Southern Connecticut Women’s Golf Association (SCWGA) is a partnership of women’s clubs from Southwest Connecticut. Courses played in the league include Fairchild Wheeler, Grassy Hill, Griffith Harris, Laurel View, Longshore, Oak Hills, Ridgefield, Smith Richardson, Sterling Farms, Tashua Knolls and Whitney Farms.
The format is usually three flights, low net/low gross, but has been a best ball format as well, with prizes for closest to the pin, closest to the line and/or longest drive per flight.
The number of players in each tournament can range from 45 to 90 players, depending on the popularity of the venue and availability of tee times, or up to 144 for the end of the year championship tournament.
SCWGA is open to all women golfers with the following requirements:
- New members must have an index of 34.0 or lower to join and must be a member of an associated golf club.
- Members whose index exceed 34.0 index must play to a 32.0 index in SCWGA tournaments.
- The annual cost of membership is $27.
- Players will be charged a fee to play in each tournament (fees vary).
To join, send the SCWGA 2017 application and check to our local SCWGA Representative:
81 Pinewood Road
Stamford, CT 06903
2017 SCWGA Tournament Dates
Wed., May 10 – Longshore
Wed., May 17 – Ridgefield
Mon., June 12 – Sterling Farms
Wed., July 12 – Fairchild Wheeler
Thurs., Sept. 14 – Tashua Knolls
Tues., Sept. 19 – Griffith E. Harris
Mon., Sept. 25 – Oak Hills – Carolyn Federici Club Championship
Wed., Oct. 4 – H. Smith Richardson