Women's Golf Association of Western NY

Since 1922

WGAWNY History

Founded in 1922 by Mrs. Bartlett Summer and Mr. Ganson DePew

During WW2, the Western was abandoned. Maggie Strong was the president.† In 1948, she had a planning luncheon†† of hot dogs and endive and invited Jean Trainor, Jean Giambrone and Maxine Forman.†

To reaffirm a new beginning, The Buffalo News presented a sterling trophy and yearly prize money of $250 for a 2-day competition called the Partnerís Better Ball.

 

 

 

PAST PRESIDENTS

 

 

2020-

Mrs. Joy Florczak

Mendon CC

2017-2019

Mrs. Sharon Johnson

Fox Valley Club

2016-2017

Ms. Jan Ricci

Durand GC

2012-2016

Ms. Ann M. Luhr

Cherry Hill Club

2010ó2012

Mrs. Alice Sinclair

Oak Hill Country Club

2008-2010††††††††††

Mrs. Linda Burroughsford

Cherry Hill Golf Club

2006-2008††††

Mrs. Tracy Barnard

Country Club of Rochester

2004-2006††††

Mrs. Kathy Hunt

Brookfield Country Club

2002-2004††††

Ms Kitty Colliflower

Oak Hill Country Club

2000-2002††††

Mrs. Ginny Zak

Country Club of Buffalo

1998-2000††††

Mrs. Bobbi Erwin

Monroe Country Club

1996-1998††††

Mrs. Erica Federman

Westwood Country Club

1994-1996††††

Mrs. Jane Gorsline

Country Club of Rochester

1992-1994††††

Mrs. Lou Ann Joslyn

Brookfield Country Club

1990-1992††††

Miss Dorothy Fox

Ridgemont Country Club

1988-1990††††

Mrs. Pat Valenti

Orchard Park Country Club

1986-1988††††

Mrs. Shirley Durham

Penfield Country Club

1984-1986††††

Mrs. Doris Tucker

Brookfield Country Club

1982-1984††††

Mrs. Wilfred Pope

Monroe Country Club

1980-1982††††

Mrs. Robert Boose

Orchard Park Country Club

1978-1980††††

Mrs. Joan Shrier

Monroe Country Club

1976-1978††††

Mrs. Marcia Fell

Country Club of Buffalo

1974-1976††††

Mrs. Charles Lewis

Oak Hill Country Club

1972-1974††††

Mrs. Frank Wakefield

Cherry Hill Golf Club

1970-1972††††

Mrs. William Lesyk

Oak Hill Country Club

1968-1970††††

Mrs. Raymond Schulze

Stafford Country Club

1966-1968††††

Mrs. Robert Vowell (Fran)

Brook-Lea Country Club

1964-1966††††

Mrs. Robert Evans

Brookfield Country Club

1963-1964

Information Missing

 

1961 -1962

Mrs. Alice McLaughlin

 

1948-1960†

Information Missing

 

1942-1950 (?1964)†

Mrs. Homer Strong

Country Club of Rochester

1922-1941††

Information Missing