Tampa Bay Chapter

Tampa Bay

Feb 12, 2019, 13:18 PM
Chapter Full Name : Tampa Bay
State : FL
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May 24 -  Play Date @ Heritage Springs

Jun 6 & 7 - Regional Cup Qualifier @ PGA National, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

June 20 & 21 - Southern Regional Cup Qualifier @ Innisbrook Resort

 We are always looking for volunteers.  If you would be interested in volunteering at a social event/golf outing/fundraiser, please contact a local member or email LPGA Amateurs Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay Chapter: 2020 Board of Directors


President:                                                        Rebecca Pehlke

Golf Events Director                                        TBD

Golf Programs & Social Activities Director      Lynne Morgan

Marketing & Sponsorship Director                  Bev Hall
Membership Director                                      Kim Byle

Finance & Records Director                            Lynn Cronin

Communications Director                                Shirley Brown


We are always looking for volunteers.  If you would be interested in volunteering to  help at social events/golf outings/fundraising, please contact a board member or email LPGA Amateurs Tampa Bay.



It is the shared privilege of LPGA Amateur Golf Association, members and tournament competitors to be welcomed by private clubs and courses for social events and tournament play. As guests, all members share the responsibility of demonstrating exemplary conduct, sportsmanship, and courtesy at all times. Further, members are reminded that we represent the LPGA, its tour players, teachers, girls’ golf members and fellow amateurs’ members. The game of golf is centered around integrity and proper etiquette. Behavior contrary to this is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

Any breach to the code of contact related to the following:

  • Fellow member
  • Competitor
  • TOPS Team Member
  • Official
  • Spectators
  • Employees of the host facility
  • LPG Amateur Golf Association staff
  • Other persons conducting or attending an LPGA Amateur Golf Association event

If a breach occurs it can be grounds for a warning, penalty, disqualification, suspension or termination of membership based off the severity of the situation. Such abuse may be verbal or physical or threat thereof and includes but is not limited to; the use of obscene language, extreme disrespect to a fellow member or physical damage to property or equipment including that of the LPGA Amateur Golf Association or the host facility.

Examples of a breach in the Code of Conduct directed at entity and may result in consequence include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Use of profanity, either in frustration or directed toward another individual
  • Inappropriate, derogatory, or abusive language/gestures
  • Disruptive or distracting behavior
  • Throwing of equipment
  • Intentionally causing damage to the golf course or objects on course property
  • Use of cell phone / electronic device for purposes other than those permitted by the Rules
  • Other unbecoming or inappropriate conduct as determined by the LPGA Amateur Golf Association

Code of Conduct Steps at Chapter Level:

  • First breach = Verbal warning by the Chapter President
  • Second breach = Written warning from Chapter President (Notify National office that a written warning has been given)
  • Third breach = Member is put on probation for a 3-month period
  • Fourth breach or any serious misconduct = Suspension of membership for 6 months (no participation at social or golf events allowed at Local or National level)
    Note: Members record will be reset to first level after 6 months with no further breach
  • Fifth breach = Termination of membership

Code of Conduct Steps at Events:

  • First breach = warning
  • Second breach = one-stroke penalty
  • Third breach = general penalty (two penalty strokes or loss of hole in match play)
  • Fourth breach or any serious misconduct = disqualification

*The LPGA Amateur Golf Association has the authority to revoke a membership at anytime if any serious misconduct occurs.

Events for 2020

May 24 -  Play Date @ Heritage Springs

Jun 6 & 7 - Regional Cup Qualifier @ PGA National, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

June 20 & 21 - Southern Regional Cup Qualifier @ Innisbrook Resort

July 18 - East Lake Woodlands

July 31 thru Aug 1 - Cup Finals @ Geneva National Golf Club, Lake Geneva, WI

Aug TBD - Waterlefe

Sept 1 - Women's Golf Day - Activity TBD

Sept 12 - Copperhead @ Innisbrook

Oct 3 - Florida Sectional Championship Qualifier @ Innisbrook Resort

Oct 11 - Southern Hills

Nov 6 & 7 - Championship Finals @ La Cantera Resort, San Antonio, TX

Nov 21 - Quarry Course @ Black Diamond Ranch

Dec 8 - ABCD Scramble @ Cove Cay Golf Club




          2019-2020  League Schedule     
Sunday Leagues

Countryside Country Club, Clearwater (18 holes only) – Tee off times are between 12:30pm and 1:00pm. Cost for 18 holes is $35.  Contact Susan Brandley or Rebecca Pehlke.

Pebble Creek, New Tampa - (9 or18 holes) – Tee off times begin at 1:00pm. Cost for 9 holes is $15 and 18 holes is $20.  Contact Lynn Cronin.

Tuesday League

Countryside Country Club, Clearwater - (9 holes only) – Tee off times begin at 5:30pm. Cost for 9 holes is $20.  Contact Sandy Lipesky or call 727-459-4273
 Wednesday League   

Westchase Golf Club, Tampa - (18 holes only) - Tee off times begin at 10.30am. Cost for 18 holes is $25. Contact  Susan Schechinger or
call 919-308-4210.

Thursday League

Bayou Club, Largo -  Tee off time is 5:00pm sharp!  March 24 thru October 24.  Cost is $25 for 9 holes March-April and $20 May-October.  Contact Sandi Buell

Friday Travel League

Various locations, tee times and costs - (18 holes).  To have your name added to the Evite, please send an email here

Weekly Clinics

Cove Cay
2612 Cove Cay Dr
Ladies Clinic 9-10am on Saturday's at Cove Cay. Join Pat Shriver, PGA Class A Professional. Cost is $20. Just show up!  Click here for more information or call 727-535-1406.

Plans are underway to schedule a Rules Clinic for the 2020 season.
Meanwhile if you have any questions then direct them to Rules Question and we will get back to you with a response.

The fundamental principles behind the Rules of Golf:
Play the course as you find it; play the ball as it lies; and if you cannot do either then do what is fair!


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