Women's Golf Association of Western NY

Since 1922

Promoting amateur golf for women in
Buffalo and Rochester





2023 Officers:

Terry DeLuca, Pendleton Creek, President

Lisa Webb, Mendon CC, 1st Vice President

MaryAnne Torchio, Oak Hill, 2nd Vice President,

Diane Ashby , Pendleton Creek, Treasurer
Lynn Gotsch, Gowanda, Secretary

Kathy Gallagher, Golf Chairwoman
Joy Florczak, Mendon CC, Advisor*

Ann Marie Luhr, Cherry Hill, Advisor*

Sharon Johnson, Fox Valley, Advisor*
  *Former President



Please note that we make every effort to schedule around the two local districts, state and USGA events but we are given very little flexibility by our wonderful host clubs.


Entry Fee Notes

All checks must be drawn on U.S. banks.

Entry fees are non-refundable if a player does not show up or has to cancel. 

Player Code of Conduct



It is the responsibility of each member to check this website for the opening and closing of all entries. Reminder emails may not be sent to advise of the opening dates and closing dates for entries.




All gift certificates will be issued for the host club pro shop. You will no longer be able to redeem certificates at the shop of your choice. This change was voted on at the 2011 Spring Meeting.


Honorary Members


Honorary Members may play in one event each year.






Objectives & Rules


Tournament Guide: Players

Other Local Events

Past Presidents

Honorary Members


Course Ratings & Reps

Club Rep Duties

Hosting Guide for Reps


2022 Results

One Day Medal 10/4/2022

100th Scramble 9/19/2022

Two Gal 5/9 & 5/10/2022
Championship 7/20& 7/21/2022
Four Gal 8/17/2022


2021 Results

Four Gal  5/19/2021
One Day Medal 7/13/2021
Championship 7/21/2021
Two Gal 8/9 & 8/10/2021


Four Gal 
Two Gal

2019 Results

Championship Results
One Day Medal

Four Gal

2 Gal 2 Day 

2018 Results

One Day Medal

Two Gal





2023 Dues Notices:

The WGAWNY will be using Golf Genius in 2023. A link to the GG portal will be sent by email prior to February 1st and the collection of $55 dues will require a Golf Genius account set-up and payment by credit/debit card. Associate dues will be $35. No checks will be accepted.


Collection of dues will be open from February 1-March 15. There are limited available spots and proposed members will be invited on a space available basis starting after March 15th. Returning members who fail to pay dues by March 15th may lose their spot. Associate members will be advised of their status and dues due prior to the opening of dues collection. Events will be $85 player/day. Registration will open on GG about 6 weeks prior to each event.



Alice Cooke Sinclair  Former President of WGAWNY
Pittsford, NY: Saturday, December 24, 2022 at age 84. Alice is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Chathan and Takako, and sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Warren King. Also surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth Sinclair and Elisabeth Blagdon, and her daughter and son-in-law, Lauren and Samuel Morse. Alice received a bachelors degree from William & Mary. She married Douglas Sinclair, her high school sweetheart from Concord, Massachusetts, and started a family. Douglas, following professorship at UR Institute of Optics, founded Sinclair Optics in 1976 to develop optical design software programs. Alice served as Vice President. Each were dearly loved parents. They spent many hours with family including playing tennis, extensive U.S. travel, hiking in the Sierras and Rockies, sailing on Lake Ontario. Alice and Doug both enjoyed the friendships and sport of golf, in New York and Florida. She was a Past President of the Women’s Golf Association of Western New York. Throughout adulthood, Alice was an owner and trainer of Shetland Sheepdogs. An occasion for remembrance will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Alice may be made to the Sinclair Fund for Early Childhood Education at the Rochester Community Foundation: https://racf.org/sinclair