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Junior Tournament Descriptions

PAT HINKEL / GINNY LANCASTER TOURNAMENT

COMING SOON!

Pat Hinkel /Ginny Lancaster Tournament
Pittsburgh Field Club
Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Registration Fee:  $65

**ALL REGISTRATION OPENS IN MARCH **

There will be caddies available (no personal caddies permitted). Caddie fees are $100.

Each player choosing to use a Pittsburgh Field Club caddie must make their own arrangements by contacting the Caddie Master.

You may also carry your own bag. 
Personal pull carts are permitted.
Dress code is strictly enforced.

JUNIOR GIRL NEED NOT BELONG TO A WGAWP MEMBER CLUB


18 Hole Stroke Play – Open to Junior and Senior Divisions
29.4 Maximum Handicap Index for Prize Competition
Must have an established USGA Handicap Index

**Net 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.

2023 Pat Hinkel / Ginny Lancaster Tournament
 
Pat Hinkel Trophy Winner ~ 1st Low Net
Angelina Schild
 
2nd Low Net.-Moira Erhartic
3rd Low Net-Lucy Rygelski
 

Ginny Lancaster Trophy Winner ~ 1st Low Gross
Marissa Malosh

2nd Low Gross.-Lindsay Powanda

3rd Low Gross-Ellie Benson

Skill Prizes
#6 Closest to the Pin-Moore Erhartic
#16 Closest to the Pin-Ellie Benson
#15 Longest Putt-Victoria Witouski
#1 Longest Drive-Angelina Schild

Angelina Schild, Pat Hinkel Champion

2023 PAT HINKEL / GINNY LANCASTER TROPHY WINNERS

Pat Hinkel Trophy (Low Net)

Angelina Schild

Ginny Lancaster Trophy (Low Gross)

Marissa Malosh


Marissa Malosh, Ginny Lancaster Champion

JUNIOR & MEMBER BETTER BALL

COMING SOON!

Junior-Member Better Ball/ Scramble at Nemacolin Country Club
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
18 Hole Four Ball Stroke Play (Better ball of partners)

Scramble Division for Juniors 10 to 12 years of age with no established handicap

Registration opens at 7:30 am

Registration fee for Juniors - $65

Registration fee for Members - $70

**ALL REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN MARCH**
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 girl will have full handicap, 34.4 Maximum USGA Handicap for prize competition.
Junior girl without an established handicap may play in the Better Ball Division, but will not be eligible for prizes.

 If 10 to 12 years old with no established handicap Junior may play in Scramble Division.
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

Prizes for Scramble Division:  Gross and Net (Handicap established by Member player)

 

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.

2022 Winners

Susie Perrin and Nina Busch

Click the link below to email questions to the WGAWP Junior Director

Karen Chisholm

Karen Chisholm

Director, Juniors

Phone: 7175034254

2023 Junior/Member Better Ball Winners
 
Low Net Rosemary Balsley Trophy Winner
Susie Perrin and Nina Busch
 
2nd Low Net
Jamie Kerestes and Kayli Dings
 
 
1st Low Gross
Paige Meyers and Lauren Kardos
 
 
2nd Low Gross
Amy Vollmer and Victoria Witouski 
(Match of Cards)
 
 
 
Scramble Division
 
Low Net Champions
Laura Hilger and Marin Raupp
 
Low Gross
Mary Pat Beilich and Eva Newell
 
 

ROSEMARY BALSLEY

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA GIRLS' JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

COMING SOON!

WGAWP JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
58th Annual Tournament
Westmoreland Country Club

Monday August 5, 2024 

**ALL REGISTRATION OPENS IN MARCH**

JUNIOR GIRL NEED NOT BELONG TO A WGAWP MEMBER CLUB.

(ages 10-18)

Junior Championship has 2 Divisions:

18 and 36 hole events

Trophy/Runners Up - Junior Division - Low Gross

Registration Fee: $65

(May be a special 18-hole Division for younger girls with handicap)

Junior-Junior Tournament (Ages 10 to 12)

For the less experienced golfer with no established handicap, young ladies will compete in a 9-Hole Tournament

Registration $65

Senior Championship
Ruth Robshaw Trophy

(ages 19-22)

18-Hole Stroke Play  - Senior* Division

Trophy/Runners-up – SENIOR DIVISION – Low Gross

Registration Fee: $65

Senior Champion receives a $500 Scholarship

JUNIOR/SENIOR GIRL NEED NOT BELONG TO A WGAWP MEMBER CLUB. SENIOR PLAYER MUST BE REGISTERED FOR COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY

*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).

2023 WGAWP Junior Championship

Junior Division 36 Hole Champion
Ellie Benson
 
2nd Low Gross
Madison Sharek
 
 
Junior Division 18 Hole Champion
Pearl Lundgren
 
2nd Low Gross
Olivia DeGori
 
 
Junior-Junior Division 9 Holes
Sami Neil
 
 
Junior Division Net Champion
Angelina Schild- 36 Hole Division
Isabella Sciulli- 18 Hole Division
 
 
Senior Division Ruth Robshaw Trophy
Lindsay Powanda ($500 Scholarship)
 

2023 WGAWP Junior Champion ~ Ellie Benson

2023 WGAWP GIRL'S CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

Junior Championship Division- 36 Holes

Ellie Benson

Senior Championship Division--Ruth Robshaw Trophy Winner

Lindsay Powanda

Junior-Junior Champion-18 Holes

 Pearl Lundgren

Champion-9 Holes

Sami Neil

 


2023 SeniorChampion, Lindsay Powanda, with Ruth Robshaw

PHOTOS OF JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHIES


WGAWP Junior Championship Trophy


Ruth Robshaw with the Ruth Robshaw Trophy


WGAWP Senior Division Trophy ~~~ Ruth Robshaw Trophy