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Gather at the Golf Show. Sunday, January 27th 12:00 pm. Pre-registration required, deadline Thursday, Jan. 24th.

January Thaw Out. Tuesday, January 29th, 4:30 pm. Cooper's Hawk Easton.  Pre-registration required, deadline Thursday, Jan. 24th.

Social Hour With An OSU Usher.  Tuesday, February 19th, 6:00 pm.  Winking Lizard Westerville.  Pre-registration required, deadline Thursday, Feb 14th.

LPGA Amateurs Columbus at Top Golf.  Wednesday, March 6th, 6:00 pm. For Members Only.  Pre-registration required, deadline Thursday February 28th.

COLUMBUS LATEST NEWS

From The President

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

I don’t know about you, but I’m fired up to get this new year started. As you can imagine, the Board of Directors and I have been hard at work, planning another year jam-packed with fun AND frolic! Our goals this year will look very much like last year. 

To be Central Ohio’s all-inclusive women’s golf organization, we will be

  • welcoming and engaging,
  • offer experiences of quality and value,
  • provide a safe environment to learn, play and grow, on and off the golf course,
  • and give back to the communities we live in.So, pull out your calendars! Here’s a highlight of what this next year will bring.
Winter:
Even though it’s cold and gray outside, we can still get together to mix ‘n mingle. We have pulled together some dates and activities to get out, shake off the cobwebs and reconnect. There will be something for everyone. Some events are for members-only, others will be for members and guests. Check out those announcements and come join us!

Spring:

This is where it starts to get crazy!

Read more, click here.

It's the Season to GIVE...


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We presented a check to Cheri Jenkins, Executive Director of the LPGA/USGA Girls Golf Program at The First Tee of Central Ohio! The $800 gift was a season-long effort of selling tickets for various events prize drawings.  Thanks Columbus, for supporting a great program.

From leadership to healthy living, Girls Golf uses the Five E’s to Empower, Enrich, Engage, Exercise, and Energize through the game of golf. Let's get more young girls out on the course!  To learn more about LPGA/USGA Girl's Golf,  go to: www.thefirstteecentralohio.org.

Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest & Fundraiser

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What a wonderful evening for a fundraiser! The Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest at Gallo's was a smashing success, raising over $1,200 (including double donation day) for the Mid-Ohio Food Bank! Thanks to all who came out, contributed and joined in the fun. And congrats to Kelly Brink for snagging the Ugly Sweater prize! 

2018 Season Finale

We had a howling good time at our spooktacular 2018 Season Finale, Saturday, October 27th at Cumberland Trail Golf Club. It was a wonderful celebration of the golf season and fabulous friendships.

Many, many thanks & congratulations to the winner of the Cathy Bregar Volunteer of the Year Award - Lee Schneider!!

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Our 2018 Birdie Queen, for the second year in a row, Rita Williams - nicely done!!  Kudos to Kiss - the best costume winners (aka Daffney, Cindy, Patti & Patti)!

And hats off to those members & guests who actually played in the cold, wet weather!!

You can view photos of the event here.



2018 Women$ Open Challenge

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What a great event!!  The inaugural Women$ Open Challenge was an outstanding success.  Seventeen scramble teams took on the challenge - both the course AND Mother Nature!  The hard-fought challenge was won by Team McCarthy with a score of 62!  Teams Cook and Geyer were second and third respectively following a scorecard playoff. 

You can see the photos of the day here.

Columbus Chapter in the News!

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Our LPGA Amateur Golf Association, Columbus, OH Chapter was featured on the April 29th Out And About Columbus - Everything Golf show.  Did you miss it, or would you like to see it again?  Click here to see the 2-minute segment.  Nice job President Betsy Sherman!!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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USGA Rules Question of the Week

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This is a fun way to brush up and/or learn the rules.  

Rolex Rules Question of the Week.

Did you get the question right?  Learn and play by the rules for maximum enjoyment of the game.

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Announcements

Welcome New and Returning Members!

We look forward to meeting you in person at an event or on the course soon!

Sharon Culver Lisa Huang Marcy Plesha
Eleanor Diurba Nadine LaRoche
Allison Harrison Peggy McDaniel

 

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Rules of Golf Seminars
The Ohio Golf Association will be hosting three 2019 Rules of Golf Seminars. These seminars are complimentary but will have maximum capacities based on the size of the room.  Click here for more information.

**Note: LPGA Amateurs Columbus will host our own Rules Update with Cathy Cook, date and location to be announced.



GolfTec Open House
We're invited out to the GolfTec facilities on Feb 27th (Easton) or Feb 28th (Dublin) for some games, drinks, snacks, and socialization. Click here for more information.


Connect 4 Clinics for Women
The Spencer Golf Academy at The Golf Club at Little Turtle is offering Connect 4 Clinics for Women.  Click here for more information and registration.


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2019 Columbus Chapter Board of Directors

  • Betsy Sherman, President
  • Amanda Rich, President-elect
  • Jana Highwart, Events & Activities Director
  • Dianne Thompson, Member Recruitment Director
  • Lynette Humphrey, Marketing Director
  • Luan Bonner, Member Services Director
  • Cathy Bissonette, Communications Director
  • Cindy Nye, Finance & Records Director
  • Laura Seed, Golf Programs & Services Director​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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Chapter Calendar


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Columbus Chapter Calendar (effective 1/21/2019) click here.

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Membership

Would you like to find out more about LPGA Amateur Golf Association Columbus, or subscribe to our newsletter?  Click here.

To join our community, please visit LPGAAmateurs.com.
 
Curious what your LPGA Amateur Golf Association membership gets for you?  Check out the benefits page to see a listing of local items.
And don't forget to click on the Benefits heading on the menu bar to see what Headquarters offers!​​​

Chapter News and Communications

Be sure to check out the latest news from our Columbus Chapter!! 

Current Issue January 2019.

Previous issues here.

Missing Important Emails? Check Your Folders and Make Senders Safe
We have discovered that some members who have been missing important LPGA Amateur Golf Association related emails, found them in their Spam (Junk) and other email folders. If you have a Gmail account, many LPGA Amateur Golf Association emails end up in the "Promotions" folder.  You can make the LPGA Amateur Golf Association senders safe (add them to your contacts) on your email account, which usually takes care of the problem.  Need assistance? Contact Cathy Bissonette at communicat.lpgaamateurs.columbus@gmail.com.

Common Columbus LPGA Amateur Golf Association senders addresses include:
LPGA Amateur Golf Association Columbus (president.lpgaamateurs.columbus@gmail.com)
LPGA Amateur Golf Association Columbus (president.lpgaamateurs.columbus@gmail.ccsend.com)
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