NEXT PLAYDAY EVENTS

March 6: SWGA, Eastridge CC, scramble, 9:00am


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.

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