Volunteers Needed for the 2020 US Women’s Amateur Championship

The 120th Championship will take place from July 31 to August 9, 2020. This weeklong endeavor requires lots of volunteer hours. Help is needed with everything from player registration to scoreboard volunteers and on course spotters. Use the following link to sign up – tiny.cc/woodmontwomen2020,

Our Champions outside of the WDCGA

The following 2019 Champions are members of the WDCGA:
Lisa Schlesinger – 2019 Ione D. Jones-Doherty Senior Champion. Also, ranked in the top 20 World Senior Women’s Rankings.

Allisyn Terry – 2019 VSGA Senior Women’s Stroke Play Champion.

Lauren Greenlief – 2019 VSGA Women’s Stroke Play Champion.

Mimi Hoffman – 2019 VSGA Senior Amateur Champion. Also, ranked in the top 20 World Senior Women’s Rankings.

The following members either qualified or were exempt and played in the 58th US Senior Women’s Amateur Championship in Cedar Rapids, IA:
Mary Cabriele
Jane Curtin*
Mimi Hoffman
Teena Lee
Susan Podolsky
Lisa Schlesinger

*Jane qualified for Match Play.

Congrats to All our fine players!

WDCGA Championship

WDCGA Championship Winner
WDCGA Championship Winner

Congratulations to first time winner Stef Herndon in the WDCGA Championship at Army Navy in Arlington.  All but one of the flight winners went into extra holes!

First flight winner: Diane Herndon.
Second flight: Teena Lee.
Third flight: Pam Murray.
Fourth flight: Elaine Block.
See all the brackets on the results page.

Tournament Results

Calomiris Church Cup Winners: Phil & Jane Curtin (gross), Kyong & Soon Chang (net).

Sung Kim, winner of the Coffman Cup.

Pamela Brown, winner of the York Flower Bowl.

Laurie Stein, winner of the Pat Kaufman Cup.

Allisyn Terry & Christine Bates win the Past President’s Verell Cup.

Kathleen Lubin, winner of the Corby Cup.

Tony Marlowe winners: Caroline Kahn & Jing Ping Yang (morning).  Lynn Fuechsel & Pam Murray (afternoon).

See all the results on the results page.

New Local Rule for Ball Lost or OB will be in effect

The WDCGA will utilize USGA Model Local Rule E-5 for all tournaments and team play beginning in 2019.  Read the details in this document.  See the following Diagrams for more information:

 

Ball out of Bounds
Ball Not Found
Ball not Found close to green

Rule Changes for 2019

There are a lot of rule changes for 2019.  View this short video on the 20 most important ones.  You can also review them on the USGA Website.