March 9, 2020      Lafayette, Louisiana

The Louisiana Golf Association (LGA) is pleased to announce that the 2020 Dick and Linda Batti Scholarship (Batti Scholarship) will be $1,500. The LGA Batti Scholarship was established to assist young female golfers from Louisiana with the objective of helping in their higher education. The goal is to provide a one-time $1,500 grant to a young female golfer to help with college expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:
1. Be a female Louisiana resident and member of the LGA.
2. Be a graduating senior who has shown academic excellence, good citizenship, good sportsmanship, and community involvement.
3. Be an active participant in LGA events, including the Girls’ Junior Amateur and Louisiana Junior Golf Tour.
4. Have an interest in the game of golf, even though she may not intend to play golf on her college team.

Application Instructions:
Please include one letter of recommendation and a brief synopsis of your golf career to this point. Also please include a cover letter explaining to the Batti Scholarship Committee why you are interested in being the 2020 recipient and how it can help you attain your goals in college. (Applications must be received in LGA office by 5:00 PM, Friday, April 3, 2020). Click here to view the official application.

Scholarship applications are available online now to rising seniors who will graduate from high school in 2020. As noted above, the deadline for applications is April 3, 2020 at 5:00 PM. The Scholarship winner will be announced on July 7, 2020 at the LGA Girls’ Junior Amateur Pre-Championship dinner at Links on the Bayou in Alexandria. Complete details are now available at If you have any questions regarding the Batti Scholarship, please call the LGA offices at 337-365-3938.

Established in 1920, The Louisiana Golf Association is a non-profit, membership organization dedicated to fostering the enhancement and expansion of amateur golf through the development of member and information services, the promotion of opportunities for all who want to play, and the protection of the game’s integrity and valued traditions. The LGA’s membership is comprised of approximately 90 Member Clubs and 13,000 individual members. The LGA is licensed by the United States Golf Association as the “Allied Golf Association” of record for the state of Louisiana.