26th Alabama Women's State Stroke Play Heads to TP Country Club

TP Country Club in Cullman

BIRMINGHAM, AL  (July 18, 2016) – The Alabama Golf Association will conduct the 26TH Alabama Women’s State Stroke Play Championship at TP Country Club in Cullman, AL this week.  A practice round will be held on Tuesday, July 19th and tournament play will take place July 20-22.

50 players are entered into this year’s championship including defending champion Elaine Wood of Spanish Fort. She won last year’s championship at Shoal Creek Country Club with a score of 218. Wood was victorious earlier this summer winning the Alabama Women’s State Amateur title (match play format) at Musgrove Country Club in Jasper.

Awards will be presented to the top three scores in the Championship Division after 54 holes, as well as the overall Champion. In addition, the Champion will have her name engraved on a permanent trophy housed at the AGA office.

Championship Facts

Event:                        26TH Alabama Women’s State Stroke Play Championship

Playing Dates:           July 20-22, 2016

Host Site:                   TP Country Club, Cullman, AL  

Yardage:                    Championship (approx.) 6004; Tournament Division (approx.) 4987

Course/Slope Rating: Championship Division 75.8/131; Tournament Division 70.1/122

2015 Champion:          Elaine Wood (218)

Format:                        Stroke play for 54 holes. Tournament Division is flighted after 36 holes

Eligibility:                     Entries open to female, amateur golfers, who are: 1) members of the Alabama Golf Association (have active GHIN number in Alabama); and, 2) bona fide residents of the State of Alabama.

Schedule of Rounds:

Wednesday, July 20: 18 holes
Thursday, July 21: 18 holes

Friday, July 22: 18 holes with awards ceremony immediately following play at scoreboard.

Starting Times & Pairings

Hole-by-hole Scoring (starting 7/20)

The AGA will post any tournament delays or cancellations via our Twitter account. Follow @bamagolf

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