2008 Senior Stroke Play Results

Trophy Club, TX - The 2008 Senior Stroke Play Championship was played at Trophy Club Country Club in Trophy Club, Texas September 14-17. Trophy Club golf club is nestled in the Dallas/Fort Worth’s rolling and picturesque countryside and is home to the legendary Kathy Whitworth golf course designed by Arthur Hills. The format was 54 holes of stroke play. Round 1 and 2 acted as the qualifying rounds and then the players were flighted for round 3. The top four players in each flight were awarded prizes.

Sunday night the ladies kicked it off with a welcome party at Dianne Robert’s house. Kathy Whitworth made an appearance and she even gave a few pointers at the chipping event. Round one began with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun on Monday. Marion Barker of Lubbock, Texas shot the low round of the day with a 69.

On Tuesday there was a 9:00 a.m. shotgun start. Super Super Senior (71+) contestant, Diane Dill finished the round with a 79 making her two day total 157 and putting her in the Super Super Senior lead. That night a dinner was held and Kathy Whitworth made a speech to the players. Whitworth, known for her great sense of humor, made the dinner a great success and many players were able to get pictures and autographs of Whitworth after the speech.

The 3rd and last round was an 8:30 a.m. shotgun on Wednesday. Once again the weather was beautiful and the players seemed to have a great time. Marion Barker ran away with the Overall Champion title shooting 69, 71, and 72. Diane Dill won the Super Super Senior and Sidney Bowden won the Super Senior award (65-70). Scroll down for complete results and pictures.


2008 WTGA Senior Stroke Play Champion - Marian Barker, Lubbock

Championship Flight

(L to R) Nannette Wheelis (4th), Becky Marshall (3rd), Diane Dill (2nd), and Becky Mitchell (1st)

1st Flight

(L to R) Linda Sackett (1st), Joanna Davis (2nd), Ann Sanders (4th), Barbara Hardin (3rd)

2nd Flight

(L to R) Jacque Cooper (4th), and Lorna Telfer (3rd)- Not Pictured-Nancy Smith (1st) and Linda Parker (2nd)

3rd Flight

(L to R) Mary Lucas (1st), Diana Henigan (2nd), Diane Kirwan (3rd), and Iris Marquardt (4th)

4th Flight

(L to R) Mayuri Eaves (2nd), Pattie Perez (3rd), and Kay Guthrie (1st)-Not pictured Paula Marker (4th)

Super Senior Winner

Sidney Bowden

Super Super Senior Winner

Diane Dill

Founders Trophy ~ Bentwater Country Club

Diane Dill and Jerrie Stewart

 

The WTGA extends a special thanks to the Senior Stroke Play Championship Committee: Dianne Roberts, Joanne Burleson, Rebecca Dixon, Judy Goforth, Joan Rounsaville, Susie Dodson, Linda Smith, and Cheryl Wood. All of their hard work and dedication made this year's event very successful.

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