ABOUT Moore County Women's Amateur

The Moore County Women's Amateur was first competed in 1978 and the champion was Anne Brechtelsbauer.
 
In 2013 the committee recognized the challenges of limiting the competition to just Moore County, NC residents and opened the event to any woman wishing to travel to our beautiful location.
 
In addition, it was decided to take the opportunity of this competition to support the local organization Friend to Friend
 which serves women and their families in distress.
 
We are proud to say that through support of our players and local businesses we have raised over $58,000 to date.
 
The Moore County Women's Amateur offers excellent competition and the added benefit of helping women less fortunate than ourselves.
 

 

Stories about the revitalization of the MCWA

Can Women's Amateur Championship be Saved?

Howard Ward/Golf Writer – The Pilot, Southern Pines, NC| Posted: Sunday, May 5, 2013

 

The verdict is still out on whether the Moore County Women’s Amateur Championship can be saved.

Three concerned women think it can be, and they’re working hard to see their goal accomplished.

Franny Stewart, Bette Rycroft and Rita Roberts have joined forces to rescue the event, which despite its troubled past of low participation and dwindling interest has produced a long list of quality champions.

Included among those winners are six-time champion and Carolinas Golf Hall of Famer Patty Moore and two-time winner Dianne Yelovich. Other recent winners have been Lisa Chandler, Amanda D’Ostroph and Staci Creech. [MORE]

Fayetteville Observer: May, 2013

Franny Stewart trying to save Moore County Women's Amateur golf tournament

By: Eddie Southards

 

Franny Stewart is passionate about trying to save the Moore County Women's Amateur Championship.

Just ask her a question about it and you get a 20-minute answer.

 

The event was in danger of being canceled after less than 30 women played in last year's tournament.

But Stewart and two of her friends have taken it upon themselves to try and keep it going. [MORE]