Central Connecticut Chapter
Upcoming Events
CHECK THE CHAPTER CALENDER under events for updates:


1.  Fenwick Frostbite is open for Regisration
Fenwick Frostbite Flyer with registration info
Join us for the 2nd Annual “Fenwick Frostbite“ 9-Hole Outing
Sunday, November 3rd Tee Times beginning at 10:00 am

This is your chance to play at the historic and picturesque Fenwick Golf Course, Located at Saybrook Point in Old Saybrook, CT Play the same course where Fenwick’s legendary summer resident, Katharine Hepburn once played!

Space is limited to only 16 golfers, so don’t hesitate!
Cost is $25 per person for 9 holes

Fenwick is an easy walking course, pull carts are available at no additional charge but everyone is encouraged to bring their own cart. (A limited number of motorized carts are available for $15 – please indicate if you wish to reserve a motorized cart – payable that day)

Warm up with lunch and beverages, on your own at The Penny Lane Pub, 150 Main Street, Old Saybrook, immediately following the round! Prizes will be awarded for “Closest to the Pin” and “Longest Drive”
Attached is the flyer.  Michelle Davis is collecting the money directly.  

2.  Sign up for the End of Year Chapter Outing:
October 20, 2019
Join us for some fun and games - prizes and awards.  Help us celebrate the 2019 golf season!!!

Join us for a shamble (NO handicap necessary!!!) Just come and play!!

Rosemary Gunning and Karen Stook are moving their Oktoberfest event to our End of Year outing!  We are in for a treat!!  They have many contests planned for a FUN event!

AND decorate your carts!!  Prize will be awarded for the most Fall Fun Cart!!

We are accepting donations for raffle prizes!  Please let JoAnn Portelance know! (Contact info below)

Sunday - October 20
T-times beginning at 11 AM
Registration will open at 10.  

Fox Hopyard
1 Hopyard Rd. 
East Haddam, CT 06423

$75 includes
9 Holes of golf with cart
Range Balls
Delicious Fare after Golf (Cash Bar)
Fun, Games, Prizes and Drawings
Final Chapter Meeting of the season

Register here:  Fox Hopyard, End of Year Outing Registration

Registration Deadline:  October 12, 2019

This event is limited to 40, so register early to guarantee a spot!

What is a Shamble you say?  Everyone tees off.  Pick the best spot for the 2nd shot, and everyone plays their own ball for the rest of the hole as it lands.  Lowest Score is recorded. (It is lots of fun and actually plays much quicker than a scramble!!)

Direct questions to JoAnn Portelance  860-919-3236  or joann.portelance1@hotmail.com

3.  2020 BOARD ELECTIONs are FINAL!!

President:  Melissa Arora
Finance Director:  JoAnn Portelance
Leagues and Education Director:  Carol Noble

Please congratulate these women, and wish them well as we enter into the 2020 planning season!!


Christmas Party:  December 4





Chapter News and Announcements
Association News and Announcements
  • We have partnered with Golf Fore Africa who has been working in Zambia to bring CLEAN WATER to rural communities. There are 844 million people in the world who lack access to clean water. That's nearly 1 in 10 people worldwide or over twice the population of the United States! Join us in supporting this incredible cause and donate now ==> https://bit.ly/2wM9NRb

  • 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.
  • Club Champion, the newest partner of the LPGA Amateurs, is generously offering $100 off on full-bag fittings and $25 off all other fittings for all LPGA Amateur Golf Association members. View this direct link for more details of the discount --> https://lpga.box.com/v/clubchampionbenefit
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)


We are happy to report that National has been working with the Connecticut State Golf Association (CSGA) to create an opportunity for us to renew or apply for a GHIN number.  Payment is made directly to the CSGA and can be set up for automatic renewal.  The cost is $26 for LPGA Amateur members.
Members can keep their existing number or apply for a new one during the registration process.

Here’s the link :  http://bit.ly/2VvTUIH.

There are still a few of you who keep your handicap through the LPGA Amateurs website. Please be advised.   This is the last year for this service!!