Catherine McEvoy of Innis Arden Golf Club successfully defended her title, shooting a final round 71 for a three round total of 218 (-1) and a six stroke victory at the 51st Connecticut State Women’s Amateur.
Defending champion Catherine McEvoy of Innis Arden shot a remarkable score of four under-par 69 to take a commanding lead after day two of the 51st Connecticut State Women’s Amateur.
The final round of the 51st Connecticut State Women's Amateur Championship is under way at Heritage Village CC. Follow the action with live scoring & results throughout the day.
Ellen Nighbor of Great River Golf Club fired a round of even-par 73 at Heritage Village CC to take a three stroke lead after day one of the 51st Connecticut State Women’s Amateur Championship.
History of the Connecticut State Women's Amateur
The Connecticut State Women’s Amateur Championship, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015, has a rich history of exciting, competitive play. Betty Boyko, the President of the first CT State Women’s Amateur held in 1966 and a pioneer and champion of women’s golf in Connecticut, was inducted into the Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame in 2014.
The Championship will be held August 15- 17, 2016 at Heritage Village Country Club and spectators are welcome!
- Any female amateur golfer who is a bona fide member of a CSGA Member Club at the time of entry, has a certified USGA Handicap Index of 15.4 or less, and meets the specific eligibility criteria for the tournament.
- An applicant who is a bona fide member of a club who has withdrawn membership from the CSGA and takes a second membership in a CSGA Member Club to circumvent the above eligibility criteria will remain ineligible.
The initial field is limited to the low 75 entries.
ENTRIES: Entries open February 1st and must be received by July 26th, 2016.
ENTRY FEE: $125/player (includes $85 application fee plus 2 days mandatory cart fees)
The 2016 Connecticut State Women's Amateur Championship will be held at Heritage Village Country Club for the second time in tournament history. The tournament was last held at Heritage Village in 2006, where Natalie Sheary of Gillette Ridge Golf Club won the second of three Women's Amateur titles with a score of 217 (+1).
Schedule of Events: 54 hole stroke play. All players will play 18 holes on Monday, August 15th and Tuesday August 16th. After the completion of 36 holes, there will be a cut to the low 2/3 plus ties and the low 3 players in each age category (junior, senior, super-senior) and anyone within 7 strokes of the leader, if they are not already included in the low 2/3 qualifiers. All players making the cut will play 18-holes on Wednesday, August 17th.
The Champion will be determined by the low 54-hole score. In the event of a tie, a hole-by-hole playoff will begin immediately following conclusion of all rounds.