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Chapter News

One of our members Beth Sisk, has recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She is planning to go to M.D. Anderson in Houston Texas for her definitive care plan and treatment. To help with her expenses a GoFundMe account has been createdwww.gofundme.com/2b7sc2c

Please share with all your FB friends and please keep Beth in your thoughts and prayers.

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CALENDAR

You can now download our 2016 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 and to RSVP. 
- 2016 Calendar in PDF
Guest Release Form (any guests must fill out our release form)

Other Forms

 Chapter Handbook 2016    
 Chapter Playbook 2016  
 Volunteer Form in pdf 
 

Special Golf Events

Nine and Unwind Golf!
We encourage our members to gather together for 9 holes after work, or other days during the week.  Or if you would rather just play 9 holes on our scheduled Saturday events, please let us know - we'll arrange that for you.  We currently do not have any dates below scheduled, but we encourage you to give each other a call and gather together on your own.  Pick a course in your area and invite others.
 
Birdie Tree
If you score a birdie at any EWGA official event or EWGA chapter outing, please email your information to Nancy Kirkland. 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. 

EWGA Championship

EWGA Par 3 Challenge

EWGA Cup Match Play Series

Chapter Social Events @ the Westin, Savannah Harbor

Savannah Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade
The Saturday after Thanksgiving at Savannah Harbor.  More details and the meet-up time will be announced early November.

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

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. 

First Tee of Savannah Volunteers Needed
Help support The First Tee by volunteering your time at one of their participating courses and events to help make a difference in a child's life.  Click here to print the Volunteer Form.  For more information or questions, please go to the website First Tee of Savannah or 912-238-7108.   
  

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Membership & Volunteering


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. It's easy - just use the above link to sign up online. If you need assistance or have any membership questions, please email our Director of Recruitment.

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 our Director of Services or click on the Volunteer Form to the left under Other Forms.

Handicap & Education

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.
-Post Your Score with EWGA
-Verify Another Handicap

Education Information
Improving your game with education is important to every golfer.  We encourage you to view the information below and reach out to our Director of Services and her Golf Education team for information or your specific needs.

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: 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.
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How To Make Crisp Contact Article
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How To Rip It & Grip It
Tips

Board of Directors & Chairs

Fran Decker, President

Peggy Pantano, Director of Finances

Brette Wilson, Director of Recruitment

Sherri Newton, Director of Member Services

Nancy Kirkland, Director of Activities/Events

Sally Braid, Director of Communications


Our Sponsors

If you are interested in sponsoring our chapter or an event, please print this form, or contact our Director of Recruitment. 

The Club at Savannah Harbor
Dana Schultz, PGA
888.258.6697 
www.theclubatsavannahharbor.com


RL Consulting Group of Raymond James
www.raymondjames.com/rlconsultinggroup.com

Golf Headquarter Hilton Head Island
843.686.4653  www.golfhqhiltonhead.com

Gone Golfing Specializing in unique golf accessories
Joan Davis
607.427.5332 
jdavis4242@gmail.com

International Paper
Savannah Georgia
www.internationalpaper.com

Our Golf Club Network

We are proud to list these local courses who continue to show their support to our chapter and host our events!

The Club at Savannah Harbor

Savannah Quarters Golf Club

Crosswinds Golf Club

Old South Golf Links

Eagles Pointe Golf Club

Hilton Head Lakes

Hilton Head National

The Heritage Group - Oyster Reef, Palmetto Hall and Shipyard

The Sanctuary on Cat Island