Friday, August 31, 2018

IWGA State Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Metamora Fields September 11-13

Metamora Fields Golf Club will host the 49th Illinois State Senior Women’s Amateur Golf Championship September 11-13.  The 54-hole tournament for women 50-and-over has drawn a field of 112 golfers.  Twenty-six local women are entered including reigning Champion Jan Bowers from Lincoln, Diane Abbott, Meg Barnosky, Debra Beck, Cheryl Binns, Pam Bonsack, Julie Brachbill, Nancy Brennemann, Susan Coers, Judy Coker, Lynn Decker, Shirlee Firebaugh, Dawn Fleming, Vicki Freeman, Gail Hannam, Beverly Henderson, Charlene Hohulin, Kathy Niepagen, Donna Peterson, Patricia Ring, Roxane Schulkins, Jane Seiler, Amy St. John, Lou Tenarvitz, Mary Tweedle, and Carin Weiss-Krolikowski.  The Mark Linder Walk for the Mind Charity has been chosen as the recipient of the $1500 donation from the Senior State Women’s Amateur Tournament.  The charity raises funds for brain tumor research.  Through the years the IWGA has donated over $1,050,000 to golf scholarships, cancer research, junior golf awards and support going to each of Illinois’ public university women’s golf teams.

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