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Welcome to the EWGA Seattle Chapter

This site also includes a lot of info from our national EWGA organization. If you get to a page where you no longer see the "Seattle Chapter" tab as a choice across the top of the page, you are on the national site. Don't fret! You should be able to get back to the Seattle Chapter site via your back arrow. Contact chapterwebsite@ewgaseattle.org if you are not able to find what you're looking for. 

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Open Board Positions - Represent Our Chapter!

Four Director Spots Available a great opportunity to represent EWGA Seattle! 
Nominations Close September 6

Although I feel like we are just getting warmed up, it is time to consider nominations for your 2017 - 2018 Board of Directors.
Below is the list of positions that are open ~ it may look like a lot of duties for some positions, just remember that one person NEVER does everything...we have many committee members who do what they can, when they can. Little commitments, big commitments, we welcome them all.
 
Chapter President--1-year term
                  
Member Recruitment Director--2-year term
Member Recruitment Activities & Events
Community Relations
Annual Golf Show

Golf Programs and Services Director--2-year term
Golf Clinics/Lessons
Golf Leagues
Rules, Etiquette & Handicap Education
EWGA Handicap System
USGA Compliance

Marketing Director--2-year term
Compliance with EWGA logo requirements
Media Relations/PR
Chapter Communications
Chapter Partners/Sponsors

Nominating Committee; Tung Ho and Tammy Curtis.

Please contact one of the members of the Nominations Committee if:

You are interested in running for one of the openings listed below or have questions,
You would like to recommend a fellow member who you think would make a great director, or
You are not interested in running for a director position, but would like to assist in one of the areas listed. 

The board is also actively looking for strong committee members. Directors will be overseeing these areas, not doing all the work themselves. This is a great time to get involved and to help shape the future of EWGA Seattle!
 
Please consider volunteering some of your time to benefit our Seattle Chapter.  

Volunteers Needed for the Semi-Finals

The Spokane/INW Chapter is serving as the Host Chapter for EWGA’s 2017 Pacific Northwest District Semi-Final championship on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the Palouse Ridge Golf Course in Pullman, WA.  

The Spokane/INW Chapter is looking for  "enthusiastic" individuals who want to help with the event by filling our volunteer positions.
 
If you sign up to Volunteer - you will be given a complimentary EWGA logoed golf shirt by Association Headquarters as a token of appreciation for your efforts plus a $10 gift card which you may choose to use for food & beverage purchases during the event, or apply it towards the awards luncheon after golf.  
 
Available Volunteer Positions include:
Registration/Check-in – available Friday and/or Saturday am
Starter & Awards Table Setup – Enthusiastic individual to introduce players on #1/#10 tee   (Shotgun start @ 8:00 am!) 
Scorer – Collects and tabulates scores
Check Point Monitor – Pace of Play monitor
Scramble Team Marker – On-course score attestor
Forecaddie – On-course spotter of errant shots
Photographer (s) – Capture special moments
EWGA Foundation Assistant for 50/50 Drawing – available Friday and/or Saturday.
 
If you are able to volunteer and would like to participate, please send a short email to golfevents@ewgainlandnw.com with the following information:
1. Name, Email and Cell Phone number
2. Volunteer Position Desired (position desired is not guaranteed)
3. Golf Shirt Size (Women’s size S-M-L-XL-XXL-XXXL-1X-2X-3X) or (Men’s size S-M-L-XL-XXL-XXXL)  =  Complimentary shirt from National! 
4. How would you like to use your $10 gift card: a) toward a food & beverage purchase while at the golf course or b) apply toward the awards luncheon fee

2017 Chapter Championship Results

Here are the results for the 2017 EWGA Seattle Chapter Championship. All 1st Low Gross & 1st Low Net winners as well as the 1st & 2nd place Scramble Teams are eligible to go to the PNW Semi Finals at Palouse Ridge in Pullman, WA on August 26th:

Championship Flight: 

Low Gross - Teresa Miller - 79

Low Net - Cindy Merritt - 75

1st Flight:

Low Gross - Julie Schmitt - 85

Low Net - Tammy Curtis - 72

2nd Flight: 

Low Gross - Laurel Kiichli - 87

Low Net - Pam Gale - 74

3rd Flight: 

Low Gross - Diane Ginthner - 105

Low Net - Pat Solberg - 74

4th Flight: 

Low Gross - Charlene Waymire - 96

Low Net - Cheryl Allen - 72

Scramble Team:

1st - Susie Pruit, Risha Schildkraut, Cherie Litson, Kristie Hotze - 66

2nd - Anne Zvirblis, Tung Ho, Orla Harnett, Heather MacDonald - 67

  

Thank you to everyone who competed in the Chapter Championship and the volunteers who helped put on the event.  

 

2017 Birdies, Eagles and Accomplishments

For 2017, if you have a birdie, eagle, hole-in-one or any other fun accomplishment during your golf round, take a picture and send it to Teresa Miller at teresa-ewga@comcast.net

She will be building a photo album to share at the year-end banquet.  Send the photo, with the date, golf course, hole #, and whether it’s a birdie, eagle, etc.

Support EWGA Sponsors and Member Businesses!

When considering purchasing products and services, please be sure to
a) support our chapter sponsors and
b) check our Member Business Listings and support our EWGA Seattle Chapter members who own or represent products or services in the Puget Sound area!

Welcome to the EWGA Seattle Chapter!

Since 1993, the EWGA Seattle Chapter has promoted the growth of women's golf in the Pacific Northwest.

OUR MISSION: "Connecting women to learn, play and enjoy golf for business and fun"

Are you an avid golfer, looking for organized events at local courses?
Want to play golf, but can't find the people, places or time?
Your company or client wants you to play golf, but you aren't sure about the rules of the game or golf etiquette?
You don't have a handicap, but would like to learn more about what that is and how to get one?
You travel and want a source for woman-friendly courses and or friendly golf companions in other areas?
You want to test or improve your golf skills through friendly competitions?

If any of these apply to you, then check us out!

We may be the group for you --  EWGA - The golf organization for current and aspiring business and professional women.

Our chapter is part of an international EWGA organization. You can join through the EWGA Web site, either online or by downloading an application.  

Peruse our website and learn about our fun activities, and contact our Membership Chair if you have questions about joining the EWGA Seattle Chapter.

We hope to see you on the course soon!

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Save the Date: Upcoming 2017 Events

April 8:  Fun Play Weekend Golf at Walter Hall

April 22:  Tee Off Golf and Brunch at High Cedars

April 29:  New Member Mixer at Mt. Si

May 7:  White Horse Golf Event

May 19-21: PNW Chapters 3-Day Weekend Golf Event in Bend, OR

June 3: 6th Annual Mystery Bus Golf Event

June 23-25:  Spokane / Seattle Weekend Golf in Tri-Cities / Walla Walla

July 2:  Stars & Stripes Tournament, Course TBD

Jul 14-16:  Portland / Seattle Weekend Golf at Pumpkin Ridge & Top Golf

July 29:  Chapter Championship Practice Round – The Home Course

July 30:  Chapter Championship – The Home Course

More on the way!

"Get Golf Ready" - Great for Newer Golfers

Get Golf Ready is a national program designed to teach everything you'll need to play golf in just a few lessons. EWGA Chapters coordinate with PGA and LPGA Professionals to link EWGA members who are new golfers to a Get Golf Ready clinic in their area. Several Seattle area courses are participating, including Harbour Pointe.

Get Golf Ready sessions cover:

The Hole is the Goal - How to get around the club house, social benefits, what to wear, the difference in golf clubs, putting

Getting it Close - Stretching and wellness tips; how to hold the club; chipping and pitching; caring for the course

Swing, Swing, Swing - The full swing; using your irons; learning the lingo

Driving School - Hitting long shots; Tee It Forward; helpful short cuts

Ready, Set...Go Golf - Playing the first few holes; tips for playing in groups; driving the cart; review of the rules

 To find out more and find a class near you, visit Play Golf America's "Get Golf Ready" site.  

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 Or you can contact us the old-fashioned way via "snail mail" at:
EWGA Seattle Chapter
218 Main Street, #613 
Kirkland, WA 98033-6108