Women Golfers of Orange County Chapter
Chapter News & Announcements
  • NATIONAL EVENTS2020 Golf Events Schedule
     
    We are pleased to announce that the 2020 National Golf Events Calendar has been published.
    To access the full schedule please go to this LINK.


    Mark your calendars for the Scramble Open & Stableford Registrations!

    Scramble Open At Pinehurst Resort, NC - May 22 & 23 - Registration Opens on December 11, 2019 at 9:00PM EST.
    You can find all information about the Scramble Open by using this LINK.

    Stableford at Sewailo Golf Club, Tucson, AZ -  April 17 & 18-
    Registration opens on January 15, 2020 at 9:00PM EST. This is for  for Handicaps 24 & over.
    You can find all information about the Stableford by using this
     LINK.
  • Pop Up Event 11/15-11/17

    A Special Invitation for LPGA Amateurs Members...

    Join us for an exclusive pop-up event at a luxury course in Texas
     
    Enjoy unlimited golf, cocktails, cuisine, and a meet and greet with LPGA Pro, Alana Uriell.

    Friday, Nov. 15 - Sunday, Nov. 17
    Briggs Ranch Golf Club
    San Antonio, Texas

     
  • Biggest Loser Update
     
    There have been lots of action since our July update. As of the Sept. 15th Handicap update, Lisa Doris of the Austin Chapter has jumped into the Overall Leader position with an Improvement Factor of 1.387! Lisa Lowe continues to hang on to the lead in Flight 4, but there have been some changes in the other flights.
     
    There’s still time to make a move! Next update will follow the October 15th revision.
     
    Here are the current standings:
     
    Flight and Index Range Current Leader & Chapter Improvement Factor
    Flight 1: 0.0 to 10.0 Frances Johnson, Austin, TX 1.205
    Flight 2: 10.1 to 17.0 Nicole Weiler, Washington DC 1.167
    Flight 3: 17.1 to 24.0 Lisa Doris, Austin, TX 1.387*
    Flight 4: 24.1 to 32.0 Lisa Lowe, Kansas City, KS 1.370
    Flight 5: 32.1 to 40.0 Sigrid Seibold, Westchester, NY 1.274
    Flight 6: 40.1 and above Eileen Solano, Northern NJ 1.302
     
    To view the complete standings, CLICK ON THIS LINK, log in and you will be re-directed to the Biggest Loser portal.
     
    For questions contact Jeanne Biggerstaff at handicap@lpgaamateurs.com
  • Kesier Scholarships Now Available for LPGA Amateurs Members
    As the Global On-Line Education partner of the LPGA, Keiser University is pleased to offer a Tuition Scholarship to all LPGA Amateurs members. The scholarship is applicable in all levels of study and any educational discipline that Keiser University offers at any campus location. In addition, Keiser is pleased to announce that any female Keiser University College of Golf associate program graduate is eligible to apply for LPGA T&CP Class B status and any female Keiser University College of Golf Bachelor program graduate is eligible to apply for LPGA T&CP Class A-2 status.


    Contact: Todd Dittmar, Associate Director of Admissions
    Keiser University Flagship Campus
    TDittmar@keiseruniversity.edu
    www.keiserseahawks.com
    www.collegeofgolf.keiseruniversity.edu 
    561.478.5500

  • LPGA Careers - Two Positions Available Now
     
    There are two full-time positions currently available at LPGA Headquarters (candidates must be willing to relocate to Daytona Beach, FL):
    Click on this link for more information. If you have any questions regarding these positions, please contact Leah.Fogle@lpga.com. Follow the LPGA LinkedIn Company Pageand please share the job posting with your network!
  • Congratulations to the Winners of Roger Dunn Series #3 at Coyote Hills On August 25th. Way to GO!!!!!

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  • Roger Dunn Series #2 Winners at Coyote Hills- August 10th

    Congratulations!
    1st  Gross Winner- Elizabeth King
    2nd Gross Winner- Jesse Smith
    1st Net Winner- Breanna Molinaro
    2nd Net Winner- Jenna Kim

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  • LPGA Amateurs Code of Conduct

    The vast majority of our LPGA Amateurs members demonstrate exemplary conduct, sportsmanship and courtesy when participating in local and National LPGA Amateurs events, representing LPGA Amateurs and conducting LPGA Amateurs business. We are also aware of times when member behavior is contrary to the standards expected as a member of the LPGA family. 

    A revised Code of Conduct has been released and can be found this link. We encourage you to review the Code of Conduct and please let one of the Chapter Board members know if you have any questions. 

  • IT'S A WRAP!

    Roger Dunn Series #1 Results
    July 28, 2019
    San Juan Hills Golf Club, San Juan Capistrano, CA
    Format: ABCD Team- 2 Better Ball


    First Place Gross Winners!
    RDS 1 1st Place Gross
    Ivy Pascua, Shannon Woolgar, Susan Chen, Germaine Warner


    First Place Net Winners!
    RDS 1 1st Net
    Jeanette Sison, Nicole Weiler, Santa DeSilva, Diana Baker
  • August 14
    Free Event at the PGA Golf Superstore!

    Please join us on Wednesday, August 14 at the PGA Golf SuperStore in Irvine for an evening of golf tips, practice, contests, and fun!

    When: 5:00-7:00 PM

    Where: 107 Technology Drive West in Irvine

    This is an awesome free event! Carol, one of the teaching pros, will give us a putting lesson and lots of tips while we practice. There will be a putting contest so you can put your new skills to the test! Prizes will be awarded! Refreshments will be provided! Shopping will be discounted!


    Space is limited to the first 25 registrants, so sign up today!

                          RSVP HERE  

  • 2019 8th Annual Open Invitational Event RECAP

    Congratulations to all participants of the 8th Annual Open Invitational at Tijeras Creek.  This event is our most popular of the year. We set an event record with 122 participants and enjoyed the course for ourselves.  Does it look like everyone had fun?  YES!  Lots of drawings and many walked away with some serious $$ or bragging rights in their respective flights. See all winners below if you need a loan! (umm...kidding )

    Spread the word for the next Open Invitational in 2020- We hope to continue to grow this great event.


    Open Invitational 2019
  • Monarch Beach Golf Links is offering Get Golf Ready lessons this July and August!

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    Get Golf Ready is a series of lessons designed with beginners, intermediate golfers, and those looking to get back into the game in mind.  Get Golf Ready includes the basic fundamentals, new rules, etiquette, and some course play with professional golf teachers. You will practice chipping, pitching, putting, bunker play, short irons, long irons, and woods.  This is a great way to get out onto the course and play and to meet other new golfers in a casual setting!

    Click on this link for more information:
  • Logo'd Headcovers Available
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    LPGA Amateurs members have the opportunity to purchase additional LPGA Amateurs logo'd headcovers. This is a great gift for your friends and co-workers to help spread the word about LPGA Amateurs or just add another one to your own golf bag. 

    Bulk pricing for the headcovers is 1-9 = $16 each and 10+ = $12 each plus shipping. Order yours now.

  • LPGA Amateurs Member Travel Benefits

    LPGA Amateurs members can take advantage of LPGA Travel Benefits for substantial hotel and car rental discounts. Check out the details by signing into the Member Clubhouse and click on My Offers on the left side tabs. Scroll down to LPGA Travel and click on the link. Bon voyage!

  • LPGA Amateurs Cup - Looking for a Team or a Player?


    There is still room in many of the LPGA Amateurs Cup Regional Qualifiers for additional teams. To help pair potential players with Cup teams, LPGA Amateurs Golf Department has created a form on the Cup website under Player Docs. Click on this link to provide your contact information if you are a LPGA Amateurs member looking for a team.

    If you are the Captain of a team looking for players, please send a request to golfevents@lpgaamateurs.com and a link to the responses will be provided to you. This will allow Captains to personally contact the potential team members as LPGA Amateurs will not be assisting in matching teams and players.

  • Southern California Sectional Qualifier Results 2019
    Held at Sycuan Golf Club June 15, 2019
    Championship Flight
    Player To Par
    Net
    Total
    Net
    Details
    Smith, Jessica
    Orange County, CA
    +3 75

    +3  75  
     
    Henderson, Julie
    Orange County, CA
    +4 76

    Second Flight
    Player To Par
    Net
    Total
    Net
    Details
    Warner, Germaine
    Orange County, CA
    -1 71
    1st Low Net GOING TO CHAMPIONSHIP!!

    Ridder, Susan
    Orange County, CA
    +3 75

    Cenedella, Janis
    Orange County, CA
    +9 81

    Third Flight
    Player To Par
    Net
    Total
    Net
    Details
    Thompson, Belinda
    Orange County, CA
    -3 69 2nd Low Net 

       
     Scramble Teams                                                                                      

    1. 
    Golda Egge, Shannon Woolgar, Venita Anderson, Deb King  -14  3rd Place

    2.
    Linda Kueny, Okee Suh, Santa DeSilva, Pat Godfrey             -11

  • Golf Fore Africa PartnershipGolf Fore Africa Pic. jpg
    We are excited to partner with LPGA Hall of Famer Betsy King and Golf Fore Africa, a non-profit organization she founded that is dedicated to bringing help and hope to children and families in Africa.

    Golf Fore Africa has been working in Zambia to bring clean water to rural communities because there are 844 million people in the world who lack access to clean water. That's nearly 1 in 10 people worldwide or over twice the population of the United States!

    Join us in supporting this incredible cause and Donate Now ==>https://bit.ly/2wM9NRb

  • CACTUS CUP WINNERS 2019!

    Congratulations to the member participants of this year's Cactus Cup Match Play event against the Palm Springs/Desert Cities Chapter. The annual get-away event took place at Mission Hills, Dinah Shore Tournament Course in Rancho Mirage CA on June 2, 2019.  OC takes home the Cactus Cup trophy with 11 of 14 wins. One of our strongest showings.  The OC CHAPTER players are CONTENDERS!  

    CACTUS CUP CHAMPS OC

  • LPGA Amateurs Cup Registration Opens June 3
     
    The registration for the 2019 LPGA Amateurs Cup Regional Qualifiers will open on June 3 at 9:00pm EDT (8:00pm CDT, 7:00pm MDT and 6:00pm PDT). Detailed registration information can be found by logging into the Member Clubhouse, pressing My Events, then pressing the LPGA Amateurs Cup link. Click on this link to begin the registration process.
  • 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.