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CALENDAR

You can download our 2013 chapter calendar below.  Please see our chapter dates section above for details about our upcoming outings or our chapter events section for other details about our special days. 
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2014 Calendar in PDF
Guest Release Form (any member guests must fill out our release form)

other forms

 Chapter Handbook 2014     Survey Form in PDF   
 Chapter Playbook 2014  Survey Form Online
 Volunteer Form in PDF    
 Volunteer Form Online  

Chapter Golf Events

 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Nine and Unwind Golf!
Come out for fun, a little 9-hole golf and food.  Invite friends too!  This is an informal social evening, so bring guests - just call the course to put your name on the list. We gather for drinks after.
GA: TBD
SC: TBD
Birdie Tree
If you score a birdie at any EWGA official event or EWGA chapter outing, please email your information to Joan Davis at marketing@ewga-savhh.com. Please let her know the EWGA outing, course and hole, and we'll update the virtual tree on our website. The person with the most birdie's at the end of the year, will receive a special prize at our December Christmas Party. See who's "hanging high on the tree".

CLINICS

Ladies & Legends Clinics
10:30am on Saturdays @ The Savannah Harbor Club. $15/one hour lesson with a PGA Professional Instructor. All skills are welcome! Rental Callaway Clubs available. EWGA members may enjoy discounts off food/beverages and a special 9-hole after rate. For large group attendance, RSVP is required. Clinic Flyer. Please be sure to check the Savannah Harbor website for date and time verifications
Ladies Only, Mimosa Clinics
10:00-11:00am on Saturdays @ Old South Golf Links in Bluffton. $20/one hour clinics by the Golf Performance Academy-Hilton Head. These clinics are designed to be female friendly and to create an atmosphere for learning that is fun and enjoyable while meeting new friends and enjoying a mimosa drink...or two!  There are limited spots and you must RSVP ahead of time.  If the 10am session oversubscribes, then a 11-12:00 clinic will be added. There is a listing of the topic to be covered each clinic.  Go to http://mimosaclinics.weebly.com/ for more information and to RSVP.  

Chapter Social Events

fun HAPPENINGS

Wine Tasting Social
Friday Evening, August 1, 2014

Savannah Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade

TBD

Refresh Sunset Social
Every Thursday at Savannah Harbor Club from 4-8pm. Special cocktail menu, spa treatments, rounds of golf, tennis, plus golf lessons and contests! Runs through December 31st. Please RSVP to 912-201-2240. Sunset Flyer.

First Friday Oyster Roast
From 7 to 9:45pm at Savannah Harbor - Buckets of oysters, a bar and a band! Riverside at the Westin every First Friday - Enjoy live entertainment sponsored by Adventure Radio. Full libations and great food await, including tasty grill items for the landlubbers. Join us for an evening of dancing under the stars at our relaxed resort setting. For more information.

Coconuts & Cocktails
Every Thursday from 5-8 pm join us at the ESCAPE pool bar & grill for Live Steel Drum music, Coconut drinks, fun & games...PLUS the Westin Savannah Harbor’s exciting signature sunset ritual: Raise your glass in a toast as we celebrate the transition from day to night, our guest bartender unveils their signature drink and we welcome the world traveling by sea! Hermit Crab Races, Corn Hole, and more await! For more information.

Sunday Jazz Brunch
Our weekly Jazz Brunch is a treat for all, with spectacular views of Savannah, delicious food and beautiful music by Ben Tucker and Friends. The Westin's signature restaurant, Aqua Star, has been hailed by critics as having the "Best View of Savannah" and the "Best Brunch in Savannah." Aqua Star is located on the second floor of the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, overlooking the Savannah River.  Brunch is from 11:30am to 2pm. For more information.

Epicurean Seafood Buffet
Every Saturday from 5:30 to 10pm there'll be a smorgasbord by Executive Chef Sir Roger Michel! Join us for our new 'Epicurean Seafood Buffet' at Aqua Star every Saturday night. Delight in shrimp, oysters, scallops and more on the appetizer bar and then choose your entree cooked to order. For more information.

Please be sure to check the Savannah Harbor website for these events and dates/time verifications.

In The Community

WHAT'S GOING ON AROUND TOWN

EWGA Notices

HOT NEWS FROM EWGA HQ - June 2014

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Syndicated Content - Save the Date 6


Syndicated Content - Refer A Friend 7
Syndicated Content - The Cup 9


Membership

MEMBERSHIP & VOLUNTEERING

-Join Online
-Printed Application 2014
-Learn About More Benefits

Friend-Raising Membership Drive Days
We welcome new members anytime during the year to join our golf chapter, experienced or a new beginner to golf. If you join on our special Membership Drive Days, you will receive a special $20.00 off the "Classic" membership rate. For more information, please email one of the board members for more information. 


Special Drawing for New Memberships
Bring a potential member to our regular Saturday golf outings and if they join our chapter, you and your guest will be put in our drawing to win a great prize. This is a great incentive to help grow our chapter (amongst other great reasons). You never know what great things will be drawn!

Volunteers & Committees
We welcome volunteers anytime!  Are you interested in a leadership role, a committee, or just volunteering as a coordinator for one day? We need you! Our Directors always need assistance with events, socials, and many other tasks. Do you have special talents you would like to share? Even if it's for a limited time?  Please email Rhonda Treu.

Handicap & Education

HANDICAP, RULES, ETIQUETTE

Handicap Information
We encourage all our members to have a handicap established. Although it's not required, your EWGA membership includes a complimentary Handicap System which tracks your scores and index via their website. Establishing your handicap and posting scores regularly, will allow you to play in some EWGA events (Championship, Match Play, Tournaments, etc.). Our regular Saturday chapter outings do not require a handicap to play.

If you do not use the EWGA site to post your scores, please let our Handicap Chair know by emailing her at handicap@ewga-savhh.com.
- Post Your Score with EWGA
- Verify Another Handicap

USGA Golf Rules & Etiquette
It's important to know the basic rules and etiquette of golf, and as we learn each day, here are some great tips and sites for you to visit:
• Video clip: Common Rules of Golf, USGA Rules
• Video clip: Rules & Etiquette of Bunker Play, Debbie O'Connell & Sue Powers 
• Tips for Beginning Women Golfers, Golftipsforwomen.com
• General Etiquette Tips, Golftipsforwomen.com

Lisa "Longball" Vlooswyk Tips
Lisa is ranked 2nd in the world in Women’s Long Drive Championship competitions and 7-time, Canadian title-winner of the National Long Drive Championship, conducted a demonstration at our EWGA conference in May, which was loaded with power tips to get more distance off the tee.
- How To Make Crisp Contact Article
- How To Rip It & Grip It Tips

The Swedge
Dana Clark from Avid Golf has asked our very own Joan Davis to partner with her regarding her invention the Swedge. It's a new golf training aid that’s so simple – and yet SO EFFECTIVE. The swedge helps you improve with every swing. Check it out!

Board of Directors & Chairs

contacts

President
Helen Gorton
president@ewga-savhh.com

Director of Member Services
Rhonda Treu 
currentmembers@ewga-savhh.com

Director of Member Recruitment
Beth Sisk
membershipinfo@ewga-savhh.com

Director of Activities and Events
Sandy Peacock
events@ewga-savhh.com

Director of Golf Programs and Services
Frances Decker

golfeducation@ewga-savhh.com

Director of Finance and Records
Kathy Harris
financedirector@ewga-savhh.com

Director of Marketing
Joan Davis
marketing@ewga-savhh.com

Director of Communications
Sherri Newton

chaptercommunications@ewga-savhh.com

Handicap Chair
Jenifer Gajdalo
handicap@ewga-savhh.com

Sponsorship Chair
Kathy De Forrest
sponsorship@ewga-savhh.com

Media Relations
Cathie Ryerson
mediarelations@ewga-savhh.com

Chapter Development Specialist
Cynthia Humphrey

Charities & Supporting

LOCAL CHARITIES

We are proud to support these charities and/or their events for 2014!

SUSAN G. KOMEN FOR THE CURE
Corporate Site
Rally For The Cure
Coastal Georgia Organization

April 12th Savannah Race for the Cure
Support Our Chapter's Team Flyer
Donate Online

Rally For the Cure" Cat Island Golf Event

GIRLS GOLF

LPGA-USGA Girls Golf
Junior LPGA Girls Golf Bluffton