Women Golfers of The Orange County Chapter
Chapter News & Announcements
  • Act Like a Founder Award

    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. 
     
    The Nancy Oliver - Act Like a Founder Award will recognize volunteers who:
    • Display exceptional long-term volunteer leadership and service to the LPGA Amateur Golf Association
    • Exemplify the passion, spirit and mission of the LPGA Amateurs by enriching women’s lives through the game of golf
    • Advocate for the local LPGA Amateurs Chapter and association as a whole
    • Positively engage with LPGA Amateurs members and the local community
    • Desire to leave the Chapter and the LPGA Amateurs Golf Association better than she found it
    The recipient will be honored, along with the LPGA’s Act Like a Founder Award recipient, at the annual LPGA Bank of Hope Founders Cup tournament held in Phoenix, AZ each year.

    The winner of the Nancy Oliver – Act Like a Founder Award will receive:
    • Round trip airfare, 4 nights lodging, ground transportation for the LPGA Bank of Hope Founders Cup event in Phoenix, AZ
    • Award presentation & recognition at the LPGA Pioneer Dinner held during the Founders Cup tournament week
    • Special interaction with the LPGA Founders and LPGA Tour players at the event
    Nominations for volunteers may be submitted by any LPGA Amateurs member and may include member volunteers or leaders (past and present).  Nominees must have a minimum of 5 cumulative years of volunteer service and must be a current member in good standing. Please note, the nominee is not required to have LPGA Amateurs leadership experience to be nominated.
     
    We encourage you to nominate a fellow member who exemplifies the qualities of a Founder. The submission deadline is September 30, 2019 and the Nancy Oliver – Act Like a Founder Award winner will be announced on November 15, 2019.  Nominations are now being accepted through this online form.
  • Congratulations to our Orange County 2019 Cal Cup Team who placed 2ND and won 75% of their matches over a two-day period against other Chapters of California.  We came up 1 match short of winning and the Fresno Chapter took home the 2019 trophy this year. GREAT JOB!!!!!

    2019 OC Cal Cup Team
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    Women's Golf Day Events
    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. These events range from social and golf activities at indoor facilities, to clinics and playing 9 holes of golf at discounted rates.

    We encourage you to check out the events happening in your area atwomensgolfday.comand consider using this opportunity to #inviteHER to personally invitesomeone who isn't an LPGA Amateurs member, isn't an active golfer or has never picked up a club.

  • LPGA Amateurs 2019 Rules Update Webinar
     
    The LPGA Amateurs Golf Department is hosting a second 2019 Rules Update Webinar to provide members with information about the changes in the 2019 USGA golf rules.  The webinar will be held on Tuesday, April 30 at 7:00pm EDT (6:00pm CDT, 5:00pm MDT and 4:00pm PDT). All members are invited to attend this webinar, the webinar will be recorded if members are unable to attend live. Register here.
  • 2019 CAL CUP TEAM MATCH PLAY
    IS HERE!

    May 3-5, 2019 at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento, CA

    • Suh, Ok Hee
    • Sitton, Teri
    • Licerio, Eileen
    • Kueny, Linda
    • Klick, Shelley
    • King, Debbie (CAPTAIN)
    • Hoyt, JudyGolf ball calendar
    • Henderson, Julie
    • Cleary, Janet
    • Cenedella, Jan
    • Barrett, Cameron
    • Anderson, Venita

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    BEST OF LUCK AND BRING HOME THE CAL CUP TO ORANGE COUNTY!
  • holeinone2
    Congratulations to Marsha Andrews on her first Hole-In-One!  Hole 17 at Coyote Hills on Sunday, April 7, 2019.  She graciously bought the first round for all 25 of us!

    Marsha Andrews

  • Tournament Rules Official - Symetra Tour 2019

    The LPGA is currently searching for a Tournament Rules Official for the Symetra Tour. Do you know anyone who may be a good fit for this position? Please forward this opportunity to them. Read more about the position at this direct link.
  • Biggest Loser Handicap Challenge Is Back!

    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!

    For more information about the challenge please click HERE.
    For complete rules and eligibility requirements please click HERE

    Registration opens: April 15th
    Entry Fee: $10.00
  • Women On Par Scholarship Applications Open
    The Women on Par Scholarship Program has officially launched for 2019! This year the focus has been narrowed 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. The 2019 Women on Par Scholarship application will remain open until 200 applications are received or May 31 of the application year – whichever occurs first. Click here to read more about Women on Par and the eligibility requirements.
  • LPGA Amateurs 2020 Golf Schedule   Golf Ball Calendar
     

    The mission of LPGA Amateurs is to connect women through golf and provide a welcoming community for all LPGA Amateurs members. In line with this mission, the current Championship and Cup Calendar have been restructured for 2020 and a few new events have been added to the schedule. We hope to add more events in the future with the goal of providing playing opportunities to all LPGA Amateurs members throughout the year at varying price points and different skill levels.

    PLEASE NOTE: A survey will be sent out regarding the National Event calendar in the coming weeks. We ask you to please take a minute to fill it out as your feedback is always helpful to the organization. Check out the 2020 schedule at this link. 


  • us senior womens openDiscounted US Senior Women's Open Tickets Member Benefit  

    The 2nd U.S. Senior Women's Open is May 16-19 at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Southern Pines, NC. LPGA Amateur Members receive a special ticket discount of 50% off of tickets to the event. Click here for more information. Use promo code LPGA to purchase tickets at USSeniorWomensOpen.com.


  • womens golf network
    The LPGA Women's Network is Our Space to Share Your Unique Story

    Born from the voices of women like you, LPGAWomensNetwork.com was crafted with you in mind. Our goal is simple, to create an online space where you can meet your community, ignite your passion for golf, and be inspired for the game of life. 

    A community is only as strong as the voices that bind them together, and we believe that everyone’s journey with the game has the potential to inspire another member of our Network.
     
    To help us connect more women to the game, we invite you to share your news, submit a story idea, or join our team of talented writers.  Learn more at this link:  https://lpgawomensnetwork.com/become-a-contributor/
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    Visit Golf Galaxy March 11 – April 7! Join us for in-store clinics, test new gear, enter to win prizes, enjoy special promotions, and fine tune your golf game. Click here for more information. See your Chapter President for the LPGA Amateurs in-store Golf Galaxy discount card.
  • lpgalogoLPGA Amateur Members receive the amazing benefit of complimentary access for themselves and a guest at all domestic and Canadian LPGA and Symetra Tour events. To take advantage of this benefit, simply present your LPGA Amateur Membership ID at the event Will Call or Admission Booth. Check out the symetrafull tournament schedules at lpga.com under the Tournaments tab. 

  • Join us for a memorable trip to Kohler, WI with LPGA Nancy Lopez Golf Adventures
    and World Golf Hall of Fame member Nancy Lopez and her award-winning LPGA instruction team; Sue Powers and Teresa Zamboni. Play incredible golf courses, enjoy time with Nancy Lopez, learn about Nancy's Play Happy! philosophies, hear amazing stories and create memories with your golfing friends. 

    For more details on this trip scheduled for June 19-23, 2019, including the special code and registration information, click on this link. Sign up early, space is limited!

    Nancy Lopez Golf Adventure Oceanside Green

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    The LPGA Amateurs Golf Department is hosting a 2019 Rules Update Webinar to provide members with information about the changes in the 2019 USGA golf rules. All members are invited to attend this webinar and it will be recorded if members are unable to attend live.The webinar will be held on Tuesday, March 26 at 7:00pm EDT (6:00pm CDT, 5:00pm MDT and 4:00pm PDT).Register Here.

  • SEND US PICTURES OF YOUR SPECIAL GOLF MOMENTS!
    Cameron and Sharon

    We'd love to share them on our website and social media.
    email them to info@lpgaamateursoc.com