CUMBERLAND, Maine – In recognition of Women’s Golf Week though out New England, the Maine State Golf Association will host several women’s and girl’s events beginning Tuesday, June 1, 2021 through Saturday, June 5, 2021.
The week will begin with two (2) MSGA Member Play Days on Tuesday, June 1st at Val Halla GC in Cumberland and Hermon Meadows GC in Hermon. The events will be a shotgun start at 9:00 AM and many festivities are planned. They include an honorary tee shot at 8:30 AM, a Susan G. Komen Foundation 50/50 and many on-course games and competitions. Currently, 180 ladies will be participating across both sites.
· Wednesday, June 2nd, Kate Merrill of Toddy Brook GC in North Yarmouth will host an “Evening on the Range” from 4:00-6:00 for girls 18 & under.
· Thursday, June 3rd, the MSGA will host a Virtual Happy Hour from 5:00 – 6:00 PM with interviews and thoughts from PGA professionals’ Andree Martin, PGA from Portland CC and Meghan Clark, PGA from Wannamoisett CC.
· Saturday, June 5th, the USGA and PGA will host a Drive Chip and Putt qualifier at Biddeford-Saco CC in Saco.
“Women’s Golf Week is a wonderful opportunity to come together and celebrate Maine’s rich history of women in golf,” Maine Gov. Janet Mills said in a statement. “From Bessie Fenn, who became the first woman to manage a major golf operation at Poland Spring Resort in 1925, and Helen Payson, who was the first President of the Women’s Maine State Golf Association in 1926, to the many notable women in the Hall of Fame. On behalf of the people of Maine, I wish you a fun and successful week of camaraderie, improving your golf game, and maybe a couple of mulligans.”
Additionally, the following courses are offering women’s clinics and events throughout the week at:
· Augusta Country Club
· Bangor Municipal Golf Course
· Biddeford Saco Country Club
· Brunswick Golf Club
· Cape Neddick Country Club
· Dunegrass Golf Club
· Hermon Meadow Golf Club
· Old Marsh Country Club
· Purpoodock Club
· Rockland Golf Club
· Riverside South Course
· Sanford Country Club
· Spring Meadows Golf Club
· Sugarloaf Golf Club
· Traditions Golf Club & Learning Center
· Toddy Brook Golf Course.