JUNIOR / MEMBER BETTER BALL ~ Rescheduled
Friday, August 2nd
We have rescheduled our Junior/Member Better Ball for Friday, August 2nd at Westmoreland Country club.
Registrations is open
Junior/Member Better Ball at Westmoreland Country Club
Friday, August 2, 2019
18 Hole Four Ball Stroke Play ( Better ball of partners)
Registration opens at 8:00am
Shotgun start at 9:00am
Registration fee Juniors - $30.00- checks payable to WGAWP
This 18-hole stroke play better ball of partners event is a great opportunity for WGAWP members to mentor a junior girl in competition.
Junior girl need not belong to a WGAWP club. She must be 21 years old or younger the day of the event.
Junior will have full handicap, 34.4 Maximum USGA Handicap for prize competition.
Junior girl without an established handicap may play, but will be ineligible for prizes.
Member must belong to a WGAWP Member Club and be 22 or older. Member will use 95% handicap, maximum handicap index of 28.4.
Trophy – Rosemary Balsley Trophy – Low Net Partners; Ties – Hole-by-Hole Playoff
Prizes – Low Nets; Ties – WGAWP Tie Break Procedure
History of the Rosemary Balsley Junior/Member Better Ball Tournament
Rosemary Balsley was a lifelong member at Highland Country Club. She was heavily involved in junior golf. It was imperative to her that girls should have just as much opportunity as boys. Her inspiration came from Patty Hinkel and Ginny Lancaster who were well known golfers at that time. In 1976, the Rosemary Balsley Junior-Member Better Ball Tournament was established.
Ella McRoberts & Johnna Lear
Pat Hinkel /Ginny Lancaster Tournament
Pittsburgh Field Club
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
There will be caddies available (no personal caddies permitted). Caddie fees range from $60 to $70 depending upon degree of service. You may also carry your own bag. Please note preference on the entry form.
Personal pull carts are not permitted.
Dress code is strictly enforced.
18 Hole Stroke Play "T" score – Open to Junior and Senior Divisions
29.4 Maximum Handicap Index for Prize Competition
Must have an established USGA Handicap Index
JUNIOR GIRL NEED NOT BELONG TO A WGAWP MEMBER CLUB
**Winner qualifies to play in The First President's Memorial Tournament
Trophies – Low Net & Low Gross
Ties for Trophy – Hole-by-Hole Playoff
Prizes – Low Nets – Low Gross
Ties for Prizes – WGAWP Tie Break Procedure
History of the Pat Hinkel Trophy / Ginny Lancaster Trophy
The Pat Hinkel Trophy was presented to the WGAWP in 1954 by Mr. and Mrs. William H. Hinkel Jr. in memory of their daughter, Pat, who was struck by lightning while playing golf. The trophy is offered “in the hope that it will attract more young girls to the game of golf and promote good sportsmanship and fellowship." The Pat Hinkel Trophy will be awarded to the Low Net Junior Girl in the Pat Hinkel Tournament.
The Ginny Lancaster Trophy, presented in 1973 by Mrs. Fred Lancaster, a promoter of Junior Golf in Western Pennsylvania, will be awarded to the Low Gross Junior Girl in the Pat Hinkel Tournament.
The Registration "Junior Tournaments" is not currently available.
Ginny Lancaster Trophy Winner ~ 1st Low Gross
Paige Scott - 78
2nd Low Gross ~ Bella Walker - 80
2019 PAT HINKEL / GINNY LANCASTER TROPHY WINNERS
Pat Hinkel Trophy (Low Net)
Ginny Lancaster Trophy (Low Gross)
WGAWP JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
52nd Annual Tournament
Willowbrook Country Club
Monday, July 22 & 23, 2019
36-Hole Stroke Play "T" score – Junior* Division
Winner/Runners-up – JUNIOR DIVISION – Low Gross
JUNIOR GIRL NEED NOT BELONG TO A WGAWP MEMBER CLUB.
Ruth Robshaw Trophy
Monday, July 22, 2019
18-Hole Stroke Play "T" score - Senior* Division
Trophy/Runners-up – SENIOR DIVISION – Low Gross
JUNIOR/SENIOR GIRL NEED NOT BELONG TO A WGAWP MEMBER CLUB. SHE MUST BE REGISTERED FOR COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY AND PLAYING ON COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY GOLF TEAM.
*A “Junior” golfer is an amateur golfer who has not reached either the September 1 following graduation from high school or her 19th birthday, whichever comes first.
*A ”Senior” golfer is an amateur golfer 22 years of age or younger on the date of the event and NOT a junior.
**Field size limited to 45 players (administrator has discretion to choose the best representative field based on applications received).
2018 Senior Division Champion Olivia Zambruno
2018 WESTERN PA GIRLS' JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS
Junior Championship Division
Senior Championship Division ~ Ruth Robshaw Trophy Winner
2018 WGAWP Junior Champion Caroline Wrigley
WGAWP Junior Championship Trophy
Ruth Robshaw with the Ruth Robshaw Trophy
WGAWP Senior Division Trophy ~~~ Ruth Robshaw Trophy