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 60 member clubs with a membership of about 500 women. Club membership in this Association is limited to private golf clubs in the State of Connecticut.

2015 Seniors', Legends' and Junior Girls' Championships

Seniors, Legends and Juniors Championships July 27-28 at Wethersfield CC

Pictured L to R: Kelsey Sullivan, Hannah Steel, Linda Weintraub, Maisie Filler, Pam Zanetto, Jean Sennett

Congratulations to the winners and runners up!

Seniors:  1st   -  Pam Zanetto (156, won on 1st playoff hole)
                 2nd -  Jean Sennett (156)

Legends: 1st   -  Hannah Steel (86)
                 2nd  -  Linda Weintraub (87)

Juniors:    1st   -  Maisie Filler (155)
                  2nd -  Kelsey Sullivan (167)

Click on the links above to see full results for each event.

Nancy Lopez Message to CWGA Members

Click on Nancy's picture to see a message from her to CWGA members.

2015 Past 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 now have team assignments, schedules, rules and results on the web site. Take a look!

Connecticut State Women’s Amateur Championship Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

This year, the Connecticut State Women’s Amateur Championship celebrates a very special anniversary—its 50th year hosting talented women with a passion for golf! Indian Hill Country Club is hosting the event scheduled for Tuesday-Thursday, August 11-13, 2015.  The tournament has a rich heritage of exciting, competitive play; we are hoping for a great turnout in this 50th anniversary year! Click here for more information on our website or click here to go to the 2015 State Amateur web page.

Nathalie Filler (CT) Wins the 59th NEWGA Championship

Nat (75-69-72) birdied the final two holes to win by 1 shot over Jacquelyn Eleey (MA) (75-70-72).  Both players were 2 under par for their final round.  The championship was held at Ledgemont Country Club in Seekonk, MA,  July 7-9.

Mim Schreck was the Legends Champion and Julia Kemmling was the Junior Champion, both CT players.

CT won the Cartin Trophy in the state team competition.  Each day the low gross score is added to the two low net scores for each state.  The lowest total after three days wins.  CT last won the Cartin Trophy in 2013.

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.

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. Chit award emails will be coming from, so please add this email address to your contacts.

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




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