2020 Vermont Women’s Amateur Golf Championship
A strong field of 64 competitors will tee it up on Monday, August 3, for the 87th Vermont Women’s Amateur Golf Championship, being held this year at the Dorset Field Club. The event began in 1930 — the year the Vermont State Women’s Golf Association was founded — and has been held every year since then except for the war years of 1942-45.
Defending champion Chloe Levins and last year’s runner-up, Tiffany Maurycy, will not be in Dorset, leaving the door open for a repeat performance by Holly Reynolds of Copley Country Club. Reynolds was inducted into the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame in 2019 and has won the Amateur golf title 9 times (1989-93, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2017). Also in contention is the 2004 winner, Andrea Brown of Lakeside Golf Club. Williston’s Jeanne Morrissey, the 2017 runner-up, will be looking for her first open Amateur title. Morrissey won the Vermont Senior Women’s Championship a few weeks ago in Newport.
Four of Vermont’s best junior players will be competing for the Junior trophy, including Mia Politano (Ralph Myhre Golf Course), Jillian Miles (Rutland CC), Alyssa Gallo (Manchester CC), and Namo Chaisri (Cedar Knoll CC). Last year’s Junior Champion, Julia Dapron of Dorset, turned 19 earlier this year and is now competing as an adult.
The Amateur Championship is a 3-day event, running Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, August 3-5. Tee times begin each day at 8:00am and continue through 11:00am. Rounds are expected to take approximately 4 hours. An awards ceremony will be held after completion of play on Wednesday. COVID-19 regulations will be in effect, with protective masks mandatory in all common areas at the Dorset Field Club.
Daily results and photos will be posted at http://www.vswga.org