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Wilshire and Dees Win the Women’s Partnership

BRIEFLY: First round leaders Emilie Wilshire and Mary Dees win the 2021 Women’s Partnership at Riverhill Country Club in Kerrville for a wire to wire victory. In all, five flights crowned champions as the second TGA Women’s event of the 2021 season wrapped up.




Complete Results


GOLF COURSE: Designed by close friends Joe Finger and Byron Nelson in 1974, Riverhill Country Club’s 18-hole course is a premier location for golf in Texas and the United States.  Based in the heart of Hill Country, the course boasts its rare bent-grass greens and a 7,137 yard, 72-par challenge featuring scenic creeks, hills and a lake throughout the property.  Over time, the course became Nelson’s favorite, where he was quoted saying, “If I had only one golf course to play, it would be Riverhill.”


WEATHER: Tuesday’s final round started with cloud cover and trace amounts of rain. The cloud cover broke in the afternoon and provided players with perfect sunny conditions for the rest of the day.


IN CONTENTION: The Dougherty/McCallick team overcame an 8 point deficit to claim the first flight title by half a point with 17.5 points. The team of Turnage/Scaggs came up just short and finished in second with 17 points. The team of Guynes/Henry claim the second flight title with a final quota score of 24 points. The Jones/Gibson team finished second at 19 points, and the Trichell/Livingston team rounds out the top three with 12.5 points. The team of Conner/Chandler finished with 18 points to win the third flight by half a point over the Needham/Robinson team. The Swan/Stikeleather team came from 16 points back to win the fourth flight at 22 points. Finishing in second was the Rizzo/Rowe team with 17 points. The team of Candelet/Gebert secured the fifth flight title after finishing with 22 points. The Lindsay/Cole team finished runner up with 14.5 points.


WHAT’S NEXT: The 2021 Women’s Saturday Series – DFW #1 will be hosted at Buffalo Creek Golf Club on May 15. The 2021 Women’s Stroke Play Championship, the first TGA Women’s major on the calendar, will be contested June 25-27 at the Club at Comanche Trace in Kerrville.


MORE INFO: The Texas Golf Association extends its sincere appreciation to the entire membership and staff at Riverhill Country Club for their welcoming hospitality in hosting this year’s Women’s Partnership. Complete tournament information can be found by clicking here.