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Welcome to the EWGA Greater Philadelpha Chapter

If you live in the Philadelphia Metro area and are looking for friendly women who love golf, welcome to our site! The EWGA Philly Chapter covers Philadelphia, Lower Bucks, Montgomery & Delaware Counties and South Jersey. Our goal is to provide fun opportunities for women who enjoy golf to meet and play with other women who enjoy the same. To meet that goal, we have several leagues in the Philly Metro area that provide weekly golf at some really nice courses, and we also have monthly golf outings during our April - October season. We also offer clinics and other educational events at various locations to help you improve your game.

We welcome all levels of players beginner - scratch and all ages. So come check us out - we think you'll like us! Keep checking our calendar of events and league pages to keep up with our activities.

Get Out of Hibernation!

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There's still time to join us at Play-A-Round Golf in Ardmore on Sunday, Feb. 25 for some fun & golf

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Looking for Volunteers

The Symetra Tour's Valley Forge Ladies Invitational Tournament is looking for volunteers for their event scheduled for May 21-26. 2018 at Raven's Claw Country Club.   The cost to volunteer is only $25 which includes this great volunteer package!

Each volunteer will receive:
  • Official LPGA Valley Forge Invitational Golf Shirt
  • Tournament Hat
  • One (1) lunch voucher for each day worked
  • *One (1) Complimentary round of golf at Raven’s Claw Golf Club
*To qualify for the round of golf, volunteers must complete a minimum of three assigned shifts.  The shifts will be recorded by your chairman so please check in before each of your shifts.

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The mission of the Symetra Tour is to prepare the world's best young women professional golfers for a successful career on the LPGA Tour. The Tour has experienced tremendous growth over the last three years. The Symetra Tour is the second-level professional golf tour for women in the United States, ranking behind the LPGA Tour but ahead of other, regional mini-tours. The Symetra Tour is the official developmental tour of the LPGA and is nicknamed "the road to the LPGA."

Volunteering is a great way to keep events that help promote the future of golf for young women available.

League Info

One of the great benefits of belonging to EWGA Philly is the ability to play in weekly leagues that are spread throughout the Philadelphia area. So why is this considered such a great benefit and why should you join a league?

  1. YOU CAN PLAY MORE GOLF:: It doesn't matter if you're a beginner or scratch player, if you don't belong to a country club you probably don't play the amount of golf that you'd like because you don't know enough women golfers to play routinely and it becomes cumbersome to arrange weekly games.  The EWGA Philly leagues offer the ability to play every week and/or even up to 3 times a week with women who love to play golf.
  2. YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR GAME:  By playing in a league, you constantly improve your game by learning from others and practicing weekly.  You'll start setting weekly goals for yourself.  You'll start thinking more strategically about how to navigate the course.  You'll get more focused on your game.  Some leagues offer weekly competitions/games that will boost your confidence in your ability to play.  Bottom line, the more you play, the better you'll play!
  3. YOU'LL MEET NEW FRIENDS:  It's amazing the amount of camaraderie that is created throughout the season.  Many women who have met through the EWGA Philly leagues begin to play golf with each other outside of the league play.  EWGA Philly members are extremely friendly and want to enhance other women's golf experiences.  You'll likely find someone to support your golf goals and even mentor you if you're just beginning. No need to avoid playing the game you'd love to play just because you think you'll be criticized for the way you play.  That's not our goal!
So if you're looking for a way to play more, better golf in a friendly environment, keep checking our league pages for updated information.To participate in our leagues, you must be a member of EWGA. Guests are welcome to "try us out," by playing twice with one of our leagues before joining.

Monthly Trivia

February Trivia Question

Who was the first woman golfer to sweep the LPGA major tournaments in a year?

Trivia Question Answer

The LPGA was founded in 1950. In that first year, Babe Zaharias swept all of the major LPGA tournaments. In 1950 the majors consisted of 3 tournaments – the U.S. Open, Titleholders and Western Open. The number of tournaments in the LPGA’s “Majors” has varied over the years. For the 2018 LPGA season, the majors are the: ANA Inspiration, Women’s PGA Championship, U.S. Women’s Open, Women’s British Open, and The Evian Championship.

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EWGA Philly Board Members

We look forward to seeing you on the links in 2018. Please send any of us on the Board an e-mail with any ideas or questions.

Warm regards, 
EWGA Philadelphia Chapter Board

Benefits of joining the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of EWGA:
    • Season starts April; ends October
    • 9-hole leagues after work; 3 different locations currently
    • Traveling Match Play league
    • Golfers of all abilities welcome
    • Meet other women who love to play golf
    • Competitive and non-competitive options
    • Make new friends
    • Maintain official handicap
    • Discounts from many sponsors, local and national

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