News & Announcements


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CWGA will hold its first ever virtual tournament on Tuesday, May 26th. Find a partner and play golf on the 26th. For more details and to sign up click here.
CWGA CHAMPIONSHIP - Rescheduled to August 3&4, still at CC of Farmington

We find ourselves in a time of great challenge given the Covid-19 pandemic. We recently heard from our President, Sara Papa, that a prudent decision was made to cancel all CWGA events through June 30th. This includes the Club Reps event at Old Lyme CC scheduled on May 6.

We sincerely thank all our “allies" involved at Old Lyme CC for their support to include CWGA Rep Helene Nichols, Club Professional Rob Barbeau and the Banquet team. Additionally, we thank our guest speaker, Steve Basson of CSGA.

Definitely, a bright light in this storm is the cadre of Club Reps across the state who keep our association strong. Your commitment is greatly appreciated. During this “downtime” I encourage you to “safely” connect with the members of your club.

Here are a few ideas:

  • Continue to strengthen our organization:
  • Reach out to those who have not yet renewed their membership
  • Post a note/email about the new index entry requirement (25)
  • Send our website to eligible or “nearly" eligible women to share who we are
  • Stimulate interest in the Fall Past Presidents Cup matches - always great team golf
  • Encourage members to register now for events starting in July

As the season progresses, the Board will stay in touch with our members. What is most important now is to take care of family and friends and help those we can through these demanding times.

We look forward to seeing you all later in the summer!

Deb Palmer
Club Rep Coordinator


Sara Papa, CWGA President, announced on Wednesday, April 9th that the CWGA Executive Committee had voted to cancel all tournaments scheduled through the end of June, with the exception of the Championship, where CWGA is working with CC of Farmington to see if it can be postponed to a later date. Anyone who has already signed up for any of these tournaments will be issued a full refund. 


The 2020 Membership handbook has been mailed to members who renewed their membership by March 1st and requested the hard copy. This handbook is also available to members on the website here once you login. Follow this link to login and view.


Registration opened up March 1st so members can now sign up for tournaments.


We've updated our Golf Genius ("GG") site to make it easier for members (new and old) to access the various functions at GG. Here users can:

  • Renew membership or join CWGA
  • Update their GG profile so that we have current contact information
  • Access the Tournament Schedule to sign up, and view tournament information and results
  • Donate to the Priscilla Maxwell Endicott Scholarship Fund
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Tournament News

CWGA will hold its first ever virtual tournament on Tuesday, May 26th. Find a partner and play golf on the 26th. For more details and to sign up click here.

CWGA Tournaments

  • CT/RI Team Matches May 28 at Stonington CC cancelled
  • CWGA Championship rescheduled August 3-4 at CC of Farmington
  • CWGA Seniors (August 12-13) and Legends (August 13) at Silvermine GC
  • CWGA Juniors Championship August 12-13 at Silvermine CC
  • Presidents Cup September 30 at Heritage Village CC
  • 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 rescheduled Aug 26-27 at Rockrimmon CC
  • CT Women's Amateur July 22-23 at Fairview Farms GC
  • 1st Parent Child Championship - Wethersfield CC - July 14, 2020
  • 83rd Mixed Team Championship - Chippanee CC - September 1, 2020

Other Golf News

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 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.

News Summary

Photos & Publications

Photo Gallery - 2019 Annual Meeting

2019 CWGA Yearbook

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 you iPad. Then use the arrows to navigate through the book on your laptop or the pause and play buttons on you iPad.

100th Anniversary Slideshow

(click on image to view)

Nutmeg Golfer

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