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Keiser to Offer Matching Scholarship to 2017 "Women on Par" Recipients

The “Women on Par®” Scholarship Program, provided by the EWGA Foundation, was established in 2007 to provide financial assistance to “non-traditional” female students. These scholarships are intended for women, 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.

New for 2017, Keiser University will offer a matching scholarship for "Women on Par" scholarship recipients who attend or transfer into any program at the University's residential Flagship Campus in West Palm Beach, FL. This opportunity, which is just miles from the EWGA association headquarters, extends scholarship recipients the chance to choose from a variety of degree programs at the baccalaureate and masters levels, in the heart of South Florida.

“Keiser University is excited to partner with the EWGA in support of the Women on Par Scholarship," said Elizabeth Snyder, Community Relations Coordinator for Keiser University. "This partnership reflects Keiser University’s commitment beyond education in supporting the golf industry, and association initiatives that promote and grow the game for women.”

"The Women on Par scholarship has been a key offering of the EWGA Foundation and we’re very excited to now have Keiser University as a matching partner," added Diana Gats, President of the EWGA Foundation.

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.

Interested applicants may apply here. All applications are due by April 15th.

Refer a Friend and Win!

Spring is the time to plant the seed to grow new friends to join your EWGA Chapter!

Every week during the month of April, the Executive Women's Golf Association is giving away a $50 American Express gift card to an existing member who refers a friend to join the EWGA.

To enter:

  1. Download an EWGA application or encourage your friends to join online.
  2. Ensure your friend writes your name on the member referral line of the application.
  3. Have your friends submit their application either online or via mail or fax.

And that's it!

Members who refer a friend will be entered weekly into a drawing for each new member they sign up. If you recruit 5 new members, your name will be entered into the drawing 5 times! In addition, every member who recruits 2 or more new members during this spring membership campaign will win a beautiful, limited edition golf shoe bag designed for EWGA by Barth & McCallig.

Plant the seed and grow new members for your EWGA Chapter!

Watch: "Who We Are" Music Video

This is our anthem. This is who we are.

During the 2016 EWGA Cup, held in Palm Springs, CA at the iconic Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, over 400 competitors on 50 team from 39 chapters came together for a memorable weekend of competition. They also happened to write a song!

Written in collaboration with Anna Wilson and Monty Powell of Song Sessions, "Who We Are" is the the living, breathing embodiment of everything EWGA. Check out the song and music, and be sure to share with your friends!

Accessorize Your Golf Bag Like the Pros

Your golf clubs aren't the only thing in your bag that matter. Use this guide to make sure your golf bag is well stocked with accessories and ready to go for the upcoming golf season. Our resident LPGA Professional, Le Ann Finger, breaks down exactly what you'll need to be successful this spring. [READ MORE]

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

If 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]