Coral Ridge will again host the Jones/Doherty Championship
January 15 - 19, 2018
Coral Ridge Country Club will serve as host site for the 86th Ione D. Jones/Doherty Women's Amateur Championship & 33rd Ione D. Jones/Doherty Senior Women's Amateur Championship on January 15 - 19, 2018 (new format change).
This year's Championship will feature eighty of some of golfs best players in the state, country, and abroad. With past winners that include World Golf Hall of Famers and a number of players who have gone on to successful professional careers, the Ione D. Jones/Doherty Women's Amateur Championship is one of the country's most storied tournaments for up-and-coming golfers. After all, it means a lot to win an event whose champions include greats such as Patty Berg, JoAnne Carner, Babe Zaharias and Marlene Stewart Streit, as well as pros such as Natalie Gulbis, Michelle McGann, Vicki Goetze, Charley Hull and Lexi Thompson.
Embraced by the Club for the past 63 years, this match play event pays tribute to the late Ione D. Jones, wife of CRCC golf architect Robert Trent Jones, who was a large contributor of junior and women's golf in south Florida for many years. One of CRCC's finest senior Members, We are excited and proud to continue its rich tradition in hosting this prestigious event. Connie Shorb, 9-time CRCC Club Champion, will be in the 40 player field of Seniors.
Congratulations to our 2018 CHAMPIONS!
2018 & 2012 Champion
The event is one of the longest running tournaments in the country. The USGA awards points for the Women's Amateur Championship Division. The defending champions are Florida's Alexa Pano, left (Women's Amateur Championship) of Lake Worth and Lisa Schlesinger, below (Senior Flight) of Fort Myers.
Only the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship and U.S. Amateur Championships, both in their 118th years, and the 93rd annual U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship have been contested longer.
The $325.00 entry fee includes tournament only cart fees for player, practice facility, player's dinner, player's buffet luncheon daily, on-course snacks, continental breakfast daily and player's gifts. Entries close on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 1 pm.
Download the Entry Form
For more information call Scott Fox, PGA Director of Golf at 954.449.4421.