Fort Lauderdale Area Chapter
COVID-19 Update: All golf activities have resumed. All members play & participate at their own risk. Please follow all COVID19 related precautions on the golf course.
Upcoming Events
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9 and Dine at Deer Creek - Thursdays

We are excited to resume 9 and Dine league play every Thursday afternoon at Deer Creek. Currently the starting time is 5:30PM, and the rate is $25. If interested, please email Kiki no later than the previous Tuesday by 6:00PM.


Thanks to all who supported this annual event, either as participants, as donors, or as volunteers. We raised over $5,000 from our auction and 50/50 ticket sales, plus another $2,500 from the generosity of members and the Metro Dade Firefighters Charities. See this LINK for a list of all volunteers who generously donated their time to make this a fantastic success!


Colony West Country Club, a long time favorite of our chapter, will now be scheduled for the second Saturday of each month starting in October. We have 4 tee times beginning at 11:30 AM. Rate is $35 with the Colony Card, $45 without. Stephanie Adorno will be organizing golf as captain, so contact her if you wish to play.



Smokin_ Tees
East Coast Eagles
Flippin Birdies 2019 Winners
Smokin Tees 2019 team
Member Get a Member Drive
Chapter News and Announcements

    Check out our chapter's latest happenings - To view our latest newsletter  click HERE >>

    Welcome our New Members !

    Patty Gull  
    Jo Hodge   Patti Liljegren



    Our Ft. Lauderdale Chapter was represented by 4 teams of 8 players per team at the Florida Regional Cup Qualifier held June 5 & 6 at PGA National Resort's Palmer Course. The Qualifier consisted of 13 teams with 5 teams advancing to the National Cup to be held in Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, VA on August 13-14, 2021. Congratulations to our THREE teams who will be advancing to the Nationals !!
    2nd Place: East Coast Eagles with team captain Heather Weeter, Madeliene Abling, Stephanie Adorno, Julie Healy, Vicky Keith, Stephanie McCoy, Kathy Nalven, Tracy Nessl.
    3rd Place: Smokin Tees with team captain Becky Barstow. Kathy Burke, Terri Haas, Suzie Poirier, Leslie Sponder, Piya Thompson, Laurie Villa, Lori Weiss
    5th Place: Flippin Birdies with team captain Liz Porter, Carey Allen, Deb Brown, Peggy Butts, Linda Davis, Sandra Green, Josefina Ratto, Veronica Maria Trigo
    Our Chapter is VERY proud of you and good luck at the Nationals!!!

     East Coast Eagles
     East Coast Eagles - Making the picture is Heather, Madeliene, Vicky, Tracy & Julie

    Smokin_ Tees

     Smokin' Tees - Pictured here is Becky, Leslie, Suzie, Lori & Kathy

     Flippin_ Birdies
     Flippin' Birdies - Carey, Veronica, Debbie, Linda, Fina, Peggy, Liz & Sandi
    2021 FTLFireball  Team 

    The FTL Fireballs - while they didn't qualify for the finals, they gave it their best shot. Thanks to team captain Cindy Ackerman

    On Women's Golf Day, June 1, some short game clinics organized by Lucette Virazels were held at various surrounding golf courses. Participating in the Pembroke Lakes Country Club clinic in clockwise order are Pat Atkinson, Lucette Virazels, Master PGA Pro Harry Parker, Elise Gonzales, Cindy Ackerman, and LaShonne McBayne. Other clinics were held at Deer Creek, Plantation Preserve and Bridges at Springree, which included a beautiful rainbow at the 6 PM clinic..
    Pat, Lucette, Harry Parker, Elise, Cindy
    & LaShonne

    Pat Atkinson with LPGA Pro Sue Boyer
     at Bridges of Springtree Golf Clinic

Association News and Announcements
  • We made a TikTok account! - That's right! We made a TikTok account! Make sure to give us a follow and let us know what type of content YOU would like to see. Click here for our TikTok link!
  • You are invited to the Virtual Solheim Cup Watch Party this weekend, September 4-6! - Join with the LPGA Women's Network community and experience the biggest event in women's golf! Post your pictures and stories at #SolheimCupWatchParty and on the LPGA Amateurs Facebook Member Private pageTwitterInstagram, and TikTok
  • Play in the LPGA Amateurs Virtual Scramble and Support the LPGA Foundation! - Join in the fun of playing in the LPGA Amateurs Virtual Scramble and support the Women on Par Scholarship Fund and the Renee Powell Grant Fund. This unique event raised over $56,000 in 2020 and with your participation, together we can raise even more this year! Gather your team to play in this fun 4-person scramble at your favorite course between Sept 10 - 26, 2021. Team members who are not current LPGA Amateurs members will receive a complimentary LPGA Amateurs Virtual Membership that is valid through the end of 2021! LPGA Partners will also have special offers and discounts throughout the event as well as multiple prizes for low gross/low net! 
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)



Make sure to keep your membership current so that you can participate in all our chapter's activities. 

To renew online, follow these steps:
  • Log into the Member Clubhouse >
  • Click Profile and select Purchases at the top center of screen
  • Select Memberships from the menu list where you will see a green RENEW button
  • Click "Renew"
  • From the next screen you can edit existing info, like Company Name or your Golf Skills (many joined as a New Golfer years ago but are now Intermediate or Advanced)
  • Choose to "opt-in" to receive Women's Network Newsletter or the Golf Magazine
  • Select Fort Lauderdale as your Primary chapter and up to 3 Secondary chapters
  • Once completed with payment info, you can print an ID card from the Membership screen 
For questions on Membership, contact our chapter's Member Recruitment Director -
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  • Learn – contact a PGA or LPGA pro for lessons…see education
  • Play – play as a guest up to 3 times before joining…see chapter leagues
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Quick Links
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