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Be a part of the largest Women's Golf Association and Get Ahead!     

  

 Free Club Fitting and Mizuno Demo Day - Saturday, May 14th at River Run.

 If interested, contact Bob Beckelman at:  bbeckelman@riverrungolf.com

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

 

EWGA Eastern Shore Chapter 20th Anniversary
Golf Social and Celebration

May 18, 2016
Lighthouse Sound
Cost:  $50 for 9 holes and dinner; $70 for 18 holes and dinner
Dinner Only:  $25

Registration for 18 holes:  1:30; Tee off at 2-2:15
Registration for 9 holes:  4:00; 4:30 shot gun
Deadline to register:  May 14

Click Here to Register

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2016 League Registration!

If you have not done so already,

go to the tab above titled 'Leagues and Programs'

and familiarize yourself with the TEN (10) leagues

that are being offered this year -- there is something for everyone!

There is a description of each league as well as a

Welcome Letter from each League Captain.

Click Here to Register

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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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2016 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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LET'S TALK GOLF! 

Golf Rules and Etiquette Clinic

Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

The Restaurant at Lighthouse Sound

Cost:  $25

Includes:  Presentation by PGA Golf Master Professional Frank Laber

Lite Fare and a Cash Bar

Click Here to Register

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SAVE THE DATES

CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THESE EVENTS

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

June 15 - Social at Ocean City Golf

June 26 - Chapter Championship Local - Ocean City Golf Seaside

July 20 - Social at Bayside

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

August 17 - Social at Rum Pointe

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

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

September 21 - Social at Ocean Pines Golf

October 14 - Pink Ribbon Tournament at Ocean City Golf

October 19 - Social at Man O War

December 14 - Progressive Holiday Dinner in Berlin

EWGA EASTERN SHORE AND YOU

2016 SEASON CLINICS

 Lighthouse Sound

Frank Laber 
Wednesday's at 4:30 and 6:00, 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 4-5:00

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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OUT AND ABOUT

Members Enjoying the Tastings and Champagne

at our Annual Cooking Class with Chef Travis

  

Champagne  Cocktail

20th Anniversary Celebration Drink

Herbed Pear-Berry Bellini

                                                                 

Look for the Recipe in our early March newsletter!

 

 

 

Representing our Chapter at the annual celebration of International Women's Day!

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.



 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Ocean City, Maryland!

 

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 Judy Kight at judykight1968@gmail.com.

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 2016 BOARD

Board of Directors - 2016

 President:  Nancy Dofflemyer, 410-251-6555; ewgnancy@aol.com

 Member Services Director:  Beth Deeley, 410-251-7457; bdeeley67@mac.com

 Member Recruitment Director:  Lorri Urban, 410-630-3243; lorriurban@msn.com.  

Co-Director:  Judy Schoellkopf, 443-235-4341; jjoldpro@oldprogolf.com

 Events and Activities Director Events and Activities:  Sue Flynn, 410-463-0962; sueflynn0807@gmail.com

 Events and Activities Director-Golf Programs & Services:  Sharon Repass, 410-213-7719-C; 301-807-5878-C;

srepass@comcast.net and Tricia Murphy, 443-745-8498; mpmurph51@aol.com

 Finance Director:  Michele Ford,   410-251-2008; micheleford207@gmail.com

Records Director:  Linda Truitt, 410-835-0014; lindatruitt@verizon.net

 Marketing Director:  Judy Kight, 410-591-9291; judykight1968@gmail.com 

 Communications Director:  Susan Penn,   410-598-5880; slpenn33@msn.com