LPGA Amateurs - Austin, TX Chapter


Feb 12, 2019, 16:52 PM
Chapter Full Name : LPGA Amateurs - Austin, TX
State : TX
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Get Out of the Heat at Top Golf

Date: Sunday August 22, 9:45-1:30

Join us for brunch and a finance presentation from our Chapter Sponsor Terri Hoffman, followed by virtual golf in a climate-controlled setting. Free for members. Limited to 20 people. 

Register here

Funplay Tournament TBD

Date: September TBD

Stay and Play Weekend at Horseshoe Bay

Date: Oct 29-31

Save the date for this incredibly popular weekend event. Hotels rooms will need to be booked early so start thinking about your plans now.

Registration Information Coming Soon

We are proud to continue to support The First Tee - Greater Austin through our summer mentor program. Contact Judi Blue for details on volunteering opportunities.

2021 LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Program Schedule

 Thursday April 8    
 Thursday July 8
 Thursday August 5     
 Thursday Sept. 9

Kristin 2

:  Kristin Hazard

Tapatio (2)

 Judi Blue

 Spencer Unangst

To reach any of the board members please email president.lpgaagaaustin@gmail.com

We have several committees set up to take over responsibility of specific tasks in order to make less work for the board. If you are interested in helping out with any of these committees please contact the chairperson listed.

Communication - Jennifer Karpyshyn (email: jenniferkarpyshyn@ymail.com)
Responsible for: update website, send out monthly newsletters, design and send our surveys, design online event registrations, social media

Events - Judi Blue (judiblue1111@gmail.com)
Responsible for: planning 2021 calendar, securing venues, negotiating contracts, managing online and in-person registration, securing prizes

Golf Education - Dianne Mbeo
Responsible for: doing outreach to local golf professionals, coordinating group event lessons, writing articles for the website and newsletter

Handicap - Melinda Hipp (mhipp8822@gmail.com)
Responsible for: writing articles for newsletter and website, answering members' handicap questions, verifying handicaps for tournaments

Leagues - Jennifer Karpyshyn (jenniferkarpyshyn@ymail.com)
Responsible for: Overseeing the weekly golf leagues, liaison between league coordinators and Board or Membership Committee, setting up events in Meetup

Marketing and Sponsorship
Responsible for: Reaching out to local businesses to ask for support in the form of tournament prizes, hole sponsors, event sponsors, etc. 

Membership - Wendy Malloch (membership.lpgaamateursaustin@gmail.com)
Responsible for:  recruitment of new members (co-ordinate with league chairs & events), and welcome members with orientation material; look after the existing membership by talking with members, collecting and analyzing data, and feeding back to the committee. The expectation is that they will actively participate in events and help supply information/articles to the communication team.



We are proud to continue to support The First Tee - Greater  Austin through our summer mentor program. If you have never had an opportunity to participate in this fun and rewarding experience, please consider giving it a try this 2020 season.  Contact Judi Blue for details on volunteering opportunities. 

2021 LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Program Schedule
Thursday, April 8
Thursday, July 8
Thursday, Aug. 5
 Thursday, Sept. 9

Location: Harvey Penick Golf Course
Time: 4:45pm - 7:00pm


The LPGA-USGA Girls Golf program is a developmental junior golf program for girls 7-17. It was formed to create a network for girls to learn to play golf, make friends, and sample competition in a positive and supportive learning environment. As the only national golf initiative for girls, the program provides the opportunity to develop skills, progress in golf and have fun while establishing life-long interest in the game of golf. The Austin chapter is run by The First Tee of Greater Austin. 


March 4 - Virtual Kickoff and New Member Welcome

April 17 - Short Game Clinic at Live Oak followed by 9 holes of golf at Yaupon

May 23 - Shadowglen Shamble

June 6 - Funplay Tournament at Legends Golf Course

July 10 - Summer Sizzlin' Scramble at Teravista

August 22 - Get out of the Heat Financial Seminar and Golf at TopGolf

September 18 - TBD
September 24-26 - Lone Star Cup at The Golf Club of Houston

October 29-31 - Stay and Play at Horseshoe Bay

November TBD - Year End Party and Volunteer/Membership Awards


January 12, 2020
- Meet and Greet

Join the Austin LPGA Amateurs at Cover 3 for a happy hour (or 2?)

This will be a great time to get to socialize with your old or new golfing friends off of the course!   

If you know of any women that are looking to getting into golf, bring them along!

Food and drink will be available for purchase.

2020 Cover 3 3

November 9, 2019 Time to Celebrate Us and Root on Our UT-Longhorns...11/9/2019

What better way to cap off a great 2019 golf year, then an opportunity to sit back, enjoy some good 'ol tailgate BBQ and cheer on our beloved Longhorns as they take on their Big 12 rival - Kansas State. (*This event does not include admission to the game - however, our group will have a large screen t.v. set up for our group only in our tailgate area to watch)

This is also a great time to catch up with friends and make some new ones too. This is a +1 event - so if you have a friend or someone you think might be interested in learning a bit more about our LPGA Amateurs Austin chapter, bring her along!

Event Date: 11/9/2019
Event Cost: $58
Event Details/SignupLPGA Amateurs Tailgate - SIGNUP


September 27 - 29, 2019 -  Weekend Stay & Play (Horseshoe Bay Resort & Lighthouse Country Club)


Come out and spend a weekend with your favorite golf gal pals in the Texas Hill Country for a fun-filled weekend of golf. We'll start out with a friendly 18-hole putting competition on the Whitewater Putting Course at HorsehoeBay. Then on Saturday, we will enjoy an 18-hole round at the Lighthouse Country Club Golf course. After, enjoy some of the resort amenities at Horseshoe Bay as well as an opportunity to socialize with fellow members and play a couple rounds of LCR! We'll conclude the weekend by also offering members an opportunity to play at the The Legends Golf Course. Registration is now open and will continue through 09.21.2019. Capacity is limited to 32 players so sign-up early! SIGN UP HERE!

August 18, 2019
- Get-Out-Of-The-Heat TopGolf Event!


This event is open to spouses and friends as well. So if you have someone you know that is interested in getting into golf, this is a great event to showcase our organization and they don't even have to own a set of clubs to enjoy it. Some come on out and enjoy some fun with your friends and show support for our Sponsor -Guardian Life.  Registration is open until 08.16.2019. 
  • 10:30am - Breakfast and Special Speaker from one of our Sponsors - Guardian Life
  • 11:30am - 2:30pm - Reserved Golf Bays to enjoy a little friendly competition with fellow members
  • Cost: $60

July 13, 2019
- Sizzlin' Summer Scramble!

DATE: July 13, 2019
TIME: 8:00am (Shot-gun start!)
WHERE: Teravista Golf Club - Round Rock,TX
COST: $80 (Includes - Green Fees/Cart/Range Balls/Morning Snack/Lunch)
Registration Deadline: 07.10.2019

LPGA Amateurs - Austin, TX Sizzlin' Summer Scramble

July 14, 2019 - San Antonio Pick Your Play at Plum Creek Golf Course

You choose the format you want to play in - either Stroke or Scramble. (*Indicate format when you register in the comment section)

DATE: July 14, 2019
TIME: 8:30am (Shot-gun start!)
WHERE: Plum Creek Golf Course - Kyle, TX
COST: $51 (Payment made at the course directly)
Registration Deadline: 07.10.2019
SIGN-UP: http://www.pingg.com/rsvp/agk8mz7i554yk53q6 


MAY 11, 2019
Local Chapter Qualifier Tournament!

Looking for a little competitive action? Then be sure to sign up to compete in our Austin Local Chapter Qualifier. First place winners from each flight (1st Low Net and 1st Low Gross) will have a chance to compete in June at Districts and if you advance, you will have the opportunity to compete at a National level later this year in Westin Mission Hills - Palm Springs. Registration and payment links are below: 

Payment for Tournamenthttps://www.eventbrite.com/edit?eid=60538942607  Registration with Nationals: LPGAAmateursChampionship.com

If you do not want to compete, but want to come out and support your fellow members, just complete the Eventbrite Registration. Deadline for registering is 05.01.2019

MARCH 10, 2019
Come join us for our first 2019 event! Learn all about the new rules from Class A PGA Professional, Derrold Thoen  and then finish up the day with a round of golf with your fellow LPGA Amateurs Austin ladies. In addition, for those of you interested in being a part of the 2019 Lone Star Cup team - this will also serve as the first qualifier for that event. (See the February Newsletter for more info on Lone Star Cup). 

Location: Flintrock Falls Country Club - 401 Jack Nicklaus Dr, Austin, Texas 78738
Date: March 10, 2019
Time: 10:30am - 5:30pm



MARCH 23, 2019 
Enjoy a chance to mingle with fellow golfers around the community and hear from LPGA Golf Legend - Kathy Whitworth at the Onion Creek Golf Club! She is the guest speaker for the club's Annual Hickory Classic Awards Banquet and there are 70-seats open to non-club members. See below for details!



  • Seventy seats are available to non-hickory participants. Reserve your place with Lynn League at lleague67@gmail.com Send checks to Lynn, at 2602 Foxglen Dr., Austin, TX 78704
  • Make checks payable to Hickory Golf Association of Texas, a 501.C.3 tax-exempt organization.
  • $35.00 per person includes trade show, social hour (cash bar) and dinner.
  • 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Golf Heritage Society trade show (lots of golf antiques); social hour (cash bar).
  • 7:00 PM: Buffet dinner

Net tournament proceeds to benefit Austin’s Mobile Loaves & Fishes

  • The Austin Chapter is proud to offer several different leagues through-out Austin proper. Please look us up on Meetup.com if you would like to come out and play in any of our leagues. (Non-LPGA Amateurs players may join league play a max of two times)

North League
Avery Ranch Golf Club
Address: 10500 Avery Club Dr, Austin, TX 78717
Time: Tuesday @ 5:30pm - March - October
Site Captain: Jennifer Karpyshyn

Central League (Weekend 18-Hole League)
Local Municipal Courses
Address: Varies Depending on the Course
: Saturday @ 8:30am - March - October
Site Captains: Kristin Hazard & Theresa Moody

West League
Course: Lakeway Country Club - Yaupon Golf Course
Address: 100 Clubhouse Dr, Austin, TX 78734
Thursday @ 5:30pm - March - October
Site Captain: Lara Enzor (text 512-775-8505)

South League
Grey Rock Golf Course
Address: 7401 TX-45, Austin, TX 78739
TimeTuesday @ 5:30pm - March - October
Site Captain: Cheri Hisaw 
East League
Course: Shadowglen Golf Course
Address: 12801 Lexington St. Manor, TX 
Wednesday @ 7:15am - March - October
Site Captain: Caran Colvin and Lili Taufa

*During the spring and fall months, evening league times may be adjusted to 5:00pm or earlier


General Chapter Information/Questionslpgaamateursaustin@gmail.com


League Captains - 


Austin, TX
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