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Top Players at 13th NC Senior Women's

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (April 13, 2016) -- The Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) will conduct the 13th North Carolina Senior Women's Championship April 19-20 at Carolina Trace Country Club's Lake Course in Sanford.

Three-time NC Senior Women's champion
Pat Brogden of Garner.

Players to watch:

  • Defending champion Kim Briele of New Bern. The 7th ranked senior women's golfer in the Carolinas captured her first CGA individual championship with a one-shot victory last year at Starmount Forest Country Club in Greensboro.

  • Susan Beaupied of Pittsboro is ranked 3rd among Carolinas senior women. Chasing her first CGA title, Beaupied finished 7th at last year's NC Senior Women's and tied for 4th at the Carolinas Senior Women's championships.

  • Pat Brogden of Garner is a three-time NC Senior Women's champ (2007, 2010, 2012). The top-ranked senior in the Carolinas has 10 CGA titles, including five Carolinas Senior Women's championships.

  • Patty Moore of Charlotte, a 17-time CGA champion, has won this event three times (2004, 2008, 2014). Moore is ranked 2nd among Carolinas senior women.

  • Angela Stewart of Greenville, the 2011 champ, is 4th in Carolinas senior women's rankings. Stewart finished runner-up last year in both the NC Senior Women's and Carolinas Senior Women's championships.

Robert Trent Jones, Sr. designed the Carolina Trace Country Club Lake Course in 1971. This will be the first CGA championship held on the Lake Course since its renovation was completed in 2015 to offer a more challenging layout for lower handicaps and more playable for higher handicaps. This year the CGA will conduct USGA qualifying on the Lake routing for the U.S. Women's Open and U.S. Amateur.

The club has hosted two previous CGA championships. Most recently, the North Carolina Super Senior was contested in 2013. Cynthia Curry of Charlotte won the Carolinas Senior Women's Championship when it was held on the Lake course in 2000.

The North Carolina Senior Women's Amateur Championship is contested at 36 holes of stroke play with a Championship division and a Carolinas division (shorter course). Players have the option to compete in either division.


Championship Quick Facts

Event: 13th North Carolina Senior Women's Championship

Playing Dates: April 19-20

Host Site: Carolina Trace Country Club (Lakes), Sanford
5,449 yards (Championship), Par 36-36-72

Defending Champion: Kim Briele of New Bern

Format: 36-holes stroke play.


Eligibility: Any female amateur golfer who has reached her 50th birthday by April 19, 2016, is a legal resident of North Carolina, is a member in good standing of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) and has an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index® at a CGA member club.

 

Schedule of rounds:

Tuesday, April 19:      Round 1. 18 holes of stroke play (double tee start at 8am).

Wednesday, April 20: Final Round. 18 holes of stroke play (shotgun at 9am).  Awards ceremony and luncheon immediately following play.
 

Tee times & Pairings (available by 4/15)

Hole-by-hole scoring

 

The CGA will post any tournament delays or cancellations via our Twitter account. Follow @cgagolf1909.

About the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA)

The CGA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization that was founded in 1909 to promote and to protect the game of golf in the Carolinas by providing competitions, education, support and benefits to golf clubs and golfers. The CGA is the second largest golf association in the country with over 700 member clubs represented by nearly 150,000 individuals.

The CGA annually conducts 43 championships and five team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also runs over 140 One-Day (net and gross) events and qualifying for USGA national championships. The CGA serves golf in the Carolinas with numerous programs such as: the USGA Handicap System; tournament management software and support; course measuring and course/slope ratings; agronomy consultation; answers about the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, and Handicapping; Carolinas Golf Magazine; Interclub series; Tarheel Youth Golf Association; Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame; expense assistance for USGA Junior and Girls' Junior qualifiers from the Carolinas; and the Carolinas Golf Foundation (CGF). The CGF has distributed more than $1,500,000 since 1977 to benefit Carolinas' golf initiatives including junior and women's programs.    

For more information about the CGA, visit www.carolinasgolf.org.

 

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