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 Members of our 20th Anniversary Celebration Committee!  We have some fun events being planned for our 20th Year!

Join us in the St. Patty's Day Parade. Contact:  Barbara Lischak at wblischak@yahoo.com or 410-600-0021.

In search of used golf clubs!
For our new golfers joining the chapter, we'd like to have golf clubs available for them to use while they are taking our clinics.  If you or anyone you may know has some clubs that are no longer being used, please contact: 

Beth Deeley - (410) 251-7457 or bdeeley67@mac.com

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Please join us for our Annual Cooking Class

 

Sunday, February 21, 2016

3:00 p.m.

Culture Restaurant in West Ocean City

$25/person

Here's what you get:

Travis's fabulous cooking expertise and instruction

Three tastings/sides

One Craft Cocktail that is paired with the food preferred

Bring a Guest -- maybe a potential new Member

Click Here to Register

 

February is 'I Love Golf' Month

February is also 'Heart Awareness Month'

Wear your "RED' in recognition of Heart Awareness.  We'll be taking pictures!

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Brushes and Bubbly

A New Event this Year

Thursday, March 31

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Ocean City Center for the Arts

Join us for a fun-filled evening and complete your very own 'Work of Art'

Here's what you get:

All materials needed for your work of art

An artist to guide you

A light dinner; soft and adult beverages

Music

$35.00

Guests are invited

Click Here to Register

Contact:  Judy Kight - judykight1968@gmail.com

 

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Join us for an

EWGA 'DC Chapter' Ocean City Golf Weekend

Glen Riddle and Lighthouse Sound Golf Courses

Saturday April 2 

Golf War Admiral. 11:30 a.m. tee-time
Dinner at Ruth's Chris

Sunday April 3

Golf Lighthouse Sound.  8:33 a.m. tee-time
Lunch at the Club

$220 per person

Contact: Nancy Dofflemyer 410-289-0241 or  ewgnancy@aol.com  

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 2016 Spring League: Bear Trap Dunes

7 Clubhouse Drive, Ocean View, DE 19970


Contact Anne McBride awmcbride55@gmail.com

 

Dates: Tuesdays, April 5 - May 31, 2016
Rate with cart: $30 for 18 holes

A Handicap of 40 is required for this League


Tee times vary between 11-1 (tee times will be listed on the weekly E-vite)
Signs ups are on a 1st come first serve basis.

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River Run Golf Course Spring League

Contact: Joan Twigg  JoanTwigg@hotmail.com 

Thursdays April 21 through May 26, 2016 

Cost:  18 holes is $35.00, 9 holes is $20.00 

(Please note change in tee times mid-session)

18 holes

April 21, 28, May 5

           Tee times start at 3:00 p.m.          

  May 12, 19, 26

  Tee times start at 2:00 p.m.

 9 holes   

April 21, 28, May 5

            Tee times start at 4:30 p.m.          

  May 12, 19, 26

 Tee times start at 4:00 p.m.

 EWGA’s mission is to foster and enhance networking and social relationships.  To this end, foursomes will be pre-arranged.  Please don’t request special pairings.  We will do our best to honor requests for a specific tee on an individual basis.

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SAVE THE DATES

CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THESE EVENTS

April 10th - 20th Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off

May 18th - First Social at Lighthouse Sound--Celebration of our 20th Anniversary

June 5th - 18-Hole Co-Ed Social at Eagles Landing

June 15th - Social at Ocean City Golf

June 26th - Chapter Championship Local - Ocean City Golf Seaside

July 20th - Social at Bayside

July 24th - 18-Hole Co-Ed Social at Lighthouse Sound

August 17th - Social at Rum Pointe

August 21st - 18-Hole Co-Ed Social at Baywood Greens

September 8th - End of Season 20th Anniversary Party at Lighthouse Sound

September 21st - Social at Ocean Pines Golf--Fall Retreat

October 14th - Pink Ribbon Tournament at Ocean City Golf

October 19th - Social at War Admiral

December 14th - Progressive Holiday Dinner in Berlin

EWGA EASTERN SHORE AND YOU

   

2016 SEASON CLINICS

 Lighthouse Sound

Frank Laber 
Wednesday's at 5:00 and Friday's at 10:00
Sign ups will be with Frank or by email

 

2016 WINTER WARM UP

$20/per session

 River Run; Bob Beckelman

 Starts March 1 weather permitting for 6 weeks: Tuesday's at 3-4:00.

Sign ups will be done by email or sign up sheet at River Run

 bbeckelman@riverrungolf.com

2016 SPRING CLINIC

$20/per session

Bay Club; Bob Affelder
Starts April 11 for 6 weeks: Monday's at 5:00
Sign ups will be done by phone or email

410-629-0022

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What happens when you make your hole-in-one?  First you do your happy dance!  
And then you realize you want to spread the word and be recognized.

Through our partnership with Troon Golf, any member who makes a hole-in-one during an EWGA-sponsored event receives a complimentary round of golf for four at a Troon Golf facility.

You just need to send a copy of your scorecard, attested by your playing partners, and verified by the club’s Golf Professional (if possible).  Also include the yardage of the hole, the hole number, and the golf club you used to make the shot.

Send your information to
amanda_hoey@ewga.com and she will coordinate with Troon to have your certificate for your complimentary golf sent to you – as well as get you posted as an inductee of the Hole-in-One Club on the EWGA website!

Also, be sure to let one of the Chapter board members know about it so we can publicize it in our newsletter.

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U.S. Team Wins back the Solheim Cup

The largest comeback in Solheim Cup history is in the record books. Congrats to Team USA! As fans and ambassadors for the game, we are so proud to REPRESENT USA! It was an exhilarating journey for more than 70 EWGA members who were up at dawn each day, singing and cheering on the First Tee making sure that #GoTeamUSA knew we had come thousands of miles to show our support.  We were indeed the 13th member of the US Team!   Down 10-6 going into the singles matches on Sunday, the American Team showed they have grit, can dig deep, have a heart and the ability to WIN!!!  Team USA was victorious winning 8 out of the 12 singles matches and halving another. Results: 14 ½ to 13 ½ !!!  Captain Juli Inkster brought out the best in every player!   On EWGA’s Facebook page you will find posts and pics showing that the Solheim is an experience like no other. Mark your calendar for when this premier women’s golf biennial event returns to the USA as the Des Moines Golf & Country Club, August 14-20, 2017. EWGA will be there! 

 

Our Chapter participated in the Annual Ocean Pines Boat Parade

Ocean Pines Boat Parade - Holly Calcara, Nancy Dofflemyer, Linda Truitt, Janet O'Brien, JJ Schoellkopf, Kathleen Matthews, Bobbi Corbett, Ruth Scott, Sue Flynn





Lunch after a round at the Peninsula

  Right to Left - Pat Finlayson, Regina Ashcraft, Anne McBride, Linda Thomas, Sharon Hoffman and Trisha Whistleman.




Some of our EWGA Eastern Shore Girls Representing at the U. S. Open




River Run League Celebrating July 4th


 


EWGA ladies attended Bay Creek Ladies Invitational in Cape Charles on June 25





River Run League Opening Day - June 1




Early Birds League Opening Day - May 13



FUN League Opening Day - May 12




Nutter's Crossing League Opening Day - May 4




Deer Run Pros Bob Beckleman and Mike Nardone lead our group of 23 new golfers through their first lesson.





Celebrating International Women's Day at Ristorante Antipasti in Ocean City, MD - March 8, 2015




International Women's Day has been observed since the early 1900's, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies.

Sharon Repass, Bina DeCarlo, Lorri Urban & Cheryl Sasscer

 

OUR FEATURED SPONSOR

EWGA Sponsor Spotlight 
 
Our Newest Sponsor - Walk on Water Stand Up Paddle

Maybe its time to change your life and try something new!

 

Walk on Water Stand Up Paddle is a retail business providing Board and

Equipment sales, lessons from our Gum Point Road Marina, and rentals and excursions to places like Assateague Island National Seashore. Owners Beth and Sandy Deeley and Ron Gossard provide hands on instruction and are experts at matching  the paddler to the perfect equipment for the most success and fun on the water.

Paddleboarding is the fastest growing sport in the world for a good reason - its incredibly fun and easy to learn. Come take a lesson with us and we will provide you with all the necessary equipment and patient, friendly professional instruction and we will have you loving the sport in no time.

Reservations can be made directly from our website or by calling the retail locations at 410-289-8787. Come and visit one of our retail locations at 9808 Stephen Decatur Highway or upstairs inside K-Coast Surf shop 34th Street Ocean City.


Become an EWGA Eastern Shore Chapter Sponsor or recommend a Sponsor!

 Cost for one year is $75 for members or $100 for non-members. Sponsor benefits include the following:

  • Business featured on our website with your logo, business card and a link to your website

  • Logo and or business card  in our E-newsletter 

  • Sponsor Spotlight during the year in our E-newsletter and  website

  • Opportunity to attend a chapter event to showcase your business or host an event for EWGA members at your location

For more information on how we can promote your business and to become a sponsor, contact Donna Singleton at donnasingleton@mchsi.com or cell 410-459-5455

History of the Eastern Shore Chapter


Back in 1996, there were many corporate golf outings being held at the courses in Ocean City and surrounding areas of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, but the players were mostly men.  There were hundreds of women who aspired to play in corporate outings but just didn't feel their 'game' was up to par. 

 

Nancy Dofflemyer saw this as an opportunity to bring the game of golf to the Women of the Eastern Shore.

 

The first membership meeting of the Eastern Shore Chapter of EWGA was held on August 14, 1996, at River Run Golf Course.

 

In September of 1997, our chapter celebrated its one-year anniversary.  We exceeded our fifty person membership goal and were recognized by National EWGA as one of the four chapters who surpassed its renewal membership rate of seventy percent.

 

Also in 1997, our chapter was the pioneer in teaming up with the American Cancer Society and held a successful golf tournament, surpassing a goal of $15,000, with all proceeds going toward the fight against breast cancer.

 

Today, our chapter continues to pursue the same goals that were set by our Board back in 1996.  One of the major goals being:  "To create opportunities for women of every ability level to bond, network and enjoy the game of golf."

 

We currently maintain a strong membership that exceeds 300 and work diligently to promote leagues, clinics and social events to bring more women into our organization. 

 

WELCOME OUR 2015 BOARD

President (last year term):  Nancy Dofflemyer.  (410) 251-6555; ewgnancy@aol.com

Member Services Director (last-year term):  Cheryl Sasscer.  (443) 664-2226; msasscer@comcast.net   

Member Recruitment Director (2-year term):  Lorri Urban.  (410) 630-3243; lorriurban@msn.com.  Co-Director; Judy Schoellkopf.  (443) 235-4341; jjoldpro@oldprogolf.com  

Events and Activities Director (2-year term):  Lois Jones. 410-208-9551; golferstwodl@aol.com.  Co-Director: Ruth Scott. 410-641-9921; scottpruth@gmail.com

Golf Programs & Service Director (last year term):  Sharon Repass.  (410) 213-7719; srepass@comcast.net

Finance & Records Director (2-year term):  Michele Ford.  (410) 251-2008; micheleford207@gmail.com.  
Records Co-Director:  Linda Truitt.  (410) 835-0014; lindatruitt@verizon.net

Marketing Director (last year term):  Donna Singleton.  (410) 459-5455; donnasingleton@mchsi.com

Communication Director (2-year term):  Susan Penn.  (410-598-5880; slpenn33@msn.com



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