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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Nikki Patterson Invitational


 
The 6th annual Nikki Patterson Invitational once again honored its namesake on June 25th as StoneBridge Country Club hosted 120 ladies from far and near.  Thirty 4-lady teams competed in the scramble format with dark clouds looming overhead and a few rumbles of thunder declaring Nikki’s presence.  As the last teams were finishing, the rain came, but spirits weren’t dampened. 

The first order of business was the drawings for raffle prizes that were donated by a number of local businesses and included golf clubs, golf bags, a 32” flat screen television, a couple $100 gift certificates….just to name a few.  The raffle brought in $2745 that went directly to the LSU Cancer Research Center.  Hoorah!!

The low round of the day was a really nice 61…..eleven under par!  The winners were Pam Gentry, Marianne Leslie (WGAS), Mary Jo Gray (WGAS), and Kay Renner.  Way to go girls!  These gals won a scorecard playoff with another team that shot 61:  Darnell/Cason/Trichell/Moses. 
FIRST FLIGHT:
1st Place: Gentry/Leslie/Gray/Renner
2nd Place: Darnell/Cason/Trichell/Moses
3rd Place: Davis/Johnson/Ward/Renner
4th Place: Kinkennon/Young/Sowders/Spatero

SECOND FLIGHT:
1st Place: Pettitt/McCoy/Patton/Cella
2nd Place: Payne/Salisbury/Martinak/Hemphill
3rd Place: Stein/Falgoust/Elliot/Guimbelloti
4th Place: Henson/Kirschenbaum/Barron/Knapp
 
THIRD FLIGHT:
1st Place: Farr/Snyder/Litton/Moore
2nd Place: Berry/Davis/Medick/Collins
3rd Place: Yates/Johns/Taylor/Stephens
4th Place: Smith/Gregg/Strother/Ault

Closest to the Pin Winners:
#3: Cheryl Smith
#8: Jenny Moses
#13” Jeanie Ward

Rally for the Cure at Fox Run

Lots of folks turned out on June 20th at Fox Run Golf Club to support the Rally for the Cure efforts.  Since there were no prizes for play, the 4-person teams could play whatever format they pleased.  It was a nice day of golf for a wonderful cause.  The $20 entry fee went directly to the NW Louisiana Susan Komen Foundation....for a total of $1722 for "The Cure".

In addition to the fun and affordable golf, there were dozens of door prizes that Chairman Mary Moore was able to secure for the participants.  The sponsors contributed generously, and Papa John's Pizza fed everyone when they finished golfing.  It was a great day for a great cause!

Friday, June 20, 2014

Bayou D'Siard 2-Lady Scramble


Bayou D'Siard Country Club in Monroe, LA, was the site of the 2-lady scramble on June 18th this year.  Forty-four teams participated in the event and nine of those teams were our own Shreveport area ladies.  The course was in great shape, as usual, with really challenging greens.

And speaking of greens, our own Joanne McDonald measured her distance from the pin for the CTP contest and she was a whopping 56' 7" from the hole.  Nope, she didn't win the Closest to the Pin award.....but she MADE THE PUTT!  Congratulations, Joanne.

Four of the Shreveport area teams won awards in their flights:

CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT:
Low Net:  Lillian Granger (STCC)/Lisa Russell

SECOND FLIGHT:
1st Gross:  Vicki Cella/Suzanne Patton (both SCC)
Low Net: Donna Cobb/Martha Cobb (both SCC)
2nd Gross: Moise Allen/Kathryn Salpietra (both STCC)
Closest to the Pin:  Donna Cobb

Congratulations to all the players and especially to the winners!
 

Friday, June 13, 2014

SSWGA Playday at Palmetto CC

On a hot, but otherwise beautiful day, twenty-six ladies met at Palmetto Country Club to compete in the SSWGA playday.  The course was beautiful, as usual, with a lot of conversations including the words "heavy rough".  But we made it through the day, and the socializing was not at all "rough".
FIRST FLIGHT
Low Gross: Vicki Cella (SCC) - 90
Low Net: Mary Coker (SCC) - 75
Low Putts: Robbie Fisher (SCC) - 29
Chip/Putt-ins: Robbie Fisher (2), Vicki Cella

SECOND FLIGHT
Low Gross: Jeanie Ward (PCC) - 94
Low Net: Jeanette Bohringer (SCC) - 76
Low Putts: Margo Myatt (STCC) - 30
Chip/Putt-in: Theresa Kruse (PCC)

THIRD FLIGHT
Low Gross: Grace Ireland (PCC) - 103
Low Net: Pat Rice (SCC) - 76
Low Putts: Alyce Wyche (PCC) - 33
Chip/Putt-in: Grace Ireland, Marie McFarland (SCC)

"Diamonds in the Rough" Tournament

Hollytree Country Club in nearby Tyler, TX, hosted a 4-lady tournament on June 11, with practice round on June 12.  The format at the beautiful course was best ball, using the two low gross scores and two low net scores on each hole. 
The Shreveport ladies took three teams to the contest and enjoyed a real treat at this outing.  I can say it's one of the best, if not the BEST, bargain tournaments I've ever played.  For $85, you got your practice round, the tournament day golf, continental breakfast, very nice awards luncheon, a really neat tee gift, and generous prizes....at a super nice golf course!  That's a bargain! 

When the scores were tallied, one Shreveport team took home a prize for second low net in the first flight:  Kathleen McCoy, Nancy Young, Vicki Cella, and Cathy Buckley (all BWGA @ SCC).
It was a great tournament, even if you didn't WIN anything.  Watch for the flyer next year and jump on the band wagon for this tournament.  You will be glad you did.

2018 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 6: Scramble at Eastridge CC, 9:00am COMPLETED
  • April 10: Playday at Stonebridge, 9:00am
  • May 22: Playday at Northwood, 9:00am
  • June 7: Playday at Huntington Park, 9:00am
  • June 21: Rain date for Huntington
  • July 24: Playday at Southern Trace CC, 9:00am
  • August 7: Scramble at Southern Trace IF there are no Team Matches. This is a chance to make-up one missed event to count towards 100% participation
  • August 16: Playday at Fox Run GC (also practice round for Championship), 9:00am
  • August 23-24: SWGA Championship, Fox Run GC, 9:00am
  • *November 8: SWGA Turkey Scramble, Querbes Park, 9:30am
  • December 4: 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 2018 LOCAL Events

  • May 15-17: (NEW) "The Tradition" 2-Lady Tourney, Golf Club at Stonebridge, Benton, LA
  • June 8-10: Stonebridge Couples Tournament, Golf Club at Stonebridge, Benton, LA
  • June 22-24: Bonnie & Clyde Couples Tournament, Northwood Hills GC, Blanchard, LA
  • September 18-19: Southern Belle, 2-Lady Tourney, Southern Trace CC, Shreveport, LA
  • October 24-25: Roadrunner 2-Lady Tournament, Eastridge CC, Shreveport, LA

2018 State/Southern Events

  • TBA: Womens State Seniors and Mid Am Championship, City Park of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
  • April 30-May 1: Womens State 4-Ball Championship, Koasati Pines GC, Kinder, LA
  • June 25-28: Womens State Match Play Championship, Southern Trace CC, Shreveport, LA

Other 2018 NON-LOCAL Golfing Events

  • May 31-June 2: Hot Springs Couples Tournament, Hot Springs Village, AR
  • June 2: Queen for a Day, 2-Lady Scramble, Tallulah CC, Tallulah, LA
  • June 16: Matthew Elliott Memorial Scramble, Frenchman's Bend GC, Monroe, LA 1:30pm
  • August 8: Diamonds in the Rough, 4-lady tournament, Hollytree CC, Tyler, TX
  • September 11-13: Twice as Nice Ladies Tourney, Texarkana CC, Texarkana, AR
  • September 26-27: Squire Creek 2-Lady Tournament, Squire Creek CC, Choudrant, LA
  • October 6-7: Texarkana Couples Tourney, Texarkana CC, Texarkana, AR