NEXT PLAYDAY EVENTS

July 17-21: SSWGA Championship practice round, Huntington Park

July 26-27: SSWGA Championship, Huntington Park, 9:00am shotgun

Golfing Events

PLEASE GO TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS COLUMN TO SEE LISTINGS OF ALL KNOWN GOLFING EVENTS, BOTH LOCAL AND NON-LOCAL.

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Monday, January 16, 2017

2017 SWGA Annual Meeting/Luncheon

SWGA 2016 President Joyce Middleton hosted our annual meeting and luncheon at her home club Eastridge Country Club on January 13, 2017. Fifty-three ladies turned out to welcome the 2017 Officers and Reps, thank the 2016 group, congratulate the End-of-Year award winners, and socialize with each other in a way that can't be done while on the golf course.
After an outstanding lunch, the 2016 officers gave their respective reports and we were surprised and elated to end our year with a tad bit more money than we started with. Events Chairman Martha Lawhorne then presented the End-of-Year awards as follows:


100% PARTICIPATION (missing NO event)
Joyce Middleton (ERCC)
Kathleen McCoy (BWGA)


100% PARTICIPATION (with one Team Matches make-up
Bobbie Almond (FRLGA)
Pam Crews (NHGC)
Mary Gallagher (FRLGA)
Grace Ireland (NHGC)
Debbie Magee (WGAS)


In order to qualify for the remainder of the awards, a player must have participated in at least five SWGA stroke play events during the year. If you play in more than five, the five best scores are used.


LOW GROSS AVERAGE
First: Mary Lynn Stuart (ERCC) 77.6
Second: Kathy Davis (STCC) 80.4


LOW NET AVERAGE
First: Joyce Middleton (ERCC) 67.2
Second: Martha Lawhorne (BWGA) 70.2
Third: Debbie Magee (WGAS) 71.2
Fourth: Pam Crews (NHGC) 71.8


LOW PUTTS
First: Becky Farr (WGAS) 30.2
Second: Debbie Magee (WGAS) 31.6


MOST IMPROVED HANDICAP
Debbie Magee: From 14.3 to 8.8 WOW!
And honorable mention goes to Brenda Graves (improving 4.1 strokes), Becky Hollier (4.0 strokes) and Kathy Davis (NHGC) (3.8 strokes)



Outgoing President Joyce Middleton announced the new slate of officers for 2017:
President - Debbie Magee (WGAS)
1st VP - Pam Crews (NHGC) City Championship
2nd VP - Mary Gallagher (FRLGA) Team Matches
Secretary - Moise Allen (STCC) Member Directory
Treasurer - Martha Lawhorne (BWGA)
Events Chairman - Phyllis Ryan (ERCC)



Our first playday event of 2017 is a scramble at Southern Trace on March 15th with a 9:00am shotgun start.  Club Reps will be contacting you for sign up.  If you haven't paid your SWGA dues for 2017 asap so that you will be included in our Member Directory.

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