Mid Pines To Host 87th Annual Women’s Trans National Amateur Golf Championship

Championship is one of the longest, consecutively played women’s amateur championships in the country

Southern Pines, NCSOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – March 2, 2017 – Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club has been named host of the 87th Annual Women’s Trans National Golf Association Championship. The event will be held July 10-14, 2017.

“It is an honor to host the Women’s Trans National, one of the nation’s oldest and longest-running women’s amateur events,” said Kelly Miller, President of Pine Needles – Mid Pines Resort. “Our resorts have a long history honoring the rich legacy of women’s golf. We are privileged to host a championship that echoes that tradition.”

One of the longest, consecutively played women’s amateur championships in the country, the Championship draws a strong field of career amateurs, collegiate players, and LPGA hopefuls.

This marks the fourth time that Mid Pines has hosted the Championship. Mid Pines also hosted in 2005 (Champion: Paige Mackenzie), in 1983 (Champion: Sherri Steinhauser) and in 1977 (Champion: Catherine Reynolds).

For more information about the Women’s Trans National Golf Association, please visit www.womenstrans.com

About Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club / Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club
Nestled in the fragrant pine forest of North Carolina, you will find an experience unlike any other. For nearly a century, golfers have reveled in the serene ambiance of Pine Needles and Mid Pines Resorts. Two 18-hole Donald Ross designed golf courses have earned us our place among the country’s best golf resorts – and one to which our guests and USGA Championships return to time and again.

For more information, visit http://www.pineneedles-midpines.com/.

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