News Update

Your GWGA Board  had 2 meetings over the winter months.  Here are a few items for 2017 you need to know.

Survey about start times for June, July and August.  34 members completed the survey.  The board reviewed the results and the majority voted for a summertime 7:30 tee time start.  Results were as follows:

  • 20 golfers voted for summer (Jun July Aug) tee times to start at 7:30 a.m.
  • 10 golfers voted for summer (Jun July Aug) tee times to start at 7:00 a.m.
  • 4 golfers voted for summer (Jun July Aug) tee times to start at 8:00 a.m.

2017 Calendar has been set and is posted for your information.  It will be reviewed at the Spring Meeting.

Volunteers – A list of volunteer opportunities will be circulated at the Spring meeting again this year.  Please think about what you want to sign up to help with.  Every member is asked to participate in at least one thing, over and above playing golf;  your help is key to our achieving the many activities we have planned.

Your stories! – Some of you have not provided “your story” for inclusion in the membership directory.  Please send this to Sally, our webmaster, within the next couple of weeks. You can find her email here. Tell us something about yourself that we don’t already know!!  These are fun to read and helpful in getting to know each other better.  Perfect English is not required!!!

See everyone next Thursday:
GWGA Spring Meeting
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:30 p.m.
Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre Drive,
Alexandria, VA 22315

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2017 Spring Meeting

Mark your calendar for the 2017 GWGA Spring Meeting.  If you have never been a member and are interested, Click Here for information about the league and how to join.

GWGA Spring Meeting
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:30 p.m.
Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre Drive,
Alexandria, VA 22315





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2016 Awards and 2017 Board

A BIG thank you to Lucinda for a fabulous luncheon today.  News from the 2016 Luncheon  follows below.  See our GWGA Facebook Group for some fabulous photos posted by Joan Tadlock – thanks Joan!

There will be a GWGA Holiday Party on Thursday December 8 at 11 a.m. at the home of Carey Durham.  Watch for more details in the coming weeks. Mark your calendar now!

2017 Board Members Confirmed:

  • President – Lucinda Audey
  • Vice President – Kathi Pierce
  • Secretary and Treasurer – Mary Palm
  • Tournament Chair – Michelle Moldenhauer
  • Assistant Tournament Chair – Eileen Ruzicka
  • Sign Up Coordinator – Anne Turcol
  • Membership Chair – Joan Tadlock, Assisted by Jeanie Tulipane
  • Rules Chair – Sue Spatcher
  • Birdies and Chip-ins – Kathy Chandler
  • Web Master and Computer Support – Sally Reams
  • 2016 Championship Tournament Winners

(For Detailed Championship Tournament Scores and Results click here)

  • League Champion (Gross)
Susan Foulds
  • League Champion (Net)
Melanie Harrison
  • Championship Low Putts
Susan Foulds
  • Low Gross Winnners by Flight:
Flight A Sue Spatcher
Flight B Helen Burke
Flight C Helen Shinn
Flight D Bonnie Firestone
  • Low Net Winners by Flight:
Flight A Tracey Szczpaniak
Flight B Mae Kiehl
Flight C Lucinda Audey
Flight D Jane Shapiro
  • Contest Winners:
Flight A Longest Drive Sally Reams
Flight A Closest to the Pin Sally Reams
Flight B Longest Drive Mae Kiehl
Flight B Closest to Pin Helen Burke
Flight C Longest Drive Lynn Smith
Flight C Closest to Pin Jan Imbordino
Flight D Longest Drive Lois Page
Flight D Closest to Pin N/A
  • Seasonal Awards
Most Improved Golfer (based on Handicap) Tracy Szczepaniak
Most Improved, Runner Up (based on Handicap) Wanda Martinson
Ringer Tournament Flight A Susan Foulds
Ringer Tournament Flight B Helen Burke
Ringer Tournament Flight C Mary Palm
Ringer Tournament Flight D Bonnie Firestone
Most Birdies over the Season
Flight A Susan Foulds
Flight B (tie) Judy Erickson and Kathi Pierce
Flight C (tie) Betsy Triplett and Helen Shinn
Flight D (3 way tie) Jane Shapiro, Judy Nolan and Michelle Moldenhauer
Most Chip-ins over the Season
Flight A Sally Reams
Flight B Anne Turcol
Flight C (4 way tie) Betsy Triplett, Helen Shinn, Lucinda Audey, Mary Palm
Flight D (4 way tie) Annalee McCann, Jane Shapiro, Joyce Shields, Ruth Coakley
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Three Important Reminders

Survey Deadline – tomorrow is the deadline to vote for your preferred 2017 summer start time.  Please print out a survey and bring it to the luncheon. There will be a dropbox on the registration table.  To help clarify was was sent previously,  tee times are every nine minutes and our block of times goes for about an hour and 20 minutes.  So for example, if our times start at 7 a.m., the times will end around 8:20 a.m., and so forth.   Please click the link and print out your survey and bring it tomorrow.   If you are not coming to the luncheon, please email or mail your response to Sally.

2017 Renewal for membership  – deadline is also tomorrow. Please bring your check to the luncheon.  Remember that your GHIN memberships expire in December.  Early payment keeps your GHIN in tact so you will not have issues and delays at the beginning of the 2017 season.   It is also helpful to the Board in planning next season if we know how many members we can expect.

New memberships – If you know someone new who may want to join us next season, remember that they must contact us first, before sending in any money, so our Membership Chair can personally talk with them and ensure they understand the expectations of members, and what our league can and cannot offer them.  You may forward the link below to any prospective new members:




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