Meet Your 2022 Alabama Team Competing at the 5th Women’s Southeastern Challenge Match

5th Women's Southeastern Challenge Match: 2022 Alabama Team - Ashley-Sinclair Curtis, Lauren Gilchrist, Emma Pittman, Hannah Pope, Lauren Thompson, Taylor Trible, Zoe Walker, Ally Williams, Lea Green, Donna Lowen, Theresa Mahlik, Amanda Miller

POINT CLEAR, AL (July 23, 2022) – The 5th Women’s Southeastern Challenge Match will take place at Lakewood Golf Club, in Point Clear, AL, on July 24-25, 2022. The event highlights 12-woman teams representing Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Each team consists of eight amateurs and four senior amateurs (age 50+) selected by their respective state golf association.
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Meet the 2022 Alabama Team
Amateur Team
●      Ashley-Sinclair Curtis of Enterprise
●      Lauren Gilchrist Spanish Fort
●      Emma Pittman of Pike Road
●      Hannah Pope of Florence
●      Lauren Thompson of Midland City
●      Taylor Trible of Birmingham
●      Zoe Walker of Vinemont
●      Ally Williams of Brownsboro
Senior Team
●      Lea Green of McCalla
●      Donna Lowen of Huntsville
●      Theresa Mahlik of Madison
●      Amanda Miller of Albertville
Day 1:
●      Morning: Four-ball
●      Afternoon: Foursomes (alternate shot)
Day 2:
●      Morning: Three-ball matches (A vs B, B vs C, C vs A)
Each match is worth one point with a half-point awarded for halved matches. No points are awarded for lost matches.
Women’s Amateur Yardage: 6010 yards, par 36-36–72
Women’s Amateur Course/Slope Rating: 72.2/132
Women’s Senior Yardage: 5223 yards, par 36-36–72
Women’s Senior Course/Slope Rating: 70.8/116
Event History
The Women’s Southeastern Challenge Match debuted in 2012 as an event intended to promote goodwill and competition between the best amateur players, playing as a team, from Alabama, Florida and Georgia. The event is played biannually with women in even-numbered years and men competing in odd-numbered years. The site rotates between the three states.
●       Past Winners: Florida has won two matches, Georgia has two victories, and Alabama has no wins to date.
●       The Country Club of Ocala in Ocala, FL hosted the first Challenge Match in 2012. Florida defeated Georgia and Alabama with total scores of 24, 20.5 and 18.5, respectively.
●       The 2020 match was canceled due to COVID-19. The 2018 match was hosted by the Amelia Island Club at Long Point, Amelia Island, FL. Georgia defeated Florida and Alabama with total scores of 25.5, 25, and 12.5, respectively.
For complete Southeastern Challenge Match history, please click here.
For more information regarding the Southeastern Challenge Match, please visit the Championship website.
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 24,000 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.
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