Bear Creek CC Welcomes 17th Washington State Women's Best-Ball

Bear Creek Country Club in Woodinville, Wash. is hosting the 17th Washington State Women’s Best-Ball Championship, conducted by the Washington State Golf Association (WSGA).

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The two-day championship is being held May 2-3, and includes many of the top women amateur golfers from Washington and Northern Idaho.

Highlighting the field are Kelly Gardner of Gig Harbor, Wash. and Kim Titus of Anacortes, Wash., who won this championship in 2014. Gardner and Titus also qualified for the 2015 U.S. Women’s Four-Ball Championship.

Also in the field are the duo of Leslie Folsom of Tukwila, Wash. and Shawn Farmer of Bellevue. Folsom will be trying for her ninth title in this championship, with the previous eight coming with partner Jane Harris. Farmer won the 2014 WSGA Women’s Mid-Amateur and qualified for the 2015 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball. Farmer and Folsom were selected to represent Washington in last year’s USGA Women’s State Team Championship.

Karen Madison of East Wenatchee is teaming with Barbara Snyder of Wenatchee. Madison was named the 2015 WSGA Senior Women’s Player of the Year.

Barb Tracy, president of the WSGA, will be competing at her home club of Bear Creek, while teaming with Liz Dobyns of Woodinville.

The format for the WSGA Women’s Best-Ball is 36-hole Four-Ball stroke play (gross and net). The field will be divided into flights based on team handicap. Play will commence with a 9:00 a.m. shotgun start each day.

Click here for pairings and more information about the WSGA Women’s Best-Ball.

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