June 2018 LPGA Women Who Play DC E-Blast
President's Message

Dear LPGA Women Who Play DC Members,

This should be the last E-blast where we are known as the LPGA Women Who Play DC Chapter.  If you think this process of ownership and management changes from EWGA to LPGA feels a bit schizophrenic, you're not alone. As of Monday June 25, we have a new-new name:
LPGA Amateur Golf Association. After overwhelming negative feedback on our previous name (LPGA Women Who Play), the foundation went through another process of re-branding and here we are now. Love it or hate it, it has been a (long) process, but let's hope that changes and visions they have for the Association go more smoothly going forward.
 
On a much more upbeat note: June is Women's Golf Month! We celebrated first on June 5 at East Potomac with GolfDC and then on June 13 at Laurel Hills with Fairfax County. Big thank you to Kim Thomas of GolfDC and Roberta Korzen from Fairfax County who organized these amazing events. Both events had great attendance and were just plain fun. And, of course, the biggest thanks to everyone who showed up and contributed to inviting more women into the sport.
 
Talking about big and great events: Our Cha Cha tournament is July 7 at Musket Ridge. Hope you signed up since the registration closed on June 20. Looking forward to seeing everyone who will be there.  Then we have Play for P.I.N.K. in August. Don't forget to sign up, it always feels good to golf for a good cause.
 
If you have any questions on our new brand and changes please let me know. We will be updating our DC members on anything new coming from headquarters. In the meantime will be happy to answer any questions that come up.
 
Enjoy the weather, golf often, and have fun!
 
 
Sincerely,
 
Snjezana Arthur
President

We Need You! Be our Next LPGA Women Who Play DC Sponsorship Director

Duties:
  • Manage annual sponsorship renewals - create and execute contracts including coordination of payment
    • Note: current annual sponsor is Calendar Year, pro-rated options for part-year sponsorships
  • Manage existing sponsor contracts - Cash/In-Kind contributions; provide calendar of available dates for exclusive E-Blasts to sponsors and coordinate timing and blurb with the Communications Director; track exclusive E-blasts per contract
  • Solicit new annual and event sponsors
  • Coordinate the sponsor/vendor participation at the Spring Kick-off including planning the layout of the space and prizes donated or In-Kind for raffle/silent auction
  • Coordinate the sponsor/vendor and silent auction function at the annual Play 4 Pink charity event
  • Attend Board meetings
Contact Snjezana Arthur if you're interested, president@ewgadc.org

2018  Chapter Championship  (Cha Cha) is Around the Corner! 

The 2018  Chapter Championship  (Cha Cha) will be held on  Saturday, July 7th at Musket Ridge Golf Club in Myersville, MD.

Reminder that t he practice round rate is $48.90 valid anytime Mon-Thurs and Fri - Sunday after  1pm.

For questions, please contact  Anu  Radha Sharma, Chapter Championship Director,  chapterchampionship@ewgadc.org.

 
2018 Play for P.I.N.K.  Golf Tournament
 
Sponsor a Hole
DEADLINE IS 13 JULY!!!
 
                  Sponsoring a hole is a great way to show support.  It is also a great way to advertise your business (if applicable), or make a tribute to a loved one who has been touched by this disease.  The cost to sponsor a hole is $100.  This price encompasses the sign with the donor's name, your company logo or a message, and five 50/50 raffle tickets if playing in the golf tournament.   The raffle tickets will be provided upon check-in on the day of the golf tournament. 
 
                  To register, go to the LPGAWWP website ( www.ewgadc.org ) and follow the following instructions: 
 
                  Step 1.  Select Events
                  Step 2.  Select Calendar
                  Step 3.  Select Members/Non-Member events
                  Step 4.  Select LPGA Women Who Play DC 2018 PfP Weekend Hold Sponsor
                  Step 5.  Select Register
                  Step 6.  Fill out the registration form (further instructions below)
                  Step 7.  Complete the payment (you will be directed to PayPal website)
 
                  Upon selecting the Registration button, you will need to provide your name, the hole number you would like your sign placed upon, and the "In Honor of" or "In Memory of" name.  Be sure you have spelled all information correctly.  You can view all 18 holes of the golf course on the Westfields Golf Club website ( www.westfieldsgolf.com ) under Scorecard, or under Photo Gallery.  If you do not specify a hole, the Event Captain will determine a hole placement on your behalf.  If you want your company's logo placed on the sign, you will need to reach out to the Event Captain separately with your logo image.  If you want to have a message versus a name on your sign, you may enter a short phrase into the "In Honor of" text box.  A sample of the sign is shown on the registration page.  Once you have completed all the registration information, you will be taken to a separate webpage for payment (PayPal).  The Event Captain will reach out to you once you are registered and payment has been received.
 
Event Captain :  Ms. Kim Litherland at kimlith@hotmail.com .
 

 
Golf Clinic + Happy Hour
Proceeds Support LPGA WWP-DC's PfP Golf Tournament
 
Back by Popular Demand!!
July 13th (Friday), 630pm-730pm
 
 
            Are you in need of sharpening your golf skills?  We are halfway through the golf season and what better time than now to course-correct some bad habits in order to improve your game before the end of the year.   
 
            Join other fellow chapter members at Westfields Golf Course on  July 13th at 630pm.  The golf pro Patrick Gogoel will host a  30-45-minute Golf Clinic and afterwards we will gather in the clubhouse for drinks and grub!  The cost is  $30 and half of the proceeds will be donated to our Chapter's PfP fund raising goal. 
 
            If you are interested in signing up, email Kim Litherland at kimlith@hotmail.com.   
                                     

                                            


Thanks for Two Successful Chapter Recruiting Events - East Potomac and Laurel Hills!
GolfDC, East Potomac - June 5th, Women's Golf Day. LPGA Women Who Play DC Chapter President Snjezana Arthur motivating women to play golf

Fairfax Co, Laurel Hills - June 13th, LPGA Women Who Play DC Chapter President Snjezana Arthur and Membership Recruitment Director Kelly Lawhead at the LPGA Women Who Play table promoting our association 

Fairfax Co, Laurel Hills - June 13th, LPGA Women Who Play DC Chapter President Snjezana Arthur addressing attendees of the event
Hero Dogs Golf Tournament - 
 6 Aug 2018

LPGA Women Who Play DC Chapter is proud to support the 2018 Hero Dogs Golf Tournament . At our Spring Kickoff brunch we donated $560 from our 50/50 raffle to the tournament. Let's pull some foursomes together for this great fundraising event. Visit Hero Dogs website for more information and contact Kelly Lawhead with additional questions. Hero Dogs is a nonprofit organization that improves the quality of life of veterans and first responders by raising, training, and placing service dogs and other highly skilled canines, free of charge, with lifetime support of the partnerships. Its annual golf tournament is the only fundraising event Hero Dogs hosts. Thank you for your support!


Membership Matters


Golf Tip Courtesy of the San Antonio Chapter

The San Antonio Chapter's Newsletter recently featured a cheat sheet with tips on varying golf ball lies.  We thought it was a great sheet and are making it available to all of our members, too!  Click here to access the document. We hope these tips help take a few strokes off your next round!


LPGA Women Who Play Cup Qualifiers Still Has Room for a Few More Teams

There is still room for a few more teams to sign up in three  LPGA Women Who Play Cup Qualifiers; Northeast in Galloway, NJ; Atlantic in Greensboro, NC; and Great Lakes in Verona, NY.  To register and for more information, click on My Events,  LPGA Women Who Play Cup, in the Member Clubhouse. 

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Event
Jul 7 Chapter Championship
Jul 14 Brambleton
Jul 21 Waverly Woods
Aug 18 University of Maryland
Aug 26 Play for P.I.N.K


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