PLEASE GO TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS COLUMN TO SEE LISTINGS OF ALL KNOWN GOLFING EVENTS, BOTH LOCAL AND NON-LOCAL.
Sunday, February 21, 2016
It's time again for the Senior Olympics events to kick off in the Northwest Louisiana District. There are countless games in which to participate from March 26 to May 31st.
Obviously, this post is to encourage you to participate in the GOLF EVENT on April 22nd, held at Northwood Golf and Country Club, 5000 Northwood Hills Drive, Shreveport, LA. There is a Chip and Putt contest that precedes the golfing that day and starts at 8:30am. The Golfing event starts at 9:30am. The facility fee of $35 includes both events and has in the past included a luncheon.
This is a "scratch" event so your handicap doesn't come into play as you are competing in "age" brackets. The top three in each age bracket (male and female) win Gold, Silver and Bronze medals which automatically qualifies you to compete in the State Event later in the year, usually in South Louisiana. You can go all the way to the National event if you stay in the winning categories. You can also qualify to move on to the State event based on your score.
For more information and entry form, Click Here. Be sure to click on the Participant Information and Game Schedule tabs at the top of that page for more information.
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Friday, February 5, 2016
The Golf Club at Stonebridge is hosting its first Couples Tournament on April 30-May 1. Entry fee is $325 per couple and includes practice round on April 29 (excluding $20 cart fee) and heavy hors d'oeuvres, dinner on Saturday evening after play, and brunch after play on Sunday. For more information click here. For entry form click HERE.
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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
2017 State/Southern Events
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