Southern Maryland Chapter
Association News & Announcements
  • Please contact the Chapter leaders if you have questions about Chapter events due to COVID-19. 
  • It’s Volunteer Appreciation Week and words can’t accurately describe the gratitude we have for our LPGA Amateurs volunteers. In the midst of the world pandemic, our volunteers have stepped up to the plate, rolled up their sleeves, and are proven change agents and innovators. In our sport, the golf clap is a universal sign of respect and appreciation, #WECLAPFOREYOU. View picture message from LPGA Amateurs Staff.
  • Members receive two months of membership with Headspace for free. To access the complimentary code visit the My Offers page in the Member Clubhouse. 
  • Exclusive webinars are being provided as a benefit of membership. To register for online programs and watch them on-demand visit the Webinar page in the Member Clubhouse.

  • Want an easy way to improve your putting at home? LPGA Professional Cathy Kim has a drill for you to improve your speed and accuracy - all you need is a sleeve of golf balls! Click here to view this drill. For more video instructions and tips visit this direct link
  • Don’t miss our member's only online programs! For a list of all the webinars and recordings available visit our new Webinar page in the Member Clubhouse.
  • The Women on Par Scholarship program has officially launched for 2020! In 2020, two (2) scholarships will be awarded: One (1) $2,000 Women on Par scholarship and one (1) $1,000 Women on Par scholarship. The 2020 Women on Par Scholarship application will remain open until 200 applications are received or April 30 of the application year – whichever occurs first. Click the link to read more about Women on Par and the eligibility requirements.

  • Drive on for the Future - Join the LPGA $50 for 50% movement! The LPGA Foundation is on a mission to change this trend and reach 50% female participation in the game. The Foundation includes LPGA Amateurs, Girls Golf, LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals and more. You can find out more about The LPGA Foundation and make a donation here: app.mobilecause.com/vf/DRIVE/team/LPGAAMs
  • The LPGA Amateurs Offices will be closed Nov 28 - Dec 1 for Thanksgiving.
  • Due to unanticipated circumstances, the review of the Nancy Oliver- Act Like A Founder Award nominees will begin in December followed by the selection and announcement of the winner after the first of the year. We appreciate your understanding and we look forward to recognizing our dedicated LPGA Amateurs volunteers during this process.
  • Due to unanticipated circumstances, the review of the Nancy Oliver- Act Like A Founder Award nominees will begin in December followed by the selection and announcement of the winner after the first of the year. We appreciate your understanding and we look forward to recognizing our dedicated LPGA Amateurs volunteers during this process.

  • Drive on for the Future - Join the LPGA $50 for 50% movement! The LPGA Foundation is on a mission to change this trend and reach 50% female participation in the game. The Foundation includes LPGA Amateurs, Girls Golf, LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals and more. You can find out more about The LPGA Foundation and make a donation here: app.mobilecause.com/vf/DRIVE/team/LPGAAMs
  • The LPGA Amateurs Offices will be closed November 28 - December 1 for the Thanksgiving holiday. 
  • Women's Golf Day 2019 events are being scheduled for June 4, 2019 and we hope you will take advantage of these fun events designed to celebrate women's golf around the world. We encourage you to check out the events happening in your area at womensgolfday.com and consider using this opportunity to #inviteHER to personally invite someone who isn't an active golfer or has never picked up a club. Even if you're not participating in an event you can support Women's Golf Day by posting on social media with the hashtag #womensgolfday.
  • The registration for the 2019 LPGA Amateurs Cup Regional Qualifiers will open on June 3 at 9:00pm EDT (8:00pm CDT, 7:00pm MDT and 6:00pm PDT). Detailed registration information can be found by logging into the Member Clubhouse, pressing My Events, then pressing the LPGA Amateurs Cup link. Click on this link to begin the registration process.
  • In continuance of the spirit of the LPGA Staff Act Like a Founder Award and to honor Nancy Oliver, the LPGA and LPGA Amateur Golf Association announced the Nancy Oliver - Act Like a Founder Award.  This award recognizes the “Act Like a Founder” qualities of our dedicated LPGA Amateurs’ volunteers and connects our organization with the LPGA family. Learn more about the award and nominate a volunteer at this direct link: https://members.lpgaamateurs.com/nancy-oliver-award
  • Registration is Open for Biggest Loser Handicap Challenge - How low can you go? The goal of this National challenge is to lower your Handicap Index. Participants are flighted and the winners of each flight will receive a prize. The player who lowers her Handicap Index by the most strokes will win the Grand Prize - a round of golf for the winner and a guest with 2-time LPGA Major Champion, Brittany Lincicome! Click HERE to register by May 15 and learn more.

  • Several LPGA Amateurs systems will be unavailable on Saturday, April 27 due to scheduled maintenance.  Affected systems include Member Clubhouse, handicap system, chapter website editing (websites will still work, but you won't be able to log in).  Maintenance will begin at 6 AM ET and is expected to conclude no later than 12 PM.
  • The Women on Par Scholarship Program has officially launched for 2019! This year we have narrowed our focus in order to have a more direct impact on our members and their family’s lives. We’re excited to announce we have changed the eligibility requirements to only LPGA Amateur members, daughters and granddaughters of members. Read more at this direct link: https://lpgaamateurs.com/memberships/scholarship/

  • New Chapter Sites have launched. Thank you to all the volunteers who helped to launch their new Chapter sites!