Chapter News & Announcements
  • Introducing 2023 Chapter Board

    We are pleased to announce the 2023 LPGA Amateurs Westchester Board 

    President: Diane Piedmont, Officer 

    Secretary: Susan Davidson, Officer

    Treasurer: Jackie Celestino, Officer 

    Golf Programs Director: Karen D’Adamo 

    Golf Events Director: Kathleen Malara 

    Interim Membership Recruitment Chair: Eileen Westler 

    Golf Events Chair: Imma De Stetanis 

    Golf Programs Chair: Akara Esbach 

    Marketing/Silent Auction Chair: Jen Browne 

    Communication Chair: Lucy Guo 

    Education Chair: Loretta Pellicci 

    Sponsorship Chair: Vanessa Narvaez 

    Handicap Chair: Mary Kelley 

    Social Events Chair: None 

    Beginner Golf Coordinator: MarySue Snyder 

    Sound Cup Coordinator: Amy Bender 

    Presidents Cup Coordinator: Amy Bender 

    Nor’easter Classic Coordinator: Kathleen Malara 

    Inter Chapter Coordinator: Sheila Finn 

    9 & Wine Coordinator: Susan Duncan 

    Charity Outing Coordinator: Linda Boyer and Prentiss Shaw  

    Meet & Greet Scramble Coordinator: Prentiss Shaw 

    Open Play Coordinator: None 

    Special thanks to these members who volunteer their time to run our Chapter! 

    Please contact if you are interested in volunteering for the 2023 season. 


  • Call For Nominations for 2023 Board
    We Need Volunteers! 

    Chapter election time is here, and we are seeking nominations for our 2023 Chapter Board. It's your turn to help shape the future of our Chapter!
    Please nominate yourself or someone else for each of the following Board positions:

    Secretary-keeps and preserves all books and records for the Chapter. This includes board contact information, job descriptions, meeting agendas and minutes, and the board email accounts. This is a voting level position. 

    Social Chair-plans and schedules the social non-golf events, mostly during the off- season. She also organizes the Year End Volunteer Dinner and the Tee-Off Luncheon.

    Membership Chair-oversees the recruitment and retention or our membership. This includes new member orientation, setting up recruitment events, and volunteer recruitment for the Chapter.  

    To learn more about the roles and responsibilities of these Board Positions, please contact Karen Stroman or Diane Piedmont. Click HERE to access Nomination Form. 

  • 2022 Charity Golf Event at Whippoorwill Club

    Join us at beautiful Whippoorwill Club for our 2022 Charity Golf Outing - guests, family, and friends are all welcome, and encouraged!!!    This year's event will benefit Girls Inc. of Westchester County, on Monday, June 13, 2022.

    The event is open to ALL PLAYERS (members and non-member guests) of all skill levels to play Team Scramble.  A modified Shotgun start will begin at at 11:00 am.

    Your day starts with a continental breakfast during registration and range balls for warming up.

    The golf outing will be a Team Scramble tournament. Sign up with your own foursome or we will pair you up in a team.  Players without a verifiable handicap are welcome to participate but will compete for the Team Scramble prize as a scratch golfer (handicap of 0).   Snacks and beer/white claws/soda/water/powerade will be provided out on the course.   

    After a fun round of Scramble play, check out the Silent Auction items and wind down during the Cocktail Hour (open bar), followed by a BBQ dinner and our awards ceremony.

    Prizes will be awarded for Team Scramble (1st and 2nd Place), plus Longest Drive and Closest to Pin contests. We will also have participant drawings, a fabulous silent auction and select vendors.


  • 2022 LPGA Amateurs Westchester Tee-Off Luncheon Silent Auction is Live

    All of the proceeds from this auction will be used to support our Chapter and our Chapter Members.

    So, browse through the catalog, find the items you want and place your bids!   Bidding closes on April 3rd at 1:30 pm.

    Auction - Event Page | 2022 LPGA Amateurs Westchester - Tee Off Luncheon Silent Auction (

  • 2022 Tee-off Luncheon Registration Opens!
    Our eagerly awaited Opening Tee-Off Luncheon is almost here!  Reconnect with golf friends, sign up for spring and summer leagues, and get a jump on golf events and clinics.

    This fabulous event will be held on April 3rd, 2022, at the breathtaking New York Athletic Club in Travers Island. We will have a delicious lunch with a wonderful selection of vendors, raffles and so much more.  We will also have some amazing items for the online Silent Auction donated by our sponsors.  Our sponsors provide vital support to our chapter, many of them will be present at the Luncheon to provide ongoing benefits and discounts to you, our members. 

  • Save the Date! 2022 Opening Tee-off Luncheon
    Our annual Tee Off Luncheon will be held on April 3, 2022, at the breathtaking New York Athletic Club - Travers Island, 31 Shore Road, Pelham, New York.  If you know anyone that would be a good fit to be a vendor at the luncheon, please contact

  • Call for 2022 Charity Golf Event Sponsor
    Do you have a favorite charity you deeply care about and support? Our LPGA Amateurs Westchester chapter is currently seeking a sponsor for our annual 2022 Charity Golf Event. For $2000, you (or a group of members) as Charity Sponsor, will have the opportunity to pick your charity, help to design and organize the golf outing, which has deemed to be a fun and popular event every year-all for a worthy cause! 

    Please contact our chapter President Diane Piedmont at if you are interested. 

  • Save the date!! Our annual Tee-Off Luncheon will be held on April 3, 2022, at the New York Athletic Club
    Save the date!! Our annual Tee Off Luncheon will be held, April 3, 2022, at the breathtaking, New York Athletic Club - Travers Island, 31 Shore Road, Pelham, New York.  If you know anyone that would be a good fit to be a vendor at the luncheon, please notify chapter president Diane Piedmont.

  • Congratulations
    Congratulations to our Westchester member Linda Boyer for her 2021 Nancy Oliver - Act Like a Founder Honorable Mention!

    The Nancy Oliver - Act Like a Founder Award recognizes LPGA Amateurs members who among other qualifications have at least 5 years of volunteer service and exemplifies the passion, mission, and spirit of the 13 Founders of the LPGA and Nancy Oliver, the founder of the EWGA.

  • Board Nominations
    Chapter election time is here and we are seeking nominations for our Fall 2021 Chapter Board. It's your turn to help shape the future of our Chapter!
    Please nominate yourself or someone else for each of the following Board positions:

    Events Director
    Membership Services Chair 
    Sponsorship Chair

    For more information on the roles and responsibilities of these Board Positions, please contact Karen D'Adamo. Click HERE to access Nomination Form. 

    Return no later than 9/19/21

  • Season Celebration and Volunteer Recognition
    Join us to celebrate the 2021 season, recognize all of our volunteers, see good friends, and share stories and successes from the great golf season. Our celebration this year is at Hudson Social, a waterfront American bistro located in the historic Dobbs Ferry train station.

    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner and Volunteer Recognition

  • 2021 LPGA Amateurs Event Registrations Are Open
    2021 LPGA Amateurs Event Registrations Are Open 

    LPGA Amateurs Virtual Scramble registration is open! This fun 4-person scramble played at your favorite course between Sept 10 - 26, 2021 benefits the Women on Par Scholarship Fund and the Renee Powell Grant Fund. LPGA Partner offers/discounts will be shared throughout the event as well as multiple prizes for low gross/low net! 

    The 2021 LPGA Amateurs Championship Open marks the 25th anniversary of this individual stroke play tournament that will be held at the Walt Disney Resort Palms Course in Lake Buena Vista, FL on Nov. 5-6, 2021. Registration is open now! 

  • Volunteers
    We are in need of Board Volunteers this fall, if we want to proceed as a Chapter and have the events that we have grown accustomed to.  We usually volunteer to help others, but you will find that as a volunteer you also will help yourself. Our chapter depends on volunteers to run the numerous programs and events throughout the season. So please take the leap and volunteer!

  • Marie Memorial Tournament
    Registration Closes Soon!

    Join us for a day dedicated to celebrating and remembering Marily (Marie) Sarmiento!

    Monday, August 23, 2021
    Lake Isle Country Club
    Eastchester, NY

    Team Scramble Format
    10 am shotgun , followed by lunch
    All family, friends and LPGA Amateur members are invited to attend a fun golf outing and a post-round lunch at Lake Isle Country Club. 

    If you can't make it for golf, sign up to join us for a BBQ lunch!

  • Board Volunteers Needed for the fall
    We are looking for volunteers with new ideas to join the Chapter Board this fall. Volunteers are vital to the success of our Chapter! 

    Secretary -
    Keeps all records for the Chapter including Board Agendas, Meeting Minutes and Job Descriptions. Acts as Assistant to the President. Great opportunity for an organized person with decent computer skills.

    Golf Events Director -
    Schedules all golf related events for the upcoming season and manages a committee of 6-8 members who are assigned a specific category of golf events. Perfect for someone with event planning skills.

    Membership Services Chair -
    Develops a schedule of social and networking events throughout the year including our Tee-Off Luncheon. Excellent for an outgoing personality.

    Sponsorship Chair -
    Identifies, recruits and maintains relationships with our Sponsors to assist in supporting our Chapter financially. For someone good at networking in the community.

    Education Chair -
    Organizes and coordinates a schedule of golf clinics and other educational support for the Chapter. For someone with a decent knowledge of the game of golf or who wants to learn more about it.

    If you are interested in serving, or would like to nominate someone, please contact Diane Piedmont, President of our Westchester chapter! 
    Email us:

  • Nor'easter Classic
    2021 Nor’Easter Classic Scramble Registration Opens July 20 at 7:00pm

    Registration for the event will open on Tuesday, July 20 at 7pm and is limited to the first three teams from each chapter for a field of 21 teams and 84 players. 

    For more information and to register on July 20th, visit the Golf Genius event portal.   The Golf Genius ID (GGID) for the event is 2021NOR-EASTER.   The event portal can also be accessed by going to the main Golf Genius site:  Click “Sign-In” in the upper right corner and enter the GGID.  You do not have to enter an email or password. The GGID is not case sensitive.

    The Terms of Competition and the other Players Docs will be posted on the event portal soon.
    Please reach out to if you have any questions.

  • Congratulations to Westchester team advancing to LPGA Amateurs Cup Finals!
    Congratulations to Westchester team Count Tee Chicks for advancing to LPGA Amateurs Cup Finals!

    Count Tee Chicks team members: 
    Veronica Vawter - WCH
    Brenda Levis  - WCH
    Martha Johnson - WCH
    Marilyn Minisci - WCH
    Jeanne Frey  - WCH
    Nicolette Visalli-Cavallaro - WCH
    Jane Brown - WCH
    Sharon Primerano (Philadelphia chapter)

    Also congrats to chapter member Lisa Lifer who is advancing with the NJ Team We Got This!  

    We wish them the best of luck at the Cup Finals Aug 13-14, 2021 at Kingsmill Resort – River & Plantation in Williamsburg, VA.

  • Marie Sarmiento Memorial Golf Tournament August 23, 2021
    Join us for a day dedicated to celebrating and remembering Marily (Marie) Sarmiento!

    Monday, August 23, 2021
    Lake Isle Country Club
    Eastchester, NY

    Best Ball of Four
    10 am shotgun , followed by lunch
    Marily (Marie) loved golf but more than that she loved all of her golfing friends and what better way to celebrate her zest for life than to bring everyone together for a day of fun, laughs, and sharing memories.  All family, friends and fellow LPGA Amateur members are invited to attend a fun golf outing and a post-round lunch at Lake Isle Country Club.  Register here.

  • 2021 LPGA Amateurs Event Registrations Open Soon
    2021 LPGA Amateurs Event Registrations Open Soon
    Which events are you going to participate in? The registrations for the following 2021 LPGA Amateurs association-wide events will be opening on:

    August 4: LPGA Amateurs Stableford
    August 16: LPGA Amateurs Virtual Scramble
    August 18: LPGA Amateurs Championship Open

  • 2021 Charity Event Results
    Thanks to all that attended our 2021 Charity Event at Salem Golf Club this past Sunday, 6/13/21. Due to your generous support, we raised over $11,400 for Girls Inc. of Westchester County!

    Congratulations to the winners of our Scramble Competition!

    First Place - Net 55
    Laura Massari
    Pete Oris
    Peter Massari
    Michael Oris

    Second Place - Net 59
    Karen Stroman
    Beth Olmstead
    Wendy Tepperman
    Samantha Freeman

    Third Place - Net 60
    Ann Northrop
    Amy Madden
    Wonjung Sang
    Jessie Punia