HAMBURG, N.J. – The Northern New Jersey Chapter of the EWGA recently hosted the Metro Northeast District Semi-Final at Crystal Springs Golf Resort on August 26, 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 Metro Northeast semi-final was held August 26, 2017 at Crystal Springs Golf Resort. There were 93 EWGA members competing from nine Chapters. The low gross honors went to Yong Park from Long Island with a score of 92. Hilary Touhy from Westchester won the Low net honors with a score of 87.
The Senior Flight (ages 55 to 69) gross winner was Yong Park from Long Island with a score of 92 and low net winner was Jane McWilliams from Fairfield County, CT with a score of 77.
The Super Senior Flight (ages 70 and above) gross winner was Carol Golde from Long Island with a score of 98 while Eva Huff-Haddon from Stroudsburg, PA was the low net winner with a score of 77.
"We are thrilled to host the district semi-final event offering a great playing opportunity for our members,” said Fran Lapinski at Northern New Jersey. "Our members enjoy competitive playing events and those who are advancing to the EWGA Championship are excited to play in Hot Springs Village."