Dorothy Waters Junior Girl's Golf Award

 

 

Philosophy of Award

  • To honor Dorothy Waters for a lifetime of commitment to and participation in the game of golf in the state of Kentucky

  • To provide inspiration to women of all ages who best exemplify the qualities for which she stands: integrity, honor, and sportsmanship

It is the hope of the WKSGA Board of Directors and its Junior Golf Committee that this award will provide an incentive to junior girl golfers to make golf, and tournament golf in particular, their game for a lifetime.

 

This award recognizes that the junior girl golfers of Kentucky represent the future of this Association and that of the women’s game in Kentucky.  Therefore, it is the desire of the WKSGA to inspire the junior girl golfers of Kentucky to participate in the game both on and off the course.

 

Purpose of Award

  • To promote participation in tournament golf among Kentucky junior girl golfers in the hope that they will discover the lifetime of challenge, enjoyment and friendships that the game offers

  • To provide financial assistance to Kentucky junior girl golfers in defraying expenses related to playing tournament golf

Amount and Conditions

 

Each year, the Junior Golf Committee determines the amount(s) designated for each award. Generally, there are 3 - 4 awards.

 

 

THIS AWARD SHALL ONLY BE AVAILABLE FOR DEFRAYING ACTUAL EXPENSES INCURRED FOR GOLF TOURNAMENTS.  THEREFORE, IN NO EVENT, SHALL ANY UNUSED ALLOCATIONS OR UN-REIMBURSABLE EXPENSES BE PAID IN CASH TO THE RECIPIENT(S) OF THE AWARD(S).

 

Eligible tournaments may be regional, state, or national but will exclude high school events.

 

RECEIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2016.

 

Criteria

  • Nominees shall not have reached their 18th birthday as of August 31, 2016

  • This award shall be limited to girls possessing a maximum USGA handicap of 25

  • Nominees must possess the characteristics of integrity, honor, and sportsmanship

  • Previous tournament experience (no matter how limited) at local, regional, or state level is encouraged

  • Previous winners of this award must wait one year before re-applying

Administration

 

Junior Golf Committee members shall review nominations and select the winner(s) based upon published criteria.  Winner(s) shall be notified during the Annual Banquet held during the State Amateur Championship.  In 2016, the date will be June 20. 

 

Winners will be eligible to submit proof of expenses incurred between May 1 and September 1, 2016.  

 

PROOF OF EXPENSES AND COMPLETION OF EVENTS MUST BE PRESENTED TO THE WKSGA EXECUTIVE SECRETARY TO SECURE REIMBURSEMENT.  JUNIOR GOLF COMMITTEE SHALL MAKE THE FINAL DETERMINATION OF REIMBURSEMENT AMOUNT.

 

 

SEND PROOF OF EXPENSES AND COMPLETION OF EVENTS TO:

 

Mrs. Marsha Bordas, Executive Secretary

3516 Cheddinton Ln.

Lexington, KY  40502

 

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