Tucson Chapter
Upcoming Events
  •  May 1 - Happy Hour and Member Welcome Join us at NorthItalia on  Wednesday, May 1 at 5 pm to mix and mingle with our new members and old friends. And if you have a friend who might be interested in LPGA Amateurs, #inviteher! We'll take a break from golf for this mid-week get-together at one of our favorite, centrally-located watering holes. Your LPGA Amateurs Tucson Chapter will host with appetizers. Wine, beer and craft cocktails are available for purchase. Contact Membership Recruitment Director Liddy West at ewest123@msn.com if you have questions. RSVP on our events page
  • May 11 - Play Forty Niner CC!!!!  $23/all in pricing  Bring a guest!!!  Go to Chapter Events to sign up.  Registration closes May 4
  • The Cup is coming!!!!   If you would like to participate in a match play format, 8-person team, please contact Events Director Mary Ellen Case at mec0329@msn.com . The Western Regional Cup Qualifier is September 28-29 at Red Hawk Golf Club in Sparks, Nevada. Registration opens Jun 3. The finals will be November 1-2 in Orlando, Florida.
  • Dorado League - Every Wednesday The Dorado league ends April 25. $20 to ride and $14 to walk. RSVP to Member Services Director Theresa Riel at treil65@gmail.com. Details are being finalized for the Ventana summer league.
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Chapter News and Announcements
  • Local Championship Qualifier Results! Congratulations to our members who competed on Sunday, April 14 at Arizona National Golf Club! The results: 

    Senior low gross-Joanne Dowdy and Super Senior low gross-Beth Leroux

    Second Flight: 
    1st low gross-Georgianna Plank and 1st low net-Joanne Dowdy
    2nd low gross-Barb McCormick and 2nd low net-Mary Ellen Case

    Third Flight: 
    1st low gross-Beth Leroux and 1st low net-Jacki McCue
    2nd low gross-Donna Shaw and 2nd low net-Sandi Rabrich

    Fourth Flight:
    1st low gross-Sheila Woolsey and 1st low net-Kathy Chavez

    Scramble Teams:
    1st place-Captain Barb Ericks, Galen Grant, Brenda Loyd, Teri Ditsch
    2nd place-Captain Linda Hartsig, Kathie Coil, Caren Bidegain, Darla  Johnson 

    Low gross and low net will advance to the Southern California Desert Southwest Sectional Championship Qualifier on June 15 at Sycuan Resort in El Cajon, California. Both scramble teams will also advance to the SCQ. Good luck, Ladies!

    A special thank you to LCQ Director, Mary Ellen Case and Tournament Director of the Day, Liddy West, assisted by Janet West and Terry Rosales!

    ...AND Congratulations to Donna Shaw on her first ACE on Hole #16!!!

    Our 2019 membership drive continues to be a success with 8 new member joining this year.
    Please welcome Beth Leroux, Liz Long, Joanne Noonan and Darci Reutzel. Also, Angela De La Fuente, Emily Jo Bronemann and Kit Stephens joined LPGA Amateurs at our March 16 Member Round-Up at Arizona National Golf Club.

    AGA Medallion Qualifier Congratulations to our Medallion winners, Linda Hartsig (low gross) and Sandi Rabrich (low net)! Sandi has already qualified to play through Del Urich, so Joanne Dowdy, second place low net, will join Linda to represent our chapter at the AGA Medallion competition in January 2020. The Medallion Qualifier was held at San Ignacio Golf Club during January, February and March. Finishing in second place low gross was Kathie Coil.

    Ringer Results The winter ringer was held concurrently with the Medallion Qualifier at San Ignacio Golf Club. Winners in Flight 1 were Deb Ballum - 1st place, Linda Hartsig - 2nd place and Caren Bidegain - 3rd place. Winners in Flight 2 were Judy Lantau - 1st place, Beth Leroux - 2nd place and Sandi Rabrich in 3rd place. Congrats!!

    LPGA Founders Cup  Tucson Chapter members Pam Black-Davis, Leigh Alexander, Liz Long, Liddy West and Kathy Chavez attended the LPGA Founders Cup March 23 in Phoenix to promote LPGA Amateurs Golf Association and to watch the pros play at Wildfire Golf Club. We were delighted to have golf legend Nancy Lopez stop by and say hello!!

    GHIN Handicap Service – Handicap service through AGA just got easier. Our chapter is now set up to allow online registration for new members. Register here and click on Join. Our handicap chair will then confirm your registration. Just in time, because starting January 1, 2020, the LPGA Amateurs handicap service will be discontinued. For questions contact our Handicap Chair, Sandi Rabrich at srabrich@gmail.com 

Association News and Announcements
  • The Women on Par Scholarship Program has officially launched for 2019! This year we have narrowed our focus in order to have a more direct impact on our members and their family’s lives. We’re excited to announce we have changed the eligibility requirements to only LPGA Amateur members, daughters and granddaughters of members. Read more at this direct link: https://lpgaamateurs.com/memberships/scholarship/

  • New Chapter Sites have launched. Thank you to all the volunteers who helped to launch their new Chapter sites!
  • The LPGA Women’s Network has launched their new podcast “Talk Birdie to Me.”  Hosted by former LPGA Tour player turned journalist Anya Alvarez, this podcast is the first of its kind and is dedicated to sharing conversations centered around women's golf and the issues you care about most.  Click here to listen to the first episode featuring Cheyenne Woods and Shasta Averyhardt who share their thoughts on diversity and representation in golf.
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)

Get Rewarded for Participation and New Member Referrals

Once again, we will be tracking participation in LPGA Amateur Golf Association Tucson events and will award a prize to the person who participates in the most events in 2019  – fun events, ringers, competitions, leagues, social events, everything!  And the winner will be recognized at our Annual Business Dinner in November.

Also this year we will be giving a prize to the member that recruits the most new members this year. Make sure your new members says you referred her on the new member application. 

In line with LPGA Amateurs Chapters around the country, we're going to broaden our outreach, publicize our events more widely, and welcome guests at all events.  All levels of golfers who want to learn, play, and enjoy golf for business and fun are welcome to play at chapter events.  Your chapter hosts golf outings, social, and networking events throughout the year.  Chapter members are provided with the opportunity to participate in local, regional, and national championships and events.  Whether you’re a beginner taking your first lesson or an experienced lifelong golfer, you’ll find a warm welcome from our members. 

Five reasons to join:
-  Largest amateur women's golf organization in the US
-  Connect with new friends who share your love of the game
-  Make useful business contacts
-  Save $$ and let us organize your round at courses across the Tucson area
Have fun!!

The Tucson Chapter welcomes volunteers to serve on the board, work with board members, plan and manage events and assist tournament directors on competition days.