Connecticut Women's Golf Association

providing competitive golfing opportunities for its members since 1919


Welcome to CWGA

101 Years and Going Strong!

The Connecticut Women's Golf Association is a voluntary not-for-profit organization founded in 1919. CWGA provides competitive golfing opportunities for its members, promotes understanding of the rules of golf and encourages female junior golfers statewide.

CWGA now comprises 58 member clubs with a membership of about 425 women. Club membership in this Association is limited to private golf clubs in the State of Connecticut.

Annual Meeting and Closing Mixer

Join CSGA and Other Women Golfers at CSGA's Women's Open House on Feb. 6!

Drop in between 6PM and 10PM at Chris Cote's Virtual Golf in Portland for an evening devoted to Women's Golf. Everything is complimentary, courtesy of our partner, Chris Cote's Golf Shops and the CSGA!

  • Gain swing tips from Northeast Performance Institute, led by Director of Performance, Peter Egazarian and Dennis Coscina, PGA Professional
  • Demo and discuss new equipment with Callaway and TaylorMade Reps.
  • Shop trends in golf apparel & shoes from Adidas, FootJoy, Greg Norman
  • Play Virtual Golf with Closest to the Pin and Long Drive Contests!
  • Connect and network with women golfers from around the state and various golf associations. Membership information for associations will be available.
  • Relax and enjoy complimentary dinner and beverages with friends!

Click here for more information.

To register, email Mrupp+openhouse@csgalinks.org now through Feb. 3rd.

New World Handicap System in 2020


There's a new world handicap system in place effective at the beginning of this year. Click here to go to the usga.org page for all you need to know about this new system. Click here to download a pdf that details all the changes.

Or if you have lots of time, here's a link to a 45 minute presentation, including videos, from CSGA/USGA.

2020 Tournament Schedule - Highlights

  • CT/RI Team Matches May 28 at Stonington CC
  • CWGA Championship  June 9-12 at CC of Farmington
  • CWGA Seniors (August 12-13) and Legends (August 13) at Silvermine GC
  • CWGA/SNEWGA Matches TBD
  • Presidents Cup September 9 at Fox Hopyard GC
  • Medallion September 23 at Rockrimmon CC
  • Endicott Cup Oct 5-7 at Agawam Hunt (RI)
  • Annual Meeting and Closer - October 13 at Shuttle Meadow CC
  • NEWGA Championship June 29 - July 1 at North Conway CC (NH)
CSGA 2020 Women's Series
  • CT Women's Open June 16-17 at Rockrimmon CC
  • CT Women's Amateur July 22-23 at Fairview Farms GC



The 2019 CWGA Yearbook Is Now Available!

To view, click on the yearbook image. No need to buy it when you get to the Shutterfly site, just wait a few seconds to load, then click on "Full screen" in top left corner above the picture of the yearbook if you're on a laptop, or manually enlarge the picture with your fingers on your iPad. Then use the arrows to navigate through the book on your laptop or the pause and play buttons on your iPad.

Many thanks to Carol Galbraith for putting the 100th Anniversary edition of our yearbook together.

CWGA on Facebook and Twitter!

 Facebook: Enter TheCWGA or Connecticut Women's Golf Association in the search box when you are in Facebook to find it. You can also get there by clicking on the Facebook icon in the upper left corner of any page on this website. Tell your friends and like the CWGA Facebook page.

 Twitter: enter #TheCWGA in the search box and Follow Us.

Upcoming Events

A message to CWGA members from Nancy Lopez



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Contact us

Connecticut Women's Golf Association
email: info@cwga.org

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