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Coumbia, SC Chapter Sweeps 2017 Carolinas District Semi-Final Championship

Winner Photos from the 2017 Carolinas District Semi-Final

SHALLOTTE, N.C.– The EWGA Cape Fear-Wilmington Chapter hosted the Carolina District Semi-Final at Rivers Edge Golf Club on Saturday July 15, 2017. There are 15 District Semi- Final venues nationwide during a three-month period for golfers who advance from their local Chapter Championships.    

Now in its 22nd year, the EWGA Championship is the largest women’s amateur golf tournament of its kind, with more than 2,400 members participating annually.  The competitive tournament appeals to EWGA members of all skill levels as it includes five flights of Stroke Play Competition and as well as a Scramble Division.  Participants compete in a local Chapter Championship, presented by Guardian Life Insurance of America, then advance to the district semi-finals at one of 15 venues nationwide.  The event concludes with the national EWGA Championship, an exciting two-day finals competition that will be held at Hot Springs Village in Hot Springs, Arkansas on October 6 and 7.

The Carolina District semi-final had a field of 104 EWGA members representing nine Chapters.  The low gross honors went to Lynn Humphrey from the Columbia SC Chapter with a score of 85.  Julie Shore from the Sandhills, NC Chapter won the Low Net honors with a score of 78.  

Earning advancement opportunities to the Finals were the low gross and low net winners in each flight: First Flight – Laura Boes (82 gross) from Greenville, SC; and Gail Hafley (63 net) from Sandhills, NC; Second Flight Kimberly Mills (90 gross) from Raleigh Triangle, NC; and Rivia Brown (67 net) from Piedmont Triad, NC; Third Flight – Pamela Ripsom (94 gross) from Piedmont Triad, NC; and Juni Fraser(71 net) from Cape Fear-Wilmington, TX; and Fourth Flight – Leigh Ann Smith (105 low gross) from Charlotte, NC and Shannon Boston(75 low net) of Cape Fear-Wilmington, NC.

Earning senior recognition awards were Gail Hafley (Senior-Low Gross) from Sandhills, NC Chapter with a score of 83; Kimberly Mills (Senior-Low Net) from the Raleigh Triangle, NC Chapter; and Carole Stone (Super Senior-Low Gross) from Columbia, SC Chapter with a score of 90; Diane Cox (Super Senior-Low Net) from the Raleigh Triangle, NC Chapter.

The Columbia, SC Chapter scramble team of Dianna Dailey, Beverley Broome, Charlotte Briggs and Teresa Broome came in First with a low net score of 65. Raleigh Triangle scramble team of Carmen Faircloth, Barbara Pearson, Joyce Whitehead and Jennifer Bruce came in second with a net score of 66.                         

The Cape Fear- Wilmington Chapter hosted a fabulous event.  They had 22 volunteers from throughout the Chapter and the Rivers Edge community that helped ensure the success of the tournament!  The staff at Rivers Edge went above and beyond to make this a great tournament. The course was in spectacular shape, the food superb and the entire staff was a pleasure to work with! 

View full competiion results and a gallery of images from the event.

 

Tierra Verde Golf Club Hosts EWGA Texas District Semi-Final Championship

A group of women pose for a photo during the 2017 Texas District Semi-Final Championship

MANSFIELD, Tex. – The EWGA Fort Worth Metroplex Chapter hosted the Texas District Semi-Final at Tierra Verde Golf Club Valley on Saturday July 15, 2017.  Special guest Jane Geddes, EWGA CEO, flew in to help kick off the EWGA Texas District Semi-Final to the delight of the local membership. There are 15 District Semi- Final venues nationwide during a three month period for golfers who advance from their local Chapter Championships.    

Now in its 22nd year, the EWGA Championship is the largest women’s amateur golf tournament of its kind, with more than 2,400 members participating annually.  The competitive tournament appeals to EWGA members of all skill levels as it includes five flights of Stroke Play Competition and as well as a Scramble Division.  Participants compete in a local Chapter Championship, presented by Guardian Life Insurance of America, then advance to the district semi-finals at one of 15 venues nationwide.  The event concludes with the national EWGA Championship, an exciting two-day finals competition that will be held at Hot Springs Village in Hot Springs, Arkansas on October 6 and 7.

The Fort Worth Metroplex District semi-final boasted a field of 95 EWGA members representing 6 Chapters (Austin, TX; Dallas, TX; Fort Worth Metroplex, TX; Greater Baton Rouge, LA; Houston, TX; and San Antonio, TX) with 18 ladies earning advancement opportunities to the EWGA Championship Finals.  The event Low Gross honors went to Sally Bowman from the Austin, TX chapter with a score of 80.  Diana Quintana from the Houston Chapter won the Low Net honors with a score of 75 in the Championship flight.  Earning advancement opportunities to the Finals were the low gross and low net winners in each flight: First Flight – Mary Schwind (79 gross) from Dallas, TX; and Cindy Tuttle (64 net) from Austin, TX; Second Flight Celeste Harris (87 gross) from Baton Rouge, LA; and Julia Arthur (67 net) from San Antonio, TX; Third Flight – Shon Bower (95 gross) from Houston, TX; and JT Thomas (65 net) from Austin, TX; and Fourth Flight – Cheryl McCally (102 low gross) from Ft. Worth Metroplex, TX and Leticia Cantu (69 low net) of San Antonio, TX.

Earning senior recognition awards were Linda Heurkins (Senior-Low Gross) with a score of 80; JT Thomas (Senior-Low Net) both from the Austin, TX Chapter; and Cheryl McCally (Super Senior-Low Gross) from Fort Worth Metroplex, TX chapter with a score of 102.

The Dallas, TX Chapter scramble team of Patte Lee, Audrey Lam, Joyce Condit and Sonja Jackson had the low net score of 66, and were crowed the 2017 Scramble Team Champions. There was a three way tie for second place between the Austin, TX Chapter scramble team of Sandra Wood, Ashlee Martin, Cheri Hisaw and Wendy Malloch; the Greater Baton Rouge, LA team of Donna Ashmore, Glinda David, Amy Richardson and Karen Toney; and the San Antonio Chapter scramble team of Ghyslaine Lockhart, Julie Behnke, Debra Humphries, and Lori Fran DuBose all with a net score of 67. The resulting tie requiring a score card play-off to determine the second place winners. By .5 the Austin chapter squeezed out 2nd place advancing to also compete in Hot Springs, AR in the Championship finals.

Special thanks goes out to the EWGA Fort Worth Metroplex Chapter who with their 25 volunteers graciously assisted and entertained in true Fort Worth flavor. The event was the epitome of Texas hospitality with phenomenal facility staff, a manicured Audubon registered golf course, Tierra Verde Golf Club, a hundred enthusiastic lady golfers and perfect golf conditions. Evident this week that there is no place like Texas, for a good time!

View full competition results and a gallery of images from the event.

EWGA Members Give Back to Local Golf Communities

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - The Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) and its nearly 13,000 members nationwide raised approximately $170,000 for local youth golf initiatives in 2016. These charitable efforts include national partnerships with both LPGA-USGA Girls Golf and The First Tee.

In the past year, EWGA members donated $24,500 to LPGA-USGA Girls Golf and $22,200 to The First Tee. Additionally, EWGA members raised another $123,200 within their communities for other charitable causes, including breast cancer research, women’s shelters, hurricane flood relief, college scholarships, school supplies and local food banks.

“The game of golf is well known for its charitable efforts by giving back to communities and EWGA members contribute to those efforts on an annual basis,” said Jane Geddes, newly appointed CEO of the EWGA. “Known for enriching the lives of women through the game of golf, EWGA members embrace the opportunity to get involved and mentor young golfers as well as provide financial support to important initiatives in their communities.  Our members truly do make a difference in women’s and young girls’ lives.”

EWGA members are dedicated to growing women’s golf and help increase awareness of the game by serving as role models and mentors with their local youth golf organizations.

“Through our national partnership with EWGA, The First Tee chapters have experienced growth in the number of EWGA female role models making a positive difference in the lives of young female golfers,” said Jennifer Weiler, Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer for The First Tee. “We are very appreciative of EWGA members’ financial and volunteer support and look forward to engaging more EWGA members in mentoring opportunities at The First Tee chapters across the country.”

EWGA members have participated in traditional golf mentoring activities, including playing 9-holes with local participants, serving as walking scorers for tournaments and helping with rules sessions. Other activities have included donating golf equipment, golf fashion shows, luncheons and serving on their local golf association boards.

“We are proud to partner with the EWGA, an organization who has provided long-standing support to our mission of empowering young women through golf,” said Nancy Henderson, LPGA Foundation President. “The commitment and passion EWGA members display for the Girls Golf program has played an important role in helping us continue to grow, thrive and impact lives on both a local and national level.”

 

El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Club Hosts EWGA Southern California and Desert SW District Semi-Final Event

The Southern Califonia and Desert SW District Semi-Final Was Held on June 24

Tucson, Arizona – Tucson-Old Pueblo Chapter recently hosted the Southern California Desert SW District Semi-Final at El Conquistador Country Club on June 24, 2017.  The EWGA District Semi Final events take place at 15 venues nationwide during a three month period for golfers who advance from their local Chapter Championship.    

Now in its 22nd year, the EWGA Championship is the largest women’s amateur golf tournament of its kind, with more than 2,400 members participating annually.  The competitive tournament appeals to EWGA members of all skill levels as it includes five flights of Stroke Play Competition and as well as a Scramble Division.  Participants compete in a local Chapter Championship , presented by Guardian Life Insurance of America, then advance to the district semi-finals at one of 15 venues nationwide.  The event concludes with the national EWGA Championship, an exciting two-day finals competition that will be held at Hot Springs Village in Hot Springs, Arkansas on October 6 and 7.

The Southern California Desert SW District semi-final was held June 24, 2017 at El Conquistador Country Club in Tucson, Arizona.  There were 85 EWGA members competing from 7 Chapters.  The low gross honors went to Lauren Suzuki from Los Angeles Chapter with a score of 81.  Donna Brasil from Palm Springs-Desert Cities Chapter won the Low net honors with a score of 73.  

The Senior Flight (ages 55 to 69) gross winner was Silvia Urbaniec from Orange County Chapter with a score of 86 and low net winner was Sheila Woolsey from Tucson-Old Pueblo Chapter with a score of 68.

The Super Senior Flight (ages 70 and above) gross winner was Patricia Godfrey from Orange County Chapter with a score of 89 while Christine Shorkey from San Diego Chapter was the low net winner with a score of 74.     

Elizabeth West, Tournament Volunteer Coordinator, Tucson-Old Pueblo Chapter said:"We are thrilled to host the district semi-final event offering a great playing opportunity for our members. Our members enjoy competitive playing events and those who are advancing to the EWGA Championship are excited to play in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas."

View full results and a gallery of images from the event.

Rockledge Country Club Hosts EWGA South & Central Florida District Semi-Final Event

The EWGA Championship begins with the district semi-finals on June 24

Rockledge, FL – The EWGA Brevard County/Space Coast Florida Chapter recently hosted the South & Central Florida District Semi-Final at Rockledge Country Club on Saturday, June 24, 2017.  The EWGA District Semi Finals events take place at 15 venues nationwide during a three month period for golfers who advance from their local Chapter Championship.    

Now in its 22nd year, the EWGA Championship is the largest women’s amateur golf tournament of its kind, with more than 2,400 members participating annually.  The competitive tournament appeals to EWGA members of all skill levels as it includes five flights of Stroke Play Competition and as well as a Scramble Division.  Participants compete in a local Chapter Championship , presented by Guardian Life Insurance of America, then advance to the district semi-finals at one of 15 venues nationwide.  The event concludes with the national EWGA Championship, an exciting two-day finals competition that will be held at Hot Springs Village in Hot Springs, Arkansas on October 6 and 7.

The South & Central Florida Semi-Final was held June 24, 2017 at Rockledge County Club in Rockledge, Florida.  There were 107 EWGA members competing from 8 Chapters.  The low gross honors went to Nadia Luttner from Palm Beach County Chapter with a score of 79, but it wasn’t easy.  Nadia had to prove herself in a three hole playoff with Maria Larrazabal.   Maria Larrazabal from Fort Lauderdale Area Chapter won the Low net honors with a score of 73.  

The Senior Flight (ages 55 to 69) gross winner was Maria Larrazabal from Fort Lauderdale Chapter with a score of 79 and low net winner was Donna Craig from Brevard County/Space Coast Chapter with a score of 72.    

The Super Senior Flight (ages 70 and above) gross winner was Jackie Cox from Miami Chapter with a score of 95 while Michelle Florea from Fort Lauderdale  was the low net winner with a score of 79.     

View full results and a photo gallery from the event.

RTJ Oxmoor Valley GC Hosts EWGA North Florida & Southeast District Semi-Final Championship

A team lines up a putt during the 2017 EWGA Championship District Semi-Final

Birmingham, AL – EWGA Birmingham Chapter hosted the North Florida & Southeast District Semi-Final at RTJ Oxmoor Valley on Saturday, June 24, 2017.  The EWGA District Semi-Final events take place at 15 venues nationwide during a three month period for golfers who advance from their local Chapter Championships.    

Now in its 22nd year, the EWGA Championship is the largest women’s amateur golf tournament of its kind, with more than 2,400 members participating annually.  The competitive tournament appeals to EWGA members of all skill levels as it includes five flights of Stroke Play Competition and as well as a Scramble Division.  Participants compete in a local Chapter Championship, presented by Guardian Life Insurance of America, then advance to the district semi-finals at one of 15 venues nationwide.  The event concludes with the national EWGA Championship, an exciting two-day finals competition that will be held at Hot Springs Village in Hot Springs, Arkansas on October 6 and 7.

The North Florida & Southeast District semi-final boasted a field of 73 EWGA members representing 7 Chapters (Atlanta, GA; Birmingham, AL; Daytona Beach, FL; Jacksonville, FL; North Central Florida; Orlando, FL; Savannah-Hilton Head, SC) with 18 ladies earning advancement opportunities to the EWGA Championship Finals.  The low gross honors went to Laura Beth Yates from the Birmingham Chapter with a score of 83.   Pia Todora from the Birmingham Chapter won the Low Net honors with a score of 76 in the Championship Flight.  Earning advancement opportunities to the Finals were the low gross and low net winners in each flight: First Flight – Barbee Bryant (83 gross) from Birmingham, AL and Brygitte Lusinski (77 net) from Daytona Beach, FL; Second Flight – Sylvia Sumners (96 gross) and Kim Jones (88 net) both from Birmingham, AL; Third Flight – Christine Lovizio (106 gross) from Orlando, FL and Jackie Dacuk (78 net) from Daytona Beach, FL; and Fourth Flight – Katie Tidwell (low gross) from Savannah-Hilton Head, SC and Julie Miller (84 low net) of Atlanta, GA both carding a 118 with Katie edging out Julie in a scorecard playoff.  Julie used a pitching wedge to capture a hole-in-one on the Par-3, 81-yards sixteenth hole.

Earning senior recognition awards were Barbee Bryant (Senior-Low Gross) from Birmingham Chapter with a score of 83; Pia Todora (Senior-Low Net) from Birmingham Chapter with a score of 76; Sylvia Sumners (Super Senior-Low Gross) from Birmingham Chapter with a score of 96; and Alice Ward (Super Senior-Low Net) from Daytona Beach, FL with a score of 98.

The Atlanta, GA Chapter scramble team of Angela Kenison, Caroline Berger, Jennifer Wiggins and Danita Knox shot 67 gross with a net score of 69 and were crowned the 2017 team champions.  The Birmingham, AL Chapter scramble team of Patti Reid, Patricia Taylor, Jennifer Whitaker and Donna Snider were awarded second place and will compete in Hot Springs as well.

"We are thrilled to host the district semi-final event offering a great playing opportunity for our members,” said Terri Henderson, Chief Volunteer Coordinator & Birmingham Chapter Golf Events Director.  "Our members enjoy competitive playing events and those who are advancing to the EWGA Championship Finals are excited to play at the Hot Springs Village."

View the full results and a gallery of images from the event.

Marriott Golf Renews as National Partner of Executive Women's Golf Association

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– Marriott Golf, one of the world's premier golf operators, has renewed as a National Partner of the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA). The partnership retains Marriott Golf's portfolio of domestic properties within the EWGA Golf Course Network, offering special access and playing privileges to EWGA members. 

“Marriott International is proud of its partner relationship with EWGA and looks forward to developing new programs and initiatives at our resort golf locations to build value for the EWGA Membership,” said Brett Stark, Senior Director of Golf Marketing & e-Commerce for Marriott’s Global Golf Division.

Facilities participating in the EWGA Golf Course Network offer EWGA members reduced fees for play, practice or instruction and may offer special rates for apparel, food and beverage purchases. Offers may vary by facility and are listed on EWGA's 'members-only' website. Additionally, each respective facility receives a complimentary EWGA membership for a staff member to join a local chapter.

"We appreciate Marriott Golf’s commitment and support of women’s golf through the EWGA.” commented Jane Geddes, newly appointed CEO of EWGA. "The EWGA Golf Course Network is specifically designed to connect our members with playing opportunities at Marriott Golf’s premier collection of facilities.”

Founded in 1991 as the Executive Women's Golf Association, EWGA is the largest women-focused national amateur golf association in the United States with Chapters located in more than 100 cities as well as international Chapters in Bermuda, Canada and Italy.

'17 EWGA Par 3 Challenge to Benefit LPGA*USGA Girls Golf

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.- On Saturday June 10th, the Palm Beach County Chapter of the Executive Women's Golf Association (EWGA) will host the third annual EWGA Par 3 Challenge to benefit LPGA*USGA Girls Golf. The venue is the beautiful Palm Beach Par-3 Golf Course in Palm Beach Florida. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, this spectacular 18-hole facility has twice been named the "Best Par 3 in the U.S." by Golf Digest.

The format is a two-person team event (four-ball stroke play) designed to welcome newer golfers into a competitive environment. Teams of either two women or a man and woman can compete in the gross or net division. Each person plays his/her own ball the entire hole with the lower of the two scores counting as the team score for the hole.

Package includes golf, range balls, prizes, breakfast box and awards luncheon at Al Fresco's, the ocean front, second floor restaurant above the Par 3 Golf Shop.  For more information and to register see www.ewga-pbc.com  ( Events under Tee Times tab).

 

JANE GEDDES, FORMER LPGA TOUR PLAYER AND MAJOR CHAMPION, NAMED NEW CEO OF EXECUTIVE WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION


PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– Jane Geddes has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA), becoming CEO of the largest women-focused amateur golf association in the United States. She succeeds Pam Swensen, who resigned from the organization after 15 years of service to pursue other opportunities. Geddes most recently served as Executive Director of the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA) and previously played professional golf, the winner of two major championships and 11 LPGA Tour events.

“Jane’s successful playing career and time spent in leadership roles with the LPGA Tour, WWE, Inc. and with the IAGA make her an extraordinary fit for EWGA and will propel our Association to the next level,” said Hilary Tuohy, EWGA Board President. “She is clearly the right candidate to lead the next chapter of growth for EWGA. With her leadership, we are confident of our ability to expand membership opportunities into currently underserved markets and provide additional playing opportunities for existing and new female golfers. We look forward to the continuation of our many positive and fruitful relationships with our industry partners and corporate sponsors, as we ensure that women’s golf remains at the forefront of the golf industry.”

Geddes successfully competed as an LPGA touring professional for 20 years, winning 14 tournaments worldwide, including two LPGA major championships. She achieved her highest rank of third on the LPGA Tour’s money list and won the U.S. Women’s Open Championship (1986), LPGA Championship (1987) and Women’s British Open Championship (1989). Following her playing career, Jane earned a law degree from Stetson University College of Law and reentered the game as an executive at the LPGA Tour.

“I am honored to have been named as CEO of EWGA at such a pivotal time for women in golf,” commented Geddes. “With women’s golf participation at an all-time high, the moment is right for the EWGA to expand its membership and assume a leadership role for women in the nearly $70 billion golf industry. I look forward to the opportunity to introduce new and current golfers to this great game through the EWGA.”

Geddes’ appointment as CEO of EWGA is effective immediately.

 

13-YEAR OLD ENTREPRENEUR RENEWS ‘COLORFUL’ PARTNERSHIP WITH EXECUTIVE WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION


PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– eBob Apparel, founded by 13-year-old Ryan Voois, has renewed as a Member Benefit Provider of the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) for the second straight year. eBob Apparel provides EWGA members with access to the company’s colorful, stylish golf hats, visors and belts and donates a portion of its proceeds to the EWGA Foundation in support of women and junior golf.

“I am very pleased to extend our partnership with EWGA,” said Ryan Voois, the young entrepreneur behind eBob. “Over the past year, I’ve enjoyed meeting over 1,000 EWGA members and helping them accessorize with eBob’s colorful line of apparel and accessories. Additionally, eBob has been honored to donate a portion of our sales to the EWGA Foundation, in support of its mission to enrich the lives of women and girls through golf. We look forward to extending our partnership with EWGA and continuing to help the women of EWGA ‘express their colorful selves’!”

Ryan’s connection to golf and the EWGA extends well beyond his company’s official partnership with the organization. Ryan learned to play golf at a very early age from his mom Jessica Smith, a 14-year member of the EWGA Orange County, CA Chapter. Through these shared golf experiences, Ryan developed a love for colorful golf outfits and a belief that the hat is the center of an attractive golf ensemble.

eBob Apparel embodies Ryan’s style and has grown to become a valued member of the EWGA community, the largest women-focused national amateur golf association in the country with chapters in more than 100 cities. eBob’s hats and visors are color coordinated with the EWGA logo and feature breathable tech fabric, adjustable sizing, colored sweatbands that don’t show sweat or makeup stains, and in some cases, a colored under-visor. These customizable hats are popular among teams of EWGA members who like to coordinate style and camaraderie at both local Chapter and national competitive events.

"We’re thrilled to renew our partnership with eBob Apparel and Ryan Voois,” said Ashley Nelson, Director of Partnership Relations for EWGA. “Ryan’s enthusiasm and eBob’s fun, stylish headwear resonates with EWGA members. We’re grateful for eBob’s continued support of the EWGA Foundation and Ryan’s contribution to our on-going efforts to give back and pay-it-forward through the game of golf.”

As a national partner, eBob will be able to market its hats and visors in EWGA e-communications and at on-site events throughout the year. The relationship with EWGA allows eBob to significantly broaden its market reach while building its brand awareness.

 

GUARDIAN DOUBLES DOWN ON ITS SUPPORT OF WOMEN’S GOLF, NAMED PRESENTING SPONSOR OF 2017 EWGA CHAPTER CHAMPIONSHIPS

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), one of the nation’s largest mutual life insurers and a leading provider of employee benefits, has renewed its relationship with the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) and has been named Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 EWGA Chapter Championships. The renewal extends Guardian’s support of women’s golf and the EWGA, which began last year with the 2016 EWGA Cup.

“Guardian is committed to helping women get their financial life in balance and partnering with them through the game of golf,” expressed Danielle Swann, Senior VP of Strategic Initiatives for Lifetime Financial Growth, one of Guardian’s largest firms.

The EWGA Championship, featuring individual stroke play and team scramble competition, is one of the largest women’s amateur golf competitions for all skill levels.  More than 2,500 EWGA members will participate in local qualifying events and advance to one of 15 district semi-final championships to be held throughout the summer. Successful competitors will advance to the EWGA Championship Finals slated to be held at the Hot Springs Village in Arkansas on October 6-7, 2017. Featured courses for play include Granada, Ponce de Leon, Magellan and Isabella at the Troon managed property.

“For some of our members, 2017 marks their first experience in competitive play,” said EWGA Managing Director of Golf Programs Lisa Becka. “It is so rewarding to bring together such a diverse group of women, all united by their passion for the game of golf. New friendships are forged and others rekindled in the welcoming spirit that is the EWGA. With Guardian’s commitment to our organization, we feel fortunate to have their Financial Representatives joining the ranks of our membership. Celebrating its 21st year, the EWGA Championship is just one of the many ways we connect women to learn, play and enjoy golf for business and for fun!”

EWGA prides itself on creating a welcoming atmosphere for both experienced, new and aspiring players alike. It’s nearly 13,000 members come from all walks of life and play the game for a variety of reasons, including health and wellness, professional development and for enjoyment.

YAMAHA AND EXECUTIVE WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION RENEW JOINT PARTNERSHIP FOR 2017


Yamaha continues as National Supporting Partner and Official Golf Car of EWGA

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– Yamaha Golf-Car Company and the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) have jointly announced the renewal of a strategic partnership that designates Yamaha as a National Supporting Partner and the Official Golf Car of EWGA for 2017.

The joint announcement was made by Tom McDonald, President of Yama Golf-Car Company, and Hilary Tuohy, President of the EWGA’s Board of Directors.

Said McDonald, “It’s truly rewarding for Yamaha to share a partnership with EWGA, an organization so dedicated to connecting women to learn, play and enjoy golf for both business and pleasure.”

Under the terms of the partnership, Yamaha will have a presence on the EWGA.com homepage, EWGA Member Clubhouse and all EWGA Chapter websites across the association. Yamaha will also enjoy complimentary EWGA memberships for up to 50 Yamaha employees and key clients.

Additionally, Yamaha will have the opportunity to have an on-site presence at the Association’s marquee events which include the EWGA Championship Series and EWGA Cup Series.

“We are grateful to have Yamaha as a strategic partner as the EWGA seeks to empower more women through the game of golf,” said EWGA Board President Hilary Tuohy. “Our current and prospective members respect brand leaders who see the value in growing women’s golf and Yamaha clearly sees the value of our members’ purchasing power and influence.”