Connecticut Women's Golf Association

providing competitive golfing opportunities for its members since 1919

Welcome to CWGA

The Connecticut Women's Golf Association is a voluntary not-for-profit organization founded in 1919. CWGA provides competitive golfing opportunities for its members, promotes understanding of the rules of golf and encourages female junior golfers statewide.

CWGA now comprises 64 member clubs with a membership of over 525 women. Club membership in this Association is limited to private golf clubs in the State of Connecticut.

2015 CWGA Championship

MacKenzie Hawkes Wins 96th CWGA Championship at Shuttle Meadow CC

MacKenzie Hawkes (at R in left photo) prevailed over Lynda Foster (L) in the Championship final on Friday June 12th. In the Founders Cup, Nikki Liucci (at L in right photo) defeated Siobhan Stephen (R). Mercedese Large from Wampanoag CC was the medalist in the qualifying round at Shuttle Meadow CC.  Click here for the final results.

Rhode Island Wins 2015 CT vs RI Team Matches

 The Rhode Island team recaptured the cup, winning the matches  at Alpine Country Club in Cranston RI on June 4th, 251 1/2 to 234 1/2. Click here to see detailed results. Pictured is the CWGA Team (i.e. next year's winning team).

Old Lyme CC Women Have Fun and Raise Money for PME/CWGA Scholarship Fund

Old Lyme held their Annual Lehr Cup tournament on June 4th. The event takes place annually to raise money for Junior Girls' Golf and is held in memory of Nancy Lehr, a long-time CWGA member and former CWGA President.

"Shuttle Meadow CC Set To Shine For CWGA" - Hartford Courant Article by Tom Yantz

Shuttle Meadow CC, the site of our Championship beginning June 9th, was the subject of a recent article by Tom Yantz of the Hartford Courant. He noted that Golfweek ranked Shuttle Meadow in the top 3 percent of "classic courses" nationwide last year. Click here to see the full article.

Tournament Reminders and Chits

Email imageWe are now sending out automatic reminders to sign up for our one-day tournaments. Members will receive an email reminder two weeks before an event as well as two days prior to the sign up deadline. Please add to your contacts so that you receive our emails.

We are also using our new email system to send out chits to the top finishers in our tournaments. The chits for our second event, the Summer Special at Mill River CC, were sent out May 29th. Chit award emails will be coming from, so please add this email address to your contacts.

Register to Purchase Tickets in August for 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol GC

Baltusrol GC is in Springfield, NJ. Ticket Registration is now open for the 2016 PGA Championship! Tickets will be sold exclusively through an online registration program. Registration is free to complete, there is no obligation to purchase, and it guarantees your access to purchase tickets once sales begin this August. The earlier you register, the better access you will have to the most popular tickets! Click here to register.

Extended Junior Membership Program

The CWGA will once again be offering a program this summer directed at girls 19-22.  The Extended Junior Membership (EJM) will provide competitive golf opportunities for girls who are no longer able to participate in junior golf programs.  For membership details, eligibility requirements and the schedule of available tournaments click here.

Connecticut Tournament of Champions

The starting time for this tournament, to be held at Simsbury Farms on August 4th, has been changed to a 10 a.m. shotgun start. The entry form in the Membership Handbook indicates that the starting time is 9 a. m. Please note this change in your Membership Handbook.

Invitationals and Charity Tournaments Calendar

Our listing of Invitationals and Charity Tournaments is starting to fill up. Members: if you are hosting an invitational or are involved with a charity tournament that you would like posted please contact us with the details. To see the current list of events, click here.

CWGA Member Clubs Hosting 2015 Tournaments

GC of Avon (Women's Open)            Silvermine GC
Clinton CC                                            Shuttle Meadow CC
Indian Hill CC (St Am)                         Tumble Brook CC (CSGA Mixed)
Mill River CC                                         CC of Waterbury
New Haven CC                                     Watertown GC
Pine Orchard Y & CC                           Wethersfield CC
Ridgewood CC

Presidents' Cup Team Matches

There are several changes for 2015:
  • The minimum number of home course scores posted by August 1st has been reduced to 5.
  • There will no longer be "regular" and "substitute" designations.
  • There is no longer a minimum number of matches any one person must play.
And we have team assignments, schedules, rules and results on the web site. Take a look




Invitationals & Charity Tournaments

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