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If you're interested in playing golf, networking, and connecting with other female golfers in the RI & southern MA area, our chapter of the LPGA Amateur Golf Association is for you!  The goal of the RI Chapter is to provide opportunities for our members to golf, meet new friends and have fun! The RI Chapter offers six evening golf leagues, weekend golf events, golf clinics, social activities and access to events held nationally through the LPGA Amateurs Golf Association throughout the year. One thing we are certain of, you will feel welcome. Please email us for more info! Hope to see you soon!

 

Upcoming Events

  • 9/23/2018 - LPGA Amateurs RI Chapter Volunteer Appreciation Day - Sunday, Kings Crossing Golf Course, 10:30 AM Tee times with lunch to follow. 9-hole event with prizes to recognize our 2018 volunteers/Board members. 
  • 9/29/2018 to 9/30/208 - LPGA Amateurs Cup Regional Qualifier - Verona, NY - 3 Rhode Island Teams of 8 players will compete in a 2-day match play event. Winning teams advance to Finals in Texas in November. The following teams are registered to play in the Great Lakes Qualifier:
    • Rhode Island Royal-Tee, Captain: Georgette Wilson
    • Ocean's Eight, Captain: Connie Palagi
    • Rhode Island Fireballz, Captain: JoAnn Zerbo
  • 10/9/2018 - Fall Ball,  Valley Country Club, Warwick RI, TUESDAY, 18-holes with dinner to follow. 12:30 pm Shotgun start.
  • 10/13/2018 Season End Tournament, Pawtucket Country Club, Saturday 1:30 pm Shotgun. 18-holes with cart and buffet dinner to follow.  Prizes/drawings/Season Long Match Play winners awarded. $105.00. Dinner Only: $35.00. 
  • 10/28/2018 - HOWL-O-WEEN Spooky Scramble, Sunday, Kings Crossing Golf Course, North Kingstown, 9 holes with lunch and on course 'Trick or Treats'
  • November TBA - Turkey Trot Tournament, Midville Golf Course, 9 holes with lunch, drawings and prizes  ​​​​​​​

Congratulations LPGA Amateurs Championship Semi-Final Winners!

LPGA Amateur Golf association - Championship Semi-Final Results
Congratulations Lauren Mahoney-Pick
who qualified to advance to Nationals on October 12-13, 2018!

4th Flight
1st PLACE Low Gross - Lauren Mahoney-Pick
Score 100/66

3rd Flight

3rd PLACE Low Net - Kimberly Weiss
Score 99/72

1st Flight

2nd PLACE Low Gross - Kathi Sieminski
Score 86/71

3rd PLACE Low  Net - Sharon Robinson
Score 88/75

Scramble Division

3rd PLACE - Karen Cabral, Wendy Ossman, Paula Pais-Leach, Shae McWilliams
Score 67/68

2018 LPGA Amateur Golf Association Championship Series

2018 Championship Schedule
LPGA Amateurs Championship FINALS
October 12-13, 2018
Innisbrook Resort
Copperhead Course, North and South Courses
Palm Harbor, FL

www.innisbrookgolfresort.com

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

2018 GOLF LEAGUES - Contact League Coordinators for info

MONDAYS at Swansea CC, May 7th, Starting 4:08pm  - Swansea MA (not Par 3) All levels  
contact: georgette_wilson@hotmail.com

TUESDAYS
at Fall River CC, May 15th, Starting 4:45pm
 - Fall River MA  Skins Matches / Competitive 
contact: sha.robinson3.14@gmail.com 
TUESDAYS at Cranston CC
, May 8th, Starting 5:00pm - Cranston RI
All levels 
contact: mkkoreivo@gmail.com
WEDNESDAYS at North Kingstown GC - May 9th, Starting at 4:50pmN Kingstown RI 2 groups: Competitive Match Play and Casual play   FULL - Subs Only 

contact: picklescustomcatering@hotmail.com
WEDNESDAYS at Triggs GC, May 9th, Starting at 5:04pm
 - Providence RI Match Play/Competitive FULL - Subs Only
contact: shae.mcwilliams@cox.net 

THURSDAYS at Windmill Hill GC, May 10th, Starting at 4:45pm - Warren RI (Par 3) Beginner /Casual SIGN UP HERE
contact: annedexter2011@gmail.com

SEASON LONG 9-Hole Match Play League - You pick the course, date and time with your opponent. Click HERE for more information. Sign up by May 1st. $20.00 entry fee.  FULL  Must be EWGARI member. Doesn't require League Membership.   

LEAGUE SUBSTITUTE LIST
- Can't decide? Sign up for one or more leagues as a sub! Free if you are in a league or registration fee of $15.00 if you are not. Protocol is you pay the person you are subbing for the amount of the greens fee for the night. SIGN UP HERE

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HANDICAP SERVICES

Handicap Service is included in your membership.
- Play a round of 9 or 18
- Input your score
- After 10 nine-hole scores you will have a Handicap Index

NOTE: There is a maximum number of strokes you can have on EACH HOLE based upon your Course handicap.
Follow guideline below:
0 - 9          Double Bogey
10 - 19      7
20 - 29      8
30 - 39      9
40+           10

To Post a Score Login to Member Clubhouse and go to My Handicap using link below:
POST SCORE

To Find someone's Handicap Index click link below:
EWGA GN21 Handicap Look Up

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Getting Started

1. Login and customize your profile and preferences.

2. Adjust your discussion group subscriptions.

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 LPGA Amateurs Golf Association Board

President – Rachel Paliotti 
Finance and Records  Sherry Ferdinandi
Golf Events & Activities Connie Palagi 
Member Services Linda Soares
Golf Programs & Services JoAnn Zerbo
Marketing & Communications Shae McWilliams
Member Recruitment Mary Winstanley 
Chapter Championship Director Paula Pais Leach

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LEAGUE RULES OF PLAY

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.

PACE OF PLAY

  • 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.

 ETIQUETTE

  • 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.

 ORDER OF PLAY

  • 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.

REFER TO YOUR COPY OF THE RULES OF GOLF FOR OTHER RULES OF PLAY

  HAVE FUN!

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