low Gross: Donna Cobb (BWGA) 86
Low Net: Gayle Gansfuss (ERCC) 65
Low Putts:  Kathleen McCoy (BWGA) 30
Low Gross:  Grace Ireland (PCC) 94
Low Net:  Charlotte Calhoun (ERCC) 72
Low Putts:  Cheryl Smith (WGAS) 29
Chip/putt-ins:  Debbie Magee, Marge Snyder, Martha Lawhorne, Kathleen McCoy
The next SSWGA event is on June 18th at Northwood Hills Golf Club with 9:00am shotgun.

La Di Da Best Ball

I realize this is a tad bit late, but wanted to share the info in spite of that.  The La Di Da Tournament held in Lufkin, TX at Crown Colony CC is a really nice tournament that our gals starting travelling to in 2011.  This year we had two 4-lady teams that particpated.

The format is a little different in that you take the TWO best gross scores of the group as well as the TWO best net scores and these are added together for the two separate awards at the end of the tourney.
This year, Team Granger/Tinsley/Gray/Magee won 1st low net in their first flight....only ONE stroke short of taking the overall low net for the field!!!!  Too bad, because that would have gotten their names on the beautiful La Di Da trophy.  It's always great to have our local girls make their "mark" on an out of town tournament!
The other four players were Team Colvin/Zey/Snyder/McCoy and we can only say that we didn't win anything, but we got our money's worth!!!

SWGA Playday Northwood GC

This post will be fairly direct, as I was unable to attend the Northwood Playday on May 21st. But I do have the list of winners:

Low Gross: (tie) Mary Jo Gray/Teri McGuire(WGAS) 83
Low Net: Cathy Buckley (BWGA) 72
2nd Gross: Debbie Magee (WGAS) 88
2nd Net: Suzanne Tinsley (WGAS) 79
Low Putts: Debbie Magee 30

Low Gross: Joyce Middleton (ERCC) 85
Low Net: Robbie Fisher (BWGA) 67
2nd Gross: Donna Cobb (BWGA) 87
2nd Net: Jill Litton (NHGC) 74
Low Putts: Joyce Middleton 27

Low Gross: Marge Snyder (NHGC) 89
Low Net: Joan Day (FRLGA) 69
2nd Gross: Gayle Gansfuss (ERCC) 92
2nd Net: (tie) Hui Bordelon (FRLGA)/Phyllis Ryan (ERCC) 74
Low Putts: (tie) Marge Snyder/Phyllis Ryan 31

Low Gross: Phyllis Graybiel (NHGC) 89
Low Net: Charlotte Calhoun ((ERCC) 68 (Go, Girl!)
2nd Gross: Jeanette Bohringer (BWGA) 94
2nd Net: Donna Ihle (WGAS) 70
Low Putts: Phyllis Graybiel 28

The highlight of the day was Donna Cobb's Eagle on the Par 5 eighteenth hole.  From her great drive, she hit a 160+ yard second shot onto the green and made the putt.  Great job, Donna!

The next SWGA Playday is at Fox Run on June 6th, and because there must be a list of players entering the facility, you must sign up well in advance if you intend to play.  If you don't enter the base with a lady who has military ID, you must provide (when you sign up) your Date of Birth, last four digits of your SSN, and your Driver's License Number.  Contact your Club Rep by AT LEAST June 1st. 

Friday, May 17, 2013

Special Olympics Golf Tournament

If you are looking for a good charity golf event, the NW Louisiana Special Olympics is hosting its 7th Annual 4-person scramble tournament on Monday, June 3rd, at Palmetto Country Club in Benton, LA. There will be two shotgun starts: 8:00am and 1:00pm for your convenience. The $100 per person entry fee includes lunch, door prizes, and awards. Click here for more info and entry form.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Southern Belle

I know how late this is, however, my camera disc broke during the tournament and I've been scrambling to try to find pictures.  Still haven't gotten the ones of all the winners, but maybe they will show up later and I can add them to the slideshow.

It was a great tournament as usual and the ladies love the format that's been used the last two years now: one day of practice and one day of tournament.  Tee gifts couldn't get any better.  This year it was Nike golf shoes that were so comfortable we wore ours on the first day of the tournament!

The putting contest was a fun event again and the winners were Robbie Fisher and Tommye Englecke, both of BWGA. 

The overall Gross winners were Kathy Davis (STCC) and Amy Johnson with a nice score of 68, while the overall low Net winners was the team of Constant/Williams with a net of 62.5.  There are pictures of the leaderboards in the slide show presentation and that will give you all the winners.

We're already looking forward to next year!

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

SSWGA Championship

The 2013 SSWGA Championship is being hosted at Palmetto Country Club this year on July 16 and 17.  The $90 entry fee includes both days of golf and cart, light breakfast, awards luncheon and prizes.  Get this on your calendar and send in your entry form as soon as you know you can play.

Click Here for more information and entry form.

2017 SWGA playdays

  • If you miss ONE required event, it can be replaced by ONE day of play in Team Matches
  • March 15: Scramble at Southern Trace, 9:00am COMPLETED
  • April 18: Playday at Stonebridge, 9:00am COMPLETED 41 Players
  • May 16: Playday at Northwood, 9:00am, COMPLETED abt 48 players
  • June 7: Playday at Querbes, 8:30am COMPLETED 27 players
  • July 18: Playday at Eastridge, 9:00am COMPLETED 31 players
  • August 17: Playday at Fox Run, 9:00am CANCELLED
  • August 30-31: Team Matches, Huntington Park CANCELLED
  • October 3-4: SWGA Championship, Northwood
  • November 6: SWGA Turkey Scramble, Huntington Park, 9:00am
  • December 5: SWGA/SSWGA Jingle Bell Scramble, Northwood, 10:00am, Bring a Toy

2017 SSWGA Events

  • March 14: Stonebridge scramble, 9:00am COMPLETED
  • May 31: rain makeup date for Querbes, 9:00am COMPLETED 16 players
  • June 22: Eastridge playday, 9:00am
  • July 11: Northwood playday, 9:00am COMPLETED 19 players
  • July 20: Practice Rnd for championship, tee times needed
  • July 26-27: Championship, Huntington Park, COMPLETED 13 players
  • August 10: Crooked Hollow Playday, 9:00am, COMPLETED 21 players
  • September 25: Playday at Fox Run, 9:00am CANCELLED
  • October 19: Huntington Park Scramble, 9:00am COMPLETED 20 players
  • November 16: Turkey Scramble, Southern Trace, 9:30am

Other LOCAL Events

  • October 25-26: Roadrunner 2-Lady Tournament, Eastridge CC

Other 2017 NON-LOCAL Golfing Events

  • August 29-30: Diamonds in the Rough, 4-lady tournament, Hollytree CC, Tyler, TX
  • September 12-14: Twice as Nice, Texarkana CC
  • September 27-28: Squire Creek 2-Lady Tournament, Choudrant, LA
  • October 7-8: Texarkana Couples Tourney, Texarkana CC, Texarkana
  • October 8-9: Rayburn Country Lady Luck 2-Lady Tournament, Brookeland, TX (Lake Sam Rayburn)
  • October 16-18: LaDiDa 2-Lady tournament, Crown Colony CC, Lufkin, TX