Women’s Western Golf Association

 
 

SOME NOTABLE WWGA PAST CHAMPIONS

Patty Berg - 8 time winner; JoAnne Gunderson Carner, Clifford Ann Creed, Beth Daniel, Moira Dunn, Dot Germain, Betty Jameson, Catherine Lacoste, Pat Lesser, Nancy Lopez - 4 time winner; Carol Ann Mann, Debbie Massey, Marion Miley, Dorothy Page, Grace Park, Betsy Rawls, Pearl Sinn, Louise Suggs, Kathy Whitworth, Mickey Wright, Babe Zaharias, and Kellee Booth, Meredith Duncan, Brittany Lang and Stacy Lewis...to name a few.

COMPLETE LIST OF PAST CHAMPIONS - Coming Soon

WWGA Amateur Championship

ELIGIBILITY


Entries are open to amateur girls and women who 1) have an up-to-date 18-hole USGA Handicap Index not to exceed 7.4 under the USGA Handicap System, or a state or international equivalent handicap system, and 2) are members of a properly organized golf club or women’s golf group that is a 2018 WWGA member.


PLAYER EXEMPT LISTING


Players in the following categories will be eligible for early acceptance into the 118th National Women’s Western Amateur field. The WWGA reserves the right to revise the exempt categories. If players qualify under Amateur status for this Championship, an entry must be filed by April 15, 2018.


Women’s Western Amateur

2017

Champion: Maddie Szeryk. Finalist: Dylan Kim.  Semifinalists: Sarah White, Sophia Schubert.

Quarterfinalists: Stephanie Lau, Jackie Chulya, Francesca Olivarez-Ilas, Yuwen Lu.

2016

Champion: Jillian Hollis. Finalist: Mikhaela Fortuna. Semifinalists: Sophia Shubert,

Kelly Whaley. Quarterfinalists: Lydia Gumm, Maddie Szeryk, Grace St-Germain, August Kim.


US Women’s Amateur

2017

Champion: Sophia Schubert. Finalist: Albane Valenzuela.

2016

Champion: Eun Jeong Seong. Finalist: Virginia Elena Carta.


Women’s Western Junior

2017

Champion: Mikaela Schulz. Finalist: Speedy Kent. Semifinalists: Kira Wolf, Kiley Rodrigues.

2016

Champion: Kate Lillie. Finalist: Penelope Tir. Semifinalists: Nicole Ciskowski, Loren Skibba.


US Girls Junior

2017

Champion: Erica Shepherd. Finalist: Jennifer Chang.

2016

Champion: Eun Jeong Seong. Finalist: Andrea Lee.



TOURNAMENT FORMAT


36-hole Stroke Play qualifier to determine 32 players for Match Play Championship - 32 players



CLUB MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION


Properly organized golf clubs and women’s golf groups located in the United States of America, including the District of Columbia, and all its territories and possessions, are eligible for membership when they meet the membership requirements of the Association. WWGA club membership is $35.00. Club membership dues are included in the entry fee for United States citizens. The membership packet will be mailed to the club or golf group listed on your entry application.


For any questions contact Patti Williams, pmw4000@sbcgobal.net or call 608-358-6199.



ENTRY INFORMATION


US Citizen Entry Fee  -  $250.00

Foreign Citizen Entry Fee  -  $250.00


Entry applications are available online payable by credit card/PayPal at www.WWGA.org


Players will receive an email acknowledging receipt of application.


For any questions contact Entry Chairman, Elsie Nemeth

WWGAam@yahoo.com or call 574-274-0563


Entries open February 26, 2018.  www.WWGA.org

Entries close May 11, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. (CDT)

Field limited to the low 120 players.

Players will be notified of acceptance or wait list on or before May 15, 2018.

Incomplete or late entries will not be accepted.

Entries are subject to approval or rejection at any time by the WWGA Amateur Tournament Committee.

A $25.00 administrative fee is included in the entry fee and will not be refunded.

No refunds for withdrawals of accepted entries will be issued after May 25, 2018.


HOTEL INFORMATION


Reservations are to be made directly with the Holiday Inn & Suites, Bolingbrook, IL. If calling the hotel directly, state that you are with the Women’s Western Golf Association. If booking through central reservations or online, use the 3-letter Group Code: WWG


Holiday Inn & Suites Bolingbrook  -  205 Remington Blvd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440


Reservations: 630-679-1600   Fax: 630-679-1616    www.bolingbrookholidayinn.com


Check in 3:00 P.M.     Check out 12:00 Noon


Standard King: $109.00 per night, plus tax

Standard Double Queen: $115.00 per night, plus tax


Rates include:


Complimentary shuttle service to and from Mistwood Golf Club.

         Request must be arranged at the front desk

Two (2) breakfast Vouchers per day, per room.

Every room equipped with microwave, mini refrigerator, coffee maker.

Complimentary wireless access to the Internet.

Complimentary use of the Fitness Center and indoor heated pool.


WWGA Rate Reservation Deadline: May 31


AWARDS


W. A. Alexander Cup  -  Champion. The Champion’s name will be inscribed on the trophy.


‘Babe’ Didrikson Zaharias Memorial Trophy  -  Finalist. The Finalist’s name will be inscribed on the trophy that is on display at the Nashville Golf and Athletic Club, Brentwood, Tennessee.


Margaret Lenz Trophy  -  Medalist. Lowest gross score from the 36-hole qualifying round.


Medals : Champion, Finalist, Semifinalists and Quarterfinalists.

2018 Amateur Champion
Emilee Hoffman

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2018 AMATEUR
INFORMATION

118th WWGA National Amateur Championship

Mistwood Golf Club
Romeoville, Illinois
(A suburb of Chicago) 

June 25 - 30, 2018