Birmingham Chapter
Upcoming Events

July 18  Bowling Social, Bowlero Riverview, 5-7 p.m., Hosted by Aleks Hoffmann
Click here to register! 

Upcoming Travel Events:

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Perdido Bay Golf - Joint Chapter Event 

  September 6-8
What:   Scramble Event with Annette Thompson's soon to be LPGA Amateurs Chapter.  (Annette Thompson is a former Birmingham chapter Member). Upper Gulf Coast is not an official chapter yet, but hopefully will be very soon.  There are 
3 Tee times available on Friday, Sept 6, with the scramble event on Saturday,  Sept 7, with tee times beginning at 10:30.  Optional tee times are available for Sunday, Sept 8.  Email Bobbie Markham, if you are interested in playing Sunday as well.
Cost:  The cost for Golf is $35
Accommodations:  The Chapter will NOT be making arrangements for accommodations, so you will need to make your own.  Hopefully, the following ideas will give you some great options:  
Cottages are available at the Golf Resort. Click here to view website.  The cottages have rates for single rooms and 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom suites that include a washer/dryer and a grill. The rates run from $149 for a 1 BR, up to $399 for a 4 BR suite.  Check the website for more information.

If you prefer to stay in a beachfront hotel, we recommend Orange Beach, AL.  By car it is only 25 minutes away from the Perdido Bay Golf Club.  Pensacola Beach, on the other hand, is about  a 45 minute drive.  Pensacola has great options too and is about 30 minutes from Perdido.

Ready to sign up? Click here!  Questions - Bobbie Markham     



RTJ - The Shoals Overnight Event 

When:  October 5-6 Tee times begin on Saturday, October 5 at 11:00 a.m. on The Schoolmaster course.  On Sunday, tee times begin at 8:00 a.m. on The Fighting Joe course.
Accommodations:  Lodging will be at the Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa, 10 Hightower Place in Florence, AL.  (This place is NICE!) 
Registration deadline is September 1, 2019.  If you need to cancel you MUST find a replacement.  We will open up registration to the Nashville and Huntsville Chapters on July 15 if we do not have enough Birmingham members signed up at that point.  
Cost:  Costs for the event are as follows:  
Option 1:  $235 for golf on Saturday and Sunday and Saturday overnight accommodations double occupancy (you will have a roommate).  
Option 2:  $325 for golf on Saturday and Sunday and Saturday overnight accommodations single occupancy (lonely!) 

Questions? Happy to help! 
Bobbie Markham
205-826-5758 (call or text)

Ready to sign up? Click here

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Chapter News and Announcements
  • Congratulations to the Birmingham Chapter North Florida Southeast Sectional Winners: 

    First Flight: 
    Barbee Bryant - First Place Low Gross

    Second Flight: 
    Anne Yuengert - Second Place Low Gross
    Jennifer Whitaker - Second Place Low Net

    Fourth Flight:
    Bobbie Markham - Second Place Low Gross

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    We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new members.
    We are so pleased to have you in the Birmingham Chapter

    Sarah Sargent 
    (TopGolf Director of Instruction) - Joined 6/4/19
    Erica Nelson - Joined 6/12/19
    Erin Freier - Joined 6/17/19

Association News and Announcements
  • 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. We encourage you to check out the events happening in your area at and consider using this opportunity to #inviteHER to personally invite someone who isn't an active golfer or has never picked up a club. Even if you're not participating in an event you can support Women's Golf Day by posting on social media with the hashtag #womensgolfday.
  • 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.
  • 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. Learn more about the award and nominate a volunteer at this direct link:
Member Benefits

The LPGA Amateurs offers a welcoming golf community for all women to learn to play, play better, have fun and make friends.  Highlights of LPGA Amateurs member benefits include:

  • Organized golf: leagues, outings, regional & LPGA Amateurs competitive events, golf experiences and trips
  • Golf education, instruction and clinics
  • Social and networking events
  • Free entrance (member plus one guest) to all LPGA, Symetra, and LPGA Legends Tour events in the US and Canada
  • Discounts on apparel, equipment, travel, greens fees and more

View all member benefits

Access the Member Clubhouse to view benefit details (members only)


Without our volunteers, LPGA Amateurs - Birmingham would not exist! Opportunities range from helping out for a few minutes with an event, to planning an event, heading up a golf league, to serving on the board of directors.  

We realize everyone is busy, and finding the time can be difficult, but even a small contribution of your time is valuable to us! The more member engagement we have, the better our experience will be!