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Can You Predict the Next Olympic Golf Champions?

Golf Returns to the 2016 Olympics. Guess the winner

Next week the wait is finally over. Golf returns to the 2016 Olympic games in Rio.

To add to the fun, EWGA is running a contest. Predict the winners (Gold, Silver and Bronze) of the Men's competition and win a prize! Hurry, you must have your entry in by August 8, 2016. [MORE]

The First Thai Player to win a Major Championship is a Woman

Ariya Jutanugarn, First Thai Golf Major Winner

EWGA wishes to congratulate Ariya Jutanugarn, the 2016 RICOH Women's British Open champion. This was her first win at a major. Jutanugarn also received the honor of being the first Thai player, male or female, to win a major championship.

''I think it's really important for me and for Thai golf, also,'' Jutanugarn said. ''Like my goal, I really want to win major and I did. I'm really proud of my achievement because I accomplished my goal this year.'' [MORE]

Picture Credit: RICOH Women's British Open Facebook Page

 

How to Read Your Putts

Learning how to read your putts

The best way to lower your score is to sharpen your short game.  Practice putting for 30-minutes each week to be comfortable with reading putts.  [MORE]

Rally the Troops While You Go for the Greens

Go for the Greens while you Rally your Troops

How can women maximize relationship-building and communication between business owners and procurement managers? Well this is the mission of the Go for the Greens annual conference, September 22-24, 2016 in Orlando, FL.

This exclusive event offers access to companies, government agencies and nonprofits. This year’s theme is “Rally Your Troops.” It is a call for women business owners to step into their power and become
leaders. [MORE]

Want to Look Great after 50? Take up Golf

Women over 50 take up golfLife begins at 50 - at least when it comes to golf. Women over 50 are now the fastest growing segment of new players.  Why? It is the four f theory: fitness, fresh air, friendship and fun! [MORE]

2016 Rio Gold Equals 2017 Major Exemptions

Lexi ThompsonBubba, Rickie, Lexi and Stacy have an added incentive this year at the Rio Olympics. If they win gold, they get exemptions to all the majors in 2017!

The men's gold medalist will get an invite to the Masters Tournament, the US Open, The Open and the PGA Championship in 2017. The women's will secure an exemption at the Evian Championship in 2016, and the ANA Inspiration, the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, the US Women's Open and the Ricoh Women's British Open in 2017. Picture Credit: Instagram @lexi  [MORE]

The Ins and Outs of Green Speed

The ins and outs of green speed

Why are the putting greens fast one day and slow the next day?  Learn how environmental and maintenance practices affect the ball speed on the putting green.  [MORE]

A Course that Requires Creativity and Imagination to Play

Sergio GarciaThese are the words of professional golfer Sergio Garcia. What is he speaking about? The golf course for the Olympic Games

"As it is a newly built course, it will be new for all players," said Garcia Photo Credit: Instagram @thesergiogarcia [MORE]

The Players are Ready for Rio

Team USA Olympic Golf

Less than 1 month away, Olympic fever will soon be upon us. The mathematical formulas on who goes and who stays are done.

Check to see if your favorite golfer is packing their bags for Rio. Go Team USA. [MORE]

Welcoming New Golfers to the Game

Welcoming New golfers to the gameThe best way to grow the game is to welcome and mentor a new golfer.  Learn how local EWGA Chapters are partnering with The First Tee and LPGA*USGA Girls Golf to mentor new golfers during EWGA Mentoring Month in July.  [MORE]

 

Golf holds Fairways of Opportunities for Women

EWGA CEO Pam SwensenSome simple advice for business women that golf, "Leverage your contacts, play golf and build your network." These are the words of advice from EWGA CEO, Pam Swensen. In a recent Huffington Post article, Swensen emphasized "don’t underestimate the power of having golf as a skill set on your resume. It can be a game changer." [MORE]

Join Golfers Everywhere and Play 9™

Join Golfers Everywere and Play9This golf season, the USGA has designated the ninth day of each month as PLAY9 Day - July 9, August 9, September 9 and October 9.  See why it’s better to play 9 holes than to not play at all.  [MORE]