York-Simcoe, Canada Chapter
COVID-19 Update: Ontario Golf Courses are currently closed in accordance with the province's stay at home order. Please check Cardinal Golf Club website for the most recent information.
Upcoming Events
Season Opener at RedCrest - Date TBD 

Ontario Scramble Open at Lionhead - June 5 & 6 - Registration Full - Wait list only

Would you like a refresher on RULES or HANDICAPPING?  Webinars on these, and a variety of other topics are available to you on demand in the Members Clubhouse by logging into www.lpgaamateurs.com  


New Members or Renewing Memberships in Canada

Memberships are initiated and renewed on the US website www.lpgaamateurs.com  Current members can renew by logging in to their account..
New members can JOIN HERE.

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The York-Simcoe Chapter plays each Tuesday at Cardinal's RedCrest in Newmarket. Find out more about booking tee times

Remember - please be sure to cancel you tee time if you can't make it!

As the Board works on events for the coming golf season, be sure to check out the events page and the Golf Scoring blog for events being organized in our league.

To learn about LPGA Amateurs international competitive events, access the LPGA Amateurs Member Clubhouse or, for Ontario events, REGISTER FOR EVENTS here

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Chapter News and Announcements
  • Golf Canada Memberships

    Your Golf Canada Membership will be activated between April 1 - April 15 (for those who are maintaining a handicap index), in time for the official opening of the Ontario active golfing season on April 15. You may receive an email from Golf Canada that indicates you need to pay. PLEASE DO NOT PAY THIS. Your Golf Canada membership is paid for and managed by LPGA Amateurs.If you have any questions or issues, please contact our Handicap Chair Barb Thompson. There is no need to contact Golf Canada or Golf Ontario directly. This does not apply to private club members.

     

    Welcome and Welcome Back

    A warm York-Simcoe welcome to new members Helen Andrews, Nancy Bodi and Linda Holmes. We are looking forward to meeting you soon!

    A warm welcome back to Jeannette Lilley! We missed you and are happy to see you back this year!

     

    League Volunteers Wanted

    As we did last season, members will be randomly divided into teams for added fun. Play your regular game with your friends, and get points for your team by participating in the weekly side game. At our virtual Season Opener we will draw for teams.TEAM CAPTAINS NEEDED! We're looking for 5 Team Captains to cheer on their team, collect the weekly game sheets (by email) and forward them on to our League Chair, Katrin Cooper.

    We are also looking for members who would like to be a GOLF BUDDY to a new member. You would invite them to join you for a game to help orient them to our league, and help them meet some other members.

    If you would like to volunteer as either a Team Captain or a Golf Buddy, please contact Katrin Cooper.

     

    Season Opener - May 4

    It's coming soon! We are looking forward to our Season Opener at RedCrest on Tuesday, May 4.
    We will have golf at our regular tee times, starting at 3:00 or 5:00 p.m., followed by a virtual Season Opener that evening. Details on our new booking system for tee times to follow.

    We will have two blocks of tee times on Tuesdays as follows:
    After 3:00 p.m. $51 Green Fee + optional $12 Power Cart + HST
    After 5:00 p.m. $42 Green Fee + optional $12 Power Cart + HST

     

    Ontario Scramble Open

    Wow! Our first All-Ontario event filled within a week of registration opening with a growing waiting list! Either everyone was looking to pay the Birdie price rather than Bogie OR we are all itching to get out with our friends and golf! York-Simcoe chapter has 16 participants among 5 teams!

    Lionhead Golf Course opens April 1 for those teams looking to play the courses before competition weekend. Check out the following link to book your time:  https://kaneffgolf.com/courses/lionheadgolfconferencecentre/.

    A reminder that every player requires a valid handicap. The modified Ambrose method will be used to determine team handicaps.

    Upcoming Important Dates:
    May 28 - handicap cut off
    June 1 - tee times released and players meeting (virtually using Microsoft Teams)

    If you have any questions about this event or upcoming All-Ontario events please reach out to Michele Walma.

    Stay tuned for more details around the upcoming All-Ontario Match Play taking place in August!

    Michele

     

    Rules Referee Volunteer Wanted

    The All-Ontario Event Committee is looking for a volunteer to take on the role of Rules Referee for the upcoming Scramble Open event, June 5 and 6 at Lionhead Golf Club. You'll be a member of the official Tournament Committee.

    You need to be:
    . currently Level 2 or Level 3 certified, or
    . have passed the Level 2 exam and are looking for the requisite hours to complete your certification

    Anyone interested, please contact Michele Walma.

    This is a great opportunity to officiate a 2-day event and earn some Canada Cup volunteer points for our York-Simcoe chapter.

     

    Connect with us on Facebook

    Are you on Facebook? Connect with us there. In addition to our Facebook business page (LPGA Amateur Golf Association - York Simcoe) we now have a Members Only group. If you are on Facebook, please Like and follow us at www.facebook.com/LPGAAmateursYorkSimcoe You will find the link to our Members Only group on that page.


  • Introducing our York-Simcoe Facebook Page

    We are excited to launch our own Facebook page for LPGA Amateurs - York-Simcoe! It's another way for us to connect, particularly in the off season.

    If you are on Facebook, pleaseLikeand follow us at www.facebook.com/LPGAAmateursYorkSimcoe

    Please also invite your golfing friends to like our page as well. It helps increase the reach of the page, so more people can see what we have to offer.

    Anyone is welcome to post. Share pictures from last season or where you golfed last winter, in the pre-Covid days when we travelled.

    Content suggestions are most welcome! We want to post items that are of interest to our community.

     

    Season Opener - May 4

    Save the date! We are planning our Season Opener at RedCrest for Tuesday, May 4, Covid conditions permitting. More information to follow closer to the time.

     

    Welcome and Welcome Back!

    A warm York-Simcoe welcome to new members Cheryl Brunet! Cheryl, we look forward to meeting you soon.

    Welcome back to Jane Hooper-Perroud and Michele Walma! Jane, along with Jennifer Lynn, founded our York-Simcoe chapter in the fall of 2009 and was President for our first 3 years. Michele was also a long time member and served on our board as Special Events Chair. We can't wait to see you both again!

     

    Chapter Logoed Merchandise

    Looking to spruce up your golf wardrobe? Clothing and other golf related merchandise is available with our chapter logo through Creative Casualscustom clothing program.Get your orders in for the upcoming golf season!
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  • January and February Expiring Members – Renew your Membership for 2021

    1. Go to lpgaamateurs.com
    2. Log in to your account with your email address.
      1. If you don’t know your password, you can press “click here to reset your password.”
      2. If you have never signed in before use Password1 then change to your own secure password.
      3. If the email entered is not associated with your account, you will be notified.
    3. On the “My Profile” page, your membership amount dues will be on the right side of the page.

       

    4. Select “Make Payment” to pay your dues.
    5. Review the Terms and Conditions information and initial where indicated and then press “Submit Payment”

     

    Join and Rejoin for 2021

    1. Go to lpgaamateurs.com
    2. Select the button “Become a Member”
    3. On the membership information page, select “Become a Member”
    4. Begin filling in the form, indicate if you have been referred by another member, and be sure to select the Primary Chapter and any Secondary Chapter you would like to add (for those playing in the US for extended periods-fee applies)
    5. Select “Add to Cart” for the relevant membership type and then select “Review & Checkout.”
    6. Once you have reviewed your membership, be sure to enter any relevant promotion codes on this screen and then press “Checkout.”
    7. Review the Terms and Conditions and complete your payment information. Press “Submit Your Order” to complete the process.
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)

New Canadian Members and Membership Renewals

Renew your Membership for 2021

  1. Go to lpgaamateurs.com
  2. Log in to your account with your email address.
    1. If you don’t know your password, you can press “click here to reset your password.”
    2. If you have never signed in before use Password1 then change to your own secure password.
    3. If the email entered is not associated with your account, you will be notified.
  3. On the “My Profile” page, your membership amount dues will be on the right side of the page.
  4. Select “Make Payment” to pay your dues.
  5. Review the Terms and Conditions information and initial where indicated and then press “Submit Payment”

Join and Rejoin for 2021

  1. Go to lpgaamateurs.com
  2. Select the button “Become a Member”
  3. On the membership information page, select “Become a Member”
  4. Begin filling in the form, indicate if you have been referred by another member, and be sure to select the Primary Chapter and any Secondary Chapter you would like to add (for those playing in the US for extended periods-fee applies)
  5. Select “Add to Cart” for the relevant membership type and then select “Review & Checkout.”
  6. Once you have reviewed your membership, be sure to enter any relevant promotion codes on this screen and then press “Checkout.”
  7. Review the Terms and Conditions and complete your payment information. Press “Submit Your Order” to complete the process.


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In addition to the benefits of being a member of the LPGA Amateur Golf Association, there are advantages to being part of the York-Simcoe Chapter!

If you have any questions, contact our Membership Director Kelly Gard.
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As a member of this Chapter you will enjoy:

Special golf rates at evening, day and weekend play events. So long as you are a member in good standing with LPGA Amateurs you can participate in most Chapter events, including weekend, weekday and league activities.  Chapter Championships are restricted to Chapter members only.

Play with the Pro

Clinics and seminars to improve your skill level. Past events have included playing with the Cardinal Female Golf Pro and participation in Cardinal Golf Club's clinics.
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Regular updates on golf activities, events and opportunities. We invite members to connect beyond the golf course inviting them to social events such as Learn to Paint, Wine Tastings and fashion-related.York-Simcoe UPME 2017

The chance to compete in Chapter-organized match play or as a representative for the York-Simcoe Chapter at the LPGA Amateur Championships or as part of a team at the LPGA Amateur Cup. 

New this year! 3 All Ontario Events in a variety of competitive and fun formats in which you can participate along with members of our 5 Ontario chapters. 

Don't hesitate and join York-Simcoe today!

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York-Simcoe Chapter Volunteers!

Volunteers dedicate their time, their experience and their passion to this game and the LPGA Amateurs organization in all they do.

If you are interested in getting involved, please contact us!

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