EWGA Weekend Fun Play is a great way to play different courses, make new friends, enjoy the outdoors and have fun! Our first set of events is now open for registration. Sign up now and get these onto your calendars so you are ensured some great weekend golf. Other events will be added as contracts are finalized, but we're off to a terrific start.
This season offers a range of courses, from the walkable classic Mount Si in the Cascade foothills, to the 600-foot gain of the newer Salish Cliffs in Shelton.
Registration is now open for the following weekend fun play events:
Mount Si New Member Mixer, Saturday, Apr 26, 11:30 am
Registration for this Saturday's event is closed, but spots do occasionally open up. If interested please email Kristi Growdon.
Elk Run, Sunday, May 4, 11 am
Come join us for a weekend fun play at Elk Run Golf Course in Maple Valley. Elk Run has two distinctive 9’s with scenic views of Mt. Rainier and the Cascade Mountains. The wildlife living on Elk Run makes playing an enjoyable experience. $45 cost does not include cart, but they are available. This is generally a walkable course, but that hill at 18 sneaks up on you at the end! Register here by Friday, April 25.
Rules/Etiquette Clinic + 9-hole Par 3 Round, Saturday, May 17, 10 am
On the education front, we'll be having a clinic and a par 3 round at Redmond's Heron Links course. Cost $19. See full details on the home page and clinics section, or just register here
Mystery Golf, Saturday, June 7
Sign up now for one of the highlight events of the season, the 3rd annual Mystery Golf event. We'll board a bus in the morning and set off on a magical mystery tour to an unnamed golf location. Not only is the golf fun, but, oh, the bus ride entertainment is not to be missed!! Cost $115 includes transportation, golf, prizes, snacks and lots of fun. Register here
New to Tournament Event, Foster Golf Links, Saturday, June 21
Traditionally, this is one of the best events of the year! If you've never been in a tournament, want to learn more about tournament play, or you're a bit rusty on tournament play, this event will provide an on-course simulated tournament with an experienced mentor. If you're a veteran tournament player and would like to coach/mentor a group please sign up for this wonderful event! We'll start the day with a Rules Meeting at 8 a.m. and begin teeing off at 9 a.m. $41 does not include cart; register here by June 12. Foster Golf Links is a fairly short and very walkable course, but golf carts are available to rent.
Gold Mountain Olympic, Saturday, June 28, 10 am
A long-time EWGA favorite, Gold Mountain offers fairly wide fairways but several fun and challenging holes with its rolling terrain. Opened in 1996, the course has been the site of several tournaments and in 2015 will play host to an NCAA Men's Regional. $48 price does not include cart. Register here by June 18.
Salish Cliffs, Saturday, July 19, 11 am
Come join us for a round at Salish Cliffs, one of the premier golf courses of the Northwest! During your journey around the course's 320 acres, you will experience pristine northwest beauty, stunning elevation changes of over 600 feet, all the while testing your skill on the some of the smoothest bent grass greens anywhere. $103 price includes cart and range balls. Register here by July 11. This course is next door to Little Creek Resort & Casino, so consider making a weekend of it.
Home Course Fun Play/Practice Round, Saturday, July 26, 10:30 am
Whether you're planning to play in the Chapter Championship the next day or just want to experience one of the best courses in the region, join us for this fun day of golf at the site of the 2014 USGA Women's Amateur Public Links tournament. $59 cost does not include a cart, but they are available. Register here by July 17.
Blue Angels Fun Play, Jefferson, Sunday, Aug 3, 10 am
Come join us for this very popular event! It's Seafair Sunday and the Blue Angles are back this year, so come and watch (and hear!) them soar over you as you golf at Jefferson, Freddy Couples' childhood course. This is a popular event, so sign up now to ensure your spot! $43 cost does not include cart.