2019 Tee Off at Rush Creek Golf Course
News from the
Minnesota Metro Chapter  
April 2019
Presented by MnMetro preferred course: River Oaks Golf Course
Save the Date!
APRIL
6th                Winter Warm Up #3
20th              New Member Social
29th              Golf Clinic
MAY
5th                Season Opener
17th              Golf Clinic
JUNE
14th              Golf Clinic
21st              Golf Clinic
New Website Address
Please update all your web bookmarks!!
http://www.lpgaamateursmnmetro.com 

Our new website is up and running and all of our chapter information on events and sign- ups are located on our website. Thanks to Ann, it's always kept current and up dated. So please develop a weekly habit of checking to ensure you are aware of what's happening in our Chapter.
 Season Opener on May 5th
AT APPLEWOOD HILLS GC, Stillwater

A FUN LETS-GET-THIS-SEASON-STARTED EVENT!
Plans are under way for the 2019 Season Opener. This event is open to all Members. Watch your email for format, details and signup information.
Welcome!
Welcome new member  Libby Lester !
GHIN Renewal            
Rush Creek is offering our league members a $25 renewal fee for GHIN handicaps.The link for payment is below. Once the payment has been made the GHIN will be activated.
Pace of Play Tip

In threesomes, help your fellow competitor to move cart.

Golf Rules!
New USGA rules have been issued as of January 2019 and a link to the full rules can be found here. If you want to brush up on your golf etiquette, we recommend
  Golf Etiquette Overview .
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Professional golf is the only sport where, if you win 20 percent of the time, you're the best.
               - Jack Nicklaus 

   
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Winter Warm Up Series #3 - New Rules
April 6 from 10:30 to noon.
PGA Tour Superstore, Minnetonka 

2019 is an exciting time in golf as these important, player friendly rules are being instituted. Sign-up on our website or just show-up,  You are welcome to bring a friend.
New Member Orientation and Social
How Being an LPGA Amateurs Member Benefits You
April 20, 10:00 to 11:30 am
PGA Tour SuperStore
12380 Wayzata Blvd.  Minnetonka

If you have joined in the last 6 months, this event is for you.
Learn about the MnMetro Chapter and how to get the most out of your Membership. Meet  other new Members and get any questions answered. Plus get a 10% in the store.
Golf Clinics
Angie Ause and Michael Turnbull have  generously  offered free clinics for our Chapter. Clinics and lessons are important for everyone's game. Descriptions of these clinics and sign-up is on our website. These fill quickly so act now. 

If you are thinking about taking lessons this season please consider these teaching professionals. You may take private lessons or get a couple of friends together and ask the pros to set up a small group lesson. It benefits everyone!
2019 Leagues
Several league spots are still available.  All information on the leagues and the sign-up form can be found on our website.  If you have questions regarding any of the leagues, you may contact Peggy at:  pzetah@gmail.com.

Subbing :  Subs are always needed for all the pre-paid leagues. It's a great way for new members to participate or for those who can't comment to a full season. The sub fee is listed for each league and you pay directly to the person you for whom you are subbing. Note that Blue league has a 25 handicap limit and Rush Creek is recommended for 28 and under handicap.
Another Successful Tee Off!
The 2019 The golf season has officially begun! Thank You to the staff at Rush Creek and a special Thank You to Nancy Sorenson, Personal Trainer, our keynote speaker, for giving us great advice on fitness and nutrition for playing better golf. 

Also a big Thank You to our Expo Vendors for their generous prize donations:  Nancy at Titlist Performance Institute, Jill at  Restore Muscle Health, Kari at 31 Bags, Sole Essentials, Amy & Amber at Sort-Toss-Pack, and Jenny at Rush Creek as well as the ,golf courses and KPMG for passes and tickets donations.

As always, the biggest Thank You goes to the Board and the other volunteers who work so hard to make this event a success.