Greater Springfield Chapter
COVID-19 Update: We are following Massachusetts mandates. Please check with your local courses for their protocols.
Upcoming Events

Welcome back to the best time of the year, Golf Season!

Our next golf event:
Saturday June 5: First tee time 9:30 -- Play at the stunning Crumpin-Fox. Registration opened on 5/1. To register before the event is filled, click here. This event is sponsored by the LPGA Amateurs Boston Chapter.

Our next social event:
Tuesday June 15: 6 - 8pm – Paint and Sip party at Tipsy Paint Brush, 610 Enfield St, Enfield CT.  Paint a beautiful illuminated wine bottle with instructions while enjoying your beer or wine (no food allowed until Covid restrictions lift). This is open to Members – minimum of 8 and maximum of 40 members. Cost is $30/pp. This is a private event for our Chapter only. Click here to register.


Visit our Events Page here to see what else we have planned for 2021.

As a member, you are welcome to play in any of the leagues as often as you wish. Just contact the league captain. Remember to confirm your playing status at the start of each week.

TUESDAY
Franconia GC – Springfield
Tee Times: 1:00 & 5:00 PM
League Captains: 1:00 - Lori Cotter - lori@loricutter.com 413-348-9259
5:00 - Priscilla Kowal - Priscillajkowal@msn.com 860-819-5790

Agawam CC 
– Agawam
Tee time: 2:00 PM
League Captain: Judy Santos - hidrox02@comcast.net 413-531-1732


WEDNESDAY

Chicopee CC – Chicopee
Tee times: 4:45 – 5:15 PM 
League Captains: Liz Albano - liz1865@icloud.com 413-626-8180
Dolly Wrona - Dorothy.wrona@eversource.com 413-237-3590


THURSDAY

Ledges GC – South Hadley
Tee times: 4:45 – 5:15 PM 
League Captain: Carol Marnelakis - cmarnelakis1@charter.net 413-594-7667 

 

LPGA AMATEURS NATIONAL EVENTS
LPGA Amateurs National Event Schedule

Mar 31: LPGA Amateurs Cup Regional Qualifiers Registration Opens
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Chapter News and Announcements
  • Bunker Relief

    When bunker rakes are not provided due to Covid-19 precautions, you can get relief. Read about the rules, and take a look at the diagram here.

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  • World Handicap System

    To review what you need to know about the new World Handicap System, read this article from the LPGA Women's Network website.

    Learn how to activate Golfnet and record your scores here.
    If you are using a mobile device (phone or tablet), use these directions instead.

    To find out more about your Handicap, please click on the link in your member clubhouse or visit lpgaamateurs.com.  

     
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Association News and Announcements
  • 2021 Women on Par Scholarship applications available now! These scholarships are intended for women, ages 30 and older, who are attending a college or university for the first time, or returning to school after an absence to complete their technical/vocational, Associate, or Bachelors degree.  In 2021, two (2) scholarships will be awarded: One (1) $2,000 Women on Par scholarship and one (1) $1,000 Women on Par scholarship. The scholarship application will remain open until 200 applications are received or April 1, 2021,  whichever occurs first. Click here to read more about Women on Par Scholarship. Please share the scholarship information with women you know who meet the eligibility requirements!
  • Registration for the 2021 LPGA Amateurs Regional Cup Qualifiers will begin on Wednesday, March 31! Similar to the other LPGA Amateurs 2021 Competitive Events, there is not a race to register for the Nine Regional Cup Qualifiers that will be held across the country beginning in June. Information about the registration process and other details for the Cup Series and all other LPGA Amateurs events can be found in the Member Clubhouse under Golf Events.  Please note to register and participate in Association-wide and Chapter events, your 2021 membership must be current.
  • LPGA Amateurs Exclusive Members Only Webinar and Facebook Live Events! Be sure to check out the tips for getting ready for the season; CardioGolf, Yoga, mental preparation and more are available in the Member Clubhouse, Webinar/Facebook Live, ON Demand Section! 
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)

Upcoming Facebook Live Events

Find out what drill would help fix that slice or that hook!
LPGA Amateurs Private Facebook Member Group
A request to join is required and 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 ClubhouseRules 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 

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
  • Log in to the member clubhouse to see your benefits!

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For information on becoming a member, please contact our Member Services Chapter Leader: Gillian Jreaswec - gilliannj2@comcast.net
Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers now!
Roles the Greater Springfield Chapter hopes to fill include:

Sponsorship -- Create relationships with local golf shops and courses #GrowTheGame!
League Coordinator -- Maintain regular communication with each League Captain.
Event Support -- Promote and participate in our social golf gatherings.
     
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Please contact Linda Fawcett - LPGAAMATEURSGS@Gmail.com

Benefits of volunteering:

•Being part of something bigger than ourselves
•Promoting the health & mental well being of fellow women golfers
•Getting to know members on another level

 

If you would be interested in helping at social events/golf outings/fundraising, please contact a board member -- email us.

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