Delaware Women’s Golf Association

Preserving & Expanding Women’s Golf in Delaware since 1962

Registration for all 2021 DWGA Tournaments begins on April 15th!

Candidates for the Board


Sue Bardsley

Retired Army nurse. Lived in Delaware since 1993 and started golfing in 2003. Love the game, and the opportunity afforded by DWGA  to meet so many wonderful women.  I have been playing in the DWGA tournaments for years and I would like to volunteer my time for this truly worthwhile organization.



Judy Wetzel

Prior to retiring, Judy was a Certified Financial Planner in Pennsylvania, specializing in retirement planning for public school educators.  In addition, Judy has been a commercial real estate broker for over 40 years, and recently earned Realtor Emeritus status.

Her golf experience includes numerous local, regional and national tournaments; the highlight of these competitions was placing first in the EWGA National Championship, First Flight, in 2009.  She has been a member of both The Rookery and Kings Creek match play teams from 2011 to 2019.  She served as the Kings Creek LGA President, a member of their Golf Committee and Editor of the LGA Newsletter.  She works with the Delaware State Course Rating Team, and looks forward to continuing to extend the work of the DWGA Board.



Pat Carlson

Dr. Pat Carlson plays golf at Maple Dale Country Club, where she serves as Chair of the Women’s 18 Hole Golf Association.  She formerly served as Maple Dale’s WPGA Team Match Chair and is past president of the WPGA.  She also serves as a member of the Maple Dale Country Club Board of Directors, and has been Secretary of the Board for over 9 years.  For several years, she coached one of the junior golf teams at Maple Dale.  She has served on numerous non-profit and service organization boards, including the Boys and Girls Club of Delaware and Rotary clubs in Massachusetts and Delaware, and is past president of the Nanticoke-Seaford Rotary Club

Dr. Carlson holds a bachelor’s degree from Hood College, a master’s degree and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study from Bridgewater (MA) State College and a doctorate in educational research, policy and administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  She spent 42 years as a teacher and administrator in public K-12 education, serving 14 years as a Superintendent of Schools, and has taught doctoral classes in Educational Leadership at Delaware State University, as well as other higher education institutions in both Delaware and Massachusetts.  She served as Executive Director of the Delaware Professional Standards Board and the Delaware Principals’ Academy.

Pat lives in Dover with husband, Michael Ciccarelli.

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