USGTF REGIONAL ACTION COMING SOON

USGTF Regional action begins next month, and four events have been announced.

First up is the Southwest Region Championship (Bruce Sims, Director) – The USGTF Southwest Region Championship will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, 2017, at Ridgeview Ranch Golf Club in Plano, Texas.  All WGTF members in good standing are eligible to play, regardless of residence.  Tee assignments will be based on age and gender. A practice round can be scheduled on Friday, May 19 for a cart fee. The entry fee of $225 includes two tournament rounds plus practice balls, and a dinner Saturday night after play.  The recommended hotel is the Wingate by Windham Frisco. To enter, send a check to Bruce Sims at 9959 Cambridge Drive, Frisco, TX 75035.  You may also call Sims at (214) 475-5168 to enter by credit card.

Next, the Northeast Region Championship will be conducted (Bob Corbo, Director) – The annual USGTF Northeast Region Championship will be held Friday, June 9, at Mercer Oaks East Golf Course in West Windsor, New Jersey.  Please note that these dates are different than the traditional weekend dates in July and August from past events, so plan accordingly.  The Northeast championship regularly draws the largest number of participants of any USGTF regional event with over 40 players.  All WGTF members, regardless of residence or level of membership, are eligible to play.  For more information, please contact Northeast Region director Bob Corbo at (609) 580-5997 or through email at bcgolfcoach@gmail.com.  The entry fee is $165 and includes golf and prizes.  Participants will play from separate tees based on age and gender.

The longest-running regional championship, the Southeast Region Championship, will once again be in Florida (Mike Stevens, Director) – The USGTF Southeast Region Championship will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 29-30, 2017, at GlenLakes Country Club in Weeki Wachee, Florida, approximately 45 minutes north of Clearwater.  The event is open to all WGTF members in good standing, regardless of residence. A prize fund of $1,000 and the Southeast Trophy is assured with a field of 12 players. It is also a good opportunity to catch up with fellow members and plan future events for the section. Entry deadline is July 15, and the entry fee is $175.  The recommended hotel is the Quality Inn Weeki Wachee.  Questions, contact Mike Stevens at ams1127@msn.com. Entries should be sent to the USGTF office at 1295 SE Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34952.  You may also enter by credit card with an additional 3% surcharge through the National Office at (888) 346-3290.

Finally, the Central Region Championship will be conducted in conjunction with another great event (Brent Davies, Director) – The USGTF Central Region Championship will be held Sunday and Monday, August 6-7, 2017, at Lake Forest Golf Club in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  The event will also be held as part of a weekend of golf which includes the Michigan/Ontario Golf Teachers Tour event on Saturday.  For complete information, please click here.

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