Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., March 25, 2013 / -- – LPGA Tour legend, Rosie Jones, will be given the EWGA’s Leadership Award during its annual conference in May – Empower ’13. This honour is awarded annually by the association of 14,000 current and aspiring business and professional women and is designed to recognize individuals who’ve made outstanding contributions to women's golf.
“It’s befitting that thirteen-time LPGA winner and former Solheim Cup Team Captain, Rosie Jones, will receive this award,” said Pam Swensen, CEO for the EWGA. “Rosie has been a role model and certainly opened doors for many women interested in the sport,” she added. Previous award recipients have been Judy Rankin, Annika Sorenstam, Lorena Ochoa, and other notables within the golf industry.
Empower ’13, being held at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa in South Carolina May 8-11th is where women with a passion for golf and building lifelong friendships and networking opportunities will converge from all over the United States and internationally to hear top keynote speakers on a diverse range of topics covering two learning tracks -- one geared towards enriching their professional skills, and the other towards elevating their knowledge of the business side of golf. The conference, will offer a full schedule of activities and an impressive line-up of speakers including, NY Times Best Selling Author and CEO of the Body Language Institute, Janine Driver; Seattle Seahawks side-line news reporter and America’s Talk Expert, Jen Mueller; and seven-time Canadian Long Drive Champion and golf journalist, Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk. For additional information on golf activities, accommodations and full conference registrations fees, please visit www.empower13.com.
As the largest women-focused amateur golf association in the U.S. with chapters in nearly every U.S. major market and corporate center, EWGA has connected more than 100,000 working and professional women who share a passion for cultivating relationships and enjoying the game of golf. Offering a wide range of affordable organized golf activities and educational programs, this award-winning association has been driving social and networking opportunities for women through the game of golf since 1991. With EWGA Chapters located in more than U.S. 120 cities as well as in international locations including Bermuda, Canada, Italy and South Africa, EWGA members are active participants in hundreds of communities. For more information, visit www.ewga.com.