38th Wyoming Match Play Championship
USGA Amateur Public Links Qualifying
Wyoming Net Stableford Championship
92nd Wyoming Women's Am Championship
92nd Wyoming Amateur Championship
US Amateur Qualifying
USGA Mid - Amateur Qualifying
Wyoming Three-Person Championship
26th Mid-Amateur Championship
15th Wyoming Senior Amateur Championship
Wyoming Four-Ball Championship
Green Hills Golf Club
Olive Glenn Golf and CC
Douglas Golf Club
Rolling Green CC
Olive Glenn Golf and CC
Powell Golf and CC
Jacoby Golf Club
Cottonwood at Torrington
June 5 - 8
June 14 - 15
June 20 - 22
July 4 - 6
August 2 -3
August 15 - 17
Sept. 6 - 7
Sept. 13 - 14
The Wyoming State Golf Association has hired Dave Snyder to replace Kyle Nuss as Executive Director. Kyle is leaving us to become the USGA Director of Regional Affairs for the South Region including Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mexico, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Dave was named Golf Professional of the Year in 2011 for the Rocky Mountain Section of the PGA. In 2012 he was named Junior Golf Leader for the Rocky Mountain Section of the PGA. He has been a Class A Member of the PGA since 1996. He is Currently President of the Rocky Mountain Section of the PGA and has served on the WSGA Board of Directors as a PGA liaison.
Eddie Stewart of Jackson played consistent all weekend long and made putts when they counted on his way to a 4 under par total and two stroke victory over Laramie's John Murdock IV to earn the title of 2013 Wyoming Amateur Championship.
Wyoming's finest players aged 25 and older gathered at White Mountain Golf Course in Rock Springs, August 16-18, for the 25th Wyoming Mid-Amateur Championship. Two familiar names that have held up their fair share of trophies of the years did so again this year as Todd Griffin and Sarah Bowman captured the 2013 Mid-Am titles.
Eric Parish captured Medalist Honors with an impressive 3 under round of 69 at The Golf Club at Devils Tower, with 32 spots in the championship flight up for grabs when the day began. The competitors enjoyed good weather on the difficult Devils Tower layout, with a good score needed to get into the championship flight. In addition to Parish breaking par, 2 other competitors were close behind as Tyler Rachetto and John Hull both shot 2 under par 70, to secure the 2nd and 3rd seeds. The 32 players in the championship flight will join 58 others, making up 3 more flights, as they will battle it out for the crowns in their respective flights.
Brock Frates of Byron won the men's flight and Mary Jo Lewis of Powell won the women's flight in the 2013 WSGA Net Stableford Championship at the par 72 Old Baldy Club in Saratoga on June 1st and 2nd. The Stableford is a unique format where competitors try to gain points based on their hole by hole score and the winner is the competitor with the highest total over the 36-Hole Championship. The point value is determined by a fixed net score based on the competitor's Handicap Index. Points are awarded as follows: 0 for a net double bogey or worse, 1 for net bogey, 2 for net par, 3 for net birdie, 4 for net eagle, 5 for net double eagle, and 6 for net four under par...
36 players in eight age divisions met at Jacoby Park Golf Club in Laramie to compete for in the 2013 WJGT Southeast Regional. Players 13 and over played 36 holes of stroke play; and 18-hole stipulated round each day on Wednesday, June 12thand Thursday, June 13th. Players 12 and under played 18 holes of Stableford stroke play with 9holes stipulated for each round.
In an exciting finish of the overall championship for girls,two competitors found themselves tied for the lead at 161 after 36 holes. Caitlyn Skavdahl and Bailee Watt, both of Casper, needed extra holes to decide the overall championship and the Girls13-15 Age Division. Skavdahl put her approach shot on the par-4 10th hole inside three feet and ended the hole-by-hole playoff with her birdie putt. Sarah Schroefel of Worland took honors in the Girls 16 & Over Age Division with rounds of 87-89 – 176.
In the overall championship on the boys side, local John Murdock of Laramie topped the leader board with an impressive total of 139 –71-68. He outpaced 2012 Wyoming Junior Boys Player of the Year, Nathan Green of Green River, who finished five strokes back at 144 – 73-71.
Ethan Bozner of Rock Springs lead all competitors in the Boys 13 – 15 Age Division. His rounds of82-75—157 earned him the age division medal for his age group.
In the Stableford Divisions, Hardy Johnson of Thermopolis scored 33 points; 17 in round 1 and 16 in round two. He earned the medal in the Boys 10-12 Age Division. Karsten Simmons of Worland scored 24 points and took home the medal in the Boys 7-9 Age Division.
Reese and Taylor Bandemer of Loveland, CO topped the Girls7-9 and 10-12 Age Divisions, respectively.
Thank you to Jacoby Park Golf Club, the players and parents for making this event a great success.