Ten local women advance to golf championship | News
ATLANTA -- Ten winners and medalist honors of the Atlanta Chapters finished the Executive Women's Golf Association (EWGA) North Florida and South East Region Semi-Final Championships in July.
The ten winners advanced and will compete in the EWGA National Championship to be played at the PGA National Resort and Spa on October 5, 6.
According to the EWGA, This is the 17th year of the EWGA Championship that invites over 2,400 women to compete each year.
The North Florida & South East Region field consisted of women members from eight regional EWGA chapters who won their local qualifier this spring. The 18-hole stroke-play tournament divided players into five flights based on USGA-verified Handicap Index, with low-gross and low-net first-place winners receiving automatic entry to the national championship, EWGA reported.
Atlanta winners include:
Championship Flight: (1 - 12.0 Handicap) Low Net First Place: Leslie Lowe, Stone Mountain GA - 83 gross, 73 net
First Flight (12.1 - 19.0 Handicap) Low Gross First Place: Carol Berger, Marietta GA - 86 gross, 69 net
Low Net First Place: Kate Sharp, Brookhaven GA - 91 gross, 73 net
Second Flight (19.1 - 25.0 Handicap) Low Net First Place: Anne Richardson, Atlanta GA - 98 gross, 74 net
Third Flight (25.1 - 32.0 Handicap) Low Gross First Place - Sue Wilder, Mableton - 98 gross, 70 net
First Place: Atlanta Chapter - 65 gross, 66 net
Pam Banister, captain, Cumming, GA
Betsy McClain, Sandy Springs GA
Ginger Rouse, Buford, GA
Jennifer Widener, Atlanta, GA