El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Club Hosts EWGA Southern California and Desert SW District Semi-Final Event

The EWGA Championship begins with District Semi-Final Qualifing

Tucson, Arizona – Tucson-Old Pueblo Chapter recently hosted the Southern California Desert SW District Semi-Final at El Conquistador Country Club on June 24, 2017.  The EWGA District Semi Final events take place at 15 venues nationwide during a three month period for golfers who advance from their local Chapter Championship.    

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 Southern California Desert SW District semi-final was held June 24, 2017 at El Conquistador Country Club in Tucson, Arizona.  There were 85 EWGA members competing from 7 Chapters.  The low gross honors went to Lauren Suzuki from Los Angeles Chapter with a score of 81.  Donna Brasil from Palm Springs-Desert Cities Chapter won the Low net honors with a score of 73.  

The Senior Flight (ages 55 to 69) gross winner was Silvia Urbaniec from Orange County Chapter with a score of 86 and low net winner was Sheila Woolsey from Tucson-Old Pueblo Chapter with a score of 68.

The Super Senior Flight (ages 70 and above) gross winner was Patricia Godfrey from Orange County Chapter with a score of 89 while Christine Shorkey from San Diego Chapter was the low net winner with a score of 74.     

Elizabeth West, Tournament Volunteer Coordinator, Tucson-Old Pueblo Chapter said:"We are thrilled to host the district semi-final event offering a great playing opportunity for our members. Our members enjoy competitive playing events and those who are advancing to the EWGA Championship are excited to play in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas."

View full results and a gallery of images from the event.