Loudon, Tenn – Starting on July 20, the Women’s Trans National Golf Association (WTNGA) will hold its 79th Amateur Championship at Tennessee National, in Loudon, Tenn. Some of the top women’s amateur golfers from around the globe will battle for a number of trophies, some dating back to the 1800s. More than half of the fifty US states will be represented as well as Australia, Canada, Philippines and Singapore.
The event will have a collegiate feel with a majority of the field representing their respective schools. This includes Cheyenne Woods, a rising sophomore at Wake Forest University and the niece of the world’s current top-ranked golfer, Tiger Woods. A number of athletes from the Pac-10 and SEC, two of the stronger collegiate golf conferences will be participating, including three golfers from the University of Tennessee.
A great deal of local and statewide talent will be participating, with more than 30 golfers from the state of Tennessee set to tee off.
“The game of golf is a competitive sport that challenges the player to be on the top of their game,” said Tennessee National golf course designer Greg Norman. “I’m sure these ladies will find the course at Tennessee National competitive and challenging as well as beautiful. I wish them luck for their upcoming event”.
Previous champions and/or competitors of this event have included Nancy Lopez, Lorena Ochoa, Grace Park, and Babe Didrikson Zaharias, among many others.
“TRANS is very excited to bring our women’s amateur championship to Tennessee National; this course will be a great challenge for our contestants and will produce a very deserving champion,” said Tina Sanders, WTNGA Board Member and Knoxville native.
Tennessee National is a master-planned private waterfront golf community offering a broad selection of premium amenities, home sites, custom homes and condominiums. Located off Highway 72 in Loudon, Tennessee, the development includes a private Greg Norman Designed Signature Golf Course. For more information on land sales or golf memberships, visit Tennessee National’s Discovery Center from 9am-6pm Monday-Friday, Saturday 10am-6pm & Sunday 12pm-6pm, call us at 865-408-9992 or visit us online at www.tennesseenational.com.