Welcome to Rhode Island

If you're interested in playing golf, networking, and connecting with other female golfers in the RI & southern MA area, our chapter of the EWGA is for you! We are a diverse chapter of women: executives, non-execs, retirees and college students. And we are very inclusive - embracing all the skill levels - and offering both friendly and competitive golf events -- and social events. One thing we are certain of, you will feel welcome. Please email us for more info! Hope to see you soon!

Be a part of the largest Women's Golf Association and Get Ahead!     

Upcoming Events

NEW DATE! ANNUAL WINTER BASH at GPub Rooftop, Providence, Tuesday, February 28, 5:30pm - 9pm. Great atmosphere, stellar company, delicious appetizers and drink ticket - $25.00 REGISTER HERE

- 5 Mondays, Johnston, RI, February 27 through March 27th, 6:00pm - 7pm. CLOSED - Limit Met

EWGARI Save the Date!

  • Season Kickoff Brunch March 18, Sat., 10am at Kirkbrae CC
  • Play Ball - Season Opener! April 29, Sat. Midville CC with lunch
  • Gruesome Twosome! May 20, Sat. 18 hole, Chemawa, N. Attleboro MA
  • New England Cup June 24, Saturday, Winnepaug GC, Westerly RI 
  • Chapter Championship July 22, Saturday, Tee times starting at noon. 
  • Gloria Gemma Charity Scramble August 5, Saturday, Swansea GC
  • Get Your Tail to Red Tail! Aug. 11, Fri.,with BOS Chapter, Red Tail GC, Devens MA
  • Deluxe 9 and Dine Sept. 11, Mon. Ledgemont CC, 9:30AM shotgun, limited 24
  • LEAGUE Banquet Sept. 21, Thur. Quonset "O" Club, 6pm cocktails/7pm buffet
  • SEASON END - Leave it to Beaver! Oct. 14, Sat., 18 hole event with TV trivia! Beaver River, Richmond RI 8:30AM 

And more to come ...

NOTE ABOUT OUR EMAILS: Your email address is provided to us by EWGA HQ.  If you're a member of our chapter and don't receive emails from us, please make sure HQ has your "best" email address on file (you can update this in your EWGA profile). It's also possible that our emails land in your SPAM or junk folders -- so be sure to allow emails from us! Not on our email list? Drop me a line. Thank you!

USGA Rules of Golf - Revised January 2016

The USGA Rules of Golf have been revised effective 1/1/2016. Download the App from the App Store to your phone today! Available for both iPhone and Android. FREE. Visit USGA  for rules and more.



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3. Start a conversation - post a message in one of the Discussions.

4. Start networking - go to the Directory and Find a Member to connect with.

Meet the EWGARI Board

President – Georgette Wilson - Re-Elected in 2016

Finance and Records – Sherry Ferdinandi
Golf Events & ActivitiesConnie Palagi - Elected in 2016
Member Services - Elaine Akaka
Golf Programs & Services Rachel Paliotti

Marketing & Communications Shae McWilliams - Elected in 2016

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EWGA Rhode Island Golf Leagues

Our mission is to provide a supportive and welcoming atmosphere for all golfers.  Our leagues draw players from all skill levels. 
The following rules of play are intended to help make your EWGARI experience a wonderful one.


  • Plan your next shot while walking towards your ball or while others are playing.

  • Be ready to hit when it is your turn.

  • Walk briskly between shots.

  • Walk directly to your ball; only follow others if assisting in looking for a lost ball

  • If riding, take several clubs with you to your ball so you do not need to walk back to your cart.

  • Take only one practice swing.

  • Play a provisional ball if you think your original may be out of play.  Be sure to announce your intention to do so.

  • Leave your clubs/cart on the side of the putting green closest to the next tee.

  • Exit the putting green promptly after holing out.


  • Be aware of the specific rules at the course you are playing (cell phones, dress code, local rules)

  • Put an identification mark on your ball and know what you are playing

  • Always play without delay and keep up with the group in front.

  • Invite faster groups to play through.

  • Do not move or talk near a player about to make a stroke.

  • Don’t step on another player’s line of putt.

  • Don’t play until the group in front of you is out of the way.

  • Shout a warning if your ball might hit someone – “FORE”

  • Repair divot holes and ball marks. Smooth footprints in the bunkers.

  • Leave the course in the condition you would like to find it.


  • Play “READY GOLF”. Hit the ball when you are ready as long as you can safely do so.  Do not focus on who has the honors to hit first.




MONDAYS at Swansea CC - Swansea MA (not Par 3) All levels 

TUESDAYS at Cranston CC - Cranston RI All levels 

TUESDAYS at Fall River CC - Fall River MA Competitive/Experienced 

WEDNESDAYS at North Kingstown GC - N Kingstown RI All levels 

WEDNESDAYS at Triggs GC - Providence RI Match Play/Experienced 

THURSDAYS at Windmill Hill GC - Warren RI (Par 3) Beginner