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How to Pick the Right Golf Clubs for You

Golf club sets come in all shapes in sizes. Some have a full range of irons while others incorporate hybrids and woods. Don't even get us started on how many wedges you should play. So how do you decide what's right for you? Check out this guide to help find the right combination of golf clubs that suits your game. [READ MORE]

Arcis Golf Joins the EWGA Golf Course Network

Arcis Golf, a leading operator of golf courses nationwide, has formed a national partnership with the Executive Women’s Golf Association’s (EWGA) Golf Course Network program to encourage more women to learn and enjoy the game of golf. [READ MORE]

EWGA Foundation Committees Seeking Volunteers

EWGA Foundation Needs a Few VolunteersIf you're looking to gain valuable leadership experience and give back to the EWGA, the EWGA Foundation is currently placing a call for volunteers on two of its most important committees. The two committees in need of volunteers are:

Women on Par Scholarship Committee
The Women on Par Scholarship Committee is primarily tasked with vetting, reviewing and choosing finalists from the Women on Par Scholarship applicant pool. The Women on Par Scholarship assists women over 30 with the undergraduate college education to get 'on par' with their peers. The committee is chaired by Foundation board member Angela Brock-Kyle and has just launched for Spring 2017. Volunteers are asked to spend between two to six hours per month between April 1 and May 15 to review finalists' submissions and identify winners.

Fundraising Committee
The cornerstone of the Fundraising Committee are the group's efforts in support of the USGA-LPGA Girls Golf program. Through this program and others, which the committee will build and support, the EWGA demonstrates its commitment to empowering women through golf. The committee is asking for volunteers who are excited about fundraising and gaining greater participation in EWGA Foundation fundraising efforts from the membership at-large. The committee is chaired by Stacey Baba and is asking for several hours per month of volunteer help month.

If interested in joining either committee, please send an email with your committee preference (either Women on Par or Fundraising) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than March 15.  

The Importance of Club Fitting

We have all heard it time and time again: it's important to get your golf clubs fitted to your swing. But do you know why and why it matters even more for women? In this week's EWGA Forecaddie we'll take a deep dive into what club fitting is and why it should matter to you. [READ MORE]

Baird Private Wealth Management named Presenting Sponsor of EWGA Cup

The Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) has named Baird Private Wealth Management the Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 EWGA Cup series, one of the fastest growing competitive golf events for amateur women. Additionally, Baird Private Wealth Management has reinforced its commitment to developing professional women in the workplace and on the golf course by providing 150 of their associates with premium-level “Business & Birdies” EWGA memberships. [READ MORE]

Gear up for a New Golf Season

The annual PGA Merchandise Show just wrapped up a little over a week ago with more than 1,100 vendors showcasing their equipment, apparel, accessories, etc. to the more than 40,000 people in attendance. Here's a preview of what you can expect from new gear in 2017. [READ MORE]

 

Replace Your Soft Spikes for Peak Performance

In our continuing series about preparing for the upcoming golf season, we turn our attention towards an often overlooked part of your golfing-gear: the spikes on the bottom of your shoes! Here's why, how and when you should replace them. [MORE]

Bionic Gloves® and EWGA Renew Long-Standing National Partnership

Bionic Gloves®, the leader in golf glove technology, and the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) have extended their long-standing relationship in support of women’s golf. Now in its sixth year, Bionic’s national sponsorship of the EWGA provides EWGA members with a custom Bionic glove designed for the nuances of women’s hands. Additionally, Bionic will continue to donate a portion of the proceeds from its sales to support women in golf. [MORE]

Re-Grip Your Clubs This Off-Season

Get ready for the 2017 golf season by making sure your gear is order and ready to deliver your best scores yet. Start with this guide to learning when and how to replace the grips on your golf clubs to ensure peak performance. [MORE]

Find the Right Golf Ball for Your Game

Most of us know it's important to have our golf equipment properly fit. For example, using the correct clubs that are fit to your swing and body-type can vastly improve your score and your enjoyment of the game. But did you know that there's more to "fitting" than just the clubs themselves? Take your game to the next level by making sure you've been fit for the correct golf ball. [LEARN MORE]

Applications Now Being Accepted for 2017 Women on Par® Scholarship

2017 EWGA Foundation Women on Par Scholarship Applications now being acceptedThe EWGA Foundation Women on Par® Scholarship applications are now being accepted until 200 applications are submitted or April 15, 2017, whichever comes first.

The Women on Par® scholarships provide financial assistance to “non-traditional” female students, age 30 and older, who are attending a college or university for the first time or returning to school after an absence to complete their technical/vocational, Associate or Bachelors degree. The scholarships are designed to help these women get “on par,” or get an equal footing, with their peers, friends and other women who have had a chance to complete their college education.

Since inception, the scholarship program has helped more than half a dozen women realize their dreams. In 2017, two (2) scholarships will be awarded: One (1) $1,000 Women On Par® scholarship and one (1) $500 Women On Par® scholarship.

For more information on the Women on Par® scholarship, follow this link.

Chip In, Help Out, Win!

Honda Classic Birdies for Children

Guess the number of birdies made at the 2017 Honda Classic and you could win a new 2017 Honda and help the EWGA Foundation!

How:  Guess the total number of birdies that will be made by the entire field in all four rounds of the 2017 Honda Classic. Donations increments are: $20 (1 guess); $40 (2 guesses); $50 (3 guesses) $100 (6 guesses) or other amount for a maximum of 30 guesses per individual. There are no maximum donations.

Grand Prize: A brand new 2017 Honda vehicle will be awarded to the person guessing closest to the actual number of birdies made in the 2017 Honda Classic (Feb 20-26, 2017).  

Other Prizes: Several great prizes will be awarded based on a random drawing from all participants (Donation not required to be eligible to win) When: Make your donation today through February 22, 2017.

How many birdies? Here are the total birdies made in each of the last ten tournaments (all have been played at PGA National Resort & Spa - Champion Course):

  • 2007: 1,116 Birdies
  • 2008: 1,144 Birdies
  • 2009: 1,180 Birdies
  • 2010: 1,181 Birdies
  • 2011: 1,041 Birdies
  • 2012: 1,279 Birdies
  • 2013: 1,244 Birdies
  • 2014: 1,363 Birdies
  • 2015: 1,168 Birdies
  • 2016: 1,246 Birdies

For every donor pledge of $20 or more, the EWGA Foundation receives 100% of the donation PLUS a 10% matching donation from the Honda Classic. There is no risk or expense to the individual or the EWGA Foundation (all costs covered by The Honda Classic). This is a Win-Win for everybody!

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