EWGA Salutes Sacramento Member Karen Garcia, Winner of U.S. Senior Women's Amateur Championship

Oct 8 | Palm Beach Gardens, FL– A member of the Sacramento, CA Chapter of the Executive Women's Golf Association (EWGA), Karen Garcia has won the USGA's U.S. Senior Women's Amateur Championship held at Hillwood Country Club in Nashville, TN.

"We are so proud of Karen's accomplishment," says Pam Swensen, CEO of the EWGA. "Ever since she captured the championship, our EWGA emails and social media have been flooded with news and links about her achievement. As an organization, we pledge to help women become confident and competent golfers and Karen takes that to a new level. She is now among the USGA Championship winners forever recognized in the USGA Museum in Far Hills, NJ."

Garcia, a high school guidance counselor from Cool, CA, about an hour’s drive east of Sacramento is now exempt into the next 10 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championships and also exempt into the 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, to be held at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, PA.

"I appreciate the support from everyone at EWGA. My continued involvement has always been about building friendships and helping others," says Garcia. "I love our Chapters' emphasis on education and philanthropic work with The First Tee among other groups.  My friendships with fellow members are cherished and our events are always a welcome break from competitive golf.  I am very proud to be a member of EWGA."

About the EWGA

The Executive Women's Golf Association is an award winning organization responsible for connecting more than 100,000 working and professional women who share a passion for cultivating relationships and enjoying the game of golf with chapters in nearly every U.S. major market. Offering a wide range of affordable organized golf activities and educational programs, the EWGA has been driving social and networking opportunities for women through the game of golf since 1991. For more information about the EWGA and its membership, visit   

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