Women’s Golf Association @ Bear Trap Dunes Newsletter

What’s New

Your invitation letter to join the WGA at BTD for the 2016 season is now available online.  Click here to read all the details.  Included in this letter is information about how to join the DWGA and the WPGA for 2016.  We urge all members to join by March 15 in order to be able to submit our roster for WPGA Match Play by April 1.  Look for more information in the WPGA section of the newsletter.

  Sunshine News

Sunshine Lady:  Kathy Murray
If you have information you would like to share with the WGA@ BTD membership, contact Kathy.

 Our Member’s

Share your golf achievements with us.  Send them to Kathy Murray to include in the Newsletter.

WPGA Information
Women’s Peninsula Golf Association

As your WPGA chairperson, I would like to invite you to join the WPGA this year.   Dues remain at $15.00, and this low fee gives members a big bang for their buck!  The dues are paid through the WGA, so include that $15 with your WGA dues, and we will take care of the rest!

Deadline for our WPGA 12 member Match Team roster is April 1. In order to be considered for the team, please join the WGA and the WPGA by March 15.   By WPGA rule, the 8 lowest handicaps available to play, plus 4 alternates who might be needed in case of an emergency absence, make up the team.  Eligibility of team players is based on the following requirements:
1.  must be a member of BTD
2.  must be a member of WPGA
3.  Must have handicap based on 20 scores posted within 2 years.

Match play dates are noted on the calendar included in this newsletter.  If you are available on all those dates,(May 10, May 17, May 24, June 7, June 16 and June 21) and would like to apply to be a member of our team, remember to join the WPGA before March 15.

We are planning a day in March for education about WPGA match play, explaining rules, etc.  Look for the date in the February newsletter!

For information about open days at member golf clubs, please check the WPGA website.

If you have questions please contact Maureen Gallagher, our BTD rep for the WPGA at mhg21146@yahoo.com.
Visit their website @ wpga-md-del.org/

DWGA Information
Delaware Women’s Golf Association

Ladies, the Delaware Women’s Golf Association is getting ready for a great 2016 season. You can now go on-line per the instructions below and join.  This year, the DWGA has dropped its membership fee to $40.  The DWGA has some great tournaments at lots of fun clubs. There are individual events but most of the tournaments are either a two or four person team.  All the events are flighted, with many opportunities for golfers of all levels to play.  In addition to tournaments, the DWGA also allows you to play open days at its member clubs for cart fees.  Visit the DWGA website for more information about member benefits and the tournament schedule.

Please contact Donna Tanguay, our BTD rep for the DWGA, at donnatanguay74@gmail.com for more information.

Visit their website at http://www.dwga.org/join-dwga to join on-line, or to download the membership application if you prefer to pay by check.

To get a list of tournaments, go to http://www.dwga.org/2016-schedule.

  Giving Back

The WGA@BTD members support various charitable organizations.

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition & The Dunes Pink Classic

First Tee National Program @ Laurel DE
Garrett Lydic, father of our young players Sarah and Hannah, a physical education teacher in Laurel, DE, is seeking funds for the program.  Click here for details.

Bears On Wheels

Contact: Danette Travaglini

Danette along with our club pros will coordinate tee times for road trips to area courses.  Generally there will be three tee times with sign-ups available – first come, first served.

2 – Kathy Riedy
5 – Linda Klabon
Nancy Tucker
12 – Sharon Dominic
16 – Diane Shawver
21 – Julie May
24 – Diedre Igo
26 – Mary Van Scoyoc
27 – Karen Sergison

3 – Elspeth Hohnstine
10- Rosemarie Kistenmacher
15- Kathy Murray
20- Beverly Koren
21- Bobbi Stettner-Eaton

Upcoming Golf Events


10 – WPGA Match Play
10 – Bash to the Beach
@ Peninsula
11 – Bash to the Beach
@ Bayside
17 – WPGA Match Play
24 – WPGA Match Play

6 – Dunes Pink Classic
7 – WPGA Match Play
13 – DWGA Amateur
14 – DWGA Amateur
16 – WPGA Match Play Semi
21 – WPGA Match Play Finals
24 – Pepsi 1 BB 2 @
Green Hill
28 – WPGA Chester River,
1 BB 2

13 – WPGA Great Hope,
1 BB 2
20 – Wild Quail Invitational
26 – WPGA Championship,
Wild Quail
27 – WPGA Championship,
Wild Quail

9 – WPGA Sr/Super Sr Champ
Nutters Crossing
16 – WPGA Maple Dale,
2 BB 4
18 – WPGA Officer Apprec.
The Rookery North
23 – Eastern Shore Invitational

1 – WPGA Captains Cove
2 BB 4
12 – WPGA Kings Creek
2 BB 4
13 – Ocean City Invitational
27 – Interclub vs. CC @ BTD
28 – Interclub vs. CC @ CC

5 – Prospect Bay Invitational
6 – Kings Creek Invitational

2016 Board Members
Anne Sarao, President
Karen Sergison, Vice President
Marie Curran, Secretary
Maureen McCollum, Treasurer
Kathy Murray, Sunshine Lady
Danette Travaglini, Bears on Wheels
Maureen Gallagher, WPGA Rep
Donna Tanguay, DWGA Rep

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