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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.

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GOLF EVENTS

For general information about our events or leagues please contact Kerstin at kerstin@variety-travel.com or 305-586-6439.
Saturday Golf at Quail Village

Come join us for Saturday morning Fun Golf at Quail Village. 

We have tee times starting at 10:35a with different games being played every week.

After golf we meet at Bogeys - the Quail Village Pool Bar. The green fee until the end of the year is $45.

Please contact Kerstin at kerstin@variety-travel.com or 305-586-6439.


Saturday  Golf at Stoneybrook

Come and join us for Saturday morning Fun Golf at Stoneybrook.

830a shotgun with Lunch and drinks at Duffy's after the round. The green fee until the end of the year is $45.  Any questions email Cindi at cindidebrino@comcast.net.


Hibiscus League on Thursdays 
Come join us for the Hibiscus League each Thursday afternoon.  Starting time is 1 PM. The green fee until year-end will be $55. Sign up each week
through 123 Sign Up.  

Prizes will be awarded at the final league date, tentatively on March 30th, for low gross, low net, low putts, and ringers.  In order to qualify for those prizes players will need to play a minimum
of 8 times, and for the low net prize, will need to establish (or have) a handicap.  So turn in your scores at the end of each play date, and fill out the ringers card each week to have a chance to win.  

The day of the league party we are planning a scramble tournament, with gifts and prizes.  

If you have any questions, please contact Judy Freiberg at 314-409-9548 or judyfreiberg@sbcglobal.net.

 
Monthly Evening Play & Learn Event at Alico Family Golf

Monthly Thursday EVENING Play & Learn Event at Alico Family Golf on  Dec 8th @ 6:30pm

Fun Short Course with yardages of 33 to 75 yards. Real greens and a great time to learn, practice and play the game while you improve your overall scores. 

Trey Sones, Alico Family Golf PGA Pro will play with us for the first hour and we will apply what we learn to the remaining holes. Trey is also available for private lessons. 

Date and Time: 6:30pm on Thursday December 8th (arrive early  to warm up on the range with complimentary balls)

 Cost: $25 covers cost to play and Pro's time for 1 hour To Sign Up: Use EWGA  123 Sign Up

 Location:  Alico Family Golf 16300 Lee Road, Fort Myers 33912. Phone: 239-334-4653 (located off of Alico Rd about 1 mile west of I-75) www.alicofamilygolf.com

 Questions: EWGA Hostess for this event is Renee Porter-Medley, if you have questions email: rportermedley@gmail.com  or call or text mobile: 239-247-2444

Afternoon 9 & Unwind on most Thursdays at 4pm

We are a relaxed, small  group of golfers of varying skill levels (some do not even have a handicap) who like to play 9 holes. Many of us still work so that's why we play at 4pm.
 
We play at more centrally located courses in North Naples, Bonita  or Estero and usually announce the location the Monday or Tuesday before because we often are unable to get tee times any earlier or are not sure who is able to play. Weather and sometimes work schedules can get in the way so that's why we say most Thursdays
 
If you like to be added to our 9 & Unwind email notification list contact the Co-Coordinator Renee Porter-Medley at rportermedley@gmail.com or text or call  239-247-2444



Swing into Fall
Patty Driapsa, LPGA Class A member at Spring Run Golf Club, is offering the following game improvement package for EWGA members.
3 lessons for $120.00  (includes V1 Golf Video analysis of swing).

Lessons must be redeemed by December 31, 2016.

Please contact Patty to set up an appointment 

 

FROM HEADQUARTERS

 
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Now is the ideal time to take advantage of ‘end of the season’ EWGA logoed apparel.  Find that perfect top to wear for your Chapter’s ‘End of Season Event’, Member Recruitment Event, EWGA Championship, EWGA Cup Qualifier, and much more!

Check out the colossal deals at the EWGA Clearance Webpage and the EWGA Salebration Webpage

Don’t let these stylish fashions at great prices pass you by!

Member Benefits
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Discounted Golf Clothes

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Visit www.tailactivewear.com to take advantage of this offer by using promo code EWGAGOLF 
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Social Events

SWFL EWGA Annual Kick-Off Event


The kickoff was a great success.  For those of you that missed it - you should watch for next year's announcements and save the date. Our speaker Gail Graham provided some great tips to help us all enjoy our game a bit more. Thanks again to Beth Ann Marcotte, Bonnie Masterson and Diana Johnson for putting together such a wonderful event. 17 new members joined at the event and 3 former members rejoined.

Special Interest Group - Book Club
Join other EWGA members for Book Club starting in January thru April.  "Life can be like a book, the more you get into it, the more (perhaps) it begins to make sense."

Starting:  January 17th, Tuesday
Time: 6:00p
Book: "All the Light We Cannot See"
Author: Anthony Doerr
Place: 6392 Lyford Isles Drive, Naples FL - (Beth Ann Marcotte) hostess 
Text me @
 810-569-3120 or e-mail (cbonlake@gmail.com)

Refreshments provided.

The February Book is, "Appeal", by John Grissom, hostess Judy Freiberg. Date to be announced.

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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 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.

HOLE-IN-ONE

EWGA SWFL Hole-in-One Insurance
 
The tradition of celebrating the rare feat of a Hole-In-One with your fellow players is well established, and, as the odds of getting a hole in one, very roughly, are 12,500 to 1 for an amateur player, it is indeed reason to celebrate!
 
The resulting bar bill from the celebration round of drinks traditionally bought for fellow players that day can be daunting, which is why we encourage you to purchase SWFL Chapter Hole-in-One Insurance for just $5. Don't be that person that just sneaks away without celebrating your shot of a lifetime!
 
The fund was established to help subsidize the traditional celebration of buying drinks should a Chapter member get a coveted Hole-in-One in any official Southwest Florida Chapter event or outing.
Having submitted a paid bar bill receipt to the Event Chair, the player will be reimbursed by the Chapter Board for that expense, not to exceed the total amount of funds held in the Hole-In-One account, which fluctuates depending on how many Chapter members participate, and how many Hole-In-Ones are paid out.
 
Following payout for Hole-In-One celebrations, should the fund fall below $250, participating members will be asked to reinvest $5 to help cover the next celebration(s). Members can elect to participate in the insurance program at any time by paying the $5 fee at any Chapter related event.
  
Only members that have paid for the insurance in advance will be reimbursed for Hole-In-One celebration expenses so don't run the risk. Your next round may be the one......  SIGN UP NOW!                    


If you do not see your name on THIS LIST and you have paid please contact:

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 
Calendar of Events
NOVEMBER
Thursday, 3 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 5 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 5 - Quail Village League
Thursday - Friday, 10-11 - Champions Cup
Thursday, 10 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 12 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 12 - Quail Village League
Wednesday, 16 - Kickoff at Wyndemere
Thursday, 17 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 19 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 26 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 26 - Quail Village League

DECEMBER
Thursday, 1 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 3 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday,3 - Quail Village League
Thursday, 8 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 10 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 10 - Quail Creek League
Sunday, 11 - Jingle Bell Open
Thursday, 15 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 17 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 17 - Quail Village League
Thursday, 22 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 24 - Quail Village League
Thursday, 29 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 31 - Stoneybrook League

JANUARY
Thursday, 5 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 7 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 7 - Quail Village League
Thursday, 12 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 14 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday,14- Quail Village League
Thursday, 19 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 21 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 21 - Quail Village League
Thursday, 26 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 28 - Monthly Golf Event

FEBRUARY

Thursday, 2 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 4 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 4 - Quail Village League
Thursday, 9 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 11 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 11 -Quail Village League
Thursday, 16 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 18 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 18 - Quail Village League
Thursday, 23 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 25 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 25 - Quail Village League
MARCH
Thursday, 2 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 4 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 4 - Quail Village League
Thursday, 9 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 11 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 11 - Quail Village League
Thursday, 16 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 18 - Stoneybrook League
Saturday, 18 - Quail Village League
Thursday, 23 - Hibiscus League
Saturday, 25 - Monthly Golf Event
Thursday, 30 - Hibiscus League

Handicaps

WHY HAVE A HANDICAP Click here for the answer.

 

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE EWGA SITE TO POST A SCORE

 BIGGEST LOSER COMPETION

 

Congratulations to Ellen huff who won the Biggest Lower Completion by lowering her handicap by almost 10%.

SPONSORSHIP

Thinking of becoming a sponsor for SWFL EWGA?

Click here for the brochure.

Click here for information about our current sponsors.

POLICES & 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.

Communications

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BLAST ARCHIVES

 November 23, 2016

 November 9, 2016

October 26, 2016

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September 28, 2016

September 14, 2016

August 31, 2016

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July 20, 2016

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June 22, 2016

June 8, 2016

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May 11, 2016

April 13, 2016

 March 30, 2016

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March 2, 2016

February 17, 2016

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January 19, 2016

January 5, 2016