Once again, we will be tracking participation in LPGA Amateur Golf Association Tucson events. At the end of the year, we will hold a drawing for a fabulous prize! Each time you enter one of our events you will get one entry into the drawing. Don't worry! We'll keep track of it all. Fun events, ringers, competitions, leagues, social events, everything counts! The winner will be recognized at our Annual Business Dinner in the fall.
In line with LPGA Amateurs Chapters around the country, we're going to broaden our outreach, publicize our events more widely, and welcome guests at all events. All levels of golfers who want to learn, play, and enjoy golf for business and fun are welcome to play at chapter events. Your chapter hosts golf outings, social, and networking events throughout the year. Chapter members are provided with the opportunity to participate in local, regional, and national championships and events. Whether you’re a beginner taking your first lesson or an experienced lifelong golfer, you’ll find a warm welcome from our members.
Five reasons to join:
- Largest amateur women's golf organization in the US
- Connect with new friends who share your love of the game
- Make useful business contacts
- Save $$ and let us organize your round at courses across the Tucson area
- Have fun!!
President - Kathy Chavez
Finance - Donna Shaw
Member Services - Theresa Riel
Member Recruitment - Liddy West
Marketing & Communications - Teri Ditsch
Golf & Events - Barbara Ericks
Your chapter is a volunteer-run organization. Volunteers serve on the board to plan and hold many events throughout the year, but it takes many volunteers behind the scenes to make our chapter a success. These key volunteers help keep things running smoothly during the year:
This year's LCQ tournament director of the day, Liddy West, made sure all went smoothly and was assisted by Terry Rosales and Janet West.
Please thank our volunteers when you see them. Volunteers are what make our chapter a success. If you would like to volunteer, contact any Board Member.
LPGA Amateurs Golf Association
Approved by the Board March 28, 2016
Leap Day Event - February 29
Join us at Crooked Tree Golf Course to play the 5-Stick Challenge. Bring $5 and 5 clubs (including a putter) and see how you match up! The best part? Since you dropped 9 clubs, you'll be able to drop your 9 highest scores! This is a flighted event. Game of the day is optional if you'd just like to come out to play.
Click HERE to register.
Rules-A-Palooza - March 14
Join us at high noon at the Randolph Golf Course Complex for a fun, informative rules refresher. Bring all of your burning questions - Sally Larson will get us up to date on all of the latest changes. All participants get lunch, a rule book, and a handy laminated rules cheat sheet. $15. Tee times for 9 or 18 on the Del Urich course will be available afterwards (pay separately for this at the course). Click HERE to register.
Member/Guest Meet and Greet - March 29
Our annual member recruitment event lands at the lovely Ventana Canyon course this year. Play 9 holes and then meet afterwards for fun, prize drawings and free appetizers. Cash bar. One lucky participant will receive a free annual membership! $45 for non-members and members who bring a non-member guest; $55 for current members. Click HERE to register.
Spring Ringer - April 5, April 19 and April 26
Join us at Fred Enke for our Spring Ringer. Each time you play you get another chance to improve your score on each hole. Play one or all rounds - it's up to you. $20 to join the ringer. $41 to ride, $29 to walk. Pay at the course. Fun play available if slots are still open.
Click HERE to register for April 5
Click HERE to register for April 19
Click HERE to register for April 26
February Rule of the Month
New Rule: Under Rule 13.1d, there is no longer a penalty if a player (or opponent) accidentally causes the player’s ball to move on the putting green.
Reasons for Change:
The shape, slope and condition of many putting greens today increase the chances that a ball at rest on the putting green might move, and it can be difficult to determine whether a player caused the ball to move or whether the ball was moved by wind or other natural causes.
When a ball moves while the player is doing nothing more than taking normal actions to prepare for a stroke, it can seem unfair for the player to be penalized.
Most “ball moved” situations occur on the putting green, involve minimal movement of the ball, frequently occur when the player is taking reasonable actions to prepare for a stroke and the ball can be easily replaced.
These considerations are not the same when the ball lies off the putting green, and so the penalty continues to apply (with exceptions, such as accidentally moving a ball during search) to a player or opponent in those circumstances to reinforce the principle that the ball should be played as it lies and that players should continue to exercise care when near to a ball in play.
How Do I Join The Two Club?
The Two Club is a golf group that anyone can join. The only requirement for membership is that a gross “2” is scored while playing with a Two Club member or members.
When you have joined, contact Sandi Rabrich at email@example.com and she will give you a “2 club” pin to display proudly on your golf bag.
For more info contact PresidentLPGAAmateursTucson@gmail.com