Saturday, May 30, 2020

Quad City Women Golfers Mrs. Edward C. Roberts & Mrs. Frank W. Bahnsen

 Mrs. Frank W. Bahnsen (left) and Mrs. Edward C.
Roberts competed in the Western Golf Association
tournament at the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club.
(The Davenport Democrat and Leader. September 
20, 1916)
Quad City women golfers competed all summer for the Gold Friendship Circle Pin presented by the Western Golf Association. The tournament was held at the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club.

When it was over, Mrs. Edward C. Putnam won the coveted pin. She made the lowest net average with a score of 87 1/4. Miss Elizabeth Putnam came in second with a score of 87 1/2. Mrs. Edward C. Roberts turned in a score of 89 1/4 to tie Mrs. Frank Mixter for third place, and Mrs. Frank W. Bahnsen came in fourth with a score of 90 1/4.

The previous year's champion,  Miss Elizabeth Allen could not compete due to an injury. She took charge of the tournament matches, instead.

The pin was presented at a tea party held at the Rock Island Arsenal Club House.


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