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Billie Jean Bloxham of Great Falls and the late Helen McNeel will be enshrined in the Montana State Women's Golf Association Hall of Fame this summer.

Their induction ceremony will take place during the 96th Women's State Amateur & Senior Amateur, set for Aug. 6-8 at their home club of Meadow Lark Country Club in Great Falls.

Both Bloxham and McNeel are two-time champions of the MSWGA Senior Amateur. Bloxham won in 1992 and 2000, while McNeel triumphed in 1991 and 1995.

In addition to the recognition for Bloxham and McNeel, Terry Nelson of Whitefish will be honored as the recipient of the Paul Allen Award.

The award is given on a semi-annual basis by the MSWGA to single out a person who has made notable contributions to women's golf in the state and helped to enhance its popularity.

It is named after the late Paul Allen, who spent nearly 50 years as the head professional at Yellowstone Country Club in Billings.

Nelson coached the boys and girls golf teams at Whitefish High School for over two decades before retiring in 2011. He directed the girls teams to 15 state championships and received numerous state and national coaching awards along the way.

Nelson is a member of the Montana State Golf Association Hall of Fame. His daughter, Paula, was the 1996 MSWGA State Amateur champion.

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