Coastal NJ Chapter
Upcoming Events

What to Look For in 2021

We are very exciting to kick-off our first year as a chapter. Join us for a great year - the first of many more as we grow, learn and share our joy for the great game of golf. Here is our season at a glance. Check back for updates.

  • March 16: Michelle will continue her educational series covering the Short game and the mental aspects of golf. Register here
  • March 20: New Member Orientation and Chapter Tee-Off Event. Look for your invitation to register coming soon.
  • March 22: Registration for leagues opens. 9-Hole Leagues are scheduled for 5PM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The 18-hole league will be start between 10-11 AM on Thursdays. Registration emails will go out to members soon! All courses are conveniently located in Monmouth and Ocean County.
  • March 24 - Pre-Season Clinic with Rylee Plitz at Eagle Ridge. See details here
  • April 20: League Play begins!
  • May 16 - Season Opener at Pebble Creek, 11AM
  • June 12 - Outing at Knob Hill, 11AM
  • June 26 - Shark River Event Inter Club Even with Northern NJ Chapter 12PM
  • Inter-club Events including a Tri-State Chapter Scramble
  • National Events including a Scramble in Pinehurst, NC - May 28-30 and a NE Regional Match Play at Crystal Springs  - July 10-11. The see the schedule of all national events click here
  • Set Up a GolfNet Handicap base for members who would like to establish and track their handicap. (optional)
Be sure to check back often for updates. Members will also receive updates by email and through social media. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • Get Ready for Spring Golf with Michelle Melia

    3/16/2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    You can register for the Zoom session on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 6PM
    Details LPGA Amateurs Coastal NJ Chapter is offering its current members two FREE digital instruction clinics with Michelle Melia, LPGA Class “A” Teaching Golf Professional. During each clinic, Michelle will show us stretching exercises and drills. She’ll instruct us in how to improve our grip, posture and stance. Cross training and nutrition will be discussed as well. And tips on putting will be taught too. About Michelle… Michelle’s teaching practices include 70% short game and 30% full swing. As a Class “A” Golf Professional Michelle has a history of playing golf from age 11. She competed on the Rutgers Golf Team where she was voted Most Valuable Player. Michelle has won five New Jersey Women’s Public Link Championships. She represented NJ at the PGA National Junior Championship and the World Optimist Championship. As a professional coach, Michelle has worked at Rutgers and Monmouth Universities. She is also the LPGA Teaching Professional at the First Tee for Monmouth and Ocean Counties. And as the lead instructor for ARC of Monmouth, she provides instruction for the Special Olympics Golf.

  • March 20th: Tee Off on Zoom

    3/20/2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    The Zoom Room for this event: Meeting ID: 897 2968 8935, Passcode: 039302
    Details Members and non-members are most welcome

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Chapter News and Announcements
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    We are happy to embrace the First Tee - Jersey Shore as a partner and encourage our members to volunteer.  Go to their website to see all the ways you can help bring our youth into the wonderful game of golf.
  • Meet our Sponsor - Dean's Natural Food Market

    Coastal NJ leaders with Sponsor Dean's Market We are so pleased to have Dean's Natural Food Market as our 2021 Corporate sponsor. Since 1966, Dean's has been a local source for natural, organic and non-GMO groceries and bulk goods. They have locations throughout NJ in Basking Ridge, Chester, Ocean Township and Shrewsbury.

    If you are looking to eat healthy Dean's has everything you need for special diets such as vegan, paleo, keto and gluten-free. In addition to groceries they feature a wonderful assortment of all natural and delicious prepared foods and a juice bar! If you are playing a round near one of their locations, why not try a made-to-order sandwich, juice or smoothie? It's just what you need to give you a boost of healthy energy for a great round of golf.

    With the golf season approaching, this is the perfect time to start a healthy eating and exercise plan. Dean's Blog is a great resource to help you along the way. 

    Because of sponsors like Dean's Natural Food Market, we are able to be a better LPGA chapter. Thank you Dean's!!! 

  • We are excited to announce our NEW Coastal NJ Chapter!

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    In response to our community of women golfers (and golf seekers), we have formed a chapter to highlight the presence of Monmouth and Ocean counties in the LPGA Amateur network. In the upcoming months:

    • We will be hosting events and activities to keep us connected. 
    • We will be offering webinars, tips and more to enrich your golf experiences.
    • We will be asking for your input about ways you would like to connect with us.
    • We will be having a great time!

Association News and Announcements
  • Save the date for a Virtual Celebration on November 16, 2021 - more information to come!
  • Watch this Yoga for Golfers Facebook Live event on February, 19 at 11:00 AM EST. A Facebook account is needed to join the group. A request to join the group is required and will be reviewed by a Staff Member. Click here to join the Members Only Facebook group. 
  • Join in this interactive session on Thursday, February 4 at 2:00 PM EST designed to knock off the rust and get moving for the new year! Click here to register for this webinar. 

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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