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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 October Event
Tournament at Toqua

Saturday, October 9th
Tee Times Starting at 1:30 PM

Toqua Golf Club

2 Flights and handicap adjusted. Play from the yellow (4201 yds) or green (5240 yds) tees. Recommended 65+ and/or 25+ handicap play from yellow tees.  

Deadline to register is Mon, October 4th

Click Here to Register

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November Event

End of Year Dinner Celebration

Date - Thursday, November 18th
From - 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Where - Fox Den Country Club Grand Ballroom

Join us for a fun night of food, friends, celebration and recognition. Those in attendance will each receive a special gift chosen based on your suggestion

$20 includes a sit down meal and non-alcoholic beverages. There will be an open bar available.

Deadline to register is Sunday, November 14th

Click Here to Register

2020 YIR with Platinum Sponsor Logo
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
  • We made a TikTok account! - That's right! We made a TikTok account! Make sure to give us a follow and let us know what type of content YOU would like to see. Click here for our TikTok link!
  • You are invited to the Virtual Solheim Cup Watch Party this weekend, September 4-6! - Join with the LPGA Women's Network community and experience the biggest event in women's golf! Post your pictures and stories at #SolheimCupWatchParty and on the LPGA Amateurs Facebook Member Private pageTwitterInstagram, and TikTok
  • Play in the LPGA Amateurs Virtual Scramble and Support the LPGA Foundation! - Join in the fun of playing in the LPGA Amateurs Virtual Scramble and support the Women on Par Scholarship Fund and the Renee Powell Grant Fund. This unique event raised over $56,000 in 2020 and with your participation, together we can raise even more this year! Gather your team to play in this fun 4-person scramble at your favorite course between Sept 10 - 26, 2021. Team members who are not current LPGA Amateurs members will receive a complimentary LPGA Amateurs Virtual Membership that is valid through the end of 2021! LPGA Partners will also have special offers and discounts throughout the event as well as multiple prizes for low gross/low net! 
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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