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  • Legends May 12 - Low Gross Winners Ellen & Julie. Click here for all results

    Results - Legends at Clermont May 12th, 2024

    A great time was had by all in attendance.

    Congratulations to all the winners!

    Flight #1 Gross – Ellen Gahng

    Flight #1 Net – Julie McGowan

    Flight #2 Gross – Dawn Lafferty

    Flight #2 Net – Marla Molina, our latest new member of the chapter!

     CTP # 8 – Dawn Lafferty

    CTP # 13 – Lois Bennett

    CTP # 15 – Julie McGowan


  • Truly Magnificent! Orlando's Magnificent Divas take 2nd in 2023 Cup Finals

    Congrats to the team.  We're so proud!

    Cara Washington - Captain - Orlando Chapter

    Raquel Akridge - Chicago and Orlando

    Yolanda Cunningham - Orlando 

    Diane Harris - Orlando

    Lenora Morris - Orlando

    Cheryll Smith-Martinez - Orlando

    Bridgette Thomas - Tampa Bay

    Glenda Todd - Orlando


  • Orlando Team Wins at 2023 Team Championship
     Congratulations to Orlando Chapter's Designated Drivers, Lynn Effer and Julie McGowan.  They won the 2nd flight at the LPGA Amateurs 2023 Team Championshhip. Great playing also by the Nona Belles, Heidi Bedell and Marina Villegas. Great job representing the Orlando Chapter!!

     

  • Chapter Chat Aug 2023
    Orlando, FL

     

    Welcome to the August edition of the Orlando Chapter Chat email! I hope everyone is surviving heat - it has been brutal lately! 

     

    Don't forget to visit our website at Orlando Chapter Website and like us on Facebook - Orlando Facebook Page! We have also added an Orlando LPGA Amateur Golf Association Members Only page. To join this page, please click here: Orlando Chapter Members Only Page. You will need to answer a few questions and be approved before you have access to the page. Please have your Member ID number ready - you can find this number by logging into your LPGA Amateur Golf Association account at LPGA Amateurs Login Page. We will also be posting event information and updates at all of these locations. As the name implies, the Members Only Page is for current members only and we will also post information that is pertinent to members only on this page. If you have any trouble joining the Members Only page, please send me an email at ndestwolinska@yahoo.com.

     

    EVENTS RECAP

    May Event at ChampionsGate Country Club

    Joint event with Sisters Across America

    We had a fun day playing with members of Sisters Across America. We had approximately 40 players, 20 players from LPGA Amateurs and 20 players from Sisters Across America, including many joint members. A big thank you to Cheryll Smith-Martinez and Lori Basch for organising this event. We look forward to doing it again.

     

    June Team Event at Legends

    1st Place Team:

    Lynn Effer

    Julie McGowan

    Edda Dulce

    Roxana Saap

     

    Closest to the Pin:

    #8 - Mary Tooles

    #15 - Mary Kozak

     

    July Event at Dubsdread

    Bingo, Bango, Bongo

    Winners from each Group:

    Group 1: Julie McGowan

    Group 2: Yolando Cunningham

    Group 3: Cara Washington

    Group 4: Nicola de Stwolinska

     

    Closest to the Pin:

    Tisha Gentry

     

    Congratulations to all the winners!

     

    UPCOMING EVENTS

    Registration is NOW OPEN for the following events:

     

    • August Monthly Golf Event: The August Event will take place at Celebration Golf Club on Sunday, August 27th. It will be an 8:00am shotgun and the format will be flighted stroke play - both gross and net. Lunch is included for this event. Space is limited so don't wait to sign-up! If you're not feeling competitive, feel free to sign-up just for fun and let us know in the notes field you just want to play casual golf. For more information and to register, please click here: Celebration Event Information & Registration.

     

    • September Short Game Clinic: We are holding a 4-week short game clinic series with Megan Johnston starting on Thursday, September 7th. It will take place at Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge from 6:00-7:00pm each week. For information and to register, please click here: Short Game Clinic Series Info and Registration.

     

    • Nine n Dine is well underway at Dubsdread on Tuesday evenings but you can still sign-up! Nine n Dines will go through November as long as daylight allows! Thanks again to Pam Reese and Lori Basch for coordinating Nine n Dine each week. Click here for more info: Nine n Dine Info.

     

    Upcoming Events - More Information Coming Soon

    • September Monthly Event - TBD
    • September Social Event - Axe Throwing - Date TBD
    • October 8th - Chapter Championship at Eagle Creek
    • November 11th (tentative) - Callaway Demo Event and Clinic at Falcon's Fire

     

    Please note that you will need an established handicap to compete in the Chapter Championship on October 8th. If you do not have a handicap and would like to establish one, please email me at ndestwolinska@yahoo.com for more information.

       

     

    2024 CHAPTER BOARD

    If you are passionate about the LPGA Amateur Golf Association and want to help the Orlando Chapter grow, please consider joining the 2024 Orlando Chapter Board of Directors. We have positions that will be opening up and need members to step up to fill them. If you are interested in possibly running for a board position next year, please email me at ndestwolinska@yahoo.com. I am happy to talk with you about what's involved and answer any questions you may have.

     

    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

    We are looking for volunteers to help with the following items. If you are new to the chapter, it's a great way to get involved. Even if you can only assist with a small part of an event, that is still very helpful!

    • 2023 End of Year Holiday Party Chairperson and Committee Members
    • 2024 Social Events

     

    This is YOUR CHAPTER so please participate, both as a player and a volunteer - this benefits all of us! To volunteer, please email me at ndestwolinska@yahoo.com. Without our volunteers, we have no chapter!

     

    MEMBER BENEFITS

    Did you know that as a member of the LPGA Amateur Golf Association, you are entitled to many exclusive discounts and perks? Make sure you visit the My Benefits page in the Member Clubhouse. Login to your account at Member Login Page and click on My Benefits on the left-hand side.of the page.

     

    Don't forget that PGA Tour Superstore is giving LPGA Amateur members 15% off their purchase (some restrictions apply) the weekend of August 18-20. You must show your LPGA ID to the cashier and it is valid in-store only.

     

    2023 ORLANDO CHAPTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    President - Nicola de Stwolinska

    Treasurer - Lynn Effer

    Membership Director - Julie McGowan

    Events Director - Lori Basch

     

    Please feel free to email me at nestwolinska@yahoo.com with suggestions, constructive feedback, and ideas for the chapter.

     

    Thank you,

    Nicola



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