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Friday, September 5, 2014

2014 SWGA Championship

Shreveport Country Club hosted the annual Shreveport Women’s Golf Association Championship on September 3 and 4.  The small number of participants did not discourage the twenty-two ladies that did play.
The first day was marvelous weather after much rain the day before, causing the ladies to use the “lift, clean, and replace” rule, with everyone teeing off with tee times on the first hole.  When the day was done, a score of 81 won the Medalist trophy by KATHY DAVIS of Southern Trace.  The Low Net Medalist was CATHY BUCKLEY of Shreveport CC with a net score of 70.
The second day was a scorcher and everyone teed off at 9:00am.  About five hours later, a not-so-new Champion was crowned:  MARY LYNN STUART of Eastridge CC, won for the second year in a row with scores of 84 and 80, beating the closest competitor, VICKI CELLA, by five strokes.  But Vicki, of Shreveport CC, claimed the Net Champion trophy with her net scores of 71 and 68.  Overall low putts for the two days went to Donna Cobb (SCC) with just 61 putts, inching out Vicki Cella who had 62.

A highlight of the championship this year was the involvement of the Heart of Hope Ministry who donated a 4-person team spot at their HOH Classic on September 22.  The objective was to get more women involved in the tournament.  To make it fair, interesting, and helpful to HOH, every person who has played in an SWGA event for the entire year had their name placed on a ticket for each event.  In addition, they could buy extra chances, with that money going directly to Heart of Hope.  This venture gave us a donation of over $300 to our SWGA Team benefactor.

Caryn Jenkins of the HOH, drew the lucky tickets.  The rule was that if your name was drawn, you had to play yourself or give up the spot.  Therefore, several backup tickets were also drawn.  The four winners were drawn:  Grace Ireland, Kathy Davis, Shirley Pettitt, and Martha Lawhorne.  The alternates were, in this order: Kathleen McCoy, Jane Smith, Cathy Buckley.  Grace declined to play, so the first alternate made the team.  In addition to this donated team, another ladies team of SWGA members signed up, giving us a great showing at the tournament.

FIRST FLIGHT
Low Gross:  Kathy Davis 170
Low Net: Shirley Pettitt (SCC) 146
2nd Gross:  Lillian Granger (STCC) 171
2nd Net: (tie) Debbie Magee (WGAS)/Carmen Leach (FRLGA) 159
Closest to the Pin: Vicki Cella
Most Accurate Drive: Carmen Leach

SECOND FLIGHT
Low Gross: Cathy Buckley 184
Low Net: Donna Cobb 148
2nd Gross: Mary Coker (SCC) 194
2nd Net: Phyllis Ryan (ERCC) 154
Closest to the Pin: Cathy Buckley
Most Accurate Drive: Jimmie Zey (PCC)

THIRD FLIGHT
Low Gross: Kyong Lee (SCC) 198
Low Net: Bobbie Jo Almond (PCC) 144
2nd Gross: Martha Lawhorne (SCC) 205
2nd Net: Tommye Engelcke (SCC) 153
Closest to the Pin: Martha Lawhorne
Most Accurate Drive: Martha Lawhorne
We want to extend our thanks to General Manager John Schurman and his entire staff for all the help and preparation for the tournament
     

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
  • August 17: Playday at Fox Run, 9:00am
  • 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
  • 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

  • June 24-25: Bonnie & Clyde Couples Tournament, Northwood Hills Golf Club
  • 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

  • June 25-28: State Match Play Championship, Lake Charles CC, Lake Charles, LA
  • 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

  • May 9: Contraband Invitational, 2-lady scramble, Mallard Cove CC, Lake Charles, LA
  • 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