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First Tee and Girls Golf LPGA - USGA Events - Volunteers Needed

First Tee could use some help with LPGA-USGA Girls Golf events this summer. 

The program is solely aimed at promoting the game of golf to girls ages 7-18.  Volunteers are needed to assist  with the scheduled Play-Days for Girls Golf (June 24; 4:30pm-7:00pm, July 15; 4:30pm-7:00pm and August 10; 4:30pm-7:00pm).  Volunteers will assist groups as they play a 9-hole tournament.  Volunteers will walk along with each group of girls and help with pace of play, etc. as the girls play 9-holes.  The skill level of the girls is mainly beginner-intermediate so just some overall help in keeping the girls up with the group in front of them and encouraging them along the way.  They usually play a fun format like a scramble as to not take too long with stroke play.

 To volunteer,  please contact Emily Bist at ebist@thefirstteecharlotte.org 

WELCOME

Whether you are new to Charlotte or a longtime resident, new to golf or an experienced player, if you are interested in playing golf with other women, then the Executive Women's Golf Association (EWGA) is for you.

Through the many activities offered by EWGA Charlotte, you will meet women in all professions, and at all levels of golf skills. EWGA Charlotte offers organized play programs, fun and networking, golf education programs, and the ability to expand your network of friends and contacts. You can also take advantage of our golf trips, as well as regional tournaments and the EWGA Annual Conference and Championship.   Would you like to be a part of EWGA Charlotte? Join now! Still have questions? Email  Judy Hillhouse for assistance.

Volunteers Needed

We all know that EWGA is an outstanding organization. But it can become even better with the help of the successful, bright and enthusiastic women who make up our membership. Become a volunteer! You will have the opportunity to learn new skills or grow existing ones. It's a great way to make new friends and business contacts! Please don't hesitate to contact us if you'd like to learn more about volunteer opportunities.
Golf Programs and Education Committee
Help coordinate the Chapter Championship and Invitational events. Are you on a never ending quest to improve your game? Well, this is the committee for you! We need you to help plan, organize and attend learning clinics. Network with local golf pros and create fun learning opportunities. Assist members in establishing a handicap in GLMS.
Golf Events and Social Events Committee
Help coordinate the special golf events such as the Charlotte Invitational, Charity events and Volunteer to coordinate a weekly League and host Weekend Tour events a great way to network and golf! Have a favorite course you'd like to act as host for an EWGA golf outing this year? Do you love to party? Help us plan, organize (and of course attend!) social and networking events and non-competitive golf outings.
New Membership Recruiting
Help recruit new members! Help plan the annual Kickoff Event! Spread the good word of EWGA! Help plan new member orientation events.
Marketing Committee
Do you love to write or design? Are you interested in media or advertising? Promote EWGA in the community and act as community relations representative. Have fun while helping out with media relations to increase membership. Are you a born salesperson? Don't take "no" for an answer? Help secure corporate sponsors to keep our programs vital.
General Volunteer Pool
Not sure you can commit to a committee position? Then the general volunteer pool is for you! We'll draw from this pool for one-time requests such as working registration tables, setting up for events, welcoming guests, etc.

Announcements

Tega Cay - Thursday Evening League

The Tega Cay Thursday league has decided to go with a couple of after work tee times on Thursdays.
So, here's the deal. We'll have 2 tee times (with the ability to add more if needed) at 5:30 and 5:40 p.m. to play 9 holes on The Cove course. The cost is $14.00 and includes a cart. Please reply to Sue Frederick the league director suefrdrck@gmail.com if you are interested in playing Thursday evenings.

EWGA Newsletter for April is Available

The latest EWGA Charlotte Newsletter is Now Available

Match Play - Albatross CUP - EWGA Charlotte

Are you interested in match play this season? We are trying out a new format . We will make the pairings, you and your match play partner arrange a date to play, report the winner of the match to our coordinator. Play continues until there is a champion. There will also be a consolation bracket with an ultimate winner. This can be a lot of fun but we need more players. We have received some interest as indicated at the TEE PARTY. If you are interested please email Gina Sebastian at :golfevents@ewgacharlotte.org.

CardioGolf by Karen Palacios-Jansen

If you missed the Tee Party, Karen demonstrated a helpful warm up routine to get warmed up before you get on the tee box with drills that are designed to shape up your swing and trim your score. Don't miss out on the great tips Karen has to share!

Visit the iTunes App Store or Google Play to download the Cardiogolf App. Learn exercises to promote better swing mechanics, flexibility, strength and balance throughout the golf swing.

Take Advantage of Early Registration Savings - Dixie Cup

If you want to participate in the Dixie Cup this year, you’ll want to sign up and pay by February 15th to take advantage of the early registration savings!

Don’t have a roommate? Reta Kohari (retakohari@yahoo.com) has volunteered to be a matchmaker for folks looking for roommates.

The 2014 Dixie Cup will be held at Chateau Élan Resort in Braselton, Georgia. To discover more about the event and how to register, please visit the Dixie Cup website.

HOT NEWS FROM EWGA HQ - October 2014

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  • WEEK 4

    QUESTION 1:  A complimentary membership
    comes with each EWGA Golf Course Network.
    Name a Golf Course Network near you, and
    their EWGA discount.


    QUESTION
     2: When is the 2014 EWGA
    Member Meeting?




    Stumped? If you need a lifeline (you get 2 for the month)
    email discoverewga@ewga.com

  • WEEK 4

    QUEST 3:   Did you know that every year, EWGA
    offers a new member shirt? What sizes does it
    come in and what colors are available?
    (hint: shopewga.com)

    QUEST 4: On the Member Clubhouse, there is a
    tab for Handicap. Give one of the reasons listed
    why you need a handicap.


    BONUS QUEST
    : Did you activate your free
    Regus Preferred Businessworld
    membership.
    (hint: golf and business travel)


    Submit your answers here


    Stumped? If you need a lifeline (you get 2 for the month)
    email discoverewga@ewga.com

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Learn, play, enjoy the game for life!

EWGA sponsors the largest, organized women's amateur golf tournament  IN THE WORLD!  Congratulations to the winners of the June 1st Charlotte Chapter Championship!
EWGA Championship

Did you know?

Under the Resources section of the website, you can find directions to courses, contact information for teaching pros and copies of past newsletters!

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