Sloan, Walker are club champions

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BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Country Club Women's Golf Association recently celebrated an enjoyable and successful 2019 season at its fall dinner meeting.

For the eighth year in a row, the BCC women won the VSWGA State Day Mae Murray Jones Trophy for Division 1 with 99 points (second place was Williston with 83 points). Tracy Sloan, Judy Manley, and Kate Clark placed in the top 10 for the entire state, and 18 players won points. Most improved golfer for the B Division was Judy Manley, lowering her handicap by 23.8 percent.

BCC Women's Club Championships were awarded: Club Champion — Gross, Elizabeth Walker. Club Champion — Net, Tracy Sloan. Senior Club Champion — Gross, Elizabeth Walker. Senior Club Champion — Net, Judy Manley. Scotch Club Champs — Gross, Wendy Scott and Kate Clark. Scotch Club Champs — Net, Judy Manley and Alicia Field.

Prizes were also awarded to the top 14 league players.

Earlier this summer the BCC Women's Invitational Tournament hosted 72 competitors and raised $7,500 to be divided between Brattleboro Memorial Hospital's Belcher Timmy Fund and Grace Cottage Hospital's Hospice Suite, bringing its lifetime donations to various oncology funds well over $100,000. The women also voted at their annual meeting to offer BCC Golf Camp scholarships to two deserving female golfers next summer.

Thirty-two women participated in the 2019 Twilight League. 2020 league nights begin again in mid-May and women golfers of all abilities are warmly encouraged to join in the fun. For information about joining the Women's Association or League, contact Helen Merena at hmerena1@myfairpoint.net.

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