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The purpose of the Women's Southern California Golf Association is to promote and foster interest in women's amateur golf through friendly organized competition.
This web site is developed as a service to our members and as a gateway for you to communicate with your association. Some of the service provided to you via this site are: reviewing your Current Handicap Index, registration info and results for Tournaments. You can read the newsletter, Tee Talk, or search the WSCGA ByLaws.
WSCGA MEMBERSHIP AND CONTACT INFORMATION
In the WSCGA information section you will find out about the benefits and services which are available to WSCGA members.
• Individual Membership Requirements
• Advantages and Benefits of WSCGA Membership
◦ Complete Handicap Service
◦ USGA Course Rating Service
◦ Team Play
◦ Chairperson Assistance
• Obligations of WSCGA Clubs Affecting Access and Play
• Board of Directors
Individual Membership Requirements
Membership in the Association may only be obtained through the Member Club's women's organization. Each member of a Regular Member Club's Women's Organization shall also be required to be a member of this Association.
Payment of Association dues: Thirty-four dollar ($34) membership fee for an 18-hole index and/or a 9-hole index are due at the beginning of the fiscal year (July 1 through June 30). Dues payment is accepted beginning June 1 and delinquent July 31. Multi-Club members pay at each Club of membership.
Minimum age: Eighteen (18) years; however, WSCGA will provide a courtesy handicap index for any junior playing from a WSCGA Club.
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COMPLETE HANDICAP SERVICE - WSCGA provides its members with monthly handicap update information, including individual stickers showing last 20 rounds of golf, club alpha showing current monthly index as well as low index for the last 6 months, a list of the month's most improved golfers and the year to date most improved golfers. WSCGA is always available to assist the club handicap chairperson with corrections to current index information. WSCGA accepts and votes on application for new handicaps and assists the Chairperson with corrections of address and other individual information. WSCGA provides the clubs with assistance in the installation of EHS computer hardware and software.
USGA COURSE RATING SERVICE - WSCGA provides its members with complete course rating and review services in accordance with USGA standards. Our Course Rating Director, her Captains and their Teams provide updated course ratings every six years. Ratings are reviewed and corrected any time a course undergoes changes that would affect its rating. If a course is under temporary construction, our Rating Director is available to give the club a temporary rating. If a club has any concerns regarding their rating, the Course Rating Director is available to explain why the rating is as stated and if necessary, review the rating for possible change.
TOURNAMENTS - WSCGA sponsors tournaments throughout the year for golfers of every handicap. Tournaments are scheduled one to two years in advance for golfers of every handicap. Tournaments are scheduled at many courses that would not be available to members on an individual basis. Tournaments are varied as to region and format. We sponsor individual tournaments, partners events and 4-Person events. Our tournaments are classified as Major events or Association Day events. Participants in the Major tournaments earn points which acumulate toward the selection of a team to represent the South in the North/South Annual State competition.
RULES - WSCGA provides its members with a Rules Director, Rules Educators and REC Committee that is available any time to help with ruling decisions. If necessary, we are able to consult directly with USGA rules personnel to help make a decision. If requested, WSCGA offers members the opportunity to have the organization put on a Rules Education Seminar(REC) at their course. We also offer annual rules workshops at the regional meetings.
TEAM PLAY - WSCGA sponsors annual team play for member clubs in both Division I and Division II. WSCGA pairs the participating clubs and provides manuals, roster information and online result compilations throughout play. Individual and team awards are presented to the winners and runners-up at the end of each season.
CHAIRPERSON ASSISTANCE - WSCGA is available to Club Chairpersons to help with questions regarding all facets of ladies' Association operation. We will advise Chairpersons based on other club consensus and our own experience and exposure. We do NOT make your club rules. WSCGA offers annual Chairperson's workshops at the regional meetings. Club Liaison workshops are also offered in an effort to help chairpersons with clarification of WSCGA policies.
WSCGA offers annual regional workshops in different regions. Workshops are held for Club, Handicap, Rules and Tournament Chairpersons, WSCGA Liaison and Team Captain. The various positions are provided with manuals, USGA booklets and other documentation to assist them in their jobs. Benefits of the workshop include instructional material for the various positions and an opportunity to exchange ideas, thus enriching the club leadership and activities.
Yearly, WSCGA provides each member with a Blue Book containing a calendar of scheduled events for the year. The book gives the members easy access to information concerning WSCGA events and procedures.
Your membership in WSCGA insures your reciprocal Guest-Day privileges at member clubs without greens fees.
The WSCGA office is the focal point for communicatons.
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Obligations of WSCGA Clubs Affecting Access and Play
This is a partial list of WSCGA Member Club's obligations. Please consult the WSCGA Bylaws for a comprehensive statement. A Member Club is required:
|TITLE||NAME / CLUB||OFFICE EXTENSION|
|909-592-1281 x 280|
|1st VICE PRESIDENT AND
MEMBERSHIP & COMPLIANCE
San Luis Obispo
|909-592-1281 x 263|
|2nd VICE PRESIDENT AND
MAJOR TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR
|909-592-1281 x 267|
|909-592-1281 x 275|
|909-592-1281 x 290|
|RULES DIRECTOR||Joanne Farmer
|909-592-1281 x 292|
|909-592-1281 x 289|
|909-592-1281 x 294|
|DIRECTOR||Mary Ann Kniest
|909-592-1281 x 284|
|909-592-1281 x 270|
|EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR||Pat Blalock
|909-592-1281 x 205|
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
The Distinguished Service Award serves to recognize a recipient whose outstanding accomplishments have furthered the game of golf in the interest of women. Distinguished Service Award Recipients:
|1990||Pat Stein||Tamarisk Country Club and Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club|
|1991||Josephine Gardner||Indian Wells Country Club|
|1992||Mary Cave||La Jolla Country Club|
|1993||Mildred Stanley||The Wilshire Country Club|
|1994||Jane Booth||Coto de Caza Golf and Racquet Club|
|1995||Ruth Miller||Sierra La Verne Country Club|
|1996||Mary Hicks||Redlands Country Club|
|1997||Maury De Mots||Riviera Country Club|
|1998||Sue Ewart||Old Ranch Country Club|
|1999||Frances Hirsh||Tamarisk Country Club|
|2000||Diane Williams||Indian Wells Country Club and Indian Ridge Country Club|
|2001||Anne Smith||San Gabriel Country Club|
|2002||Arlene Persons||Sterling Hills Golf Club|
|2003||Ann Guidera||The Victoria Club|
|2004||Clem Hale||Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club|
|2005||Sarah Floyd||Silver Lakes Country Club|
|2006||Helen Knight||El Caballero Country Club|
|2007||Alexa Davis||California Country Club|
|2008||Linda Garrison||Industry Hills Golf Club|
|2009||Pat Tapp||La Jolla Country Club|
|2010||Mary Wickser||Oakmont Country Club|
|2011||Rene Rainey||Industry Hills Golf Club|
|2012||Jane Thomas Anderson||Pauma Valley Country Club|
|2014||Joanne Farmer||La Canada-Flintridge Country Club|
|2015||Dottie Lyons||Santa Maria Country Club|
THE JUDY BORDEN AWARD
The Judy Borden Award serves to recognize a recipient whose outstanding volunteerism have furthered WSCGA and the game of golf in the interest of women. 2007 marks the first year for this annual award. Judy Borden Award Recipients:
|2007||Judy Borden||The Victoria Club|
|2008||Carol Stewart||South Hills Country Club|
|2009||Sue Ross||Yorba Linda Country Club|
|2010||Mary Gattas||Red Hill Country Club|
|2011||Diane Wootton||Birnam Wood Golf Club|
|2012||Sharron Troy||PGA West|
|2014||Mimi Petke||Mission Viejo Country Club|
|2015||Judy Thompson||Canyon Lake Country Club|
THE PRO OF THE YEAR AWARD
The Pro of the Year Award recognizes a golf professional whose outstanding contributions have furthered WSCGA and the game of golf in the interest of women. 2007 marks the first year for this annual award. Pro of the Year Award Recipients:
|2007||Tom Szwedzinski||Saticoy Country Club|
|2008||Carol Hogan||Desert Island Golf & Country Club|
|2009||David Zickau||Indian Palms Country Club & Resort|
|2010||Kimi McNary||Western Hills Country Club|
|2011||Mark Saatzer||La Canada-Flintridge Country Club|
|2012||Nikki Gatch||PGA of America|
|2013||Dave Youpa||Industry Hills Golf Club|
|2014||Malia Folquet||Palm Valley Country Club|
|2015||Ross Fisher||Goose Creek Golf Club|
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