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Welcome to the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Executive Women's Golf Association. We formed the chapter in 1999 with ladies primarily in the Naples area. We recently changed our name from the Naples Chapter to the Southwest Florida Chapter, and our members stretch all the way from Marco Island to Naples to Ft. Myers and beyond to Cape Coral.

2014-15 SWFL EWGA Board Members

Mourine White - Board President
Barb Schanmier - Member Services
Vivian Ebert - Member Recruitment
Marianne Meola - Finance and Records
Mary Marshall - Marketing and Communications
Doreen LaPierre & Kerstin Koenig - Golf Events
Bonnie Masterson - Social Events


Carol Giddens
Natalia Armstrong
Linda Swift



Don’t wait too long to register for the fabulous Kick-off event for SWFL EWGA members and guests! We have so many things going on for those attending - here are just a few:

The first 100 registered will receive a $20.00 gift card form the PGA Tour Superstore!

If you have a friend that is thinking about joining, but wants to learn more about the group first, this is the event for them!

  • If they join at the Classic Level during the kick off-they get a $20.00 discount
  • Every new member that joins at the Kick-off will be entered into a drawing for a free membership.

Have you been participating in the Biggest Loser competition? There were a number of flights and the competition is too close to call! Be sure to be in attendance to see who was able to decrease their handicap by the biggest percentage to be named the Biggest Loser! 

We will have a 50/50 drawing, some amazing raffles, and a great door prize, so there are plenty of ways for all attendees to win some great prizes.

Don’t forget about the additional entertainment! As an extra bonus, Michael Petit, known throughout the comedy world for his "Jokes and Strokes" will be sharing his comedic talent.

Graciously hosted at Wyndemere Country Club, the evening is guaranteed to include fabulous food, friends and fun. Mark your calendar now and register via 123 for November 20, 2014. Registration is now open.



November Golf Event
Vasari Country Club

12:30 PM Shotgun Start


This 2-person scramble is going to be great fun!
  • Sign up with a partner 
  • Sign up as a single and let our computer software pair you up!
  • Handicaps will be verified
  • Drinks (your cost) and prizes to follow in clubhouse
Vasari Country Club
11250 Via Del Vasari Dr
 Bonita Springs, FL 34135
How Much?
$60.00 for members
$70.00 for non-member guests
Registration Required!
Contact Kerstin Koenig


Dates for Series 1: November 8 and 15, December 6, 13 and 20, January 10

Cost $45.00

 "Just Wanna Play Golf":

The Team League is full, but if you want to play on Saturdays, sign up on 123 by the Wednesday before the Saturday play date.  We will have games each week and just have some fun!  You will receive an email with your playing partners by Friday afternoon before each play day.  If you don't get a notice, then that means you haven't signed up!!

After golf we will meet for lunch (your own cost).  Place to be determined.

Series 2- Starting January 17th, games, sign up and payment will be weekly. More information to come in December.

Contact Lori Drumm or  Nancy Stone with any questions.


Weekly play is from November 6 through April 30. Sign up on 123 by Monday evening.

Cost is $68 through December.



"It was a beautiful day and 16 members came out to play.  Mo played with a "Rock Star" (Anne Schwab).  I guess she found a few rocks to hit on the course.  Looking forward to next week."   

Contact Beth Marcotte for more info


Treviso Bay
We are fortunate to have an opportunity to play at Treviso Bay for $99 + tax on  November 19, November 26 and December 3.  Contact the course directly at 239-331-2052 by the previous Saturday to get a tee time.  

Bonita National

Play available from December 10 through April 30.

Cost:  The price "normally" will be $79 plus tax, but if they are doing any promotions ( 2 for 1, etc.), it will be also be offered to  EWGA players.  Details to follow.

Play Lists
E-mail Bonnie Masterson if you want to be put on the weekend and/or weekday lists. Whenever you want to organize a game, simply email the people on the list and set up the tee times.

HOT NEWS FROM EWGA HQ - November 2014

Syndicated Content - Slide 1

Syndicated Content - Shop 4

Syndicated Content - Newsletter 5


Syndicated Content - Refer A Friend 7


Hole-in-One Insurance

Purchase your hole in one insurance for $5.00 (contact Mo White for more information)

2014 ACE'S
Maureen Yeager 
Irmingard Markusch 

2 Club - Rules and Members Click here to find out more


Getting Older Does Have It's Rewards!

If you are going to be turning 65 within your EWGA Membership (but not necessarily the calendar) year, you can renew at the lower senior rate of $100 when your renewal comes due!  For example, if your membership is due for renewal on October 15th but you will turn 65 on March 20th, you are entitled to the lower renewal rate.  Just call Kate Moore 1-800-407-1477, ext. 10 at EWGA Member Services when you are ready to renew, and she will be happy to help!

Change of Address or Email?  Please make sure you inform us so that we can keep your profile up to date.  Our 123 Signup system is email, not name based, so it's important that you let us know of any changes so you won't have trouble registering for all the great events we have coming up!  Send an email with your changes to Barb Schanmier, Member Services Director.

Is it time to renew your SWFL EWGA membership?

Don't wait--renew now! If you have questions or need help, please contact Barb Schanmier, Member Services Director, or 847-840-3060. 

New members can join and get a discount of $20 on the classic membership $155 for $135.  They just need to put on top of paper appliciation 2014- Recruit or online in the bottom put code 2014- recruit.If you have any questions please contact Vivian Ebert

Click here for instuctions to log onto the EWGA website to find other members, renew your membership or enter your scores.

Membership Questions?

Contact Barb Schanmier, Member Services Director,  or 847-840-3060.



Manual Score Entry
The EWGA handicap service does not have every course handicap that you may play.
Click here for instructions on how to manually enter a score.

Why have a handicap?
Click here
 for the answer.

Click here for the handicap articles that have appeared in the BLAST.

CLICK HERE for all archived GOLF TIPS from the BLAST


Welcome Julie Fuller and her company, Insureit, Inc. as a new par sponsor.

InsureIt!, Inc. is an independent insurance agency built on a foundation of honesty  and integrity.  We specialize in personal lines policies such as home, auto and flood but we write all kinds of insurance. As an independent agency we have contracts with a wide variety of carriers so we can place your business with the carrier that provides the best policy and premium for your individual needs. This variety of carriers also insures that we will always have a carrier to keep up with your changing insurance needs.

Owner, Julie D. Fuller, takes great pride in developing meaningful relationships with her clients. Through these relationships she is able to accurately access each client's needs based on their individual circumstances. Julie takes the time to educate her clients so that they can understand their coverages. This provides her clients with the opportunity to choose the coverage they want and not pay for coverage they don't want or need.

The worst time to find out that you aren't covered properly is at the time of the claim. Call InsureIt!,Inc. today for a review of your policies to make sure that you are covered properly and that you are getting the best premiums available for your hard earned dollars.

Thinking of becoming a sponsor for SWFL EWGA

Click here
 for the brochure.

Click here for information about our current sponsors.

EASY AS 1-2-3

Click here  to register for an SWFL EWGA event.

  • ALL members, guests and non-members of SWFLEWGA must go to our 123 signup system to register for all events by the stated deadline and BEFORE arriving at the event.  Here's the procedure:
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  • You will almost immediately get a confirmation email back saying you have registered. 
  • If you do not receive that email, you are not registered, so please contact Barb Schanmier, our 123 Administrator, immediately. There is no danger of being charged twice for an event as the system prevents registering more than once.
  • If you haven't registered or want to bring a guest after the registration deadline but before the actual event, please contact the Event Coordinator to see if there is still availability.
  • For most events, if the event sells out, you can still register and you will be put on a wait list.  The wait list will be in the order registrations are received (no skipsies!).  The Event Coordinator will contact you if you are able to attend.
  • If you have successfully registered for an event but need to cancel prior to the stated cancellation deadline, please contact the Event Coordinator as there may be a waiting list. 
  • If you are entitled to a refund, you will receive a check in the mail (less the $10 cancel fee) within 30 days.  
  • And lastly, paying by credit card (MC, Visa or Discover, no AMEX) when you register is the recommended method of payment. We do not accept credit cards at most of our events.


Click here to view our event policies and procedures.
Any non-member participating in an EWGA league or golf event is required to sign a Release and Indemnification Agreement. These forms will be available at the event.
Click here to view.




Thursday, 20 - Annual Kickoff Meeting (Wyndemere)

Saturday, 22 - Vasari Golf Event-12:30 shotgun


Thursday,  4 - Hibiscus League

Saturday,   6 - Stoneybrook League

Thursday, 11 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 13 - Stoneybrook League

Thursday, 18 - Hibiscus League

Sunday, 14 - Jingle Bell Open (The Rookery)

Saturday, 20 - Stoneybrook League


Saturday, 3 - Quail Creek Golf Event

Thursday, 8 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 10 - Stoneybrook League

Tuesday, 13 - Meet the Members Social

Thursday, 15 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 17 - Stoneybrook League

Thursday, 22 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 24 - Stoneybrook League

Thursday, 29 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 31 - Stoneybrook League


Thursday, 5 – Hibiscus League

Saturday, 7 - Stoneybrook League

Thursday, 12 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 14 - Stoneybrook League

Thursday, 19 - Hibiscus League

Thursday, 26 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 28 - Stoneybrook League


Thursday, 5 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 7 - Stoneybrook League

Thursday, 12 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 14 - Stoneybrook League

Sunday, 15 - Grandaza Golf Event

Thursday, 19 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 21 - Stoneybrook League (tentative)

Thursday, 26 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 28 - Stoneybrook League