A full field of
ladies enjoyed a day of golf, food and fun at the Touch of Texas last month.
scramble format tournament was called a Touch of Texas Hold ‘Em with a poker
president of the Ladies Golf Association said some women’s tournaments were not
“So we made an
effort to get it full,” she said. They had to stop at 50 teams.
Marian and her
partner, Karen Taylor, (at left in photo) shot a 68 and won the Championship Flight after a scorecard playoff.
and Dana Ward from LakeRidge and Joyce Wright from Hillcrest and Stacy Dennis
from Dallas (at right in photo) also shot 68s.
managing director for membership programs for the Texas Golf Association.
“Karen and I did
not play boring golf. We were all over everywhere and got on the green and
scrapped out pars and birdies when we had the opportunity,” said Marian.
The victory for
Marian came shortly after she won the championship flight of the Women’s West
Texas Tournament at River Hills CC in Kerrville, capturing the title 2 and 1 in
the match play final against Jennifer Holt of Horseshoe Bay.
play Monday and kept winning matches through the week before winning the title.
Stacy to play in the Touch of Texas tournament and speak to the group to
encourage more women to play.
Stacy had not been to Lubbock was very impressed with Lubbock Country Club’s
course. “It was nothing like
she anticipated. She was shocked how pretty it was,” said Marian.