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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

SWGA Playday at Crooked Hollow

Due to difficulties at their home course, the Northwood Ladies Association hosted their SWGA playday at Crooked Hollow on May 20th.  It was a beautiful day with a really nice turnout of thirty-five players.  As usual, John Graham and his crew welcomed our group with warm hospitality.

The overall low gross score of the day was an very nice 85 shot by Shirley Pettitt (SCC)....and I have to add that one of her holes was an eleven!  Without that blowup, it really would have been a fabulous score!  Low net for the day was an amazing 63 by Melissa Brenner (NHGC).  She says she was having an "out of body experience".  Whatever it was, it was good!

Listed below are the complete list of winners:

FIRST FLIGHT
Low Gross:  Shirley Pettitt (SCC) 85
Low Net: Robbie Fisher (SCC) 68
2nd Gross: Debbie Magee (WGAS) 86
2nd Net: Becky Farr (WGAS) 70
Low Putts: Shirley Pettitt 30

SECOND FLIGHT
Low Gross: (tie) Marge Snyder (NHGC)/Suzanne Patton (SCC) 88
Low Net: Jill Litton (NHGC) 66
2nd Gross: Linda Colvin (PCC) 89
2nd Net: Gayle Gansfuss (ERCC) 68
Low Putts: Gloria Utley (WGAS) 30

THIRD FLIGHT
Low Gross: Joan Day (FRLGA)/Kathleen McCoy (SCC) 92
Low Net: Theresa Kruse (PCC) 69
2nd Gross: Martha Lawhorne (SCC) 95
2nd Net: Hui Bordelon (FRLGA) 74
Low Putts: Alyce Wyche (PCC) 33

FOURTH FLIGHT
Low Gross: Susan Wright (ERCC) 91
Low Net: Melissa Brenner (NHGC) 63
2nd Gross: Bobbie Jo Almond (PCC) 94
2nd Net: Donna Ihle (WGAS) 66
Low Putts: Melissa Brenner 31

Chip/Putt-ins:  Shirley Pettitt

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Rally for the Cure Tournament

Fox Run Golf Course at Barksdale AFB is hosting a Rally for the Cure 4-person scramble on Friday, June 20th.  This is 4-PERSON....not 4-lady as we usually see on this blog.  So get your hubby and put together a team.  Or get a group of ladies and show your support.  The tournament fee is $20 per person which goes 100% to the Northwest Louisiana Komen Association.  The regular green/cart fee will apply.  For civilians, it is $30 per person.  For more information and instructions on signing up, Click Here.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Southern Belle

Southern Trace Country Club was filled with lady golfers on May 6-7 as 114 ladies participated in the Southern Belle 2-lady invitational.  This is probably one of the most value-packed tournaments in our whole area with two days of golf on a beautiful course with lighting-fast greens, good food and entertainment, excellent coordination, wonderful tee gifts, and thought-provoked awards.
The format of shamble best ball on the front nine and regular scramble on the back nine makes for a challenging, yet fun-filled day of golf.  When the scores were tabulated, one of Southern Trace’s own ladies and her partner were the overall gross winners with a super score of 68.  Kathy Davis and partner Amy Johnson were elated over their win as you can tell when you look at the slideshow presentation.
And just behind Kathy and Amy by just one stroke gross with a 69 were the overall net winners Kim Darnell of Stonebridge and partner Tammy Trichell with the 63.1 low net score of the day.  Congratulations ladies!

The Putting Contest was a big hit this year with a lot of activity on the putting green.  There was a single putt, about 45-50 foot long.  Each team had a chance to putt and the distance from the hole was measured and added together.  The team with the shortest combined distance were the winners:  Shirley Pettitt and Kathleen McCoy with just over 5 feet distance.
 
Special events included closest to the hole, straightest drive and best dressed.  See the pictures for all the winners.

We want to give a special thanks to all the sponsors of the event, especially Jimmy Granger Ford, who made this tournament so rewarding.  Once again this year, tee gifts were very nice Nike golf shoes.  As my partner and I played through the day, each time we made a less-than-desirable score, we simply said “but we got SHOES!”  It helped us keep a fun attitude and winning spirit, even when we knew we weren’t winning…..because “we got SHOES!”

And speaking of shoes, one of our local golfers, Gayle Gansfuss from Eastridge CC, sends out a message to all of you Size 8 ladies:  if you find a sock in your shoe box, it’s hers and she would love to have it back.  Somehow her shoe box got switched with someone else’s.  I’m sure that’s just one of many fun stories that happened during this event.  If you know of others, let me know and I’ll add them.

Have fun looking through the slideshow presentation.  Hope you see yourself somewhere.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

SSWGA Playday at Eastridge

Eastridge Country Club was the site of the SSWGA Playday on April 29th.  A few of the thirty-one ladies who participated didn’t come dressed for the unseasonably cool weather of this late April day, so rain suits that were “stashed away” in golf bags were drug out to combat the wind.
The course was beautiful and in good condition after the prolonged winter season, and the ladies enjoyed the golf and getting to see many new faces this year.

Mary Coker (SCC) took the overall low gross honors with a very nice 88 while Barbara Offer (SCC) posted the overall low net score of 65.  Way to go ladies!  And here are all of the winners:
 
FIRST FLIGHT:   
Low Gross: Mary Coker (SCC)  88
Low Net:  Marge Snyder (NHGC) 70
Low Putts (tie): Cathy Buckley (SCC) and Linda Colvin (PCC) 33
 
SECOND FLIGHT:
Low Gross: Suzanne Patton (SCC) 93
Low Net:  Kyong Lee (SCC) 71
Low Putts: Kathleen McCoy (SCC) Gayle Gansfuss (ERCC) Grace Ireland (PCC) 35
Chip/Putt-Ins: Gayle Gansfuss, Suzanne Patton, Kathleen McCoy

THIRD FLIGHT:
Low Gross: Nancy Cosse (STCC) 97
Low Net: Barbara Offer (SCC) 65
Low Putts: Pat Miller (SCC) 32

The next SSWGA playday will be on June 12th at Palmetto CC, with a 9:00am shotgun start.  See you there!

2017 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 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, Fox Run
  • 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, Fox Run
  • August 10: Crooked Hollow Playday, 9:00am
  • September 25: Playday at Fox Run, 9:00am
  • October 19: Huntington Park Scramble, 9:00am
  • November 16: Turkey Scramble, Southern Trace, 9:30am

Other LOCAL Events

  • July 21-23: Stonebridge Couples Tournament, Stonebridge CC
  • October 10-11: Southern Belle 2-Lady Tournament, Southern Trace CC
  • October 25-26: Roadrunner 2-Lady Tournament, Eastridge CC

2017 State/Southern Events

  • August 6-8: State 4-Ball Championship, Koasati Pines GC, Kinder, LA
  • October 8-11: Southern Seniors' Championship, The Omni Homestead Resort, Cascades Course, Hot Springs, VA
  • October 20-22: State Senior and Mid-Am Championship, LeTriomphe CC, Broussard, LA

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