Savannah, GA - Hilton Head, SC Chapter

Savannah, GA - Hilton Head, SC

Feb 12, 2019, 16:43 PM
Chapter Full Name : Savannah, GA - Hilton Head, SC
State : SC
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To view the Chapter 2019 Calendar click here.

Be sure to mark your calendars to save the dates for our Weekday League Play, the Saturday Golf Events, the Wednesday Summer Nine & Wine Socials, and our Education Clinics.  For details about each golf event, please go to the Events tab at the top toolbar.

October 26th Regular Saturday Golf
Crosswinds Golf Club, Savannah, $39, 1PM Shotgun
Meet at Sam Snead's Tavern after for a drink or bite to eat.
Registration is closed.

November 15-17 Chapter Golf Weekend Getaway
Omni Resort Amelia Island, Fl  $320, 2 days golf, two nights lodging, tax included
See the Event page for more details
Non-refundable Deposit of $150 due by October 15th:



Balance Due By November 1st:


Save The Dates

November 23rd Regular Saturday Golf
Old South Golf  Club, T-Times Start at 9:08, $43
Registration opens Nov 11th.

December 7th - Golf and Holiday Ornament Exchange
Savannah Harbor Golf Club, 9:00 shotgun, price TDB

December  28th - Regular Saturday Golf
Shipyard Golf Course Hilton Head Island, T-Times Start at 10:00, $50
Registration opens December 16th

January 24 - 25 2020 - Highway Series Getaway
LPGA Course Daytona Beach, stay tuned for a flyer with information


We welcome new membership anytime during the year to join our golf chapter. Whether you are an experienced golfer, someone getting back into the game, retired or working or new to the game, we have a little bit of everything for everyone.  We love to play golf and have fun.

If you would like to come out and play with us to see what we're all about before joining, please check our UPCOMING EVENTS section above and email the outing coordinator for that day.  Our master calendar will give you a glimpse of where we play and we generally schedule our golf outings every other Saturday.  If you are new to the game of golf and are in need of lessons, please see our Education section for golf professionals in the area. We'll be happy to meet or assist you at any time.

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Printed Application to mail in with check

LPGA Amateur Golf Association
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Chapter Board

The Savannah-Hilton Head SC Chapter is led by a Board of Directors

Katie Tidwell, President

Peggy Pantano, Finance Director

Debra Gersten, Director of Member Services

Sandy Clement, Golf & Events Director 

Calendar, Regular Golf Outings, Education, Handicap, Rules, Etiquette & Mentoring

Kathy Cael, Special Events Director 

Social, Special Golf Events, Tournaments, Championship, & Charity Events

Beth Delnostro, Marketing & Communications Director

We welcome your questions and comments. To email a board member, click on their name above.

LPGA Amateur Golf Association is a women's golf community that provides opportunities for all women to 
•  learn to play
•  play better
•  have fun
•  make friends.

To ensure our goals are achieved, we provide a Chapter Handbook that explains the benefits and expectations of membership, the Chapter Board organization, and a description of our chapter activities, events and communications.

Chapter Handbook

Should you invite a guest to participate in a LPGA Amateur Golf Association event, we require that all participants sign a Chapter Event Release Form. Upon joining a LPGA Amateur chapter, members agree to the release. If you have questions or would like more details, please contact one of the Chapter Board members.

Chapter Event Release Form

To view the Chapter 2019 Calendar, click here.
To view the Chapter Birdie Tree, click here.


Chapter Getaway 3-Day Event
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 15th – 17th, 2019
Omni Resort, Amelia Island Florida

Welcome to the fall weekend LPGA Amateurs getaway!  This special 3-day golf and social weekend is one of the most fun events of the year. You don’t want to miss this!

We will arrive Friday late afternoon or evening. Saturday and Sunday are golf days, depart Sunday after golf.
The Omni property is beach front and boasts 9 restaurants, tennis courts, fitness center, pool.
Golf will be on the Pete Dye designed Oak Marsh Course on the Omni grounds

The price is $320 per person. This includes:

  • 2 Nights of Accommodations – Quadruple Occupancy in a 3 Bedroom, 4 bed, 3.5 bath Resort View Villa Friday and Saturday
  • 2 Rounds of golf at Oak Marsh
  • Nightly golf club storage, cleaning and transfer
  • Unlimited use of golf practice facility and range balls, fitness center, pool
  • On Property transportation
  • Taxes and gratuities

Schedule of Events

Friday:  Check-in 4pm.  Dinner at one of the property restaurants.

Saturday:  Golf at Oak Marsh. Shotgun start at 11 am. 

Saturday Evening:  After golf we’ll relax a bit before dinner at a local restaurant.

Sunday:  Golf at Oak Marsh. Shotgun start at 9:00. After golf we’ll meet at a local restaurant for prizes and goodbyes.

For this event we will need participation to be a minimum of 24 players (members only). Please email with your interest in joining us. A non-refundable deposit of $150 is due by October 15th. Balance of $170 is due November 1st.  

To register for this event, see our homepage and click on the PayPal links.


Questions about Special Events or Tournaments contact Kathy Cael 
Questions about Regular Saturday Golf contact Kathy Cael

Our Weekday Golf League is suspended for the summer months. Look for new dates to be announced this fall. For more information on league play and other chapter golf events, email Kathy Cael

Wednesday Summer League - Nine & Wine 
Our Summer League is designed for after work with a starting tee time or shotgun at 5:30PM, so that all members may participate. It starts with 9-holes of golf and ends with a wine social at a members home within that golfing community we are playing at.  You are welcome to join us for the social only if you can't play golf. Please email Debra to RSVP at

Our Special Challenges & Education Clinics will be scheduled at various times and days. We will focus on the Short Game and Golf Management.  It is comprised of fun golf challenges, clinics and learning, and sometimes a walk-through teaching 6 or 9-hole golf play. 

Big Break Skills Challenge

This skills challenge will be held on the Hilton Head Lakes Par 3 Short course on Wednesdays at 5:30pm throughout the year. Price is $15. Please RSVP to Susan Tymczyszyn at 

The game of golf can be broken down into two elements: the long game and the short game. In the long game, power and distance are usually required so that the player's ball can approach the putting green in as few strokes as possible. In the short game, the skills needed are more finesse-related due to the need for accuracy.  Not everyone has the ability to get to the green in regulation, so the short game becomes very important in avoiding the eights+ on your scorecards.  

Most people think 50 yards in for the short game, but we’ll focus on 82 yards in with three types of challenges:

  1. Hitting from Tee to Green on short holes (65-82 yards, holes 1-3). You start at hole 1 and play like a regular Par 3 (also hole 2 & 3). Your goal here is to try and hit the green in regulation for a two putt to make a par.  Think about your shot (where do want to aim so you are not in trouble if you miss, away from the water, bunkers). If being short is better than going long, don’t use a club that can get you long.  

  2. Chipping Stations from various lies and trouble spots (holes 4, 5 and 6). You can practice until the next group comes.  On hole 4 there are two stations for chipping. At the tee box you will be chipping to the hole 5 green, then you’ll head to the hole 4 green and chip over the bunker. Hole 5 has three chipping stations, two are by the left trees and the third is after the green by the tree.  Hole 6 has 2 chipping stations, one behind the bunker and side it.  

  3. Putting Stations from different areas of the greens (holes 4 and 6). Practice until the next group comes.  The types of stations are from off the green and all angles and distances. Be sure to do these putting stations while you are at that hole doing your chipping. 

All you need to bring is two golf balls, your glove, and your short game clubs (putter, sand and pitching wedge – or a longer iron if you prefer). This is a very short walking course, no carry bags or pull carts needed. Use your Golf Buddy Bag or just carry your three/four clubs. It will take less than an hour to do the challenge, depending on attendance.


Savannah Quarters Golf Club invitation to Wednesday Women’s Wedges and Wine
The Savannah Quarters Golf Club is pleased to invite LPGA Amateur Golf Association members to join Gretchen Mulling, the assistant golf professional at Savannah Quarters Golf Club and the ladies of the SQ club for the Wednesday Women’s Wedges and Wine clinics. The event will feature a wedge clinic with a wine social. $35 per player covers the cost of the clinic and the wine.
Please email Gretchen at to reserve your spot. For more information, call the SQ Golf Club at 912-450-2700.

Crosswind Golf Club, Savannah
We are proud to announce a special partnership  where our members receive a special discount rate for golf lessons.  You can choose from three of their golf professionals: Trey Lamberth, Head Golf Professional, Caleb Simons, Assistant Golf Professional or Clint Colbert, Assistant Golf Professional
Information & Rates.  
Please bring your LPGA Amateur membership card with you.  Group lessons or clinics are also available for LPGA Amateur members, please contact Trey for inquiries.
232 James B. Blackburn Drive, Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 966-1909 •


Lesson 1: Let's Get the Ball Rolling - Putting
Lesson 2: Getting the Ball on the Green - Chipping
Lesson 3: Getting the Ball in the Air - Pitching
Lesson 4: It's All About Connection - Full Swing
Lesson 5: Empowering Your Game - Big Clubs & Bunkers
Lesson 6: Getting Comfortable On-Course - Putting It All Together
To signup for an LPGA Golf 101 Program, please contact the following LPGA professionals:
Krista Dunton @ Berkeley Hall *
Dr. Jean Harris @ Pinecrest *
Nicole Weller @ The Landings


New Golf Rules: Major Changes effective January 1, 2019
As if the rules of golf were ever easy to fully comprehend, the USGA has introduced changes to the Rules of Golf that went into effect January 1, 2019. Don't fret! These rules changes have been noted for helping make the game of golf easier to understand and more fun to play! Golfers at all levels are still trying to grasp the scope and breadth of the rules. There will be, of course, a learning curve, as players get used to and appreciate the 2019 Rules Changes. If you don't have The Official Guide to the Rules of Golf, find a chapter board member to get your free copy.
To learn more about the 2019 rules visit
For a helpful, easy to understand video highlighting the 20 most important rules changes for 2019 visit

Our Chapter Rules Chairperson Berenice Fedder
Sometimes in golf your shot will put you in a situation you aren’t sure what the rule is. Fortunately, one of our chapter members is going to help us all understand the rules better. If Berenice doesn’t know she will find out. So, send her an email describing the situation you were in (including the course and hole if possible) so everyone can learn. We can talk about course etiquette as well (no names will be mentioned). Your Q&A’s will be put in our monthly newsletters and/or posted on our website.  Berenice’s email is


Why Education?
Golf education and player development is a very important part of the golfing experience.  Even if you are not interested in competitions, all golfers should want to improve their knowledge in some way and their golfing skills. This makes the game more enjoyable for you and the ones you are playing with. Although we might not be able to tailor or target the specific needs of every chapter member, we are committed to finding you the best options so you can achieve your goals and increase your knowledge of the game. Please familiarize yourself with these topics with the information sheet. For our chapter, Education will focus on these topics:

Golf Rules
Golf Etiquette
Golf Handicap
Pace of Play
• Golf Lessons & Clinics
Course Management

Savannah - Hilton Head, SC
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