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News from the
Minnesota Metro EWGA Chapter
April 2018
Presented by MnMetro EWGA preferred course:  Applewood Hills Golf Course
Save the Date!
7th         Tee Off!
21st        New Member Orientation
29th       Sunday Golf: Troy Burne
6th         Golf Kickoff: Applewood Hills
16th       Meet & Greet
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GHIN Handicaps
GHIN handicaps will be available through Rush Creek Golf Course. Forms will be available at TeeOff and on our website. The fee is $35, paid directly to Rush Creek  
2018 Meet & Greet
Wednesday, May 16
6 pm to 8pm
Patti Soule's Home
7276 Weston Lane N. Maple Grove, MN 55311

Hors' d'oeuvres & Beverages provided
There is no charge but RSVP is required through
Welcome New Members!
Robin Harrison, Kristie Hotze,  Ruzica Njakara, Lisa Hanson Lamey,  Monica Tse, Leah Swenson
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.

Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golfers become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five. 
                     -- John Updike
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Last Call for 2018 TeeOff Brunch and Expo
Saturday, April 7th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Brookview Golf Course
200 Brookview Parkway,  Golden Valley, MN  55426
Cost: $25
Deadline for TeeOff is March 30 - Register now!
Brunch  --  League Sign up  --  Vendor Expo  --  Prizes
Chapter business updates from our Directors 
Keynote Speaker: John Cleary, Certified Personal Coach, P GA Professional  and U of M Women's Head Assistant Golf Coach.
Long time Members: Remember when you were the "new kid"? Invite new and prospective Members to join you and your friends at your table during brunch, make them feel welcome. Chances are, the friends you're sitting with were strangers when you joined.
Have you heard EWGA is being rebranded?
Jane Gedde, EWGA CEO and the LPGA announced its partnership and the rebranding of EWGA to become LPGA Women Who Play.  This is a historic time for our 27 year old organization and will provide exciting benefits for all EWGA Members. We will still be the MN Metro Chapter, but please read your March 27 email from Jane for the details and watch for future ones to stay up to date on how this is partnership is progressing and what it mean to the Members.
The new website is
League Registration
League registration begins at TeeOff. All league fees are paid upfront for all regular players. Remember to bring your checkbook to avoid the credit card fee.

The league form is available on our website. Download and complete the form and mail with your payment. All mail-ins will be processed after TeeOff and you will be notified that your registration was received. If the league(s) you pick is full, please agree to be on the sub list as there are always sub opportunities.

If you sign-up as a sub for any league, the sub fee is to be paid directly to the person for whom you are subbing. If you do sign up as a sub, please try to sub 2 or 3 times during the season as subs are always needed on all leagues.
New Member Orientation & Golf Rules / Etiquette
Saturday April 21 from 9 am to 11 am
PGA Superstore
12380 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN
This event is geared toward new members, new golfers as well as any member who would like to attend. The focus is on learning golf rules and etiquette, answering any questions about EWGA benefits, league play and other golf and social events. If you are a new EWGA  member or new to golf, we recommend you attend. There is no charge but registration is required and can be found on our website at
Golf, Golf and Golf
>> Our first Sunday event, is April 29th at Troy Burne Golf Course!
>> Our "Kickoff The Golf Season" outing is scheduled for May 6 at Applewood Hills. This is open to all golfers and will be a play-for-fun event.

Look for details and signup for these events in your email and on our website at
TeeOff Expo Vendors
PGA Superstore:   Providing coupons and one large prize donation
Concord Threads: Selling golf gear to benefit youth golf
Lifetime Fitness: Trainer Michael Hinton
Public Country Club Golf:, Jackie Santopietro, selling golf discount cards
Sort, Toss, Pack: Specializing in downsizing, packing, moving
Sole Essentials: Shoe inserts
31 Bags: Handbags, Totes, Thermals, Storage and more
Restore Muscle Health, Jill L'Esperance, Advanced Muscle Therapy
Golf Tec: John Cleary, Certified Personal Coach
Vendors will be offering a chance to explore their goods and services as well as coupon offers and prize donations, so be sure to thank them for their participation.