Upstate SC Chapter
Upcoming Events
Apr 24         Golf Clinic at Pebble Creek: Putting, 6pm
Apr 29         9 & 18 holes at The Preserve at Verdae 
Apr 30         Rules Webinar, 7pm

See Chapter Events for more happenings !  Please click on the above links to sign-up!

Chapter News and Announcements
  • Free Golf Clinics

    *Free to all members* LPGA Amateurs GOLF CLINICS at Pebble Creek Golf Course with Brent Henderson, Director of Golf.

    Wed., April 24- 6PM – Putting
    Wed., May 1 - 6PM - Difficult Lies
    Fri., May 10 - 5:30PM - Warming up / Questions, then play 9 holes for only $10

    Each clinic will begin with a short Q&A on the new 2019 Rules of Golf and then enjoy some socializing afterward.

    Please click on the above links to sign-up!
  • Local Qualifier

    Save the date for June 15 for our local Qualifier.  The Qualifier is what was formerly known as Chapter Championship.  

    There are some changes for the Qualifier from previous years.

    Location:  Woodfin Ridge Golf Club, 215 S Woodfin Ridge Drive, Inman, SC 29349

    Registration Fees:  With or without cart - $75.  Registration Fees will be collected by our Chapter via PayPal.

    Date:  Saturday, June 15; tee off will be 10:30. Rain Date – Sunday, June 23

    Registration Deadline:  May 24 

    Handicap Revision Date:  June 1   Must have established handicap and 2- 18 hole rounds, or equivalent, played and recorded by/before June 1, 2019.  There are no exceptions or extensions.

    To Register: Go to LPGAAmateursChampionship.com
    You will need to login with your LPGA Amateurs credentials (email and password).
    o    Hover over (or click on) “2019 Championship
    o    Click on “2019 Local Championship Qualifiers
    o    The page will open with all the Chapters within their Sectionals.
    o    Click on the Chapter name, Upstate SC
    o    The rest of registration should be relatively self-explanatory.

    If you are a Scramble Team, each team member will need to register separately and it will ask you for the Captain's name. Make sure you identify a Captain.   Stroke players register the same way. 

    Payment will come directly through our Chapter via Paypal.   
     
    Note:  Start planning now whether you are going to play Stroke Play or as a Chapter Scramble Team. We will schedule a play date at Woodfin before the actual event occurs. Please remember to register and then pay via PayPal.


    Kim Taylor is our chairperson for the Qualifier this year; contact her with questions.  Thanks Kim !!

  • Tee-Off 

    We celebrated our annual Tee-Off on St. Patrick’s Day at Golf Galaxy with a putting contest, door prizes, food, fun, shopping and silent auction. We learned about the golf leagues, handicaps and tournaments. Pictures are posted on Facebook (LPGA Amateurs Upstate SC).

    Interested in Learning More about LPGA Amateur Golf Association?

    Contact our Membership Director, Brenda Rutledge 



Association News and Announcements
  • The Women on Par Scholarship Program has officially launched for 2019! This year we have narrowed our focus in order to have a more direct impact on our members and their family’s lives. We’re excited to announce we have changed the eligibility requirements to only LPGA Amateur members, daughters and granddaughters of members. Read more at this direct link: https://lpgaamateurs.com/memberships/scholarship/

  • New Chapter Sites have launched. Thank you to all the volunteers who helped to launch their new Chapter sites!
  • The LPGA Women’s Network has launched their new podcast “Talk Birdie to Me.”  Hosted by former LPGA Tour player turned journalist Anya Alvarez, this podcast is the first of its kind and is dedicated to sharing conversations centered around women's golf and the issues you care about most.  Click here to listen to the first episode featuring Cheyenne Woods and Shasta Averyhardt who share their thoughts on diversity and representation in golf.
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)

Volunteer
There will be opportunities to volunteer with our local chapter and with The First Tee of the Upstate.  Details to be announced.