Fresno - San Joaquin Chapter
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Captain Linda promised to return the Cal Cup trophy to Fresno and her team reclaimed the title for another year. The team consisted of Jodie Asher, Jasmine Maestas, Gwen Deeter, Denice Chambers, Julie Howe, Bobbi Hanada, Linda Steiner, Cindy Grazier, Marlene Ray, Joyce Crane, Deb Coe, and Maureen Cook. Everyone had a great time and we were thrilled to return the trophy to Fresno. 



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Chapter News and Announcements
  • Patti Liscio our own chapter member and LPGA teaching professional has a girls golf club for youth. She is looking for some of our members to assist her in teaching these young girls how to play golf and be mentors for  them. Call Patti at (559) 266-3015 if you can assist her.
  • It was so good to start the season with the kickoff dinner highlighting all the new leagues, future clinics, playdays and tournaments we will get participate in this year. Linda Steinert our Cal Cup Captain displayed the 2018 Trophy the Fresno chapter won last year. . Linda is leading our team this year in Sacramento  and is promising to return this trophy back to Fresno.
    Part of our chapters mission is to give back to our community. Last night all our members brought a teddy bear to give to the Clovis Police Department for children who are experiencing a traumatic event. Chris Taliaferro from the Clovis PD explained how all of their police officers carry these bears in their squad cars and it helps these children cope by having something to hold while they are in crisis. Chris said, " It is amazing how much these soft bears help these children." 
    Special thanks to Nanci Mathers, Jodi Asher, Denice Chambers for organizing the event. Also thanks to Kathy Gannon and Ann Hamilton for the flower arrangements. And thanks to all the women who attended -making sure we have a bright season ahead.
Association News and Announcements
  • Registration is Open for Biggest Loser Handicap Challenge - How low can you go? The goal of this National challenge is to lower your Handicap Index. Participants are flighted and the winners of each flight will receive a prize. The player who lowers her Handicap Index by the most strokes will win the Grand Prize - a round of golf for the winner and a guest with 2-time LPGA Major Champion, Brittany Lincicome! Click HERE to register by May 15 and learn more.

  • Several LPGA Amateurs systems will be unavailable on Saturday, April 27 due to scheduled maintenance.  Affected systems include Member Clubhouse, handicap system, chapter website editing (websites will still work, but you won't be able to log in).  Maintenance will begin at 6 AM ET and is expected to conclude no later than 12 PM.
  • 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:

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)


Phone It In!  
Volunteer to be part of our "PHONE TREE" Posse

We are in need of 10 to 15 volunteers to be part of our Phone Tree Posse.  Make telephone calls to fellow LPGA Amateur members and personally invite their participation in golf, education and special events throughout the year.

I'll take up very little of your time plus you'll have the opportunity to engage with members you might not otherwise - and might even find some new golfing partners!  Most importantly, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you made an important contribution to the continuing success of the Fresno Chapter of LPGA Amateurs Golf Association.

Here are the answers to some questions you may have:

WHEN?  "Phone Tree Posse" volunteers will occasionally (3-4 times per year) be asked to call 10-15 chapter members to invite and encourage their participation in a specific event - for example, the Annual Kickoff Brunch or a sponsor's social event.

WHERE?  Calls can be made from the comfort of your home - or anywhere else - that works for you.

  We want to ensure that EVERY member benefits from all the events, special activities and FUN we have to offer. .  We particularly want to reach out to new members so that they feel welcome, understand the various events and have an opportunity to ask questions.

So, what are you waiting for! 

Email Gwen Deeter, Membership Director, at