Greater Knoxville Chapter
COVID-19 Update: Review the USGA safety guidelines for playing golf by clicking the link below
Upcoming Events

When playing golf during the Covid19 pandemic, please abide by the safety guidelines in this USGA article. We want all of our members to stay safe. https://www.usga.org/content/usga/home-page/rules-hub/rulesarticles/covid-19-rules-and-handicapping-faqs.html

Interactive Calendar:

The Board is using this interactive calendar called Team Up.  Click on the link below to view the 2021 Events:

http://teamup.com/ks72d4f416c54e886c/  

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Clinic
Etiquette and Golfers - For New Golfers

Learn practical course management in efforts to keep pace of play: when is ready golf ok, most efficient use of cart, when to play and when to wait, be prepared when it's your shot, and so much more. 

Monday, July 12th

5:30 to 6:30
Fairways and Greens
626 Simmons Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932

Click to Register

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Fireworks & Fairways

Sunday,July 25th

18 Hole Tournament at Egwani Farms Golf Course

Flighted stroke play event with Low Gross and Net winners.

For anyone wanting to practice up on their tournament play before the Chapter Championship in August, this is the event for you.

Click to Register



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Chapter Championship

Saturday, August 28th

18 Hole Tournament at Oak Ridge Country Club

Details coming soon

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Chapter News and Announcements
  • Now Is The Time To Get Your Friends Involved!

    Before the golf season gets into full swing, please encourage your golfing friends/co-workers/opponents to join us.  2020 is going to be an amazing year and word of mouth is the best way for us to share the news.  You will receive a gift and recognition for every member you bring in.  
     
    Our first two members to bring in new members this year are Nancy Swaggerty who has brought in Maria Lovell and Karen Rogers brought in Kathy Kaiser.  We thank you Nancy and Karen.  Please take a moment to welcome Maria and Kathy when you meet them at our upcoming events.  I know that Maria participated in the Winter Warm Up Clinic two days after joining.  Way to get involved Maria!
Association News and Announcements
  • Scramble Open Recap: We were thrilled to welcome 264 LPGA Amateurs members at Pinehurst Resort on May 28-29 to participate in the 2021 Scramble Open. As is the norm at LPGA Amateurs events, there was no shortage of fun as shown in the photos from the event at these two links. Link #1 (click on the photo tab) and Link #2. Congratulations to all the winners - the results can be found at this link(click on the results tab)
     
    A special shout out to The Buckeye Birdies (from Columbus, OH) who defended their title as the Scramble Open Champions in 2019 and 2021.
  • PGA Tour Superstore Exclusive Member Discount Weekend is June 25-27: Be sure to take advantage of this exclusive offer for LPGA Amateurs members to receive a 15% discount  on purchases made on June 25-27  (IN STORE ONLY). Members must show LPGA Amateurs ID card to cashier at time of purchase to receive the discount. (Digital or printed ID cards are sufficient). 
  • 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!
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)

Member Benefit Webinars Schedule
 
A variety of exclusive members only webinars have been planned to help LPGA Amateurs members remain connected while taking advantage of this downtime. Additional webinars will be added to the schedule and if there are other specific topics that you are interested in, please send a note to Chapters@lpgaamateurs.com. Please go to the LPGA Member Clubhouse to register for any of these webinars. 
 
LPGA Amateurs Member Benefit Webinars

Wednesday, May 6 7:00pm EDT
Rules - Competitive and Partner Events hosted by Karla Harding and Jeanne Biggerstaff
 
Volunteer

GRADS TO GOLF

Providing graduate students with the skills and knowledge to use golf as a business tool.

Grads to Golf:

  • Is an on-course and classroom program designed to introduce UT MBA students to the game of golf
  • Introduces young professionals to the sport early in their careers
  • Promotes the importance of golf in their business careers

Benefits:

For the Students:

  • Golf lessons – free of charge
  • Young Professional Membership in LPGA Amateurs Greater Knoxville Chapter – free of charge
  • Participation in LPGA Amateurs clinics, league play, and networking events
  • Golf skills and knowledge of rules/etiquette/safety that will help enhance and advance their business careers

For LPGA Amateurs Greater Knoxville Chapter

  • Annual growth in new members
  • Opportunity to mentor new golfers and play with the students in the Graduation Scramble
  • Positive community involvement

To learn more or volunteer to help Contact:  Janet McKinley at jmckinl@bellsouth.net

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