The opening event of the 2015 golfing season snuck in between rains on Tuesday, March 17th, at the beautiful Golf Club at Stonebridge for the Shreveport Senior Womens Golf Assn. Thirty-two ladies joined in the fun of the 4-lady scramble on a day that actually produced some sweaty foreheads.
Although the course was cart paths only, it wasn't really muddy and the sand traps were "fluffy" (for those of us who got to find out the hard way). With the tight lies that are still present with our extremely long winter, it was a challenging day of golf.....but it was great fun!
Scores ranged from 68 to 82 with a log-jam right in the middle of that. The winning team was Debbie Magee (WGAS), Becky Hollier (WGAS), Tommye Engelcke (BWGA) and Barbara McQuiller (BWGA).
Second best score was 71 by Team Kim Darnell (WGAS), Allison Rains (WGAS), Pat Rice (BWGA) and Bobbie Jo Almond (FRLGA).
Several teams scored 73, but after the scorecard playoff, third place went to Team Cathy Buckley (BWGA), Donna Cobb (FRLGA), Jane Smith (WGAS) and Susan Berry (NHGC).
Fourth place was Team Teri McGuire (WGAS), Kathleen McCoy (BWGA), Jeanette Bohringer (BWGA) and Alyce Wyche (NHGC).
Thanks to all of you who came out to support the SSWGA in spite of the cart paths only. You are appreciated and everyone was glad to see each other on such a beautiful day.
The next SSWGA event is April 9th, with 9:00am shotgun, at Crooked Hollow GC. This will be regular stroke play. Hope to see you then.
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