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/  

Derby Days at the Ferry

Saturday, May 15

18 Hole Tournament at Ruggles Ferry

Tee Times Starting at 12:00

Big hats are a yes and anything derby festive.  You will play 18 holes that will be GHIN postable.  There will be some Bingo Golf added into the fun.  

Click to Register


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
  • 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)

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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