Wynlakes Golf & Country Club to Host 2022 Alabama Women’s Stroke Play and State Senior Amateur Championships

Wynlakes Golf & Country Club, Montgomery, AL

MONTGOMERY, AL (June 20, 2022) - The Alabama Golf Association will host the 32nd Alabama Women’s Stroke Play Championship, 49th Alabama Women’s State Senior Amateur Championship and the 4th Alabama Women’s State Super-Senior Amateur Championship at Wynlakes Golf & Country Club in Montgomery from June 21-23, 2022. The par-72 course will welcome 37 players to the Women’s Stroke Play field and 37 players to the Women’s State Senior & Super-Senior Amateur Championships.
 
Championship Links:
●       Women's Stroke Play Starting Times (Round 1)
●       Women's Stroke Play Scoring & Results
●       Women's State Senior and Super-Senior Starting Times (Round 1)
●       Women's State Senior and Super-Senior Scoring & Results (Round 1)
●       Club Website
 
This will be the first time that Wynlakes Golf & Country Club has hosted these Championships. The first Women’s Stroke Play Championship was played in 1990 at Gulf Shores Country Club in Gulf Shores, AL with Virginia Derby winning the inaugural championship. Ally Williams, the 2021 Women’s Stroke Play Champion, returns this year to defend her title.
 
The inaugural Women’s State Senior Championship was played in 1973 at Montgomery Country Club, with Ceil Watkins winning. Donna Lowen won the title in 2021 at Goose Pond Colony Resort. Mary Isbell holds the record with eight victories (1995-1999, 2001-2003).
 
The first Alabama Women’s State Super-Senior Amateur was won by Barbara Brown of Northport, at GlenLakes Golf Club in 2019. Anne Tincher of Huntsville claimed the 2021 Championship title.
 
Championship Facts:
32nd Women’s Stroke Play Championship
Championship Yardage/ Course & Slope Rating: 6175 yards/75.9/133
Tournament Yardage/ Course & Slope Rating: 5500 yards/72.2/125
Format: Championship is conducted at 54 holes of stroke play. Two Divisions: Championship and Tournament with the overall champion being the lowest score for 54 holes in the Championship Division. Tournament Division will be flighted after 36 holes by score if necessary. In the event of a tie for the Championship, a hole-by-hole play-off will be held immediately following play. Any other ties in all other flights, will be resolved by matching scorecards.
 
Schedule of Rounds
Monday, June 20, 2022
All Day: Practice rounds and Registration.
 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Round 1: Tee times at 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. off #1 tee.
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 
Round 2: Tee times at 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. off #1 tee.
 
Thursday, June 23, 2022 
Round 3: Tee times at 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. off #1 tee.
Awards ceremony immediately following play.
 
49th Alabama Women’s State Senior Amateur Championship
Championship Yardage/ Course & Slope Rating: 5500 yards/72.2/125
Tournament Yardage/ Course & Slope Rating: 4826 yards/68.5/116
Format: The Championship is conducted at 54 holes of stroke play. There will be two divisions as described in the entry form with the Champion being the player who posts the lowest 54-hole score in the Championship Division. Tournament Division will be flighted after 36 holes by score (if necessary). Initial groupings will be for round one; field will be repaired by score after the first round. In the event of a tie for the Overall Champion only, there will be a hole-by-hole playoff commencing immediately following play (the holes involved to be determined by the AGA). After the Champion has been determined, all other ties not yet settled, including those involving individuals participating in the playoff for the Championship, and ties for Tournament Division winners will be resolved by matching scorecards.
 
Schedule of Rounds
Monday, June 20, 2022
All Day: Registration & Practice Rounds
 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Round 1: Tee times at 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 
Round 2: Tee times at 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
 
Thursday, June 23, 2022 
Round 3: Tee times at 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Awards ceremony immediately following play.
 
4th Alabama Women’s State Super-Senior Amateur Championship  
Championship Yardage/ Course & Slope Rating: 4826 yards/68.5/116
Format: The Championship will be conducted on a stroke play basis for 36 holes, 18 holes daily on June 21-22, 2022. There will be one division as described in the entry form with the Champion being the player who posts the lowest 36-hole score. Initial groupings will be for round one; field will be re-paired by score after the first round. In the event of a tie for the Overall Champion only, there will be a hole-by-hole playoff commencing immediately following play (the holes involved to be determined by the AGA). After the Champion has been determined, all other ties not yet settled, including those involving individuals participating in the playoff for the Championship will be resolved by matching scorecards. 
 
Schedule of Rounds
Monday, June 20, 2022
All Day: Registration & Practice Rounds
 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Round 1: Tee times at 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 
Round 2: Tee times at 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Awards ceremony immediately following play.
 
These Championships are conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.
 
About the Alabama Golf Association (AGA)
The Alabama Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization founded in 1915 whose mission is to serve and promote amateur golf in Alabama. AGA membership consists of over 115 member clubs represented by over 23,000 individuals. The activities and services of the Alabama Golf Association are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of Alabama golfers who wish to serve the game and the association through service.
 
AGA is the USGA's liaison for golf in Alabama conducting national championship qualifying, administering the USGA Handicap system including the GHIN Handicap service, course & slope rating and education. The AGA annually conducts 23 championships and team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. The AGA also conducts Alabama high school golf championships and assists with many collegiate events including the SEC Men's Golf Championship. In addition to competitions, the AGA administers the AGA Women's Scholarship Fund that is dedicated to assisting young female golfers in higher education and supports the Alabama Turfgrass Research Foundation.

Since 1980, the AGA has managed the affairs of the Southern Golf Association which includes conducting the Southern Amateur Championship and Southern Junior Championship, in conjunction with the Board of Directors of the Southern Golf Association.
 
For more information about the Alabama Golf Association, visit www.alabamagolf.org.
 
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