BISHOPVILLE, M.D. – The EWGA Eastern Shore Chapter hosted the Chesapeake District Semi-Final at The Links at Lighthouse Sound on Saturday, August 5th, 2017. There are 15 District Semi- Final venues nationwide during a three-month period for golfers who advance from their local Chapter Championships.
Now in its 22nd year, the EWGA Championship is the largest women’s amateur golf tournament of its kind, with more than 2,400 members participating annually. The competitive tournament appeals to EWGA members of all skill levels as it includes five flights of Stroke Play Competition and as well as a Scramble Division. Participants compete in a local Chapter Championship, presented by Guardian Life Insurance of America, then advance to the district semi-finals at one of 15 venues nationwide. The event concludes with the national EWGA Championship, an exciting two-day finals competition that will be held at Hot Springs Village in Hot Springs, Arkansas on October 6 and 7.
The Chesapeake District semi-final boasted a field of 94 EWGA members representing 9 Chapters with 18 ladies earning advancement opportunities to the EWGA Championship Finals. The event Low Gross honors went to Lee Teena of the Washington, D.C. Chapter with a score of 84. Low Net Honors went to Linda Thomas of the Eastern Shore Chapter with a net score of 66 in the Second Flight.
Special thanks to the EWGA Eastern Shore Chapter who graciously assisted with executing a successful event.