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News from the
Minnesota Metro Chapter  
November 2018
Presented by MnMetro preferred course:  Troy Burne Golf Course
Save the Date!
DECEMBER
15th           HoHoHo
Congrats on Your Membership Anniversary!
5 YEARS: 
Renee Garpestad,  Ann McCrackin,  Pam Shaw
10 YEARS:
Alicia Barber,  Denise Gorman,  Lynette Paulson,  Susan Raber,  Judy Vandermolen,  Nancy Wagner
15 YEARS:
Sue Fischer, Katie Gordon, Joan Schimml,  Joanne Stowell
20 YEARS:
Kymberly Eide
Margaret Mead
25 YEARS:
Joni Meilahn
Patricia Pauls
Pace of Play Tip
From the cart, take 3 clubs to the ball: the one you think it may be and then one higher and one lower.
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 .
                                       
Keeping the head still is golf's one universal, unarguable fundamental.
             - Jack Nicklaus 


    
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Annual HoHoHo Toys for Tots Event
Saturday, December 15th from  1:30 to 3:30
Cooper Pub at the Shoppes of West End 
1607 Park Place Blvd,  St Louis Park

Bring an unwrapped toy and join your golfing friends for Holiday cheer!
Cash bar to accompany appetizers provided by the Chapter
No sign up or RSVP necessary 
All gifts are accepted but there is always a big need for teenage items. suggestions: sporting goods (balls of any kind), hair tools, makeup kits, board games etc.
Meet Our Board of Directors

(l to r)  Angie,  Patti,  Janette,  Alice and  Kathy

Angie Christo , President:
Active 20+ year Member and just finished serving as Golf Director. She plays in the Blue league, on the Cup team, Championships, and has advanced to compete in Nationals several times. 
Goal: To better understand what it means to be the LPGA Amateur Association and what are the benefits for our Chapter.

Patti Soule, Membership (2nd term):
Member since 2003.  She plays in leagues and has volunteered for several events, including hosting Meet 'n Great at her home. 
Goal: Work to keep retention high and always look for opportunities to recruit new members.

Janette Schull Social Events:
Member since 2014 and is the past Marketing Director. She plays in leagues, participates in the Chapter Championships, ( " loves that it stretches me out of my comfort zone", and is on the Cup team. 
Goal: To work with other Directors to promote Social events that will welcome new members and create connections with seasoned members.

Alice Heth, Golf Events: 
Member since 2002.  She plays in leagues and Chapter Championships. She has volunteered for many events and committees including setting up golf clinics.
Goal: Work to keep leagues strong, join other Board members to create fun social golf events and offer clinics for all skill levels.

Kathy McCray, Finance/Records: 
Member:since 2007. She is an active Member, plays in several leagues and has volunteered for many golf and social events. 
Goal: To smoothly transition of our Intuit Quickbooks Software system from disk to online, maintain budgets and accurate reporting as required by National.

The Marketing Director position is open and the Board is looking for someone to fill it. Please consider volunteering!
National LPGA Amateur Tournament Results
Congratulations Beth Rubin: Second place, Low Net in first flight at the LPGA Amateur National!  
Our scramble team (Tammy Smith-Foyt, Pat Hegenbarth, Jodie Skolnick, and Kristi Peterson) reported they had a really good time!