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Wilshire and Dees Win the Women’s Partnership

BRIEFLY: First round leaders Emilie Wilshire and Mary Dees win the 2021 Women’s Partnership at Riverhill Country Club in Kerrville for a wire to wire victory. In all, five flights crowned champions as the second TGA Women’s event of the 2021 season wrapped up.

 

WOMEN’S PARTNERSHIP OVERALL LEADERBOARD:

R1 +/- Quota R2 +/- Quota Total + / – Quota
1 Wilshire / Dees Houston, Cypress 18 7 25
2 Guynes / Henry Fredericksburg, Kerrville 12 12 24
T3 Candelet / Gebert Humble, Boerne 14 8 22
T3 Swan / Strikeleather Corpus Christi 0 22 22
5 Jones / Gibson Horseshoe Bay 10 9 19

 

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GOLF COURSE: Designed by close friends Joe Finger and Byron Nelson in 1974, Riverhill Country Club’s 18-hole course is a premier location for golf in Texas and the United States.  Based in the heart of Hill Country, the course boasts its rare bent-grass greens and a 7,137 yard, 72-par challenge featuring scenic creeks, hills and a lake throughout the property.  Over time, the course became Nelson’s favorite, where he was quoted saying, “If I had only one golf course to play, it would be Riverhill.”

 

WEATHER: Tuesday’s final round started with cloud cover and trace amounts of rain. The cloud cover broke in the afternoon and provided players with perfect sunny conditions for the rest of the day.

 

IN CONTENTION: The Dougherty/McCallick team overcame an 8 point deficit to claim the first flight title by half a point with 17.5 points. The team of Turnage/Scaggs came up just short and finished in second with 17 points. The team of Guynes/Henry claim the second flight title with a final quota score of 24 points. The Jones/Gibson team finished second at 19 points, and the Trichell/Livingston team rounds out the top three with 12.5 points. The team of Conner/Chandler finished with 18 points to win the third flight by half a point over the Needham/Robinson team. The Swan/Stikeleather team came from 16 points back to win the fourth flight at 22 points. Finishing in second was the Rizzo/Rowe team with 17 points. The team of Candelet/Gebert secured the fifth flight title after finishing with 22 points. The Lindsay/Cole team finished runner up with 14.5 points.

 

WHAT’S NEXT: The 2021 Women’s Saturday Series – DFW #1 will be hosted at Buffalo Creek Golf Club on May 15. The 2021 Women’s Stroke Play Championship, the first TGA Women’s major on the calendar, will be contested June 25-27 at the Club at Comanche Trace in Kerrville.

 

MORE INFO: The Texas Golf Association extends its sincere appreciation to the entire membership and staff at Riverhill Country Club for their welcoming hospitality in hosting this year’s Women’s Partnership. Complete tournament information can be found by clicking here.

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Wilshire and Dees Lead the Women’s Partnership

BRIEFLY: Emilie Wilshire and Mary Dees of Houston and Cypress respectively, lead the Women’s Partnership after Monday’s first round with a quota score of 18. The Women’s Partnership, a team quota event, is being contested in Kerrville at Riverhill Country Club. Wilshire and Dees currently hold a two point lead over Horseshoe Bay’s Janice Koenig and Suzanna Knudson heading into Tuesday’s final round. In addition to battling for an Overall Championship, the Women’s Partnership will crown winners in each of the five flights.

WOMEN’S PARTNERSHIP OVERALL LEADERBOARD:

1 Wilshire / Dees Houston, Cypress 18
2 Koenig / Knudson Horseshoe Bay 16
T3 Biggs / Hamilton Houston 15
T3 Armstrong / Mayfield Fredericksburg 15
T5

T5

Rizzo / Rowe

Candelet / Gebert

College Station, Magnolia

Humble, Boerne

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GOLF COURSE: Designed by close friends Joe Finger and Byron Nelson in 1974, Riverhill Country Club’s 18-hole course is a premier location for golf in Texas and the United States. Based in the heart of Hill Country, the course boasts its rare bent-grass greens and a 7,137 yard, 72-par challenge featuring scenic creeks, hills and a lake throughout the property.  Over time, the course became Nelson’s favorite, where he was quoted saying, “If I had only one golf course to play, it would be Riverhill.”

WEATHER: Players started the morning in cool and overcast conditions. After the clouds cleared and the sun came out in the afternoon, temperatures rose from the mid 60’s into the upper 80’s by the end of the day.

IN CONTENTION: The team of Trevino/Ramirez lead the first flight with 9 points.  Sitting one point back is the team of Turnage/Scaggs at 8 points. Rounding out the first flight’s top three is the team of Gilkeson/Alexander, who posted 7 points in the first round. The second flight is led by Guynes/Henry with a score of 12. They are followed closely by the team of Jones/Gibson at 10 points, and Trichell/Livingston at7 points. After finishing with 13 points today, the Robertson/Youngs team holds a one point lead over the team of Conner/Chandler in the third flight. Leading the fourth flight is the team of Koenig/Knudson with 16 points. The Biggs/Hamilton and Armstrong/Mayfield teams are both tied for second with 15 points each. The fifth flight, as well as the overall leaderboard, is lead by the Wilshire/Dees team with 18 points in the first round. The team of Candelet/Gebert currently sits in second with 14 points.

WHAT’S NEXT: Tuesday’s final round will begin at 8 AM with tee times off #1. Following play, there will be a brief awards presentation for the Overall Champion and Flight Winners.

MORE INFO: Visit our website for complete coverage of the 2021 Women’s Partnership.

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Bosman and Werner Win the Women's Partnership

BRIEFLY: Margaret Bosman and Lorraine Werner came from behind in the final round to win the 2019 Women’s Partnership at Golfcrest Country Club in Pearland. In all, four flights crowned champions as the second TGA Women’s event of the 2019 season wrapped up.
 
WOMEN’S PARTNERSHIP OVERALL LEADERBOARD:

      R1 +/- Quota R2 +/- Quota Total + / – Quota
1 Bosman / Werner The Woodlands 7 25.5 32.5
2 Kuo / Hamilton Houston 18 7 25
3 Dillard / Willis Montgomery 20 4 24
4 Bowe / Loggins Allen, Celina 12 12 24
5 Hoyt / Bishop Horseshoe Bay 16 7 23

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GOLF COURSE: Golfcrest Country Club was originally built in southeast Houston in 1927 and moved to its current location in Pearland in 1971. The club is owned by its membership and managed by Sterling Golf. The tree-lined course sits on 200 wooded acres and was designed by Joseph S. Finger. The old-school layout will prove to be a tough test for competitors in the 2019 Women’s Partnership, with narrow fairways, numerous water hazards and challenging green complexes. The course will be set up at approximately 5,277 yards for the championship.
 
WEATHER: Tuesday’s final round saw blue skies and a slight WSW breeze between 8-10 mph, with temperatures reaching the mid-80s.
 
WINNERS’ INFO: Entering the final round with 7 points from the first round, The Woodlands duo of Bosman and Werner played lights out as they exceeded their adjusted quota of 52.5 by 25.5 to post 78 points and win the Overall Championship. Their 36-hole total of 32.5 points bested the second place overall team of Katherine Kuo and June Hamilton, both of Houston, who finished with 25 points for two rounds.
 
IN CONTENTION: Claiming victory in Flight 1 is the team of Hoyt/Bishop with 23 points over Northcutt/Collins at 22.5 points. The winners of Flight 2 were Crites/Clemens with a score 16.5, barely edging out Smith-Snider/Higby by a single half point. The Kuo/Hamilton team posted 25 points to win Flight 3 by one over first round leaders Dillard/Willis and Bowe/Loggins. In Flight 4, Bowser/Barlow won in a scorecard playoff over Raska/Davidson, after the two teams tied with 16 points.
 
WHAT’S NEXT: Currently open for registration is the Women’s One-Day Series at Northgate Country Club in Houston on April 27. This event closes for registration on April 22. More information about the Women’s One-Day Series can be found here. The Women’s Stroke Play Championship, the first TGA Women’s major on the calendar, opens for registration on April 22. This year’s championship will be contested June 21-23 at Briggs Ranch Golf Club in San Antonio. Complete information about the Women’s Stroke Play can be found here.
 
MORE INFO: The Texas Golf Association extends its sincere appreciation to the entire membership and staff at Golfcrest Country Club for their welcoming hospitality in hosting this year’s Women’s Partnership. Complete tournament information can be found by clicking here. Check out our Facebook page and Twitter feed for updates throughout the championship season.