LPGA Amateurs - Austin, TX Chapter
Chapter News & Announcements
  • Our very own Judi Blue was awarded the Volunteer of the Month award for her work with the USGA-LPGA Girls Golf Program through The First Tee of Greater Austin. "She serves as the Volunteer Coordinator for LPGA Amateurs Golf and helps to recruit other women to get involved." Check out her Facebook article at https://www.facebook.com/firstteeaustin

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  • Our first fun-play tournament of the season was held at Vaaler Creek Golf Club. We had 33 ladies from the Austin Chapter and 17 from San Antonio! This was a 4-person modified shamble event. Congratulations to all the winners, especially our lovely Best-Dressed Team of Lara Enzor, Kim Golden, Diane Lee and Gwen Neal. With all of the precautions that had to be negotiated due to COVID-19 a special thanks goes out to the organizing committee Judi Blue, Wendy Malloch and Cheri Hisaw. 


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  • Each month our chapter helps out the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Program through The First Tee of Greater Austin by playing a few holes of golf with young ladies as they are beginning their golf careers. The ladies instruct the girls on proper etiquette and give them some tips on techniques for different shots but mostly just support them and give them a positive experience. Thank you to the ladies who volunteer their time for this worthwhile cause.
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  • What's the second most favorite pastime of golfers? Gambling of course! We kicked off our 2020 season at Flintrock Falls Golf Club with a presentation on the new World Handicap System from our handicap chair Melinda Hipp and then dove right in to the dice and cards! Our silent auction and 50/50 raffle raised $500 for the Chapter. 

     

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  • Our AimPoint clinic in February taught us how to read the slope of the green and decide where to aim our ball in order to sink more putts. Hope to see some lower scores from these ladies in the future! If there is enough interest we may do this clinic again in the Fall.
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  • Our first event of the 2020 season was a Meet and Greet for old and new members held at Cover 3 downtown. Our new board was introduced and the schedule of events for this season was released. Guests could order their own food and create interesting cocktails at the Mimosa Bar. We all had a great time and hopefully we got some new members signed up for this season!

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  • On Saturday Nov. 9 we got together to celebrate the end of another great season of golf. To mix it up we decided to hold a tail-gate party outside The Darrell K Royal Texas stadium to cheer on the Texas Longhorns. We had delicious BBQ brisket with all the fixin's and plenty of adult beverages to go along with it. We opened the event up to friends and family as well to make it extra special.

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    This was also an opportunity to hand out our year-end awards. Congratulations to the following ladies:

    • Rookie of the Year - Judi Blue

    • Golfer of the Year - Kristin Hazard

    • Miss Congeniality - Mary Thoen

    • Best Cheerleader - Terri Hoffman

    • Phoenix Award - Teri Escobar

    • Judy Nudelman Award - Sandy Wood

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    Thank you to all the ladies who played with us this season. It was a lot of fun and we hope to see you back again next year!