LPGA Amateur Golf Association -Greater Springfield Chapter
COVID-19 Update: We are following our current state mandates. Please check with your local courses
Upcoming Events
Local Chapter Events!

*Season Opener- Monday May 18th  - TBD- Situation is Fluid
The first week in May has been determined as our "Official" season. Thus, leagues to start this week. 

Putts & Pints- Franconia - Date to be determined
Lesson with Ryan TBD

* Chip & Sip- Chicopee Country Club
Wednesday June 17th, 5:00 P.M
Mike O'Neil - Lesson

*End of the Year Gala-
Thursday , November 12th,  Time & Location to be determined

«The Above Dates Have Been Locked in.
Please save the dates below. Sign up Info To Follow

LPGA Boston Invitationals
June 7:Cold Spring in Belchertown
July 19: The Ranch, Southwick

LPGA Amateur Boston Northeast Challenge:
July 25 & 26: Green Mountain National, Killington, VT


* Play at your own risk, review & adhere to state and government advisories

 

 

Please feel free to reach out to golfevents@lpgaamateurs.com if we can be of any assistance to you or if you have any questions. 


  • LEAGUES

    5/4/2020 11:00 PM - 11/1/2020 12:00 AM
    TUESDAY Franconia Golf Course – Springfield Tee Times- 2:00 & 5:00 P.M. League Captain: 2:00 P.M-Linda Fawcett: LFawcettrealty@charter.net 413-427-4952 5:00 P.M. Priscilla Kowal- priscillajkowal@msn.com 860-819-5790 Agawam CC Tee times:2:00 P.M. League Captain: Judy Santos, hidrox02@comcast.net, 413-531-1732 WEDNESDAY Chicopee Country Club – Chicopee Tee times: 4:45 – 5:15 PM League Captains: Liz Albano, elizabeth.albano@eversource.com 413-626-8180 Dolly Wrona, Dorothy.wrona@eversource.com 413-237-3590 Crestview Country Club – Agawam League cancelled but call Joan if interested in playing Joan Choiniere - jchoiniere13@comcast.net 413-569-5013 THURSDAY Ledges Golf Course – South Hadley Tee times: 4:45 – 5:30 PM League Captain: Carrie Ingham, cingham@specialtybolt.com, 413-330-9278
    Details Our League Season, will tentatively start May 18th. Our schedule covers courses in the Greater Springfield area, including; Franconia, Westover Golf Club, Edgewood Golf Course,Agawam Golf Course, Chicopee C.C., Crestview C.C., Ledges Golf Course. See you in 2020

Chapter News and Announcements
  • handicap

    World Handicap System

    Many golfers are still getting used to all the changes to the rules of golf that took effect in January 2019, and now there’s another big change—this one to the handicap system. Before you get too stressed, let’s review what you need to know about the new World Handicap System (WHS). Just click on this link and check out the article from the LPGA Women's Network website.

    To find out more about your Handicap , please click on the link in your member clubhouse. Or visit LPGAAmateur.com webinars under this topic.
  • Although we are all anxious to get out on the course, we need to follow the State mandates due to the Corona Virus.
    Leagues are scheduled to start May 18th- Please call the course before you head out. The date might change
    In the mean time check out the many videos  & clinics via the Women's Golf Network.
    part of your member benefits Sign in at  your Member Clubhouse.
    Our schedule covers courses across the Greater Springfield area including; Franconia G.C, Westover G.C, Agawam G.C, Chicopee C.C, Crestview C.C, Ledges G.C.
    We look forward to seeing you on the course

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    Season Opener-
    Monday May 18th- TBD Depending on State Mandates.

    Putts & Pints-
    Tuesday  at Franconia- TBD
    Instruction with Ryan- TBD

    Chip & Sip-Wednesday June 10th, Chicopee Country Club. TBD
    Instruction with Mike O'Neil -TBD

    End of the Year Gala- Thursday November 12th TBD
    Location & Info to follow

    The above Dates are Locked in. Please save the following Dates
    Info on how to sign up to follow

    LPGA Boston Invitationals
    June 7:Cold Spring in Belchertown
    July 19: The Ranch, Southwick

    LPGA Amateur Boston Northeast Challenge:
    July 25 & 26: Green Mountain National, Killington, VT


Association News and Announcements
  • Please contact the Chapter leaders if you have questions about Chapter events due to COVID-19. 
  • It’s Volunteer Appreciation Week and words can’t accurately describe the gratitude we have for our LPGA Amateurs volunteers. In the midst of the world pandemic, our volunteers have stepped up to the plate, rolled up their sleeves, and are proven change agents and innovators. In our sport, the golf clap is a universal sign of respect and appreciation, #WECLAPFOREYOU. View picture message from LPGA Amateurs Staff.
  • Members receive two months of membership with Headspace for free. To access the complimentary code visit the My Offers page in the Member Clubhouse. 
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)

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    Member Benefit Webinars and Facebook Live Events

    LPGA Amateurs continues to add Member Benefit Webinars and now, Facebook Live Events. (Additional details and previously recorded programs can be found in the Member Clubhouse - Webinar/Facebook Live tab)

    Are you Leveraging LinkedIn? Hosted by: Diana Gats, see bio here
    Learn tips and techniques that you can implement immediately!
    Tuesday, May 12 10:00 AM EDT    
    Register Here

    Mindset of a Champion hosted by LPGA Professional, Debbie O'Connell
    Monday, May 18 7:00pm EDT
    Learn what it train yourself to think like a Champion!  
    Facebook Live Event - presented on the LPGA Amateur Golf Association – Members Only Facebook page. This is a private group for current LPGA Amateurs members only and the request to join will be approved by an LPGA Amateurs Staff Member. A Facebook account is needed to join the group.

    LPGA Amateurs Partner Showcase
    We are bringing together many of the LPGA Amateurs Partners to give you the opportunity to learn how to take advantage of these benefits available for you as an LPGA Amateurs member.
    Wednesday, May 20 2:00pm EDT
    Register Here

    Q & A with Nancy Lopez
    Thursday, June 4  7:00pm EDT
    Facebook Live Event - presented on the LPGA Amateur Golf Association – Members Only Facebook page. This is a private group for current LPGA Amateurs members only and the request to join will be approved by an LPGA Amateurs Staff Member. A Facebook account is needed to join the group.

If your schedule doesn’t allow you to participate in the webinar live, they will be recorded and posted in the Webinar section in the Member Clubhouse. The recent webinar Rules 101 has been posted and is available to watch on-demand. We’ll also be posting the information and registration links in this section as additional webinars are scheduled and we encourage you to check back often. If you have ideas for topics, please send them to: chapters@lpgaamateurs.com  

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Your 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
  • Webinars and on demand programs
  • Social and networking events
  • New connections, New Friends
  • Member Directory- Business or Social
  • 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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View all member benefits

Access the Member Clubhouse to view benefit details (members only)

For information on becoming a  member, Please contact our Membership Recruitment Director: Linda Lasorsa - Lasorsall@yahoo.com 
Current members Contact: Gillian Jreaswec- gilliannj2@comcast.net  if you have a question about your membership. 
Volunteer
The Greater Springfield LPGA Amateurs are always looking for women to help with events. If you are interested in meeting new people and having fun,

Benefits of volunteering:
•Being part of something bigger than ourselves
•Promoting the Health & Mental well being of fellow woman golfers
•Getting to know members on another level


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Please contact Kim Kiernan - kim.kiernan@eversource.com


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