Annual Events

Best Ball Tournament

An 18-hole low net tournament for teams of two players with a maximum combined handicap index of 60.8 and a maximum individual limit of 40.4. Players will score one net best ball of the two.

CWGA Open

An 18-hole low net / low gross tournament for individual players with a handicap index of 40.4 or lower.  Stroke Play.

Odd-Ball Tournament

An 18-hole low net tournament for teams of two players with a maximum combined handicap index of 60.8 and a maximum individual limit of 40.4.  Players will sign up as a twosome and will be paired with another twosome to create one 4-person team. The team will score one net best ball on the odd-numbered holes and two net best balls on the even-numbered holes.

Scotch Tournament

An 18-hole low net tournament for teams of two players with a maximum combined handicap index of 60.8 and a maximum individual limit of 40.4.  Alternate shot play.  Each player drives the ball.  The players then hit each others drive.  They then select one ball to be played in, alternating shots until the ball is holed out.

Stableford Tournament

An 18-hole low net tournament for teams of two players with a maximum combined handicap index of 60.8 and a maximum individual limit of 40.4.  Players will score one net best ball of the two.

They will then score their best net ball as follows:

  • Net Double Bogey or higher scores NO points
  • Net Bogey scores 1 point
  • Net Par scores 2 point
  • Net Birdie scores 4 points
  • Net Eagle scores 6 points
  • Net Double Eagle or better scores 8 points

Two-Ball Tournament

An 18-hole low net tournament for teams of two players with a maximum combined handicap index of 60.8 and a maximum individual limit of 40.4.  Players will sign up as a twosome and will be paired with another twosome to create one 4-person team.  The team will score two net best balls of the four.

CWGA Home Days

An 18-hole low net / low gross tournament played by CWGA MEMBERS ONLY at their home club. Certificates are award for the top three places in both net and gross categories.  Only in this CWGA event may participants follow the local rules of their own club. The home club association may govern handicap limit.

Trophy Events – (All trophies are traveling for one year)

CWGA Championship Tournament

A four-day tournament comprised of an 18-hole stroke play qualifying round the first day followed by three days of match play. Players are paired for the match play rounds based on their qualifying round scores. The championship flight shall be comprised of 16 players. All other flights will have 8 players. Players are guaranteed three games. The winner of the championship flight receives a trophy and a prize. Flight winners and runners-up receive prizes.

Tri-League Invitational

Sponsored jointly since 1964 by the Cleveland Women’s Golf Association, the Greater Cleveland Golf Association, and the Suburban Ladies Golf Association. An 18-hole low gross invitational tournament open to the twenty-five lowest handicap members from each of these three Associations. The winner receives the Jack Clowser Trophy, a gift certificate, and jewelry. The Jane Artale bracelet is awarded to a player by blind draw.

TEAM Play

The team with the highest point total for the year wins the TEAM Championship Trophy. The Runner-Up Trophy is awarded to the second-place team. The team having most improved its standing from the previous season receives the Most Improved Team Trophy. Commemorative plaques are awarded to teams finishing 1 through 5 and most improved.

Recognition Trophies – (All trophies are traveling for one year)

CWGA Cup

This trophy is presented to that individual who accrues the highest number of points through both her participation and places of finish in this year’s tournaments.

President’s Cup

This trophy is presented to that individual who has the lowest gross score total for any three rounds of stroke play in the following events: the CWGA Open, Tri-League, and the Qualifying Round of the CWGA Championship.

NOTE: No one individual may win both trophies in a given year.  The President’s Cup will take precedence over the CWGA cup.