Bi-Weekly Golf News


The January / February and March calendars are up on the website.Don't forget about the upcoming golf events:
Make sure to sign up at least 3 days in advance for each golf date.
Please include your handicap index when signing up.
  Arrive 30 minutes ahead of your tee time and have FUN!
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or newsworthy announcements. 
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"Dog Bytes"
SUNDAY LEAGUE AT WOODMONT CC. 9 Holes or play all 18
We're excited to announce that beginning on January 21st, the newly renovated Woodmont CC has offered to host "Nine and Wine" golf outings every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month for $25 inc. a drink ticket. We have also been offered the opportunity to stay and play all 18 for $40. We will all start together with a 12 pm shotgun start. Email Michelle to sign up for this. Please be clear if you want to play 9 or 18.
1st ABCD EVENT OF THE YEAR
Save the date: Saturday January 26th! This has always been one of our chapters favorite outings.
We take members from each flight to create equal teams. This is a great opportunity for all skill levels to come and play with members that you don’t often get a chance to play with and a little friendly competition. Everyone must participate...please! This will take place at the fun and player friendly Pompano Beach Muni, on Saturday January 26th. The rate is $52+ Sign Up today with Celeste.
Chapter Events
Share the Love
Sunday, February 10th
Share the Love golf and dinner benefiting The Pantry of Broward will be held on Sunday, February 10th at Palm Aire Country Club. Last Year, our chapter donated cash & checks along with many bags of groceries
to support our local community.
There will be a link to sign up this week on the calendar and in our next newsletter on 1/20.
Rules Clinic
The new golf rules have gone into effect. Learn what the changes are and what they mean at the Fort Lauderdale Chapter Rules Clinic. The clinic is being presented by no other than OUR OWN LINDA K DAVIS.
Wednesday January 16th
6PM
Jacaranda 19th Hole
9200 West Broward Blvd
Plantation, FL 33324
RSVP to Linda Davis
Bring your questions - bring your curiosity - the game just got faster, easier-to-understand and a bit simpler.
Chapter News
Chip In!
What’s the number one reason why people don’t volunteer? Because no one has asked them! We have the following opportunities available:
  • Become a Golf Captain
  • Overseeing recruiting and retaining sponsors
  • Assisting a Board Member
  • Assisting with Communications
  • Assisting with Special Events
  • Help recruit new members
  • Become an Ambassador
Click Here to complete the Volunteer form or send us an email with your volunteer interests to chapterinfo@lpgaamateursftlaud.com
We look forward to hearing from you!
Calling all Sponsors!
Do you know a business, organization or person who would make a good
sponsor? Our chapter is underwritten by our sponsors. They support us with cash donations or services in kind and we give them exposure to our members. Download the Sponsor Letter and Sponsor Agreement for information on our sponsor program. Go talk to the potential sponsors and sign them up! For questions or assistance, contact Stephanie King
Welcome New Members!
Adaeze Ajoku of Pembroke Pines
Suzie Poirier of Fort Lauderdale
Valerie Lowenstein of Chestnut Hill
Golf Events
Broward Winter League
There was some great golf shot at the Broward League on the 2nd at Jacaranda.
Pat Atkinson shot broke a hundred. (net 65)
Madeliene Abling shot her personal best - a 91 (net 93)
Money makers were Linda Davis and Cindy Ackerman (tied for first) and Madeliene Abling and Miki Boyer (tied for second)
The next Broward League match is January 16 - followed by the rules clinic.
Headquarter News
2019 LPGA Amateurs Scramble
Open Registration Begins January 16
The Scramble Open is a 4-person team event being held May 18 & 19, 2019 at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, FL. The Scramble is a 36-hole event with a maximum of 80 teams. This is not a “Chapter” event so members will have the opportunity to create teams across Chapters and travel to sunny Florida for a weekend of relaxed, fun golf!  Registration opens on January 16 and closes on March 1 or when the event is full. Additional event and registration details can be found by clicking here.
New Rules
The Major Changes to Rules
Click HERE for a helpful summary of the major changes to Rules.
Instructional Corner
Click HERE for helpful tips for your golf posture.
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