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Taffy Brower Inducted into the Florida Hall of Fame ..

On November 21, the Florida State Golf Association inducted WRDGA member, Taffy Brower into it's prestigious Hall of Fame.

 Taffy Hall of FameTaffy Brower was born in Rochester, New York where she began playing golf at the age of seven. Taffy fell in love with competition and was the Women’s Rochester District Junior Champion three times. In 1969, she finished runner-up in the New York State Women’s Amateur at the age of 18. During the next ten years, Taffy played sparingly while raising her two children, Aaron and Kristen, with her husband Buzz.

Taffy returned to competitive golf and moved to Florida. Taffy has captured 24 victories in Palm Beach County, including seven Palm Beach County Women’s Amateur Championships, six Tri-County Championships, and four West Palm Beach City Championships.

In state level competition, Taffy claimed ten Championships in Florida. In the Women’s Florida State Match Play Championship she advanced to the finals seven times was victorious four times. She captured the Women’s State Stroke Play Championship and State Four-Ball Championship twice. Taffy won the State Senior Championship once. She was selected to play on team Florida in the USGA State Team Championship six consecutive times, the Florida/Georgia Team Matches 17 times, and the Southeastern Women’s Amateur Team Matches 17 times.

As of 2014, Taffy has competed in 46 USGA events and in 2001, she was a quarterfinalist in the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur. Taffy was quarterfinalist in the U.S. Women’s Senior Amateur in 1997 and 2001. She earned Medalist honors at sectional qualifying in four U.S. Women’s Senior Amateurs, five U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateurs, and once in the U.S. Women’s Amateur. She won the Southern Women’s Amateur once, the Southern Senior Women’s Amateur twice, and was the Senior Champion of the Harder Hall Women’s Invitational seven times.

In 2004, Taffy earned the first Florida Women’s State Golf Association Player-of-the-Year award. In that year Taffy won both the Southern Amateur and Southern Senior Amateur Titles. When she isn’t preparing for her next tournament, Taffy enjoys spending time with her family and attending church.
- See more at: Florida State Golf Assoc.


2015 USGA Four-ball Qualifiers ...

Starting in 2015, the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship and the U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship will give men and women a chance to compete for a team national championship to be played annually between mid-March and late May with the inaugural events scheduled for 2015. Taffy and Kitty will be traveling to Bandon, Oregon to compete in the field of 64 teams to qualified. Congratulations Ladies !


2014 Captain's Cup is Victorious ...

2014 Captain's Cup Team As you all know the 2014 Captain's Cup Tournament took place on Sept 25th at Ravenwood Golf Club. What a beautiful day to play those matches, and the folks at Ravenwood were very gracious and generous with their golf course and facilities.
Team members ... 
Jenna Hoecker, Sara Eichelberger, Kitty Colliflower, Joy Florczak, Maggie Kril, Sharon Kovach, Julie Hamm, Traci Petrillo, Margie Champlin,Tammy Hammond, Marcia Exner, Wendy Wright, Cathy Ambler, Liz Jaenike, Jan Ricci, Mary Schlitzer and Joan LeRoy.

The perfect combination of rookies, seasoned veterans, young and numerically mature:) What a fine group of competitors all fearlessly lead by our two amazing captains, Susie Yarnall and Becky Duino.

In the end the WRDGA defeated the SWDGA by a score of 20 - 12 (our largest victory to date).
Please join us in congratulating the 2014 Captain's Cup Team and Captains for this tremendous victory. The cup stays in Rochester where it belongs.


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