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Women’s Partnership Match Play Concludes at River Crossing Club

– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 

 

Date: April 17, 2024
Contact: Preston Vinzant, Texas Golf Association
Phone: 214-468-8942

Email: [email protected]

 

Women’s Partnership Match Play Concludes at River Crossing Club

Briefly: The 24th annual Women’s Partnership Match Play concluded Wednesday afternoon at River Crossing Club with six new team champions.

 

In the first flight, the team of Kimi Guidry of San Antonio and Nanette Hall of Universal City claimed the 1st place title after tying the team of Camm Dougherty of Corpus Christi and Leslie McCallick of Horseshoe Bay in Wednesday’s final match. The two teams battled it out on Wednesday morning, but Guidry and Hall were able to hang onto their slim lead to claim the title. Dougherty and McCallicks performance Wednesday morning left them just 3 points behind the champions, finishing in a tie for 2nd place. The other two teams finishing with a total of 47 points and tied for 2nd place featured the team of Lynda Kay and Kristen Gilbert of Montgomery and the team of Jan Rapp of Dallas and Kemberly Barrett of Woodway.

 

Another tight race took place in the second flight on Wednesday but ultimately it was the team of Lisa Papes of Allen and Sarah Farmer of Arlington who walked away with the 1st place trophy. The champion team ended the day with a total of 51 points tying them with the team of Patricia Carnes and Amy Goodwin who hail from McKinney. The two teams battled it off in a sudden death playoff, but it was Papes and Farmer who prevailed in the end to take home 1st place. The 3rd  place team of Donna Brady of Fair Oaks Ranch and Tammy Trichell of Helotes finished the tournament with 46 total points. They were able to obtain the most points in a match in their flight, 12, on Wednesday morning.

 

In the third flight, the team of Lynda Duvall of Bedford and Terry Rolan of Fort Worth were crowned champions after an exciting playoff against the 2nd place team of Ginger Dieter of Porter and Nannette Wheelis of Waco. Both teams were tied going into Wednesdays final matches and both earned 13 points in their final match to extend the tournament to a sudden death playoff. Duvall and Rolan, however, were able to finish atop the leaderboard. In third place was the team of Stefanie Smith of Dallas and Chris Meadows of Plano, earning a tournament total of 46 points.

 

The team of Dianne Dillard and Claudia Willis of Bryan put on a tremendous performance this week, earning the 1st place title in the fourth flight with a tournament total of 52 points. In 2nd place was the team of Rachel Hanse and Renee Montgomery of Houston who finished just 2 points behind Dillard and Willis. Playing against par in today’s final matches, the team of Sheryl Redwine and Jean Reynolds earned an incredible 11 points to finish in 3rd place.

 

We had an incredible finish to Wednesday’s final round in the fifth flight. It was the team of Sabra Fullwood of Leander and Sherry Brown of Round Rock who took home 1st place with a total of 52 points. Fullwood and Brown tied the team of Rebecca Hooper and Michel Bellinger of San Antonio in Wednesday mornings final match to grab the title. Hooper and Bellinger ended up in 3rd place, just 2 points shy of Fullwood and Brown. Playing against par in today’s final match was the team of Robin Bobbitt and Sally Mason of Houston who scored an incredible 12 points to jump to solo 2nd place.

 

In the sixth flight, the team of Brenda Mosley and Virginia Vaillancourt of San Antonio claimed the 1st place title after defeating the team of Jan Rollins of Mansfield and Jo Puckett of Dallas in Wednesday’s final match. The two teams battled it out on Wednesday morning, but Mosley and Vaillancourt were able to hang onto their slim lead to claim the title. Rollins and Pucketts performance Wednesday morning left them just 1 point behind the champions, finishing in 2nd place. In 3rd place was the team of Brenda Candelet of Humble and Cheryl Walters of Houston with a total of 52 points, just 2 points behind the champions.

 

Final Results

 

Golf Course: River Crossing Club’s championship golf course is playing from 5235 yards for the Women’s Partnership Match Play. Located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, the course features scenic hilltop views and sprawling fairways.

 

Weather: Tuesday’s high reached the low 80’s. A few light showers surrounded the course throughout the day but missed just to the south. Wednesday’s final round began with a fog and some light rain, but cleared out as the final matches went on.

 

What’s Next: The next event on the Women’s schedule will be the 103rd Women’s Texas Amateur taking place at Spanish Oaks Golf Club in Bee Cave on June 25th –  28th. Registration is open to female amateur golfers with a certified WHS Handicap Index.

 

More Info: The Texas Golf Association extends its sincere appreciation to the staff, members of River Crossing Club for their integral part in making the Women’s Partnership Match Play. For more information on the Women’s Partnership Match Play, click here.

 

First Flight
Pos. Team R5 R1 R2 R3 R4 Points
Status Thru Points
1 Kimi Guidry  +  Nanette Hall San Antonio, Universal City Tied F 9 12 12 8 9 50
T2 Camm Dougherty  +  Leslie McCallick Corpus Christi, Horseshoe Bay Tied F 9 8 8 8 14 47
T2 Lynda Kay  +  Kristen Gilbert Montgomery 2 & 1 F 11 10 9 10 7 47
T2 Jan Rapp  +  Kemberly Barrett Dallas, Woodway F 7 12 10 9 9 47
5 Anna Morales  +  Kelley Nittoli Austin, San Antonio 3 & 2 F 12 6 6 10 11 45
6 Karen Northcutt  +  Lettia Collins The Woodlands, Midland F 6 6 9 9 4 34
Second Flight
Pos. Team R5 R1 R2 R3 R4 Points
Status Thru Points
T1 Patricia Carnes  +  Amy Goodwin McKinney 1 up F 10 7 13 12 11 53
T1 Lisa Papes  +  Sarah Farmer Allen, Arlington Tied F 9 11 10 11 12 53
3 Donna Brady  +  Tammy Trichell Fair Oaks Ranch, Helotes 2 & 1 F 12 11 8 8 7 46
4 Judy Crosson  +  Kim Cure Tied F 9 8 5 10 9 41
5 Rebecca Jones  +  Sally Brown Amarillo, Brownwood F 6 10 11 6 6 39
6 Elaine Curry  +  Debbie MacDonald Dallas, Alvarado F 8 7 7 7 9 38
Third Flight
Pos. Team R5 R1 R2 R3 R4 Points
Status Thru Points
T1 Ginger Dieter  +  Nannette Wheelis Porter, Waco 3 & 2 F 13 11 9 7 11 51
T1 Lynda Duvall  +  Terry Rolan Bedford, Fort Worth 3 & 2 F 13 7 13 11 7 51
3 Stefanie Smith  +  Chris Meadows Dallas, Plano F 5 11 12 8 10 46
4 Lori Keith  +  Tracey Calloway Austin, Round Rock Tied F 9 7 6 12 11 45
5 Alisa Kennedy  +  Cathy Gibson Corpus Christi Tied F 9 12 5 10 7 43
6 Charlene Wilson  +  Sondra Swan DeSoto F 5 6 9 6 8 34
Fourth Flight
Pos. Team R5 R1 R2 R3 R4 Points
Status Thru Points
1 Dianne Dillard  +  Claudia Willis Bryan 2 & 1 F 10 9 10 13 10 52
2 Rachel Hanse  +  Renee Montgomery Houston F 8 15 10 9 8 50
3 Sheryl Redwine  +  Jean Reynolds San Antonio 2 up F 11 11 8 8 10 48
4 Lili Taufa  +  Teresita Aguilar Austin, Temple F 7 9 8 10 13 47
5 Dede Conner  +  Debbie Chandler Georgetown 2 & 1 F 11 7 10 9 8 45
Fifth Flight
Pos. Team R5 R1 R2 R3 R4 Points
Status Thru Points
1 Sabra Fullwood  +  Sherry Brown Leander, Round Rock Tied F 9 11 12 13 7 52
2 Robin Bobbitt  +  Sally Mason Houston 3 & 2 F 12 12 6 15 6 51
3 Rebecca Hooper  +  Michel Bellinger San Antonio Tied F 9 13 8 8 12 50
4 Haeyoung Baker  +  Jessie Sun Austin Tied F 9 6 13 10 11 49
5 Jill Rizzo  +  Sue Rowe College Station, Magnolia Tied F 9 7 10 3 15 44
Sixth Flight
Pos. Team R5 R1 R2 R3 R4 Points
Status Thru Points
1 Brenda Mosley  +  Virginia Vaillancourt San Antonio 2 & 1 F 11 12 9 12 10 54
2 Jan Rollins  +  Jo Puckett Mansfield, Dallas F 7 11 11 14 10 53
3 Brenda Candelet  +  Cheryl Walters Humble, Houston 4 & 2 F 13 11 9 11 8 52
4 Cindy Campbell  +  Mitzi Marquart Willow Park, Azle 3 & 2 F 14 6 7 7 15 49
5 Stacy Rehm  +  Pamela Bean Fort Worth, Willow Park F 4 7 12 4 8 35

 

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Day 2 of the 25th Women’s Partnership Match Play Concludes at River Crossing Club

Date: April 16, 2024
Contact: Krisit Knight, Texas Golf Association
Phone: 214-468-8942

Email: [email protected]

 

Briefly: The 25th annual Women’s Partnership Match Play concluded its second day of play Tuesday afternoon at River Crossing Club in Spring Branch, Texas.

 

In the first flight, the team of Kim Guidry of San Antonio and Nanette Hall of Universal City claimed the lead after tying the team of Jan Rapp of Dallas and Kemberly Barrett of Woodway in Match 4. It was in Monday’s matches when the leading team put on a true display of partnership. Guidry and Hall were able win both Match 1 and 2 earning a total of 24 points on Day 1. Rap and Barrett earned a total of 18 points on Tuesday leaving them just 1 point behind the leaders.

 

We will have another close finish in tomorrow’s final round in the second flight. Lisa Papes of Allen and Lindy Sarah Farmer of Arlington have Day 2 lead after earning a total of 23 points over Tuesdays Matches 3 and 4. The leading team, 44 total points, is only 1 point ahead of the team of Patricia Carnes and Amy Goodwin who hail from McKinney.

 

In the third flight, the team of Stephanie Smith of Dallas and Chris Meadows of Plano will have the overnight lead after an exciting match in Match 4 against the team of Sandra Swan and Charlene Wilson out of Desoto. The team of Lori Keith of Austin and Tracey Calloway of Round Rock earned the most points in a single match in the third flight, winning a total of 12 points in the morning match.

 

We will have an exciting finish in the fourth flight as the team of Rachel Hanse and Renee Montgomery from Houston is tied with the team of Dianne Dillard and Claudia Willis of Bryan. Both teams finished Day 2 with a total of 42 points and are set to face off in Wednesdays final match. The team of Lili Taufa of Austin and Teresita Aguilar of Temple trail by just 2 points after a 13-point Match 4 against par.

 

In the fifth flight, the team of Sabra Fullwood of Leander and Sherry Brown of Round Rock will have the overnight lead after a dominating performance in the morning match earning a total of 13 points. The team of Rebecca Hooper and Michel Bellinger from San Antonio are just 2 points behind the first-place team. The two teams will meet in tomorrow’s final match. We had plenty of incredible performances in the fifth flight lead by the teams of Robin Bobbitt and Sally Mason from Houston and Jill Rizzo, College Station, and Sue Rowe, Magnolia, who both ended a Match earning 15 points.

 

Our leaders in the sixth flight lead all flights in total points with a total of 46 points. The team of Jan Rollins of Mansfield and Jo Puckett of Dallas have the Day 2 lead after earning an incredible total of 24 points over Tuesdays Matches 3 and 4. They lead the team of Brenda Mosely and Virginia Vaillancourt hailing from San Antonio by 3 points.

 

Day 2 Results

 

Golf Course: River Crossing Club’s championship golf course is playing from 5235 yards for the Women’s Partnership Match Play. Located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, the course features scenic hilltop views and sprawling fairways.

 

Weather: Tuesday’s high reached the low 80’s. A few light showers surrounded the course throughout the day but missed just to the south. Wednesday’s final round looks to be some of the same as the high is expected to be 79 degrees with a 64% chance of precipitation.

More Info: The Texas Golf Association extends its sincere appreciation to the staff, members of River Crossing Club for their integral part in making the Women’s Partnership Match Play. For more information on the Women’s Partnership Match Play, click here.

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25th Women’s Partnership Match Play set for April 15-17

Addison – The 25th Women’s Partnership Match Play is heading to River Crossing Club in Spring Branch, Texas for the first time. The three-day tournament is the second tournament on the Women’s Calendar for the 2024 season.

“We are excited to bring this event to River Crossing Club,” shared Director of Women’s Golf Kristi Knight. “River Crossing is a great course that is well known in the San Antonio and Hill Country area, and we think the Women are going to enjoy playing there. This is an event we are used to seeing a great turnout and we have a Titleist rep coming out for the event as part of a relationship we can’t wait to grow with the Texas Golf Association.”

River Crossing Club is set in Spring Branch, Texas just north of San Antonio. With panoramic views of the Hill Country, River Crossing Club is an 18-hole championship course designed by Larry Hawkins that opened in 2001. The course stretches just over 6,700 yards from the back tees and features a perfect balance of challenge and forgiveness that provides enjoyable play for all golfers.

The Women’s Partnership Match Play is a 45-hole Round Robin Net Four-Ball Match Play. Two competitors play as partners in a 9-hole match against two other competitors playing as partners, with each player playing her own ball. The lowest net score of the partners is the score for the hole. Each hole will be worth 2 points, and a tie will be worth 1 point. The team with the most points after the 45 holes will be the flight winner.

The 24th Women’s Partnership Match Play took place at the Hideout Golf Club & Retreat in Brownwood, Texas. Karen Northcutt of The Woodlands and Lettia Collins of Midland won the first flight with 54 points. This was Northcutt’s and Collins’ second consecutive year to win the first flight. Mary Ann Knipe of Garland and Lindy Fox of Rockwall won the second flight with 51 points. Katherine Biggs of Houston and Lorraine Werner of The Woodlands claimed the third flight after finishing with 54 points. Cindy Campbell of Willow Park and Vicki Jordan of Lipan won the fourth flight after scoring 55 points.

The first round of the Women’s Partnership Match Play begins at 9 a.m. on April 15. For more information on the 25th Women’s Partnership Match Play, click here.

Women’s Partnership Match Play

River Crossing Club

April 15-17, 2024

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

General Information

Date: April 15-17, 2024
Host Club:
River Crossing Club
Address:
500 River Way, Spring Branch, TX 78070
Phone:
(830) 904-4653
TGA Staff Contact: Kristi Knight – Tournament Director

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Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: February 21, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Entries Close / Withdraw Deadline: April 3, 2024 at 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $500 (per team)

Eligibility: Entries are open to female amateur golfers with a certified WHS Handicap Index. Please reference TGA Women’s Competition Policies for further details including Policies and Procedures, and Terms of Competition.

Entry Procedure: Entries will be accepted by order of entry except if the event is oversubscribed in the first 24 hours. In this case, the field will be filled by blind draw from the entries returned during the first 24 hours. Any team not drawn will be placed on the waiting list in blind draw order. All subsequent entries will be placed on the waiting list in order of entry. The teams will be pre-flighted into flights of six (6) based on the combined team handicap index. If a partnership has a handicap difference of more than 8 strokes, the higher handicap will be adjusted down to create an 8-stroke difference. For example, a partnership with handicaps of 12 and 22, would be adjusted to a 12 and 20. April 10, 2024, handicap index will be used for flights and scoring.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: 45 holes of Round Robin Net Four-Ball Match Play. Two competitors play as partners in a 9-hole match against two other competitors playing as partners, with each player playing her own ball. The lowest net score of the partners is the score for the hole. Each hole will be worth 2 points, a tie will be worth 1 point. The team with the most points after the 45 holes will be the flight winner. The teams will be pre-flighted into flights of six (6) based on the combined team handicap index. Maximum spread of partners’ index of 8.0 will be used for the purpose of creating flights and scoring.

In the case of a BYE in a flight, the team will compete against par to earn points.

The April 10, 2024, WHS Handicap Index will be used for flights and scoring.

What’s Included: The entry fee includes greens, cart, and range fees for the practice round and all championship rounds. The entry fee will also include lunch between each match and an awards lunch after the final round.

Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) complimentary practice round on either Saturday April 13 or Sunday April 14 after 11:30 AM. Players may contact the host golf shop starting April 7 and identify themselves as a 2024 Women’s Partnership Match Play participant to schedule a practice round.

Registration Information: Player registration will be held on Sunday, April 14 between 11:30 AM and 3:30 PM. If a player cannot make registration, she must notify a TGA official at the host club that she is unable to make the registration deadline but will be competing in the championship.

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times / pairings for all matches will be made no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, April 12 online at www.txga.org.

Caddies: Caddies are NOT permitted in the Women’s Partnership Match Play.

Cancellation/Withdrawal Procedure: Prior to the entry deadline players looking to withdraw should do so online through their Golf Genius user profile or by contacting the TGA Staff Contact directly. After the entry deadline has passed players should either call the Texas Golf Association at (214) 468-8942 or email the TGA Staff Contact directly. Only withdrawals on the day of the competition should be directed to the host club golf shop.

Transportation: Players may walk or ride at their own discretion. Cart fees are included in the players entry fee. Spectators must walk at all times.

Medical Cart: Spectators in accordance of ADA compliance may request golf carts. Requests for golf carts must be supported by complete documentation, including the fully-completed Cart Request Form and the required accompanying medical documentation specified in that form for all first-time requests. Any medical cart request that is granted by the TGA will be good for that individual for the remainder of that calendar season. A request will not be deemed complete until all required information and documentation has been provided. For further information and details contact Senior Tournament Director – Chris Untiedt.

Score Posting: The TGA will post all scores for individual stroke play events to players GHIN number. Players are asked to not post scores for individual TGA stroke play events as it will result in a duplicate posting.

Policies & Procedures

To ensure competitors the best experience at all Texas Golf Association (TGA) events, it is helpful to be knowledgeable of TGA Women’s Competition Policies.


HOST HOTEL

The TGA has contracted with the following hotels to be the host hotel(s) for the Women’s Partnership Match Play. Participants are responsible for individually booking their room for the championship, if needed.

Hampton Inn Bulverde Texas Hill Country
499 Singing Oaks, Spring Branch, TX 78070
(830) 438-5007
Cutoff Date: Saturday, March 16th
Booking Link


Women’s Partnership Match Play

River Crossing Club

April 15-17, 2024

General Information
Date: April 15-17, 2024
Host Club:
River Crossing Club
TGA Staff Contact:
Kristi Knight - Tournament Director

Entry & Eligibility Information
Entries Open: February 21, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Entries Close / Withdraw Deadline: 
April 3, 2024 at 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $500 (per team)

Eligibility: Entries are open to female amateur golfers with a certified WHS Handicap Index. Please reference TGA Women’s Competition Policies for further details including Policies and Procedures, and Terms of Competition.

Entry Procedure: Entries will be accepted by order of entry except if the event is oversubscribed in the first 24 hours. In this case, the field will be filled by blind draw from the entries returned during the first 24 hours. Any team not drawn will be placed on the waiting list in blind draw order. All subsequent entries will be placed on the waiting list in order of entry. The teams will be pre-flighted into flights of six (6) based on the combined team handicap index. If a partnership has a handicap difference of more than 8 strokes, the higher handicap will be adjusted down to create an 8-stroke difference. For example, a partnership with handicaps of 12 and 22, would be adjusted to a 12 and 20. April 10, 2024, handicap index will be used for flights and scoring. 

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: 45 holes of Round Robin Net Four-Ball Match Play. Two competitors play as partners in a 9-hole match against two other competitors playing as partners, with each player playing her own ball. The lowest net score of the partners is the score for the hole. Each hole will be worth 2 points, a tie will be worth 1 point. The team with the most points after the 45 holes will be the flight winner. The teams will be pre-flighted into flights of six (6) based on the combined team handicap index. Maximum spread of partners’ index of 8.0 will be used for the purpose of creating flights and scoring. Field size limited to 48 teams.

In the case of a BYE in a flight, the team will compete against par to earn points.

The April 10, 2024, WHS Handicap Index will be used for flights and scoring.

What’s Included: The entry fee includes green fees, cart, range fees for the practice round and all championship rounds. The entry fee will also include lunch between each match, tee gift and an awards lunch after the final round.

Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) complimentary practice round on either Saturday April 13 or Sunday April 14 after 11:30 AM. Players must contact the host golf shop starting April 7th and identify themselves as a 2024 Women’s Partnership Match Play participant to schedule a practice round.

Registration Information: Player registration will be held on Sunday, April 14 between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM. If a player cannot make registration, she must notify a TGA official at the host club that she is unable to make the registration deadline but will be competing in the championship.

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times / pairings for all matches will be made no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, April 12 online at www.txga.org.

Host Hotel(s): The TGA has partnered with the following hotels to serve as the designated host hotel(s) for the Women's Partnership Match Play. Participants are responsible for individually booking their room for the championship, if needed.  

Hampton Inn Bulverde Texas Hill Country
499 Singing Oaks, Spring Branch, TX 78070
(830) 438-5007
Cutoff Date: Saturday, March 16
Booking Link

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Schedule of Events 

Wednesday, February 21
9:00 AM - Entries Opens                 

Wednesday, April 3 
5:00 PM - Entries Close / Withdraw Deadline              

Friday, April 12
5:00 PM - Round Robin Schedule Released

Saturday, April 13

11:30 AM Practice Rounds Available

Sunday, April 14 
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Player Registration
11:30 AM - Official Practice Rounds Begin                  

Monday, April 15
9:00 AM - Match 1 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees) 

Lunch Provided

Match 2 Starting Times TBD

Tuesday, April 16
9:00 AM - Match 3 Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Lunch Provided

Match 4 Starting Times TBD

Wednesday, April 17
9:00 AM - Final Match Begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play - Players Lunches/Awards Presentation

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Women’s Partnership Match Play Concludes at The Hideout Golf Club & Resort

Briefly: The 24th annual Women’s Partnership Match Play concluded Wednesday afternoon at The Hideout Golf Club & Resort with four new team champions.

In the first flight, the team of Karen Northcutt of The Woodlands and Lettia Collins of Houston claimed the 1st place title after defeating the team of Elizabeth Scaggs of Dallas and Carol Turnage of Anna in Wednesday’s final match. It was in Tuesday’s afternoon matches when the champion team put on a true display of partnership. Collins ended up in the water on the 18th hole and went shin deep into the water to chip onto the green and ultimately win the hole, earning them a valuable 2 points. Scaggs and Turnage earned 8 points from their final match, leaving them just 1 point behind the champions, finishing in solo 2nd place. Finishing in 3rd place was the team of Elaine Curry of Dallas and Debbie Macdonald of Alvarado who earned 11 points Wednesday, the largest number of points earned in their flight today.

Another tight race took place in the second flight on Wednesday but ultimately it was the team of Mary Ann Knipe of Garland and Lindy Fox of Rockwall who walked away with the 1st place trophy. The champion team earned a total of 51 points at the conclusion of the tournament, only 1 point ahead of the team of Kristi Webster and Teressa Dyson who hail from McKinney and finished in 2nd place. The 3rd place team of Dianne Dillard of Montgomery and Claudia Willis of Bryan finished the tournament with 46 total points after defeating the DeSoto team of Charlene Wilson and Sondra Swan in Wednesdays final matches.

In the third flight, the team of Katherine Biggs of Houston and Lorraine Werner of The Woodlands were crowned champions after an exciting match against the 2nd place team of Terry Rolan of Fort Worth and June Thompson of Houston. Werner sunk a tremendous putt on the 9th hole to win the match and earn the 11 points they needed to finish 1st. In third place was the team of Lili Taufa of Austin and Teresita of Aguilar of Temple, earning a tournament total of 49 points.

The team of Cindy Campbell of Willow Park and Vicki Jordan of Lipan put on a tremendous performance this week, earning the 1st place title in the fourth flight with a tournament total of 55 points. Playing against par in today’s final matches, the team of Sandy Dalehite of Richardson and Joanne Burleson earned an incredible 13 points to finish in 2nd place. In third place was the team of Jan Rollins of Mansfield and Jody Puckett of Dallas who finished just 1 point behind Dalehite and Burleson.

Final Results

Golf Course: The Hideout’s championship golf course was designed by Bill Johnston and opened for play in 2008. The track tips out at nearly 7,000 yards and features bermudagrass fairways with bent grass greens. Located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country along the shores of Lake Brownwood, Johnston created a true 18-hole masterpiece by making the most of the natural topography. The course’s high points offer magnificent, never-ending views of the lush fairways, meandering creeks, and enormous oaks.

Weather: Monday’s opening round of the Women’s Partnership Match Play welcomed the players with overcast skies and gusty winds out of the south, reaching up to 30mph. Tuesday’s high reached into the low 80’s. Wednesday once again saw gusty winds with sunny skies, avoiding any chance of scattered showers.

What’s Next: The next event on the Women’s schedule will be the Women’s Saturday Series taking place at Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course in Fredericksburg on May 20th. Registration is open to female amateur golfers with a certified WHS Handicap Index. The next event on the schedule is the Women’s Stroke Play Championship held at Harbor Lakes Golf Club in Granbury. Registration for the Women’s Stroke Play will open April 27th.

More Info: The Texas Golf Association extends its sincere appreciation to the staff, members of The Hideout Golf Club & Resort for their integral part in making the Women’s Partnership Match Play. For more information on the Women’s Partnership Match Play, click here.

Women’s Partnership Match Play

The Hideout Golf Club & Resort

April 17-19


TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

General Information

Date: April 17-19, 2023
Host Club: The Hideout Golf Club & Resort
Address: 6626 FTM Rd 2632, Brownwood, TX 76801
Phone: (325) 784-4653
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director – Amy Worthington

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Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Entries Close: Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $500 per team

Eligibility: Entries are open to female amateur golfers with a certified WHS Handicap Index. Please reference TGA Women’s Competition Policies for further details, including policies and procedures, and terms of competition.

Entry Procedure: Entries accepted in groups of six (6) teams by order of entry except if the event is oversubscribed in the first 24 hours. In this case, the field will be filled by blind draw from the entries returned during the first 24 hours. Any team not drawn will be placed on the waiting list in blind draw order. All subsequent entries will be placed on the waiting list in order of entry.

Championship Information

Field Size: The field is limited to 48 teams (96 players)

*NEW* Format: 45 holes of Round Robin Net Four-Ball Match Play. Two competitors play as partners in a 9-hole match against two other competitors playing as partners, with each player playing her own ball. The lowest net score of the partners is the score for the hole. Each hole will be worth 2 points, a tie will be worth 1 point. The team with the most points after the 45 holes will be the flight winner. The teams will be pre-flighted into flights of six (6) based on the combined team handicap index. Maximum spread of partners’ index of 8.0 will be used for the purpose of creating flights and scoring.

The April 12, 2023, WHS Handicap Index will be used for flights and scoring.

In the case of a BYE in a flight, the team will compete against par to earn points.

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Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) complimentary practice round at The Hideout Golf Club & Resort on Sunday, April 16. Players may contact the host golf shop and identify themselves as 2023 Women’s Partnership Match Play participant to schedule a practice round.

Registration Information: Player registration will be held on Sunday, April 16 between 12:00 PM and 3:30 PM. If a player cannot make registration, she must notify a TGA official at the host club that she is unable to make the registration deadline but will be competing in the championship.

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times and pairings for all the matches will be made available online at www.txga.org no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, April 14. A pairings reminder with be sent each night after the matches are completed for the day.

Caddies: Caddies are not permitted.

Cancellation/Withdrawal Procedure: Prior to the entry deadline players looking to withdraw should do so online through their Golf Genius user profile or by contacting the TGA Staff Contact directly. After the entry deadline has passed players should either call the Texas Golf Association at (214) 468-8942 or email the TGA Staff Contact directly. Only withdrawals on the day of the competition should be directed to the host club golf shop.

Transportation: Players may walk or ride at their own discretion. Cart fees are included in the players entry fee. Spectators must walk at all times.

Medical Cart: Spectators in accordance of ADA compliance may request golf carts. Requests for golf carts must be supported by complete documentation, including the fully-completed Cart Request Form and the required accompanying medical documentation specified in that form for all first-time requests. Any medical cart request that is granted by the TGA will be good for that individual for the remainder of that calendar season. A request will not be deemed complete until all required information and documentation has been provided. For further information and details contact Senior Tournament Director – Chris Untiedt.

Policies & Procedures

To ensure competitors the best experience at all Texas Golf Association (TGA) events, it is helpful to be knowledgeable of TGA Policies & Procedures.

Women’s Partnership Match Play

The Hideout Golf Club & Resort
April 17-19, 2023

General Information 
Date: April 17-19, 2023
Host Club: The Hideout Golf Club & Resort 
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director - Amy Worthington

Entry & Eligibility Information
Entries Open: March 1, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Entries Close: April 5, 2023 at 5:00 PM
Withdraw Deadline: April 5, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $500 per team

Eligibility: Entries are open to female amateur golfers with a certified WHS Handicap Index. Please reference TGA Women’s Competition Policies for further details, including policies and procedures, and terms of competition.

Entry Procedure: Entries accepted in groups of six (6) teams by order of entry except if the event is oversubscribed in the first 24 hours. In this case, the field will be filled by blind draw from the entries returned during the first 24 hours. Any team not drawn will be placed on the waiting list in blind draw order. All subsequent entries will be placed on the waiting list in order of entry.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size45 holes of Round Robin Net Four-Ball Match Play. Two competitors play as partners in a 9-hole match against two other competitors playing as partners, with each player playing her own ball. The lowest net score of the partners is the score for the hole. Each hole will be worth 2 points, a tie will be worth 1 point. The team with the most points after the 45 holes will be the flight winner. The teams will be pre-flighted into flights of six (6) based on the combined team handicap index. Maximum spread of partners’ index of 8.0 will be used for the purpose of creating flights and scoring. The field is limited to 48 teams (96 players).

The April 12, 2023, WHS Handicap Index will be used for flights and scoring.

In the case of a BYE in a flight, the team will compete against par to earn points.

What’s Included: The entry fee includes greens, cart, and range fees for the practice round and all championship rounds. The entry fee will also include lunch between each match and an awards lunch after the final round.

Practice Round Information:  Each player is allowed one (1) complimentary practice round at The Hideout Golf Club & Resort on Sunday, April 16. Players may contact the host golf shop and identify themselves as 2023 Women’s Partnership Match Play participant to schedule a practice round.

Registration Information: Player registration will be held on Sunday, April 16 between 12:00 PM and 3:30 PM. If a player cannot make registration, she must notify a TGA official at the host club that she is unable to make the registration deadline but will be competing in the championship.

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times and pairings for all the matches will be made available online at www.txga.org no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, April 14. A pairings reminder with be sent each night after the matches are completed for the day.

For complete championship information, click here



Schedule of Events

Wednesday, March 1 
9:00 AM - Registration Opens                           

Wednesday, April 5 
5:00 PM - Registration Closes/Withdraw Deadline              

Sunday, April 16 
All Day - Player Practice Rounds
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Player Registration                   

Monday, April 17 
8:00 AM - 9:50 AM - 9 Hole Matches, Flights 1-4 begin (#1 Tee)
Following Morning Play - Player Lunch
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM - 9 Hole Matches, Flights 1-4 begin (#10 Tee)

Tuesday, April 18 
8:00 AM - 9:50 AM - 9 Hole Matches, Flights 1-4 begin (#1 Tee)
Following Morning Play - Player Lunch
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM - 9 Hole Matches, Flights 1-4 begin (#10 Tee)

Wednesday, April 19 
8:00 AM - 9:50 AM - 9 Hole Matches, Flights 1-4 begin (#1 Tee)
Following Morning Play - Player Lunch/Awards Presentation

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Women’s Partnership Match Play Concludes at Walden on Lake Conroe

Briefly: After 54-holes of net four-ball match play, competition concluded this afternoon at Walden on Lake Conroe in the newly formatted Women’s Partnership Match Play. The field consisted of 45 teams of ladies hailing from all over the state of Texas. Teams were pre-flighted into flights of six based on the combined team handicap index. The full field began match play on Monday morning for the chance to advance to Tuesday’s semifinal round or to proceed to the consolation match play bracket.

Flights 1-6, Finals
In the first flight final match, the team of Midland’s Lettia Collins and The Woodlands Karen Northcutt defeated Corpus Christi’s Camm Dougherty and Horseshoe Bay’s Leslie McCallick 3 and 1. The duo defeated the No. 1 seed team of Malick and Schultz in Tuesday’s round of semifinal matches 3 and 2.

In the second flight final match, Kelly Campbell of Dallas and Lisa Papes of Allen defeated the fifth seed team of Betty Conklin and Violin Dupasquier both of Montgomery. In a tough match against the solo Dupasquier, Campbell and Papes pulled off a 6 and 5 victory.

In the third flight final match, the No. 8 seed of Angie Dusevic and Sara Devillers both from Houston defeated Tomball’s Suzzette Kirchner and Cypress’s Cynthia Birch 3 and 2. In Tuesday’s semifinal match, Dusevic and Devilliers battled it out against the team of Willis and Dillard in 20 holes.

In the fourth flight final match, Jill Rizzo of College Station and Xuesong Hollier of Tomball defeated DeSoto’s Charlene Wilson and Sondra Swan 1 up. On Tuesday, the pair defeated the No. 1 seed of Randleman and Bailey 3 and 2.

In the fifth flight final match, the No. 3 seed team of Magnolia’s Diane Gunn and Conroe’s Maede Miller defeated San Antonio’s Sheryl Redwine and Jean Reynolds 5 and 4. Gunn and Miller defeated Butler and Reaves 5 and 3 the day before.

In the sixth flight final match, Huntsville’s Bobbie Proctor and Beth Belovsky defeated the No. 4 of Mary Lynn Krauss and Virginia Edley both from Dallas. In Tuesday’s semifinal match, the duo defeated Rook and Jasien 4 and 3.

For complete results, click here.

Consolation Flights 1-6, Finals
In the first flight consolation flight, Austin’s Lee Ann Penick and New Braunfels Patthawan Livingston defeated the team of Sonja Smith and Stefanie White 2 and 1. Penick and Livingston had a bye on Tuesday as the No. 1 seed.

In the second consolation flight, McKinney’s Amy Goodwin and Patricia Carnes defeated The Woodland’s Margaret Bosman and Montgomery’s Maura Price 4 and 2. Goodwin and Carnes had a bye in the first round of consolation match play.

In the third flight consolation match, Montgomery’s Sandra Ayers and Waco’s Nannette Wheelis defeated Magnolia’s Donna Moore and Georgetown’s Linda Pryor 1 up. On Tuesday, Ayers and Wheelis defeated Keith and Piening 6 and 5.

In the fourth flight consolation match, Bastrop’s Sharon Baker and Smithville’s Laurie Eyting defeated Sugar Land’s Susan Councill and Houston’s Katherine Kuo. The No. 2 seed defeated Robertson and Bastidas 3 and 1 in the first round of consolation match play.

In the fifth flight consolation match, Corpus Christi’s Lea Ann Stikeleather and Mary Swan defeated defending champions Emilie Wilshire of Houston and Mary Dees of Cypress. The duo defeated Butler and Reaves 1 up in a back-and-forth match on Tuesday to advance to the final consolation match where they won 5 and 3.

In the sixth flight consolation match, the team of Fort Worth’s Stacy Rehm and Willow Park’s Pamela Bean defeated Montgomery’s team of Julie Rodriguez and Lynette Hutar. In one of only two matches to go 18-holes in Wednesday’s final round of matches, Rehm sunk a 30-foot putt to win 1 up against their opponents.

For complete results, click here.

Host Club: Walden on Lake Conroe Golf Club was originally designed and built in 1976 by Robert Von Hagge and former PGA Tour player Bruce Devlin. It’s a private golf club that is open to residents and non-residents. The course features Tifeagle greens, large pines, and pristine bunkers amidst ancient oak trees. At 6,756 yards and par-72 the course will be fun and provide a good challenge to some of the state’s best women.

Tournament History: The Women’s Partnership Match Play was previously played in a quota format and named the Women’s Partnership. Last year, in its previous quota format, the tournament was held at Riverhill Country Club, where Mary Dees and Emilie Wilshire won the overall championship for the first time with 25 total points. The tournament was canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19. Margaret Bosman and Lorraine Werner won in 2019 at Golfcrest Country Club; Camm Dougherty and Leslie McCallick won back-to-back titles in 2017-18.

Next up: The TGA women head to Dallas next for DFW’s Women’s Saturday Series event on May 14. Cedar Crest Golf Course is set to host the first Saturday Series event on the 2022 schedule. For more information about the Saturday Series, click here.

For more information about the Women’s Partnership Match Play, click here. To see all match results from Walden on Lake Conroe, click here.

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Women’s Partnership Match Play Heads to Walden on Lake Conroe

MONTGOMERY – The 23rd annual Women’s Partnership Match Play is slated for April 4-6 at Walden on Lake Conroe Golf Club.

This year, the event will be played in a match play format. It was previously played in a quota format and named the Women’s Partnership. The Women’s Partnership Match Play will be contested over 54 holes of net Four-Ball Match Play. Two competitors play as partners in a match against another two-woman team with each golfer playing her own ball. The tournament will feature a 45 team field of 90 total players.

The teams are pre-flighted into eight divisions based on the combined team handicap index. Maximum spread of partners’ index of 8.0 will be used for the purpose of creating flights and scoring. The four teams eliminated in the first round of each flight will proceed to a consolation match play bracket.

The March 30 WHS Handicap Index will be used for flights and scoring.

Walden on Lake Conroe Golf Club was originally designed and built in 1976 by Robert Von Hagge and former PGA Tour player Bruce Devlin. It’s a private golf club that is open to residents and non-residents. The course features Tifeagle greens, large pines, and pristine bunkers amidst ancient oak trees. At 6,756 yards and par-72 the course will be fun and provide a good challenge to some of the state’s best women.

Last year, in its previous quota format, the tournament was held at Riverhill Country Club, where Mary Dees and Emilie Wilshire won the overall championship for the first time with 25 total points.

The tournament was canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19. Margaret Bosman and Lorraine Werner won in 2019 at Golfcrest Country Club; Camm Dougherty and Leslie McCallick won back-to-back titles in 2017-18.

The first round of the Women’s Partnership Match Play begins at 8 a.m. on April 4. The final round is scheduled for at 8 a.m. on April 6. Once all matches are complete, awards will be handed out to the top finishers.

For more information on the 2022 Women’s Partnership Match Play, click here.