Fort Lauderdale Area Chapter
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The 7th annual Match Play competition between our Fort Lauderdale Chapter and the Palm Beach Chapter is set for Sunday August 18th at Coral Springs Country Club. PBC has won the trophy 3 times and FTL has won it 3 times, so this tie-breaking event will be a blast!!. MARK YOUR CALENDARS and details will soon follow on our Calendar.

SATURDAY GOLF CLINICS - August 24 - September 21
Registration now open for LPGA Golf 101 Program every Saturday starting 9:00 AM at Conte's Palm Aire Golf Academy. Cost is $125 for all five Saturdays with Michele Conte, a "Top 50" LPGA Teaching Professional. Michele will work with all playing levels in a small group setting. Pre-register to hold a spot by calling (954) 971-7867 or email Michele at

Registration for the 2019 LPGA Amateur Cup (Match Play) opened and closed in 20 minutes on June 3, allowing only 3 of our CUP teams to register for the Southern Regional Qualifier in Daytona. The SMOKIN' TEES (Becky Barstow, Terri Haas, Liz Finn, Susan Burns, Lori Weiss, Diana Azor, Leslie Sponder and Donna Pell), the EAST COAST EAGLES (Heather Weeter, Stephane Adorno, Michelle Florea, Kathy Nalven, Linda Davis, Josefina Rato, Madeliene Abling and Vicky Keith) and the FORT LAUDERDALE FIREBALLS (Cindy Ackerman, Maggie Tawil, Shellie Morrison, Marie Staebell, Pat Atkinson, Deb Ladig, Dulce Fernandez and Ronnie Hall) will be representing our chapter in September.
**Southern Qualifier is September 21-22 at LPGA International in Daytona Beach
**National Finals are November 1-2 at Reunion Resort in Orlando



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Chapter News and Announcements
    Check out our chapter's latest happenings - View our July newsletter HERE >

         As part of the rebranding process, in March we went to a new format for our chapter website. Now the LPGA Amateur Headquarters are asking for suggestions to improve the look and function of our site.
    PLEASE TELL ME WHAT YOU LIKE ABOUT THE NEW SITE, OR WHAT YOU MISS ABOUT OUR OLD SITE. I am NOT talking about the Golf Calendar, but the HOME page and how to navigate to the back pages under ABOUT US, EVENTS, SPONSORSHIP and CONTACT US. Send your feedback, both positive and negative, to our Webmaster Karen Hord. Your suggestions will be sent to Tech Support of LPGA Amateurs. THANKS!
  • Welcome to our New and Returning Members !

    Gabriela Manley Alana Sheldon-Miller Darcy Beeman
    Daryl LaRoche Anne LaRoche Caryn Nolen

Association News and Announcements
  • Women's Golf Day 2019 events are being scheduled for June 4, 2019 and we hope you will take advantage of these fun events designed to celebrate women's golf around the world. We encourage you to check out the events happening in your area at and consider using this opportunity to #inviteHER to personally invite someone who isn't an active golfer or has never picked up a club. Even if you're not participating in an event you can support Women's Golf Day by posting on social media with the hashtag #womensgolfday.
  • The registration for the 2019 LPGA Amateurs Cup Regional Qualifiers will open on June 3 at 9:00pm EDT (8:00pm CDT, 7:00pm MDT and 6:00pm PDT). Detailed registration information can be found by logging into the Member Clubhouse, pressing My Events, then pressing the LPGA Amateurs Cup link. Click on this link to begin the registration process.
  • 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:
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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