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Welcome Chico's, 2014 EWGA Supporting Partner

Chicos wordmark 1 inch H"We are delighted to announce this partnership with Chico's. It has been on my top priority list as a great partner fit for our members for quite some time." said Pam Swensen, EWGA CEO. "With the successful launch of Chico's ZenergyTM Golf collection, their merchandise offerings fit the busy lifestyles of our members both on and off the course to a tee."

As part of the newly formed supporting partnership, Chico's is providing special offers to EWGA members. In addition, Chico's is the title sponsor of the Symetra Tour event taking place in early May. This event is held by the LPGA who is also a supporter of the EWGA.

Mike Davis, Executive Director of USGA guest on EWGA Web Cafe

mike davis120x180Pam Swensen, EWGA CEO, welcomes Mike Davis, Executive Director of the USGA on Thursday's Web Cafe. Davis is the seventh executive director in the 118-year history of the USGA.

As executive director, Davis is the senior staff member of the USGA, responsible for managing all aspects of the Association’s day-to-day operations. He oversees the core functions, essential programs, and human and financial resources of the Association to further its stated mission. Working with the president and Executive Committee, Davis provides overall strategic guidance, serves as spokesperson with internal stakeholders and external constituencies and represents the USGA’s interests within the golf community, with courses and clubs, state and regional golf associations, the media and with national and international golf associations.

To register for Thursday, April 17, 2014 Web Cafe, follow this link. The webinar will be broadcast live at 12:00 Noon Eastern/ 9:00 AM Pacific. 

EWGA Foundation Online Auction Now Live

 

The EWGA Foundation wants to give you the opportunity to participate in a fundraising auction - even if you are unable to join us at Empower '14 in San Antonio, Texas beginning this weekend. We've selected 7 great items from golf getaways, to memory makers, business tools, to a set of clubs! We invite you to bid and support the EWGA Foundation.


The auction will open for bids on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at noon eastern time and close on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. eastern time online. The auction will remain open for Empower '14 attendees until 8:45 p.m. central time on Monday, April 7, 2014. To bid, follow this link.Reynolds120x97

 

Congratulations Juli Inkster

 Congratulations Juli Inkster the 2015 United States Solheim Cup team Captain. Juli is the all-time leader in points earned for the U.S. with a 15-12-7 record in nine Solheim Cup appearances. Number 10 should be the charm in bringing the trophy back to the United States. Of course we are partial to her captaincy as her ties to EWGA are strong – as a former EWGA Member-Get-A-Member Honorary Chair.

Hats off to Pat Hurst being named assistant Captain to the 2015 Solheim Cup team.

Stay tuned for EWGA’s 2014 Solheim Cup Experience at St. Leon-Rot golf course in Germany. The venue is located near Heidelberg and only an hour’s drive away from Frankfurt. Details are forth coming. Go Team USA!

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Kathy Whitworth Guest at Empower '14

 

kathy whitworth 120-107A highlight of EWGA's Empower '14 conference activities, ‘Teeing Up For Success,’ will be World Golf and LPGA Halls of Fame member Kathy Whitworth. With over 88 LPGA Tour wins, Kathy has won more than any male or female professional golfer. She will share her success tips with conference attendees.

Throughout her playing career she won 88 LPGA Tour tournaments, more than anyone else has won on either the LPGA Tour or the PGA TOUR.  A Texas native and six-time major champion, Whitworth was LPGA Player of the Year seven times between 1966 and 1973, won the Vare Trophy for best scoring average by an LPGA Tour Player a record seven times between 1965 and 1972 and entered the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1975. 

To attend Empower '14 or for more information, call (561) 691-0096 ext 12.

 

Crystal Washington Keynote at Empower 14

 

Crystal Washington, owner of CWM Enterprises and co-founder of Socialtunities, will be a keynote at EWGA's Empower 14. Crystal will demonstrate how to take complicated Web and social media topics and make them easy to understand in "The Future of Social Media: Trends & Strategies."

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Jan Hargrave Keynote at EWGA's Empower 14

Jan Hargrave, CEO of Jan Hargrave and Associates and author of several books including Let Me See Your Body Talk, will be a Keynote at EWGA's Empower '14 in San Antonio, Texas April 6-8. Ms. Hargrave will show attendees how to take advantage of the vast world of nonverbal communication and provide a how-to on   "Negotiating Successfully Through Understanding & Recognizing Personality Differences.”

To register for EWGA's Empower '14, call 561-691-0096 ext. 12.HARGRAVE119x151

Teeing Up for Success Now on Kindle

TeeingUp134x200The inspirational book, "Teeing Up for Success" presented by the EWGA Foundation is now available for download onto the Kindle as well as in the traditional print format available for sale through Amazon.com

Golf has been a conversation starter, equalizer, and door opener in these women’s careers, as well as in their personal lives, opening lines of communication and providing great settings for relaxation and fun.

Get Empowered in San Antonio

LaCanteraHillCountryResort200 Empower 14 is open to everyone! Leaders, non-leaders, members, non-members, golfers and non-golfers!

Some women return every year to join in on the fun and meeting up with friends they only see once a year at the conference. The three day event (officially) is jam packed with excitement and will take place at the La Cantera Hill Resort in San Antonio, TX April 6-8, 2014. To give a quick synopsis, it’s golf, learning, parties and most of all fun!

Check out the schedule of events at http://bit.ly/1eNXGpx. Come join us for a boot scooting good time and bring a friend with you!

Meet Michel Koopman at the Web Cafe'

michel-koopman200x157The Web Cafe' guest lineups are filling up. March 13th at noon eastern will be Michael Koopman, CEO of getAbstract Inc. getAbstract’s mission is to find, expertly compress, and provide universal access to critical business knowledge in a format that learners can absorb quickly and easily. This allows customers to stay current and competitive, and to become leaders who can make better decisions. Today, our solutions include a library of thousands of business book summaries, in text and audio format, which more than 10 million subscribers use, including 20 percent of Fortune 500 companies.

Karen Palacios-Jansen Guest on EWGA Forecaddie

karenpalaciosjansen  The EWGA Forecaddie web series welcomes Golf Channel Instructor, Cardio Golf's founder, LPGA teaching professional and author in the EWGA Foundation's Teeing up for Success, Karen Palacios-Jansen February 27th at noon Eastern.

Debuting last month, the EWGA Forecaddie is hosted by Le Ann Finger, EWGA Director of Player Development. The series will explore different areas of golf, from what's in your bag to golf fitness. To sign up for the webinar, members can go to the EWGA Member Clubhouse or check your latest EWGA Connections newsletter.

EWGA CEO Pam Swensen wins Industry "Oscar"

ING (The International Network of Golf) announced the winners of the prestigious 21st Annual ING Industry Honors Awards recently and Pam Swensen CEO of the EWGA (Executive Women's Golf Association) received the association's Business Achievement Award.
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