42nd California Senior Women’s Amateur Championship
La Cumbre Country Club
April 6-8, 2020
Please note: A NEW format for the California Senior Women’s Amateur Championship.
- Three-day, 54-hole Championship; Low 30 ties will make the cut after Day 2
- Morning tee times
- Breakfast and lunch each day
- Caddies will be allowed
84 players will play two rounds.
Monday, April 6th: Round 1 (18 holes stroke play).
Tuesday, April 7th: Round 2 (18 holes stroke play).
Following the second round, the field will be cut to the low 30 players and ties.
Wednesday, April 8th: Final Round (18 holes stroke play).
ELIGIBILITY: The championship is open to female amateur golfers who have an established current Handicap Index of 18.4 or below as of the time of registration. Entrants must have reached their 50th birthday by May April 6, 2020.
ENTRY DEADLINE: March 22, 2020
PLAYER INFORMATION & PAIRINGS: Complete tournament information, which includes details on practice rounds, pairings, starting times, and yardages played will be emailed and posted online after entries close.
ENTRY FEE: $250. The entry fee includes green fees, Cart fees, range balls, player gift and breakfast and lunch each day.
REFUND POLICY: Full Refund less $10.00 processing fee if requested prior to closing date. 50% refund after the closing date and 48 hours prior to the event. No refunds will be honored within 48 hours of the event.
FORMAT: 84 players, comprised of exempt players followed by those registered with the lowest Handicap Indexes as of March TBD, 2020, will compete in the championship. The championship will be contested over 54 holes of stroke play with the low 30 players and ties advancing to the final round after a 36-hole cut. Additionally, the super senior (age 65 or older) contestant with the low 36-hole total will also be awarded. If two or more super seniors advance to the final round, their 54-hole total will determine the winner.
ENTRIES & WAITLIST: All entries will be held on a waitlist until registration closes. 84 players, comprised of exempt players followed by those with the lowest Handicap Indexes as of March 23, 2020 will be accepted into the championship field. Should the number of entries exceed the field size, those not initially accepted into the field will remain on the waitlist ranked by Handicap Index and will be moved into the field in that order when an opening occurs.
EXEMPTIONS: All exempt players must still meet eligibility requirements and register online for the championship prior to the entry closing date:
- Past 10 California Senior Women’s Amateur Champions
- Top 5 from the 2018 California Senior Women’s Amateur Championship
- Top 5 from the 2018 NCGA and SCGA Senior Women’s Player of the Year Points Lists
- Top 5 from the 2018 NCGA and 2019 SCGA Senior Women’s Amateur Championships
- Any woman who reached match play of the 2018 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship
- Special Exemptions as selected by the NCGA & SCGA
|1979||Loma Smith at Del Monte GC||84-85-83-252|
|1980||Penny Thompson at Del Monte GC||80-80-82-242|
|1981||Phyllis La Sorella at Del Monte GC||84-79-83-246|
|1982||Alma Robertson at Del Monte GC||Score Not Recorded|
|1983||Ruth Miller at Del Monte GC||82-79-81-242|
|1984||Mildred Stanley at Del Monte GC||75-79-80-234|
|1985||Phyllis LaSorella at Del Monte GC||80-79-81-240|
|1986||Mildred Stanley at Del Monte GC||72-79-78-229|
|1987||Mildred Stanley at Del Monte GC||82-77-78-237|
|1988||Mildred Stanley at Del Monte GC||77-79-76-237|
|1989||Mildred Stanley at Del Monte GC||79-77-75-231|
|1990||Phyllis LaSorella at Del Monte GC||243|
|1991||Claira Knipe at Bayonet GC||86-87-83-256|
|1992||Irene Gotta at Bayonet GC||85-86-88-259|
|1993||Irene Gotta at Bayonet GC||82-76-76-234|
|1994||Arleene Wilkolaski at Bayonet GC||81-83-79-243|
|1995||Sally Tomlinson at Laguna Seca GR||80-83-80-243|
|1996||Barbara Stephan at Carmel Valley Ranch||76-74-72-223|
|1997||Barbara Stephan at Carmel Valley Ranch||77-77-76-230|
|1998||Barbara Stephan at Carmel Valley Ranch||76-81-79-236|
|1999||Barbara Stephan at Carmel Valley Ranch||76-80-79-235|
|2000||Barbara Stephan at Carmel Valley Ranch||77-75-76-228|
|2001||Sandy Woodruff at Bayonet GC||78-75-79-232|
|2002||Marianne Towersey at Bayonet/Black Horse GC||75-81-83-239|
|2003||Sandy Woodruff at Bayonet/Black Horse GC||76-78-76-230|
|2004||Marianne Towersey at Bayonet/Black Horse GC||75-74-75-224|
|2005||Marianne Towersey at Bayonet/Black Horse GC||77-8-73-230|
|2006||Marianne Towersey at Bayonet/Black Horse GC||80-75-72-227|
|2007||Marianne Towersey at Bayonet/Black Horse GC||82-80-76-238|
|2008||Marianne Towersey at Bayonet/Black Horse GC||77-77-78-232|
|2009||Marianne Towersey at Corral de Tierra CC||71-80-76-227|
|2010||Tina Barker at Corral de Tierra CC||76-77-73-226|
|2011||Tina Barker at Corral de Tierra CC||78-79-76-233|
|2012||Sandy Woodruff at Corral de Tierra CC||75-77-80-232|
|2013||Kim Eaton at Corral de Tierra CC||80-73-74-227|
|2014||Lynne Cowan at Poppy Hills GC||76-79-155|
|2015||Lynne Cowan at Poppy Hills GC||75-73-148|
|2016||Corey Weworski at Poppy Hills GC||74-74-148|
|2017||Corey Weworski at Quail Lodge Resort||74-71-145|
|2018||Lynne Cowan at Quail Lodge Resort||77-72-149|
|2019||Corey Weworski at Quail Lodge Resort||72-73-69-214|
Past Super Senior Champions
|2015||Arleene Wilkolaski at Poppy Hills GC||92-86-178|
|2016||Judith Turco at Poppy Hills GC||94-84-178|
|2017||Marianne Towersey at Quail Lodge Resort||85-82-167|
|2018||Marianne Towersey at Quail Lodge Resort||77-72-149|