The President’s Message is published each week during the season by JWGA President Linda Hoffman.

A day of gratitude at St. John’s County…

Our Past President, Board Member, Club Rep tournament is an opportunity to thank and honor all those Members who spend countless volunteer hours making sure our organization runs smoothly.  We would be nothing without their support!  So, THANK YOU to each and every one who contributes (or has contributed) to our success!  Your efforts are…

Windy Harbor never disappoints…

It was another wonderful golf day at Windy Harbor.  Thanks to Deb Eady for all her efforts in making this day a success, getting everyone pre-registered, AND getting everyone through the gates this morning!  We appreciate all your efforts!  And thanks to the staff at Windy Harbor who always go out of their way to…

Tama Caldabaugh is 2024 Champ!

  Congratulations to Tama Caldabaugh, our 2024 Club Champion, with a two round total of 150!  This is Tama’s 8th Championship.  Unfortunately, due to severe weather, our tournament was limited to two rounds, but that didn’t take away from the excitement and the accomplishments of our leaders!!  Tama was followed by Therese Quinn with 151…

Championship Tournament Round 2…

Tama Caldabaugh took the lead in the Championship Division today at Stillwater, shooting an awesome 72!  She is followed by Therese Quinn and Shauna Snyder.  It’s primed to be an exciting finish at Jacksonville Golf and CC next week! Thank you to Shari Zeimetz for setting things up at Stillwater and for Cynthia Hastings for…

Eagle Landing kicks off Championship Tournament

The 2024 Championship Tournament is underway… it was a beautiful sunny day at Eagle Landing.  Thanks to Arlene Sherrod and Joanna Zayac for helping set things up and getting us all checked in!  And thanks to the staff at Eagle Landing for making our day a success!  We appreciate all your efforts!! Congratulations to Shauna…

Beautiful day at Eagle Harbor….

Eagle Harbor provided a wonderful day of golf for our Quota tournament!     Thanks to Susan Mackert for setting things up for the day….and Terri Wensell for assisting with check in!  We appreciate all your efforts!!  And, special thanks to the staff at Eagle Harbor…everything went smoothly and it was nice to have a private…

96TH ANNIVERSARY TOURNAMENT….

What a wonderful day at Long Point for our Anniversary Tournament!  Thank you to Fran Clinkscales and Claudeen Lindbergh for handling all the preparations and to Sean, Barry and the rest of the staff at Long Point for a beautiful day of celebrating JW and it’s rich history!  And special thanks to Tama Caldabaugh for…

Eagles Soar in the President’s Cup….

It was another lovely winter day in Florida….the sun was shining and the temps were mild!  And the Eagles soared to victory over the Tigers….that brings the standings in this ongoing competition to Eagles – 8, Tigers – 5 and 3 ties.   We were greeted with some very special gifts … wonderful commemorative towels honoring…

A Beautiful day at Atlantic Beach…

What a gorgeous February day for golf at Atlantic Beach!  The course is in excellent shape.  Thanks to Liz Boudreaux and Chris Moyer for getting things set up and checking everyone in!  And, as always, THANKS to the staff at Atlantic Beach for hosting us! The pace of play was nice since we had the…

Wildflower Healthcare is the winner of the day….

What a beautiful day at Deercreek to celebrate our inaugural Charity Tournament.  Thanks to Terry Templeton, our club rep, and Betty Metz for all their efforts orchestrating the day and checking in our golfers.  And, as always, thanks to the Staff at Deercreek for hosting us.  They are always so welcoming and accommodating! Wildflower Healthcare,…

South Hampton Blind Draw…

It was a gorgeous, mild winter morning at South Hampton for our Blind Draw Tournament!  Thanks to Barb Biber for coordinating the event with the course, and to the entire staff at South Hampton.  Everyone did a great job!  And special thanks to Pam Murdock for assisting Barb with check in. Thanks to Sach Price…

A challenging day at Marsh Creek….

It was a fun day at Marsh Creek, the course played tough with windy conditions and speedy greens.  Thanks to Kim Cochrane and Deb McDaniel for checking us in and for the staff at Marsh Creek for all their support!   Congratulations to all our flight winners: Flight 1 Gross         Tama Caldabaugh…

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

What a wonderful way to start the New Year….a sunny day at TPC!  Thanks to Dot Peck for all her hard work in setting up this great day…and to Jane Rollinson for assisting Dot in getting us checked in quickly and efficiently.  And thanks to the staff at TPC for making our day special!  We…

CHRISTMAS AT DEERWOOD

First, I’d like to say a very special THANK YOU to Linda Trunick for treating us to a wonderful holiday toast with champagne.  That was a deightful treat and a very generous gesture.  Thank you to Marilyn Becker for helping set up this wonderful event.  She and Linda Trunick worked alongside Punky from the 9…

WE DANCED THE DAY AWAY WITH A CHA CHA CHA…

The wind was blowing and it was a  chilly morning in Ponte Vedra…but that didn’t stop some amazing teams from posting some great scores: Flight Winners this week: Flight 1- Jody Clark, Suzy Rountree, Shari Zeimetz and Kim Bruce Flight 2 – Melinda McGrath, Ann Rogers, Anita Comisky and Cindy Mastice Flight 3 – Pat…

Honoring our Military Members at the Mary Burnside……

It was a brisk start to the Mary Burnside tournament but the temperature rose as the day progressed and it turned out to be a beautiful day to honor our Military Members who so selflessly served our Country.  Emily Brown kicked off the tournament with an impressive putt (there was never a doubt it was…

Bruce/Zeimetz Win the Sarah Shelley….

Congratulations to our Sarah Shelley Champions…Kim Bruce and Shari Zeimetz!!!  It was a tight race, as the winners were a result of a MOC.  Tian Jones and Cindy Peterson made a valiant effort at retaining the Trophy, but in a match of cards, Kim and Shari were declared the winners!  Great Playing! Other top ten…

Sarah Shelly Continues…

What an absolutely gorgeous November day for our second round of the Sarah Shelly tournament…thanks to Shari Zeimetz for setting up a wonderful round assisted by Cindy Peterson at the registration table!  And thanks to the staff at Queens Harbour for a wonderful day! CONGRATULATIONS to Karen Tutwiler for her hole in one on hole…

Sarah Shelly is Underway…

It was cold and windy at GCAI today, but the players prevailed through the first round of the Sarah Shelly Tournament… Many thanks to the Golf Club of Amelia Island for hosting our Sarah Shelly tournament today and to our Club Rep, Melinda McGrath assisted by Sue Reigler for getting us organized and checked in…

AND THE WINNER IS….

Congratulations to Fran Clinkscales, our 2023 Handicap Tournament Champion!!!  It was a beautiful day at South Hampton, and an exciting finish to our tournament with a four hole shoot out between or six flight winners…Jody Clark, Fran Clinkscales, Carol Parla, Pam Murdock, Adrienne Whitman and Sandy Brokmeyer. The elimination started on the 15th hole….and on…

HANDICAP DAY TWO—

A big THANK YOU to Susan Mackert and to the Staff at Eagle Harbor for taking care of all the arrangements.  It was a great day! Day two of the Handicap Tournament is in the books.  Congratulations to all the winners…see all the info on the results page of this site.  CONGRATULATIONS to JANE ROLLINSON…

Handicap Tournament Begins…

The morning featured a brief sprinkle, but the storm moved by and spared us a downpour on Day 1 of the Handicap Championship at Jax Beach.  Thank you to everyone who helped organize this event!   The Jax Beach team and Jennifer Eckensberger did an outstanding job of hosting us. Thanks to our Golf Genius Team…

Rain Rain Go Away

Unfortunately the rain did NOT go away and Marsh Creek cancelled our round….thanks to the Staff at Marsh Creek for recognizing it in advance and giving us notice so we didn’t make the trip!  And thanks to our Club Rep, Kim Cochrane for working with the course!!   And so we’re on to the Handicap…

2023-24 SEASON IS UNDERWAY

What a great start to our 2023-24 JWGA Season!  Thank you to Marsh Landing Country Club and our Club Rep, TIna Shupe who did a remarkable job of hosting and organizing our Opening Day. Congratulations to all of our winners: First Place Winners; Flight 1:   Margaret O’Meara – Xiaolin Tian Jones – Karen Kubasiewicz –…

WELCOME TO THE 2023-2024 SEASON

Hey Fellow JWers! I hope you are all managing to stay cool and hyrdrated during this record setting, HOT summer!  The temps aren’t the only thing that is HOT….your Board has been working feverishly to get the new season ready!  I’d like to thank our board and committee members for their continued support and hard work…

And that’s a wrap . . .

Thank you to Palencia for hosting our Closing Day.  The course was in good shape, the greens were fast and the food was great.  Cindy Gates, our Club Rep did a fantastic job as our liaison for this event and we appreciate all of her efforts.  Thank you also to Cindy’s helpers, Lisa Procter and…

Fun day at St. John’s Golf Club. . .

Today’s wind, hard fairways and fast undulating greens challenged many of us but one team stood out with the lowest score in the field.  Congratulations to Flight 2 winners, Shari Zeimetz, Tian Jones, Cindy Peterson and Teresa Barrett who shot a 63.  They were followed closely by 2 teams each with a score of 64. …

Another outstanding Mixed Couples event . . .

The rain held off and the couples had a blast at Jacksonville Golf and Country Club.  The course was in great shape, the food delicious and smiles in abundance.  We thank Jacksonville Golf and Country Club management for hosting us today and providing a fabulous dinner.  Shari Zeimetz, Adrienne Whitman and Cynthia Hastings along with…

Caldabaugh is our 2023 JWGA Champion . . .

The results are in and our 2023 JWGA Champion is Tama Caldabaugh with an awesome three round total of 226.  Tama was followed closely by Therese Quinn with a score of 230.  Not only is Tama this year’s Champion but today marks her 6th JWGA Championship win. Congratulations to Tama and all of our flight…

Caldabaugh takes the lead . . .

Many of us struggled today but there is one player who came out on top.  Tama Caldabaugh impressed us with a remarkable score of 74 and has a 10 stroke lead going into the third and final round at Eagle Landing.  Last week we had a tie between Tama and Chris Hunt for Medalist each…

Caldabaugh and Hunt tied for the lead . . .

Pin positions today at Amelia National were, shall we say, interesting!  The first round of our Championship proved to be very exciting with Tama Caldabaugh and Chris Hunt tied for the lead with a remarkable gross score of 73.  Chris Hunt snagged low putts with a score of 27.  Due to the tie, next week’s round will…

Maria Ayala scores an Eagle . . .

For those of you who played Blue Sky today I hope you enjoyed the Lone Ranger tournament and this beautiful weather.  Thanks to our Club Rep, Cynthia Hastings for securing the course, acting as our liaison to the club, checking us in and handling scoring.  Whew!!  It was a big day for Cynthia! There were…

Another Past President’s tournament in the books . . .

Congratulations to today’s purse winners:  Shari Zeimetz shot a net 77 today to capture a win in the Past President category.  Cynthia Hastings snagged the Board category with a net 69 and Dana Hess showed us her skills with a net 69 to win the Club Rep category.  Low putts today went to Annie White…

Great day at Bent Creek . . .

The chilly weather this morning did not stop two teams from scoring a remarkable net score of 64 in our Best Net of 2 tournament.  The teams of Schuyler/McGrath and Collins/Lobb both won first in their flights.  Lobb and McGrath both scored 28 putts and after a match of cards, Angie Lobb came out on…

Eagles VS Tigers . . .

Win or lose, the President’s Cup showcases JWGA camaraderie at its best.  After a lot of bantering, laughs and a grueling competition, the Eagles and Tigers ended up in a tie.  Current standings:  Eagles – 7, Tigers – 5 and 3 ties.  Many thanks to Kay Buirge for her efforts in running the President’s Cup…

Thank you to our Military Members . . .

FINALLY . . . after a 3 year hiatus, 80 ladies teed it up at the Plantation for the Mary Burnside tournament to honor all of our members who have served in the United States military.  Our military members were recognized for their service and Emily Brown started the tournament off with a ceremonial putt. …

Senior/Super Senior final round results . . .

Today’s final round of the Senior/Super Senior proved to be fun and exciting.  Congratulations to all of the following SR/SS winners who can look forward to receiving their trophies on Closing Day. Senior – Low Gross – Tama Caldabaugh – 150 Senior – Low Net – Tian Jones – 138 Super Senior – Low Gross…

It’s a tight race . . . .

What a beautiful day for golf at Eagle Landing!  Thank you to our Club Rep, Arlene Sherrod and the Eagle Landing staff for their efforts and professionalism in hosting our group.  Thanks also to Jo Zayac and Terri Wensell who helped with registration this morning.   Our ladies were ready to rumble this morning in the…

The Race is On . . . .

It was another beautiful day and a great turnout for the first round of the Senior/Super Senior at South Hampton.  A huge thank-you to our Club Rep, Barbara Biber for organizing us and to her helper Deborah Eady for handling registration. We had some notable low scores today!  In the Senior Division, Tama Caldabaugh is…

JWGA Celebrates 95 Years . . .

63 members competed today  in the 95th JWGA Anniversary Tournament. Despite the strong winds and fast greens, Tama Caldabaugh came out on top in the Gross Division shooting a 75.  She will receive the Emily Brown “Play the Ball Down” plaque.  In the Net Division, Barb Jacobi shot a smooth net 68 and will receive…

Another great day of golf . . .

Thanks to Marsh Creek Country Club and to Head Pro, Cary Splane for hosting us today.  Club Rep, Kim Cochrane, worked hard to organize today’s event and get us checked in.  Everyone’s efforts are very much appreciated.  Please visit our website to view all the flight winners. Golf Genius:  We use Golf Genius Live Scoring…

Christmas at Sawgrass never disappoints . . .

Sawgrass Country Club never disappoints and today’s Christmas Event was no exception.  Many thanks to Nate Marozzi and the Pro Shop staff for their professionalism and help with organizing this event and handling scoring.  Delores Adams always does a great job and we appreciate her help along with her check-in crew of Kay Buirge and…

Wensell wins the Grandmother’s Trophy . . .

Terri Wensell’s grandchildren will be so proud when they learn their grandmother shot a net 66 to win the Grandmother’s tournament and trophy.  Congratulations to Terri and to all of today’s flight winners. This event has a long history going back to 1971 and you can view the past winners on our website under Stats…

Great day at Deercreek . . .

Many thanks to David Hochbrueckner and his staff at Deercreek for hosting us today.  Their warm welcome and professionalism are very much appreciated.  Deercreek has undergone some renovations recently and it shows – this course was in great shape.  We also need to thank Terry Templeton, our Club Rep, who worked with David, the banquet…

Peterson/Jones finish #1

Pinehurst is a challenging format that brings out the best and sometimes the worst in all of us.  After three weeks of heavy competition, this year’s Sarah Shelly winners are Cindy Peterson and Tian Jones.  Congratulations to our champs and to all those who placed in the top 9.  Please visit our website for the…

Hastings/Shupe maintain their lead . . .

Rain, cold and 30 mph winds did not hinder the team of Hastings/Shupe from maintaining their lead after the 2nd round of the Sarah Shelly with a 2 round net score of 129.1.  Hot on their heels is Walker/Bruce with a score of 129.5.  The best scramble score today was 64.2 shot by Clark/Rountree.  Congratulations…

And the Race is On . . .

Many thanks to the King and Bear for hosting our Sarah Shelly tournament today and to our Club Rep, Cindy Peterson and her helper Sandy Brokmeyer for getting us organized and checked in this morning.  Our Major’s Chair, Deborah Eady, did an awesome job of handling scoring and, let’s not forget Shari Zeimetz, our Golf…

Jody Clark Shoots an amazing round of 72!

Everyone had a great time today at North Hampton and the weather could not have been better.  Thank you to Blaze and the North Hampton staff for hosting us today.  They have done a lot of work on their course and it is in great condition.  Dana Hess, our Club Rep, did an awesome job…

Debra McDermott wins the title . . .

It was a chilly but beautiful day for the final round of our Handicap Championship at South Hampton. After 18 holes of match play, the shootout started on hole #13, a par 5 where the 4 finalists, Younghee Lee, Maria Ayala, Debra McDermott, and Barb Jacobi, battled it out.  Debra rose to the top after…

Oh Boy!!! What a Day. . . . .

Thanks everyone for persevering under difficult conditions with cart path only, puddles on the fairways, water in the bunkers, lift, clean and place and rain.  The staff of the Golf Club of Amelia Island did an awesome job and we are grateful to them for hosting us.  Thanks to Melinda McGrath for coordinating this event…

Our Handicap Championship is underway …..

It was a beautiful day for the first round of our Handicap Championship at Eagle Harbor.  There are so many who helped organize this event and deserve a huge thank you.  The Eagle Harbor management team and Susan Mackert did an outstanding job of hosting us and handling check-in.  Thanks to our Golf Genius Team…

And we are off!!!

What a great start to our 2022-23 JWGA Season!

JWGA 2022-23 Season Update

Ready for some camaraderie, friendship and exciting competition?

Another great season in the books . . .

Hi ladies, The weather could not have been better for our Closing Day at Amelia National. Tonya Martin and the staff at Amelia National did a fabulous job of organizing us and providing a delicious lunch. Thank you to the Amelia National ladies for their help with registration.  Emily Brown was not at our event…

Hidden Hills always a challenge. . .

The weather could not have been better for an enjoyable round of golf with great friends. Thanks to Hidden Hills for hosting us and to Cynthia Hastings and Dot Peck for getting us organized and handling the scoring. Congratulations to all of our winners.

Zeimetz and Poole victorious . . .

Hi Ladies, Despite the windy conditions, golf prevailed and a good time was had by all in today’s Mixed Couples event. Thanks to Queen’s Harbour for hosting us and providing an outstanding meal. Our Past President host Shari Zeimetz and helpers Joan Rump and Cynthia Hastings did a great job in making this day run smoothly. When you…

We have a Winner!

She did it again!!! Susie Fonde has earned the JWGA Champion title for the 5th time. Nice playing Susie!

4/13/22 – Championship – Round 2

Hi Ladies, Another beautiful day for the second round of our Match Play Championship.  Thanks to Bent Creek for hosting us and to Deborah Eady and Cynthia Hastings for their efforts at check-in and scoring. Congratulations to all of the following winners who will move on to the final round at Eagle Landing. Championship Flight:…

4/6/22 – Championship Round 1

Hi Ladies, We managed to make it through the first round of our match play Championship with just a few drops of rain.  Eagle Harbor was in great shape and we thank them for hosting us. Thanks to Susan Mackert for getting us organized and to Terri Wensell for her help in getting us checked in.  Deborah Eady and…

Championship Qualifier . . .

Hi Ladies, What a beautiful day at Jax Beach for the qualifying round of our JWGA match play Championship.  Congratulations to our medalist, Susie Fonde, who shot a low gross round of 75. Many thanks to our club rep, Jennifer Eckensburger and her helper Sach Price for her help with check-in.  Deb Eady, our Major’s Chair, Dot Peck and Cynthia…

Players battle for 3 titles . . .

Hi Ladies, The rain held off long enough to get our Past President, Board and Club Rep tournament in. Shari Zeimetz showed us her skills with a low net of 68 to win the Past President category. Our Board winner Maria Ayala, won her category with a net 66 and our Club Rep, Terri Wensell…

94 years – Happy Anniversary!

Hi Ladies, The rain today didn’t stop 67 players from competing in the 94th JWGA Anniversary Tournament. Tama Caldabaugh will receive the Emily Brown “Play the Ball Down” plaque for her low gross score of 75. Claudeen Lindberg will receive a black marble trophy for her overall low net score of 70. Congratulations to our…

Eagles VS Tigers . . .

Hi Ladies, After lots of bantering and even more laughs, the Tigers clawed their way to a roaring win over the Eagles with a score of 52 1/2 to 49 1/2. Win or lose, this event showcases JWGA camaraderie at its best. Our thanks to Kay Buirge for her efforts in running the President’s Cup…

Lone Ranger

Hi Ladies, The Lone Ranger event at Windy Harbor is in the books and I’d like to say congratulations to our winners and thank you to those who played. Please visit our website to see all the winners. Deb Eady, our Club Rep, did another great job of coordinating this event and many thanks to…

Congratulations Lenore Allen

Congratulations to our winner Lenore Allen and to all the finalists including Shauna Snyder, Shirley Budden, Deidre Wray, Younghee Lee, Terri Wensell, Debbie Somes and Sandy Brokmeyer. The spectators who followed the finalists and cheered them on, helped make the shootout even more exciting and memorable. Thanks to all of you.

The Battle continues . . . .

After Tuesday’s rain, we were happy to see a clear, crisp day for our second round of the Handicap Tournament at Jacksonville Golf and Country Club.

We’re off and running . . .

Hi Ladies, Wolves and lions from the St Augustine Wildlife Preserve entertained you this morning with their loud howls and roars. I understand they put on quite the show for those who were warming up at the range. The Wildlife Preserve is located about about 5 miles from WGV and, if you are interested, they…

Who has more fun than us???

Hi ladies, Thank you to our Club Rep, Susan Mackert who did a great job of getting us organized today and to Pattie Mudd-Jenkins for helping Susan get us checked in this morning. There were some last minute cancellations and some rearranging to be done but Susan handled it like a Pro. Thanks too to…

Merry Christmas . . .

Hi ladies, What a great turnout we had today at the Sawgrass Country Club – 128 players and an additional 5 for lunch. We always enjoy playing at Sawgrass and are grateful for the opportunity. There are several thank you’s today. First, our Club Rep, Delores Adams, always does a great job of coordinating this…

Grandmothers Battle it out . . . .

Hi ladies, I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with loved ones and friends. Many thanks to Cimarrone for hosting us today and to our Club Rep, Roberta Brenner, for getting us organized and her helper Deb Eady for her help in getting us checked in this morning. Our Grandmothers battled it out today for…

Another Sarah Shelley is In the Books

Pinehurst brings out the best in all of us and after three weeks of grueling competition, congratulations to Donna Fiedorowicz and Nancy Marshall for your 1st Place finish. Please check our weekly results page for the full list of participants and their finishing order. Congratulations to all our winners – you played well.

Sarah Shelley Round 2 Recap

Another beautiful golf day on a great course!! Many thanks to Deerwood for hosting us and to our Club Rep, Linda Trunick and our Major’s Chair, Debra Eady for getting us checked in this morning and for handling the scoring. The gate passes were a great idea and extremely helpful in getting us in quickly. Thank you Linda Trunick.

Sarah Shelley Recap

The Sarah Shelly field is biting at the heels of Ann Brown and Sue Lansdell who netted a 67 today. The race is on with 2 rounds to go and, as we all know, anything could happen. As I am writing this, you are raising your glasses to Kathy Strychowski for her hole-in-one on #16. Way to go Kathy. Congratulations to Jo Geeslin who won Putts with 24.

Chris Hunt scores an eagle …

Hi ladies, For those of you who played Blue Sky today I hope you enjoyed the course and this beautiful weather.  Thanks to Cynthia Hastings, Dot Peck, Shelia Brocki and Deb Eady  for checking us in and verifying scorecards. There were a number of great scores today including an Eagle by Chris Hunt and 28…

Super Senior Round 2 Recap: The Race is On

Another beautiful day on a great course. A special thank you to our club rep, Terry Templeton and the Deercreek staff for hosting our group.

Round 1 – Senior/Super Senior

Hi Ladies, It was another beautiful day and a great turnout for the first round of the Senior/Super Senior at the Slammer and Squire. A huge thank-you to our Club Rep, Cindy Peterson for organizing us and to the WGV staff. Please take a look at weekly results on our JW website for today’s flights…

A Terrific Kickoff to the 2021 Season

What a great opening day we had at St. John’s Golf and Country Club and congratulations to all of our winners. Club Rep, Athena Ballas and the St. John’s staff, did an outstanding job of hosting our large group of ladies.

Welcome Back From Summer

We have a great season planned starting with Opening Day at St. John’s Golf and Country Club on September 15. Plan on an 8:30 a.m. shotgun followed by lunch and a general meeting.

And That’s A Wrap!

What a great Closing Day for the best ladies golf organization ever! We beat the rain again with our 2 BB net game at Queen’s Harbour. The course was in great shape and fun was had by all.