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WELCOME

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

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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



GOLF EVENTS







JANUARY GOLF EVENT - QUAIL CREEK
Please join us for our first golf event of the New Year
at Quail Creek Golf Course on Saturday, January 3th, 2015

Due to space availability, we have a "MEMBERS FIRST" sign up policy.

Our shotgun start is at 12:30PM for golf and the cost is $80.00 for members

We will open ladies guest registration 1 week prior to the event,
should there be any openings. ( Guest fees is $95.00 )

The course is offering a 45 minute golf clinic " the effortless golf swing"
starting at 11:30a for an additional $5.00. It is open to the first
20 players that register.

The format is a 4 player 2 best ball team event.
You can choose your team, a partner or sign up individually.

After the round please join us in the Clubhouse for prizes and drinks ( on your own ).

 
STONEYBROOK LEAGUE - SATURDAYS, SHOTGUN START AT 8:30 AM

 
Last dates for The Team League are December  20  and January 10. Individuals can also play on those days and sign up via 123.

Starting January 17th, we will return to a regular weekly Saturday League with signup and payment via 123 by Wednesday before the play date. Each week you can pick one partner  (but you do not have to), and we will try and mix up the groups each week so that everyone gets to know one another. Cost is $75. There will be interesting  games with prizes each week because we "Just Wanna Have Fun". You will receive an email with your playing partners by Friday afternoon before each play day.  If you don't get a notice that means you haven't signed up! After golf we will meet for lunch (your own cost).  Place to be determined.

Contact Lori Drumm or  Nancy Stone with any questions.

HIBISCUS LEAGUE - THURSDAYS, TEE TIMES STARTING AT 11:00 AM

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

Cost is $68 through December. Cost will increase $72 in January.

Contact Beth Marcotte for more info

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OPEN PLAY OPPORTUNITIES

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.

Social Events and Education

MAH JONGG

Would you like to play or learn Mah Jongg?

Come to our first meeting and learn how to play mah jongg!  If you are interested in meeting weekly to learn how to play, contact Bonnie as there is very limited access to this group. Learn and play will be on Tuesday nights and is for those who can attend every session while we're learning .  Our first meeting will be on Tuesday, January 6,  and every Tuesday thereafter until Easter. We will begin at 6 PM and libations will be served. Play will be rotated among the group with each member taking a turn hosting the fun! Email Bonnie atbonniemasterson@comcast.net for questions or to express interest.

 

 

SWFL EWGA Book Club

Interested in reading books and discussing them with your friends? Consider joining our members book club to meet once a month to discuss and choose a book for the next month.  Does Books to Movie sound like a topic you might like?  We could read a book, rent and watch a movie together and discuss!

We will be rotating hosting of this event among the members monthly. Consider Wednesday evenings at 6 PM and if you would like to spend one Wednesday a month with your EWGA friends at this club, starting early January.

Show interest in this group by emailing Bonnie:bonniemasterson@comcast.net
 

EDUCATION

Need a golf lesson for a minor flaw in your game? Don't go all season without figuring out why!!

Here are 2 locations with pros ready to help.  Sign up for 1 or more classes.

Stoneybrook Golf and Country Club - Corkscrew Road near Miramar Outlets.

Womens Clinic on Mondays from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM. $15 Pro shop: 239-948-3933

December 22 - Bump and Run

December 29 - High Lofted Shots

Valencia Golf Club

 Monday's 9:00-10:00  

12/15-Irons

12/22-Putting

12/29-Bunker

Thursday's 11:00-12:00 

12/18-Irons

 Cost:$15.00 per person

 Limited to first 10 each week

 Call Golf Shop at 239-352-0777 to sign up.

 

 GET GOLF READY at Valencia

Begins January 7th, 2015 Cost: $99.00 per person Limited to first 8 people. Wednesday Time:  3:30pm-4:30pm

January 7th-Putting

January 14th-Chipping & Short Game

January 21-Irons & Full Swing

January 28-Driving & Full Swing

February 4-Playing a hole

To sign up please email Nick Stokke Head Golf Professional or call the golf shop at 239-352-0777 ext 5.    

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HOLE-IN-ONE and 2 CLUB

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

MEMBER SERVICES

Special Offer for 2015 Membership Renewals!!
 
All members whose memberships are due for renewal between Jan.1 and Jun 30th, 2015  who renew early (by Dec. 23, 2014) will receive a $20 gift certificate to use in the online shop for EWGA apparel.  Gift Certificates will be emailed in early January. Don't miss out--renew now!  Questions, contact Barb Schanmier, Member Services Director.
 
Volunteers Wanted!
 
Volunteers for the Member Services team are needed!  It's a great way to meet other members and to get more involved in your Chapter! We need "Chapter Ambassadors" at the various events to welcome newer members.  If you are going to a golf or social event, you will be provided with a list of the newer members who are also attending. Our "Ambassadors" seek out these newer members and just say "hi, welcome to the chapter!"  It's your chance to provide a welcoming face to a sometimes overwhelming "first time experience"! 
 

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,
bschanmier@aol.com  or 847-840-3060.

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HANDICAPS

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

SPONSORSHIP

 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:
  • CLICK ON THE     
  • 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.

POLICIES & PROCEDURES

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.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

EVENT CALENDAR

DECEMBER

Saturday, 20 - Stoneybrook League

JANUARY

Saturday, 3 - Quail Creek Golf Event

Thursday, 8 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 10 - Stoneybrook League

Tuesday, 13 - Meet the Members Social

Wednesday, January 14 - Breakfast and Bowl

Thursday, 15 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 17 - Stoneybrook League

Thursday, 22 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 24 - Stoneybrook League

Thursday, 29 - Hibiscus League

Saturday, 31 - Stoneybrook League

FEBRUARY

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

MARCH

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

APRIL

Saturday, 25 - Charity Pro-AM

Sunday, 26 - Charity Pro-AM

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