Miami Chapter
COVID-19 Update: Golf Courses are OPEN in Miami-Dade with restrictions! Be smart and be safe.
Upcoming Events
WE ARE READY TO PLAY AGAIN!

Starting on May 16, we will begin GOLF and GO -
Saturday Golf at Shula's Golf Club.

Emails will be sent on Saturdays to RSVP for golf on the following Saturday.
Tee Times begin at 10 AM
Please read the Covid-19 requirements (below) so that you are familiar with the changes that are mandatory for Shula's Golf Club to re-open.
COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS
Shula's Golf Club will be re-opening under strict guidelines set forth by the mayor of Miami-Dade county. These requirements include the following:
  • Players will be responsible for bringing their golf equipment to a designated area.
  • No clubs or other equipment will be transported by golf course staff.
  • Designated signage will be placed outside the pro-shop and club-house outlining the required social distancing guidelines with masks.
  • Designated signage will be placed on beverage carts for instructions on how to order food & beverages.The restaurant will remained closed during the initial re-opening phase.
  • All guidelines will be followed to not exceed gathering limits established by local and state authorities.
  • No indoor events will be conducted.
  • Pro-shop entrances will remain closed. Payment will be made at the pro-shop window (table provided.) Staff will wear masks and gloves at all times.
  • The clubhouse and restrooms will be closed to all guests excluding essential staff.  Restrooms will be provided on the golf course.
  • No locker room or bag storage will be provided.
  • For all pro-shop lines, markers will be placed on the floor at a minimum of 6 feet intervals to comply with social distancing guidelines.
  • Hand sanitizer and/or disinfectant wipes will be provided in bathrooms/payment areas.
  • Each cart will be cleaned and disinfected prior to players use.All divot mix containers, scorecards, pencils, tees, towels, coolers or other shared materials will be removed from golf carts.
  • All touch-point areas and bathrooms will be disinfected every 2 hours.
  • Driving range and putting green will be closed during the initial re-opening phase.
  • A noodle will be used to fill the hole or cup will the EZ Lift system will be installed to prevent the ball from going in the hole (prevents flagpole touching.)
  • Rakes in all bunkers will be removed.
  • All water stations will be removed.
  • All ball wash units will be removed or locked down.
  • All practice facility bag stands will be removed.
  • The driving range will remain closed during the initial phase of re-opening.
  • Where possible, 60 and older clientele will be separated from younger clientele.
  • Players will be informed not to touch or remove the flagstick from the cups at all times (any putts that hit the cup or noodle will be considered holed.)
  • All players must stay at least six feet apart at all times, and a course ranger or other staff members will monitor player compliance on the course.
  • One player per cart, NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Walking is allowed while maintaining social distancing requirements.
  • All golfers are required to leave the golf course immediately after playing to eliminate congestion and gathering on the property or in the parking lot.


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Chapter News and Announcements
  • The SWFL Chapter invited Miami, Palm Beach and Ft. Lauderdale Chapters to the Clewiston Sugar Bowl match play.  76 participants were divided into two teams - Stevia (SWFL) v Agave (Visiting Chapters).  Agave won again this year!
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  • We had a fantastic day of fun and golf on December 14 at the Annual Holiday/Year End event. 

    First place winners with net 72 on game net ball "with a twist" were Satoko Umeda, Scott hummel, Pat Vanderklauuw and Lynn Carlson.  Second place team was Marie Staebell, Jeannette Sullivan, Jan Smith and Wendy Erasmous.

    Lottery tree raffle was won by Scott Hummel.  The 50/50 was won by Carolyn Caplan.  A drawing game was won by Scott Hummel and the "crazy sock award" went to Cindy Ackerman.

    Birdie pins were awarded to those members making a birdie during league play or an event.  Pins were awarded to Jennifer West, Satoko Umeda, Pat Atkinson, Jackie Cox, Sandra Green, Carey Allen, Jan Smith. Karen Schmid, Betsy Powers, Cheryl Porter and Pat Vanderklauuw.

    Drawing winners were Karen Schmid ($50 Shell gas card), Sally Whitton & Jeri Dausey (Shula's foursome), Bonnie Kaye, Scott Hummel, Lynn Carlson and Wendy Erasmous ($25 gift certificates from Planet Golf) and Jennifer West (Snow Jewelry $100 gift certificate). 
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  • South Central Florida Sectional Championship Qualifier Results
     
    Congratulations to the following Miami member winners in the SCFL Championship Qualifier held 6-15-19 at Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club, Naples, Fl:
     
    KJ Tjon with a 1LG win in the Championship Flight (and OVERALL CHAMPION) and Scramble team of Jackie Cox (Capt.), Cheryl Porter, Jan Smith and Carey Allen with a 2nd place win and  will advance to the Championship Finals Oct. 11 & 12 at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort in Ranch Mirage, CA.
     
    Also taking home trophies were Jennifer West - 2LN in the Second Flight, Satoko Umeda - 3LG in the Third Flight, Carolyn Caplan - 2LG in the Fourth Flight and Jeri Dausey - 3LN in the Fourth Flight.
Association News and Announcements
  • If you missed Grip it and Rip it, a Member's Only Facebook Live Event with LPGA Professional Ashley Moss on July 30, the recording is now available. Sign into the Member Clubhouse -> Webinars / Facebook Live -> On Demand.  
  • Drills For All Skills, a Member's Only Facebook Live Event Find out what drill will help fix that slice, or that hook! Facebook Live on Thursday, August 27th at 7PM EDT! Join the Member's Only Facebook page here!
  • Get your team together now and sign up for LPGA Amateurs Virtual Scramble! This fun event will run from Aug 28 - Sep 13 and all proceeds benefit the LPGA Amateurs Women on Par Scholarship Fund and the LPGA Renee Powell Grant Fund. Check out all the details here.
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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Access the Member Clubhouse to view benefit details (members only)

    

LPGA Amateur Golf Association Member Benefits – Miami Specific

Golf Opportunities:

  • Membership at Shulas Golf Club - 7601 Miami Lakes Dr, Hialeah, FL 33014.  Cost is only $31.03 plus tax per round.  Free locker (ask at desk)

Game Improvement:

  • USGA Handicap Service – GN21 ($25 - $75 value)
  • GolfTec: 10% off lessons –several locations within a reasonable driving distance.

Golf Clothes and Equipment:

  • Golf Galaxy: 10% off select items - In stores and online purchases. Location in Hollywood, FL
  • Chico’s – discount coupons available for LPGA Amateurs members. Several locations in the greater Miami Area
Volunteer

Want to get involved?  Make new friends?  Have a say in what the Miami Chapter is doing? VOLUNTEER!  Members are welcome and needed to help. Contact Carolyn Caplan via email or call her at 216-509-4200.