Make sure to sign up at least 3 days in advance for each golf date.
Please include your handicap index when signing up.
 Arrive 30 minutes ahead of your tee time and have FUN!
"Dog Bytes"
Wild Card Weekend
Sunday, August 18th

The 7th Wildcard Weekend Challenge Cup will be held on Sunday, August 18th. Be part of something really big! It's one of our most exciting tournaments of the year. Let everyone in our chapter come together to defeat the Palm Beach Chapter again and deny their quest to take back the cup. We need players of all handicaps to step up and defend your flights!! EVERYONE needs to register for this one. We play for our chapter and we play for our pride! Sign up with a partner or we'll pair you up!

12:00pm Shotgun Start
Boca Lago Country Club
8665 Juego Way, Boca Raton, FL 33433
Cost: $50 includes golf, tips and prizes. 19th Hole will be at restaurant on premises.
Pembroke Lakes
Never trust the rain, no problem! 18 Holes at Pembroke Lakes and very happy!
Chapter Events
Board of Directors Elections Coming Soon!

Call for nominations for next year’s Fort Lauderdale LPGA Amateurs board members will go out this week. START THINKING NOW about who you would like managing this fantastic chapter. And think about which position YOU would like to try!!! Positions that are open for nominations:

  • Chapter President (1 year term): Oversee general chapter operations via Directors; conduct chapter board meetings; plan chapter leadership development / succession; serve as the primary liaison for LPGA-AGA headquarters, CDS, LPGA Foundation and Partners / Sponsors; promote and attend chapter events & web conferences.

  • Golf Director (2 year term): Creates and implements the Chapter’s golf and event programming for the year. Developing a well-rounded calendar of golf, social and networking events keeps current members engaged and has the potential to interest a variety of new members. Works along with the team of golf captains. 

  • Marketing Director (1 year term): The Marketing Director should foster strong relationships with the local media - TV, Radio, and Print to promote events to the community. Also, the Director works with local businesses to create Chapter sponsor opportunities and, as such, is ultimately responsible for the execution and fulfillment of those sponsorship agreements. 

  • Communications Director (2 year term): The Communication Director is responsible for the Chapter newsletter, Constant Contact event blasts, all special communications to the chapter and ensures the website and calendar are up to date. Works along with the Marketing team.

  • Member Recruitment Director (2 year term): The Member Recruitment Director coordinates recruitment events, tracks membership statistics, making it easy for Chapter members to recruit new members.

Our fabulous nomination committee (Karen Leedy, Cheryl Valenti and Cindy Ackerman) will send out nomination forms this week. Be sure to pitch in and help us all find the best leadership that we can!
Annual "For the Cure" Tournament
Sunday, October 6th

The Annual "For the Cure" Tournament to benefit Memorial Foundation will be held at  Coral Springs Country Club on Sunday, October 6th.

The Cure Tournament has a new name this year - “TEE OFF FOR TA-TAS”! The event will be very fun
with a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, cart decoration contest (new!) , everyone's favorite - g olf ball launcher - and much more.

We are forming the planning committee now. Please consider joining the committee to make sure we have a great time and are able to give back to the community!

  • Gather items for the silent auction
  • Solicit additional sponsorship endorsements (for tee-signs, sponsor a contest, etc.)
  • Coordinate one of the on-course contests
  • Help with registration, decorations, day-of activities

If you’re interested in volunteering, contact Jackie Grady at Registration and Details to follow.
SATURDAY GOLF CLINICS - August 24th - September 21st

Registration now open for LPGA Golf 101 Program every Saturday starting 9:00 AM at Conte's Palm Aire Golf Academy. Cost is $125 for all five Saturdays with Michele Conte, a "Top 50" LPGA Teaching Professional. Michele will work with all playing levels in a small group setting. Pre-register to hold a spot by calling (954) 971-7867 or email Michele at
Summer Classic Four-Ball championship at Streamsong

Many of our Chapter members are signing up for the Summer Classic Four-Ball championship at Streamsong August 10th-11th. Registration will fill quickly, so sign up if you’re up for a really fun couple of days of golf at a beautiful (and usually way too expensive) resort.

Package Includes:
*Two night's luxury guestroom accommodations in Lakeside Lodge
*Two rounds of tournament play including cart on Streamsong Red and Streamsong Black
*Welcome Reception
*Awards Luncheon
 A 2 night, 2 rounds Tournament Event
(Four-Ball Championship - Teams of Two Play 36 Holes of four-ball stroke play. Streamsong Red and Streamsong Black)
Friday, August 9th:
*Welcome Reception and The Gauntlet Putting Competition at Bone Valley Tavern and Streamsong Black 6pm - 7:30 pm
*Dinner, on own. Choice of Restaurants - Reservations Recommended
Saturday, August 10th:
*Breakfast, on own. Choice of Restaurants
*Round One of Tournament Play on Streamsong Red
*Lunch, on own. Choice of Restaurants
*Floating Green Target Challenge 2pm - 5pm
*Dinner, on own. Choice of Restaurants - Reservations Recommended
Sunday, August 11th:
*Breakfast, on own. Choice of Restaurants
*Round Two of Tournament Play on Streamsong Black 
*Awards Luncheon at Canyon Lake

To Register - call (844) 880-9770
Chapter News
Sponsor Renewal!
Thank you to Linda K. Davis  for your sponsorship renewal!
Linda has been practicing law for 17 years, and in her own practice for the last 12 years. If you need legal help in your business, Linda will give you a free consultation.  
Trial Lawyers Building
633 SE 3rd Ave #202 
Fort Lauderdale FL 33301  
(954) 524-2280
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