The EWGA Championship started in 1995. It has grown to be the largest women’s amateur golf competition in the world and we want YOU to be a part of the fun and excitement. Members of all skill levels are encouraged to compete so give the Championship a try and put your game to the test!
The EWGA Championship offers two different competitive formats: Stroke Play Competition and Inter-Chapter Team Scramble Competition. You select the competitive format that best ﬁts your game, personality and skill level.
STAGES OF THE EWGA CHAMPIONSHIP
The Chapter Championship, an 18-hole local qualifying round held at each Chapter location
The Semi-Final Championship, an 18-hole round held at 15 venues from June – August
The EWGA Championship Finals, a two-day, 36 hole event held on October
2017 Northern New Jersey Chapter Championship - July 23rd - Farmstead Golf and Country Club - Lafayette, NJ
2017 Metro Northeast Semi-Final Championship - August 26th - Crystal Springs Course - Crystal Springs Resort - Hamburg, NJ
STROKE PLAY COMPETITION
Stroke play competitors play in one of ﬁve ﬂights at the Chapter Championship qualifying event based upon their USGA Handicap Index.
||0.0 to 12.0
||12.1 to 19.0
||19.1 to 25.0
||25.1 to 32.0
||32.1 to 40.4
Chapter scramble teams consist of four (4) women who meet the eligibility requirements to play in the EWGA Championship. The team “handicap factor” is established based on the USGA Handicap Index of all four players.
NEW RECOGNITION AWARDS IN 2016
Senior (Age 55 - 69) and Super Senior (Age 70 +) golfers compete in their flights and are eligible to win an overall low gross award in their class.
Golfers must elect to participate at the time of registration.
TO QUALIFY, EWGA MEMBERS MUST:
• Follow the registration guidelines distributed by your local Chapter
• Be a female, EWGA member in good standing*
• Have a veriﬁable USGA Handicap Index and have an equivalent of two 18-hole scores posted to your handicap record in the current year,
prior to the handicap cut-off date for their respective Chapter Championship
• Be an amateur golfer as deﬁned by USGA Rules of Amateur Status
*EWGA Gender Policy applies