The 2019 New England Women’s Amateur Championship was held Monday-Wednesday, July 8 -10, 2019 at GREATHORSE in Hampden, Massachusetts.
Shannon Johnson (Thorny Lea GC) took control of the NEWGA Championship on Monday and did not relinquish the remaining rounds. Following 54 holes of stroke play at GreatHorse against a field of some of the top golfers from the six New England states, Johnson maintained her composure and captured her second NEWGA Championship title. She now joins the roster of back-to-back champions, a feat that has not been achieved since 1995-96.
Six Vermont women participated in the three day tournament:
Tracy Sloan, Brattleboro CC; Dana Cassidy, Vermont National CC; Nancy Devaux, West Bolton CC; Kathy Kemp, CC of Barre; Linda Jane Parsons, Mount Snow CC; and Carson Laderoute, Burlington CC. Carson was the top Vermont player, shooting a final round score of 80, placing her 13th in the field of 76 competitors.
Tournament Results: https://www.golfgenius.com/pages/2078255
NEGA ADDING WOMEN’S AMATEUR TO CHAMPIONSHIP LINEUP
Following this year’s event, the New England Women’s Golf Association formally announces that their Women’s Championship will be managed and operated by the New England Golf Association beginning in 2020. The New England Women’s Amateur Championship will be the fifth prestigious event added to the NEGA calendar alongside the New England Amateur Championship, the New England Junior Amateur Invitational, New England Girls’ Junior Amateur Invitational, and New England Senior Amateur Championship.