PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 11, 2011 – The Landings Company, the premier marketing and real estate firm on Savannah's Skidaway Island has been named the official sponsor of the EWGA website. The Landings Club head teaching professional, Nicole Weller, PGA/LPGA will be the guest for a live Ask the Industry Expert webinar broadcast at 3:30pm on Wednesday April 13, the opening day of the 2011 EWGA Golfpalooza (formerly the annual conference). This four-day event celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Executive Women's Golf Association will attract women golfers from across the country to the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Amelia Island, Florida.
" What's Your Golf Personality?" will be Weller's topic for her half-hour interview by EWGA Golf Programs Director, Stephanie Jennings. After playing for and graduating from Wake Forest University in 1994, Weller received her Master's Degree in Sport Psychology from the University of Tennessee. As Site Director for LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Knoxville, she received the 2004 Knoxville Chapter PGA 'Junior Leader' Award. She joined the staff at The Landings Club in 2005.
"Sponsoring the EWGA website gives us excellent exposure to thousands of women seeking a golf lifestyle and looking to get more involved in the game," says Bill Houghton, president of The Landings Company. "Our participation at the EWGA conference extends our relationship and support for women's golf."
The 2011 EWGA Golfpalooza is packed with fun golf tournaments for players of all skill levels, a star studded lineup of renowned speakers and instructors, golf instruction opportunities, new product demonstrations and shopping marketplace, parties and social events, awards, recognition and learning opportunities for EWGA chapter volunteers, and more.
"The Landings offers a wonderful golf lifestyle and their involvement with the EWGA introduces this great community to our members throughout the country," said Pam Swensen, CEO of the EWGA. "They also are hosting one of our EWGA Championship semi-finals this summer, giving members in the Southeast a first-hand opportunity to experience their facilities and explore all that their community offers."
About The Landings Company
The Landings on Skidaway Island is located less than 10 miles south of historic Savannah, GA. Six championship golf courses frame the center of this private island golf community, set on a 6,500-acre island. Residents enjoy four elegant dining clubhouses, miles of walking and biking trails, 34 tennis courts, two deep-water marinas and a variety of other coastal amenities. Named "one of the nation's best residential communities" by the Urban Land Institute, homes at The Landings range from $250,000 to $1 million plus; home sites from $120,000. More information is available by calling 1-800-841-7011 or by visiting The Landings website at: www.thelandings.com
About the EWGA
Since its founding in 1991 as the Executive Women's Golf Association, the EWGA has enriched the lives of more than 100,000 women connecting them to learn, play, and enjoy golf for business and fun. With over 120 chapters throughout the United States, as well as international chapters in Canada, the EWGA delivers a wide range of golf, social and networking activities for both new and experienced golfers.
A 2010 survey of EWGA members conducted by the PGA of America found that the average EWGA member plays 35 rounds per year. EWGA members spent an average of $4,533 on golf activities, merchandise and golf related travel, with each local EWGA chapter annually generating $550,000 in golf related spending and an average of 4,300 rounds of golf. A survey of former EWGA members found that 90% of these women continued to play golf. While the former EWGA member survey did not include golf-related travel, this group's golf spending accounted for $98 million, totaling over $168 million and 1.7 million rounds of golf per year.
The EWGA is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. For more information about the association and its membership, visit www.ewga.com