WGSA Announces Mid-Amateur Championship

As a result of numerous requests by senior players, WGSA launched a new tournament this year – a 54 hole Mid Amateur Championship to be played from 7 to 10 November 2010 at Kingswood Golf Estate.

The inaugural event will be known as the SA Mid Amateur Ladies Open Championship 2010 and is open to women of 35 years or older with a handicap limit of 20 and under.

The event will include two divisions – Championship Division for handicaps 12 and under and a B Division for handicaps of 13 to 20.

Caddies will not be available and golf carts will be compulsory and included in the entry fee of R350. Special rates at the Protea King George Hotel have been negotiated at R360 pp per night sharing, including breakfast.

An Opening Function will be held at the KeNako Sports Academy after the official practice round on Sunday 7 November, and a dinner and Planet Golf Fashion Show will be held after Round 1 on Monday night at Kingswood Golf Estate.

On Tuesday evening, a discounted price has been arranged at La Capannia restaurant (for players’ account) and a prize-giving and light lunch will take place after the final round on Wednesday 10 November.

The tournament will be run by Women’s Golf South Africa and entries close on 8 October 2010.

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