SWASGA tees off 2019 season at Texarkana Golf Ranch

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The Southwest Arkansas Seniors Golf Association teed off its 2019 monthly tournament schedule Wednesday at Texarkana Golf Ranch.

Two teams tied for first place at 12-under-par 60. The team of Mike Erskine, Tony Cresgy, John McLaughlin and Norman Callies won a scorecard playoff. Taking home second place money were Larry East, Billy House, Jerry Burnett and John Akin.

Finishing third with a 62 was the team of Ron Williams, Levi Pigeon, Dennis Simpson and Mike Penney.

The next tournament will be March 21 at Glenwood Country Club. The format will be a 2-man shamble/best ball. There will be a shotgun start at 9 a.m., while the number of flights will be determined by the number of entries.

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April’s event will be a 2-man (4 ball) at Idabel Country Club. A 2-man scramble will be held in May at New Haven Golf Club in Texarkana. The tour returns to Texarkana Golf Ranch for the first of two tournaments in June. A 2-man shamble is scheduled for the Ranch, and a 2-man scramble at Nashville Country Club.

Glenwood will host a 2-man scramble in July. There will be two events in August, with a 2-man (4 ball) at Northridge Country Club, and a 2-man scramble at Hope Country Club.

Club championship set for Oak Grove

The SWASGA club championships will be Sept. 19 at Oak Grove Golf Club. The season winds down with a 4-man scramble in October at DeGray Golf Course, and a 2-man scramble at Texarkana Golf Ranch.

The club is looking for new members. Golfers must be 50 years or older, and reside in Southwest Arkansas, Northeast Texas, or Southeast Oklahoma. For more information contact Director Larry East at (870) 773-2278 or (903) 277-4623, or Ray Frederick at (903) 490-3023.

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