Fore State Team
WOGA is proud to sponsor a 12-woman team in two age divisions.
Date: July 31 - August 2, 2017
Site: Twin Hills CC, Joplin, MO
Team Captain: Louise Blumenthal Johnson, Contact
2016 Team: Kailey Jo Campbell, Caroline Goodin, Nadia Majidizadeh, Anna Mikish, Alexis Sadeghy, Grace Shin, Rebecca Davis, LeeAnn Fairlie, Leigh Ann Fore, Jill Johnson, Janet Miller, Kathy West.
In 1995, Edell Wortz from Hardscrabble CC in Fort Smith, Arkansas, a life-long supporter of women’s and girl’s golf in the United States, donated the Wortz trophy and organized the first Fore State Championship in Bella Vista, Arkansas. Fore State is a two-day annual event with a Ryder Cup format combining four-ball, foursomes and singles matches. Each state alternates as the host state. The four member states of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and Missouri each field a 12-member team competing in two Divisions, the Amateur Division and the Mid-Am Division. Each team will select 6 players to compete in the Amateur Division for players age 39 and under and 6 players to compete in the Mid-Am Division for ages 40 and up.
Championships by state: Oklahoma - 10, Missouri - 6, Arkansas - 3, Kansas - 2
Oklahoma Team 2016
The following will receive automatic exemptions on Team Oklahoma: 2015 State Amateur Champion, 2015 Girls' Junior Champion, 2015 Senior Champion, 2016 Stroke Play Champion and 2016 Mid-Amateur Champion. The Team Captain shall select up to three players for either the Amateur or Mid-Am Division or a mix. The remainder of the Team will be selected based on points earned in the 2015 State Amateur Qualifying Round and 2016 Stroke Play/Mid-Amateur Championship.