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News from the
Minnesota Metro Chapter  
March 2021
Presented by Good Leadership 
Save the Date!
March
13th      Get Focused Zoom
27th      Virtual Tee Off
April
TBD      Orientation
May
8th        Spring Fling
Varies   Leagues Begin
Renew Your Membership!
To renew your membership today, click HERE. Remember, you will need to do this to register for leagues!.
Board Leadership Change
Due to other duties, responsibilities and life complexities, Laurie Stanek has decided to resign from our Chapter Board. The Board has asked and approved Sonja Kloiber to fill Laurie's position on the Board through the end of the term.

Laurie has graciously offered to continue to serve on the Membership Committee. Thank you to Laurie for her work on the Board and for our Chapter over the last few years. We appreciate you!  And, a big thank you to Sonja for stepping up and taking on the membership responsibilities for the coming year.
Volunteer Opportunities
Spring Fling on May 8th
If interested in helping, contact Sheila Mullen.
Golf Rules!
A link to current USGA rules can be found here. And if you want to brush up on your golf etiquette, we recommend:
Pace of Play
When you finish a hole, please drive to the next tee before you write your scores down and put clubs away.
Quote of the Month
Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see. Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, you can rise above doubt and judgment. And you can see forever.
                        -- Nancy Lopez 
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Get Focused on the 2021 Season
Mark your calendar for March 13th from 10:00-11:00 am.  We are featuring Teaching Pro, top ten LPGA Women's and Senior Women's tour finisher, and author, Barbara Moxness, for the last of our winter Zooms.  Barbara is a native Minnesotan, a Class A member of the LPGA T&CP Division and has been named a top teacher by Golf Digest in 2013 and 2015.  Some have called her the "Golf Whisperer".  Barbara will "FOCUS" us on getting the new season off to a successful start.  For more information see her website: https://www.moxiegolfacademy.com/
No registration necessary.   Look for the Zoom Meeting link in a separate e-mail coming this week! 
Hall of Famer, Nancy Lopez, Highlights This Year's Virtual Tee Off!
Saturday, March 27th at 10:00 am
What a privilege it is for our chapter to be able to provide this special treat. Highlighting our Tee Off is the most well-known woman golfer across the Globe, Nancy Lopez. She ranks seventh in all-time career wins with 48, in addition to numerous awards including Solheim Captain and LPGA Hall of Fame member. She will share with us her "Play Happy Philosophy of Golf" that she is promoting with her new business, Nancy Lopez Golf Adventures. Here's a sample of the kind of wisdom she has in store: 

Mark your calendar for March 27th and invite your friends to join our morning virtual Tee Off to showcase just one of the many benefits of being a member of the LPGA Amateurs community,  The event is FREE but you must register!
Drawings will be held for golf accessories from 2nd Swing, rounds of golf at Minnesota Valley, and FREE LPGA Amateur Association memberships from Good Leadership! 
Register HERE
League Information and Registration
Registration will open on March 29 through Golf Genius.  All league fees will be paid by credit card. Your Membership must be current to sign up for leagues. The 2021 prepaid leagues are the Saturday Traveling: White and Blue; 18 Hole Sunday (4 dates); 9 Hole Evening at Brookview, Braemar, and Oak Marsh; and Pay-as-You-Play:  Red Traveling, 9 Hole Rush Creek, and 18 Hole Weekday Random.
Red League provides a great opportunity to play fun, relaxed golf, and hone your golf skills while having a great 9 hole experience.  Red plays six dates on six different executive-type courses across the Twin Cities.  Pair this league with our spring clinics offerings and watch the growth of your game - and your circle of golfing friends. 
Sunday League:  Always wondered about playing in events such as best ball, match play or scramble formats?  Then sign up for this new 4-time Sunday afternoon league. Four courses will be played including The Royal and Les Bolstad at the U of M.  A minimum of 16 players is necessary to make this great experience work.  No stress, just fun.  Sign up by yourself and encourage a friend to as well.
Oak Marsh:  This Tuesday evening, 9-hole league is perfect for Members on St Paul's East side.  This is a fun, interesting course.  We are also looking for a Captain to lead this league. 
Subbing:  Unsure about your availability to commit to a regular schedule? Sign up to sub on the prepaid leagues. Subs are always needed so we request that you are seriously committed to subbing. Splitting a league spot with another Member is also an optionWatch for additional league information and updates in the Mid-Month edition.
Thank you to Our Tee Off Presenting Sponsor: 
Good Leadership
Good Leadership is an executive team coaching firm.  The organization has proven the only way to grow an enterprise is to have a strong leadership team.  

Good Leadership leads the industry growing teams using a unique "team-team approach". The results speak for themselves.