MN Metro members at the LPGA-AGA Semi-Final Tournament in Lake Geneva, WI                            
News from the
Minnesota Metro Chapter  
September 2018
Presented by MnMetro preferred course:  Brookview Golf Course
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Date!
SEPTEMBER
13th         Betty Dangers Social
29th         Fall Golf Event
OCTOBER
4th            Year End Dinner
Send Pictures!
If you have pictures of MN Metro golfers in action - on or off the course - please send them to Julie for use at the Year End event.
Welcome New Members!
Jill Alison
Nancy Hunsley
Angela Tangen
Genelle Bierbaum
Barbara Wilson
Pace of Play Tips
Here are checkpoints to determine if you are out of position and lagging behind where you should be:
On a Par 3 - If the group ahead is walking off the tee on the next hole, you are out of position.
On a Par 4 - I f you are on the tee and the group in front of you is off the green, you are out of position.
On a Par 5 - If you are on the tee and the group in front of you is on the green, you are out of position.
#InviteHer
The LPGA is launching a global initiative to introduce more women to golf through the power of invitation. 

For articles compiled by the LPGA Women's Network that covers advice for new players, how experienced players can guide new ones, instruction advice and more, follow this link:   lpgawomensnetwork
Quick Links
 
Golf Rules!
If you want to brush up on your golf rules and/or golf etiquette, we recommend the following two documents:  The  Simplified Rules of Golf   (provided by the MGA) and  Golf Etiquette Overview .
                                       
The secret of golf is to turn three shots into two.
           - Bobby Jones 


    
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They're Heading to Nationals!  
Congratulations to Beth Rubin (1 st Flight) and the Scramble Team of Kristi Peterson, Pat Hegenbarth, Tammy Smith-Foyt, and Alicia Barber for their big wins at Semi-finals in Lake Geneva on Aug 25. They will now move on to compete in the LPGA-AGA National Finals in October at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, FL. Great playing ladies. Good Luck!

Congratulations also goes to those who placed in their flights: Jackie Santopietro, Missy Pickar, Angie Christo, Janette Schull, Anita Nelson and Ann Borders. (the rest of us just had fun.)

All the members from the Mn Metro Chapter who placed at Semi -finals
Love Ferris Wheels, Miniature Golf and Socializing? 
Then this social event is just made for you!
Betty Dangers Country Club
2501 Marshall St. NE in Minneapolis
September 13th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM
Betty Dangers is a fun place to gather - it has a ferris wheel AND mini golf! Come to socialize with your fellow MN Metro LPGA Amateur Golf Association members as the season winds down.
Food and Beverages paid by attendees.   RSVP  Here 
Fall Fun Golf at Troy Burne
Saturday, September 29th from 12:00 to 5:00 PM
295 Lindsay Road, Hudson, WI  54106
Phone: (877) 888-8633
Chapter discount rate: Cost: $69 + tax includes cart. Paid at the course.

Join us on Ryder Cup weekend for a fun afternoon of golf. We have four tee times beginning at noon. We may have an optional get together in the grill before or after for some Ryder Cup viewing (depending on the broadcast schedule).

Troy Burne is a fun but challenging course and this outing is for intermediate and advanced golfers.
RSVP  Here  or on our website by September 25th .
Year-End Celebration on October 4th!
Lost Spur Golf Course
2750 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Eagan, MN
Cost: $20.00
Please join us in celebrating another great golf season and to thank your Board members and others who volunteered their time to make it happen.
5:00 pm   Social Hour with cash bar
6:00 to 8:00 pm  Buffet Dinner followed by short program & prize giveaways
                  
Bonus: Play 9 Holes of golf for $12.00 prior to the event. This might be your last 2018 opportunity to play with other Chapter members, so take advantage! Create a 4-some  or sign up solo by calling 651-454-2332.

Sign Up  Here         
Deadline to register (and to advise of any food allergies or special menu requests) is Sept. 23.
2019 KPMG Women's PGA Championship Volunteers Still Needed
June 18 - 23, 2019 at Hazeltine National Golf Club
We are still looking for members to volunteer to marshal Hole No. 16 at the championship. This is a par 4 and we are the only group on the hole!  Some of the details:
  • The marshal slots are available only to Chapter members in good standing.
  • We have a total of 23 slots for marshals and the number per shift will vary (we will need to cover all days at some level)
  • The fee is $120.00 and volunteers are expected to work 4 shifts (approximately 4 hours each)
  • All volunteers will get a uniform (golf shirt, headwear, jacket), credential with grounds access for the week, complimentary parking and meal/water vouchers
 If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Angie Christo (christoangie@gmail.com) for more information. 
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