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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding EWGA Membership

  1. What is the EWGA?

A community of women who share a passion for golf and all it brings to their lives. Founded as the Executive Women’s Golf Association, EWGA helps women get involved in golf for business reasons, for friendships, and for fun. Members learn the game, improve golf skills, and belong to a supportive network from coast to coast.

  1. Do I need to be an executive to join EWGA? Who are EWGA members?

Women. College students. Corporate groups. Working women. Retirees. Moms. Those who have never held a golf club before. Those who play competitively. Those who play socially. Those who join for the networking and friendships. Some mentor others. Some love the social gatherings. Everyone is welcome, and the EWGA provides value to every member. And because EWGA is about inclusivity, men are welcome to join too.

  1. What is the difference in the member levels and why would I choose one over the other?

The EWGA offers the Classic membership to meet the needs of our diverse member community, and it includes one Chapter of your choice. You can join additional Chapters for $35 each. In addition, discounted membership options are available for Seniors (65+) and Young Professionals (18-30).

  1. All membership levels entitle you, at no additional charge, to:

  • Participate in a variety of weekly playing opportunities with your chapter of choice
  • Build professional contacts and make new friends
  • Enjoy special rates on cart and green fees at golf courses across the country, as well as the ClubCorp Member for a Day program
  • Receive complimentary access to domestic LPGA and Symetra Tournaments
  • Learn the basics + tips to excel and improve your game
  • Compete in local, regional and national events
  • Connect with the industry through speakers, golf publications, & subscriptions
  • Save on apparel, equipment, travel and more from EWGA Sponsors and benefit providers
  • Sign up to be part of EWGA’s organized golf experiences and trips domestically and abroad

While all membership levels offer fantastic benefits, members can choose to elevate their membership by upgrading to the EWGA Business & Birdies Package:

The EWGA Business & Birdies Package includes:

  • Preferred Golf Premium Membership which offers a free round of golf with a two-night stay at participating Preferred Golf member resorts (value $295)
  • Access to the ClubCorp benefits program which has exclusive clubs worldwide and a personalized concierge service (value $500);
  • Member of the EWGA Discount Club for one full year with the opportunity to purchase golf apparel and equipment from select vendors at 10% over wholesale prices (value $100+)
  • Subscription to the biannual Women’s Golf Journal (value $10)
  • Exclusive invite to VIP Receptions at National events (value $75)
  • Discount on registration for the EWGA 25th Anniversary Celebration and Golf Experience (value $50)
  • Exclusive blue EWGA golf shirt with the 25th Anniversary logo (value $50);
  • One of a kind EWGA 25th Anniversary Bag Tag (value $50).
  1. What does it cost to join?

Membership is an individual annual membership renewable 12 months from the date joined. For new members joining EWGA for the first time, Classic membership is $155, Senior membership is $125, and Young Professional membership is $75. Renewal fees for Classic and Senior members are reduced $25 after the first year, and the dues amount for the Young Professional members remains the same each year

  1. Is there a local group near me? Do I need to join that group separately?

With Chapters in 41 states, including the District of Columbia, and four countries, the EWGA is an active participant in hundreds of communities. You can check the Locations tab at the top of the EWGA website and search by your city, state or zip code to find the location nearest you. If you are unable to find a convenient Chapter in your area and are interested in helping to start a new Chapter, EWGA staff will be glad to assist in every step of the process. There is only one price for joining EWGA, and it includes membership in the Chapter of your choice.

  1. What if I am not a golfer, can I still join?

A large percentage of the new members who join EWGA every year have never played golf! Every EWGA Chapter has volunteers who coordinate golf clinics to help new golfers learn the game, the etiquette, the lingo, and everything you need to know to feel comfortable on the course. And as soon as you are ready, the Chapter has organized play dates, leagues, and events to integrate new golfers into all the activities. EWGA has programs to improve golf skills for all skill levels.

  1. Are there corporate memberships available?

EWGA works with interested companies to personalize a membership program that best meets the needs of the organization. Some companies simply want to purchase or subsidize membership for a certain number of employees, and other companies request a combination of memberships and special clinics or speakers, or might also include sponsorship of other EWGA programs. The price of a corporate membership varies depending on the personalized needs of the company. You can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss the options.

  1. Is the Military Membership a membership level?

No, it is a discounted membership.