Fairfield County Chapter
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Welcome to the 2021 Golf Season!

- Coming soon -

Virtual tee-Off March 11th 7:00-8:30
Chapter News and Announcements
  • Congratulations to Fairfield County for winning the Inter-Chapter Championship against Westchester. 
    Wining Scores: Fairfield 10.5 vs. 
    Westchester 5.5

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    Fairfield County Chapter places FIRST at the 2020 New England Cup!

    Captain Christy Machan was joined by Barbara Budnick, Doreen Brown-Wade, Jacki Bucca, Kim Moedjio, Mary Ellen Patzuk & Wendy Woolf!

    Well done ladies!

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    The Central CT Chapter placed second making it a CT sweep in Boston!
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Association News and Announcements
  • Save the date for a Virtual Celebration on November 16, 2021 - more information to come!
  • Watch this Yoga for Golfers Facebook Live event on February, 19 at 11:00 AM EST. A Facebook account is needed to join the group. A request to join the group is required and will be reviewed by a Staff Member. Click here to join the Members Only Facebook group. 
  • Join in this interactive session on Thursday, February 4 at 2:00 PM EST designed to knock off the rust and get moving for the new year! Click here to register for this webinar. 

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

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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
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The USGA will adapt the World Golf Handicap System beginning January 1st, 2020.    There will be many changes to the current handicap system, but here are the key points to know:

Handicap Index - Your handicap index will be calculated on you eight best scores of your 20 most recent rounds(previously ten best scores).    Your handicap index will most likely come down a little, but so will everyone else's.   Your golf handicap is meant to be a measure of your potential (better rounds) and the USGA estimates that players will play to or beat their handicap about 20% of the time with the new formula.  

Maximum Score per Hole for Posting - The previous Equitable Stroke Control table is now gone, and replaced with a simple formula.   With the new handicap system,  Net Double Bogey will be the highest score golfers can take for posting purposes.  

Daily Handicap Revisions - Your golf handicap will now be revised every day instead of twice a month.     With the new system, it is very important that golfers post their scores on the same day the round is played.    

Handicap Safeguards - The new handicap system factors in a players low handicap index of the previous 12 months.   Once a players index rises three shots above that low, further upward movement will be slowed and eventually capped at 5 strokes.   There will be no limit to downward movement.  
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