The Ooltewah Club Hosting Tennessee Women’s Championships

  • Tuesday, September 26, 2023
  • Paul Payne
Fifth hole at the Ooltewah Club
Fifth hole at the Ooltewah Club
photo by Paul Payne

The Ooltewah Club will have the opportunity to showcase its recent improvements this week when it hosts a trio of Tennessee Women’s championships starting Wednesday morning.

The 7th Women’s Mid-Amateur and the 45th Women’s Senior Amateur champions will be crowned on Thursday in the 36-hole events, along with the Women’s Super Senior Amateur division.

Defending champion Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi of Nashville seeks to defend her title, one of 33 entrants in the Senior division. Susan Miller of Loudon, the 2018 champion, is also in the field.

Local competitors include Hazel Davis, Sue Anne Tinker and Kathy Vaughn of Brainerd Women’s Golf Association, Kilbrey Fowler of Brown Acres Golf Club, Delores Haynie of Flagstone Golf Course, Amy Long of Creeks Bend Golf Club, Tenna Minwell of The Ooltewah Club and Darlene Werhnyak of Council Fire Golf Club.

Tennessee State Golf Hall of Fame member Maggie Scott will attempt to win her third straight title in the Super Senior division. The Cleveland Country Club legend is a nine-time senior women’s champion and the 1994 women’s amateur winner.

Those with local ties in this division include Patty Donahoo, Lynn McGee and Carlene Ryon of Council Fire Golf Club and Patty Jones of Chattanooga Golf & Country Club,

The Mid-Amateur flight features Katie Woodruff of Council Fire Golf Club, Mattie Strozak of Creeks Bend Golf Club and Kim Klein of Brown Acres Golf Club.

Go to for results and pairings.

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