Members in the Spotlight
Mary Ann Cronin (Army Navy CC) received the 2022 Service to Golf Award, recognizing her enthusiastic and valuable volunteer work as a rules official for multiple VSGA championships and events and other regional and national golf organizations. Her service as Past-President of WDCGA also was acknowledged.
Linda DiVall (Mount Vernon CC) was named the inaugural Super Senior Women’s Golfer of the Year for 2022, having won the Super Senior Stroke Play Championship and as medalist and finalist (losing in a playoff) at the Super Senior Championship. As an outgoing VSGA Board Member, Linda was acknowledged for her 18 years of service on the VSGA Board, including as VSGA Women’s Division President and ushering in the successful integration of the Women’s Division and VSGA Boards.
Alexandra Austin (Springfield G&CC), a former member of WDCGA, was named the 2022 Women’s Golfer of the Year, finishing 1stin the VSGA 2022 Women’s Player Rankings been runner-up in the VSGA Women’s Four-Ball Championship and the round of 32 in two USGA championships.
USGA Rules Changes for 2023
The rules of golf will be changing January 1st 2023. This graphic takes a look at five of the key changes in the 2023 Rules that you should be aware of.
2023 Teams Schedule
The 2023 Teams Schedule is now available. Many thanks to Pam Q for all your efforts in putting the schedule together. We appreciate your time and attention to detail and look forward to the competition in the spring. Thank you also to all that volunteered to be team captains and division captains.
World Amateur Golf Ranking Update
Important news–the WDCGA Championship has been accepted as a Counting Event for women’s ranking points in the World Amateur Golf Ranking® / WAGR®. The winner will be awarded points for world ranking purposes. Here is a snapshot of our tournament listed as an event on the WAGR site! The WAGR is offered by The R&A and the USGA® as a global service to golf. Thank you to Carol Davies for making this happen.
100th Anniversary Celebration
Save the Date for April 20, 2024. We will celebrate our 100th anniversary with an evening event at the Chevy Chase Club, one of our founding clubs. We are so fortunate to have such a vibrant history. We need to form a committee. If you love to plan events, enjoy photo editing or are enthusiastic to be a part of the planning please contact the WDCGA.