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El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Club Hosts EWGA Southern California and Desert SW District Semi-Final Event

The Southern Califonia and Desert SW District Semi-Final Was Held on June 24

Tucson, Arizona – Tucson-Old Pueblo Chapter recently hosted the Southern California Desert SW District Semi-Final at El Conquistador Country Club on June 24, 2017.  The EWGA District Semi Final events take place at 15 venues nationwide during a three month period for golfers who advance from their local Chapter Championship.    

Now in its 22nd year, the EWGA Championship is the largest women’s amateur golf tournament of its kind, with more than 2,400 members participating annually.  The competitive tournament appeals to EWGA members of all skill levels as it includes five flights of Stroke Play Competition and as well as a Scramble Division.  Participants compete in a local Chapter Championship , presented by Guardian Life Insurance of America, then advance to the district semi-finals at one of 15 venues nationwide.  The event concludes with the national EWGA Championship, an exciting two-day finals competition that will be held at Hot Springs Village in Hot Springs, Arkansas on October 6 and 7.

The Southern California Desert SW District semi-final was held June 24, 2017 at El Conquistador Country Club in Tucson, Arizona.  There were 85 EWGA members competing from 7 Chapters.  The low gross honors went to Lauren Suzuki from Los Angeles Chapter with a score of 81.  Donna Brasil from Palm Springs-Desert Cities Chapter won the Low net honors with a score of 73.  

The Senior Flight (ages 55 to 69) gross winner was Silvia Urbaniec from Orange County Chapter with a score of 86 and low net winner was Sheila Woolsey from Tucson-Old Pueblo Chapter with a score of 68.

The Super Senior Flight (ages 70 and above) gross winner was Patricia Godfrey from Orange County Chapter with a score of 89 while Christine Shorkey from San Diego Chapter was the low net winner with a score of 74.     

Elizabeth West, Tournament Volunteer Coordinator, Tucson-Old Pueblo Chapter said:"We are thrilled to host the district semi-final event offering a great playing opportunity for our members. Our members enjoy competitive playing events and those who are advancing to the EWGA Championship are excited to play in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas."

View full results and a gallery of images from the event.

Rockledge Country Club Hosts EWGA South & Central Florida District Semi-Final Event

The EWGA Championship begins with the district semi-finals on June 24

Rockledge, FL – The EWGA Brevard County/Space Coast Florida Chapter recently hosted the South & Central Florida District Semi-Final at Rockledge Country Club on Saturday, June 24, 2017.  The EWGA District Semi Finals events take place at 15 venues nationwide during a three month period for golfers who advance from their local Chapter Championship.    

Now in its 22nd year, the EWGA Championship is the largest women’s amateur golf tournament of its kind, with more than 2,400 members participating annually.  The competitive tournament appeals to EWGA members of all skill levels as it includes five flights of Stroke Play Competition and as well as a Scramble Division.  Participants compete in a local Chapter Championship , presented by Guardian Life Insurance of America, then advance to the district semi-finals at one of 15 venues nationwide.  The event concludes with the national EWGA Championship, an exciting two-day finals competition that will be held at Hot Springs Village in Hot Springs, Arkansas on October 6 and 7.

The South & Central Florida Semi-Final was held June 24, 2017 at Rockledge County Club in Rockledge, Florida.  There were 107 EWGA members competing from 8 Chapters.  The low gross honors went to Nadia Luttner from Palm Beach County Chapter with a score of 79, but it wasn’t easy.  Nadia had to prove herself in a three hole playoff with Maria Larrazabal.   Maria Larrazabal from Fort Lauderdale Area Chapter won the Low net honors with a score of 73.  

The Senior Flight (ages 55 to 69) gross winner was Maria Larrazabal from Fort Lauderdale Chapter with a score of 79 and low net winner was Donna Craig from Brevard County/Space Coast Chapter with a score of 72.    

The Super Senior Flight (ages 70 and above) gross winner was Jackie Cox from Miami Chapter with a score of 95 while Michelle Florea from Fort Lauderdale  was the low net winner with a score of 79.     

View full results and a photo gallery from the event.

RTJ Oxmoor Valley GC Hosts EWGA North Florida & Southeast District Semi-Final Championship

A team lines up a putt during the 2017 EWGA Championship District Semi-Final

Birmingham, AL – EWGA Birmingham Chapter hosted the North Florida & Southeast District Semi-Final at RTJ Oxmoor Valley on Saturday, June 24, 2017.  The EWGA District Semi-Final events take place at 15 venues nationwide during a three month period for golfers who advance from their local Chapter Championships.    

Now in its 22nd year, the EWGA Championship is the largest women’s amateur golf tournament of its kind, with more than 2,400 members participating annually.  The competitive tournament appeals to EWGA members of all skill levels as it includes five flights of Stroke Play Competition and as well as a Scramble Division.  Participants compete in a local Chapter Championship, presented by Guardian Life Insurance of America, then advance to the district semi-finals at one of 15 venues nationwide.  The event concludes with the national EWGA Championship, an exciting two-day finals competition that will be held at Hot Springs Village in Hot Springs, Arkansas on October 6 and 7.

The North Florida & Southeast District semi-final boasted a field of 73 EWGA members representing 7 Chapters (Atlanta, GA; Birmingham, AL; Daytona Beach, FL; Jacksonville, FL; North Central Florida; Orlando, FL; Savannah-Hilton Head, SC) with 18 ladies earning advancement opportunities to the EWGA Championship Finals.  The low gross honors went to Laura Beth Yates from the Birmingham Chapter with a score of 83.   Pia Todora from the Birmingham Chapter won the Low Net honors with a score of 76 in the Championship Flight.  Earning advancement opportunities to the Finals were the low gross and low net winners in each flight: First Flight – Barbee Bryant (83 gross) from Birmingham, AL and Brygitte Lusinski (77 net) from Daytona Beach, FL; Second Flight – Sylvia Sumners (96 gross) and Kim Jones (88 net) both from Birmingham, AL; Third Flight – Christine Lovizio (106 gross) from Orlando, FL and Jackie Dacuk (78 net) from Daytona Beach, FL; and Fourth Flight – Katie Tidwell (low gross) from Savannah-Hilton Head, SC and Julie Miller (84 low net) of Atlanta, GA both carding a 118 with Katie edging out Julie in a scorecard playoff.  Julie used a pitching wedge to capture a hole-in-one on the Par-3, 81-yards sixteenth hole.

Earning senior recognition awards were Barbee Bryant (Senior-Low Gross) from Birmingham Chapter with a score of 83; Pia Todora (Senior-Low Net) from Birmingham Chapter with a score of 76; Sylvia Sumners (Super Senior-Low Gross) from Birmingham Chapter with a score of 96; and Alice Ward (Super Senior-Low Net) from Daytona Beach, FL with a score of 98.

The Atlanta, GA Chapter scramble team of Angela Kenison, Caroline Berger, Jennifer Wiggins and Danita Knox shot 67 gross with a net score of 69 and were crowned the 2017 team champions.  The Birmingham, AL Chapter scramble team of Patti Reid, Patricia Taylor, Jennifer Whitaker and Donna Snider were awarded second place and will compete in Hot Springs as well.

"We are thrilled to host the district semi-final event offering a great playing opportunity for our members,” said Terri Henderson, Chief Volunteer Coordinator & Birmingham Chapter Golf Events Director.  "Our members enjoy competitive playing events and those who are advancing to the EWGA Championship Finals are excited to play at the Hot Springs Village."

View the full results and a gallery of images from the event.

Marriott Golf Renews as National Partner of Executive Women's Golf Association

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– Marriott Golf, one of the world's premier golf operators, has renewed as a National Partner of the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA). The partnership retains Marriott Golf's portfolio of domestic properties within the EWGA Golf Course Network, offering special access and playing privileges to EWGA members. 

“Marriott International is proud of its partner relationship with EWGA and looks forward to developing new programs and initiatives at our resort golf locations to build value for the EWGA Membership,” said Brett Stark, Senior Director of Golf Marketing & e-Commerce for Marriott’s Global Golf Division.

Facilities participating in the EWGA Golf Course Network offer EWGA members reduced fees for play, practice or instruction and may offer special rates for apparel, food and beverage purchases. Offers may vary by facility and are listed on EWGA's 'members-only' website. Additionally, each respective facility receives a complimentary EWGA membership for a staff member to join a local chapter.

"We appreciate Marriott Golf’s commitment and support of women’s golf through the EWGA.” commented Jane Geddes, newly appointed CEO of EWGA. "The EWGA Golf Course Network is specifically designed to connect our members with playing opportunities at Marriott Golf’s premier collection of facilities.”

Founded in 1991 as the Executive Women's Golf Association, EWGA is the largest women-focused national amateur golf association in the United States with Chapters located in more than 100 cities as well as international Chapters in Bermuda, Canada and Italy.

'17 EWGA Par 3 Challenge to Benefit LPGA*USGA Girls Golf

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.- On Saturday June 10th, the Palm Beach County Chapter of the Executive Women's Golf Association (EWGA) will host the third annual EWGA Par 3 Challenge to benefit LPGA*USGA Girls Golf. The venue is the beautiful Palm Beach Par-3 Golf Course in Palm Beach Florida. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, this spectacular 18-hole facility has twice been named the "Best Par 3 in the U.S." by Golf Digest.

The format is a two-person team event (four-ball stroke play) designed to welcome newer golfers into a competitive environment. Teams of either two women or a man and woman can compete in the gross or net division. Each person plays his/her own ball the entire hole with the lower of the two scores counting as the team score for the hole.

Package includes golf, range balls, prizes, breakfast box and awards luncheon at Al Fresco's, the ocean front, second floor restaurant above the Par 3 Golf Shop.  For more information and to register see www.ewga-pbc.com  ( Events under Tee Times tab).

 

JANE GEDDES, FORMER LPGA TOUR PLAYER AND MAJOR CHAMPION, NAMED NEW CEO OF EXECUTIVE WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION


PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– Jane Geddes has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA), becoming CEO of the largest women-focused amateur golf association in the United States. She succeeds Pam Swensen, who resigned from the organization after 15 years of service to pursue other opportunities. Geddes most recently served as Executive Director of the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA) and previously played professional golf, the winner of two major championships and 11 LPGA Tour events.

“Jane’s successful playing career and time spent in leadership roles with the LPGA Tour, WWE, Inc. and with the IAGA make her an extraordinary fit for EWGA and will propel our Association to the next level,” said Hilary Tuohy, EWGA Board President. “She is clearly the right candidate to lead the next chapter of growth for EWGA. With her leadership, we are confident of our ability to expand membership opportunities into currently underserved markets and provide additional playing opportunities for existing and new female golfers. We look forward to the continuation of our many positive and fruitful relationships with our industry partners and corporate sponsors, as we ensure that women’s golf remains at the forefront of the golf industry.”

Geddes successfully competed as an LPGA touring professional for 20 years, winning 14 tournaments worldwide, including two LPGA major championships. She achieved her highest rank of third on the LPGA Tour’s money list and won the U.S. Women’s Open Championship (1986), LPGA Championship (1987) and Women’s British Open Championship (1989). Following her playing career, Jane earned a law degree from Stetson University College of Law and reentered the game as an executive at the LPGA Tour.

“I am honored to have been named as CEO of EWGA at such a pivotal time for women in golf,” commented Geddes. “With women’s golf participation at an all-time high, the moment is right for the EWGA to expand its membership and assume a leadership role for women in the nearly $70 billion golf industry. I look forward to the opportunity to introduce new and current golfers to this great game through the EWGA.”

Geddes’ appointment as CEO of EWGA is effective immediately.

 

13-YEAR OLD ENTREPRENEUR RENEWS ‘COLORFUL’ PARTNERSHIP WITH EXECUTIVE WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION


PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– eBob Apparel, founded by 13-year-old Ryan Voois, has renewed as a Member Benefit Provider of the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) for the second straight year. eBob Apparel provides EWGA members with access to the company’s colorful, stylish golf hats, visors and belts and donates a portion of its proceeds to the EWGA Foundation in support of women and junior golf.

“I am very pleased to extend our partnership with EWGA,” said Ryan Voois, the young entrepreneur behind eBob. “Over the past year, I’ve enjoyed meeting over 1,000 EWGA members and helping them accessorize with eBob’s colorful line of apparel and accessories. Additionally, eBob has been honored to donate a portion of our sales to the EWGA Foundation, in support of its mission to enrich the lives of women and girls through golf. We look forward to extending our partnership with EWGA and continuing to help the women of EWGA ‘express their colorful selves’!”

Ryan’s connection to golf and the EWGA extends well beyond his company’s official partnership with the organization. Ryan learned to play golf at a very early age from his mom Jessica Smith, a 14-year member of the EWGA Orange County, CA Chapter. Through these shared golf experiences, Ryan developed a love for colorful golf outfits and a belief that the hat is the center of an attractive golf ensemble.

eBob Apparel embodies Ryan’s style and has grown to become a valued member of the EWGA community, the largest women-focused national amateur golf association in the country with chapters in more than 100 cities. eBob’s hats and visors are color coordinated with the EWGA logo and feature breathable tech fabric, adjustable sizing, colored sweatbands that don’t show sweat or makeup stains, and in some cases, a colored under-visor. These customizable hats are popular among teams of EWGA members who like to coordinate style and camaraderie at both local Chapter and national competitive events.

"We’re thrilled to renew our partnership with eBob Apparel and Ryan Voois,” said Ashley Nelson, Director of Partnership Relations for EWGA. “Ryan’s enthusiasm and eBob’s fun, stylish headwear resonates with EWGA members. We’re grateful for eBob’s continued support of the EWGA Foundation and Ryan’s contribution to our on-going efforts to give back and pay-it-forward through the game of golf.”

As a national partner, eBob will be able to market its hats and visors in EWGA e-communications and at on-site events throughout the year. The relationship with EWGA allows eBob to significantly broaden its market reach while building its brand awareness.

 

GUARDIAN DOUBLES DOWN ON ITS SUPPORT OF WOMEN’S GOLF, NAMED PRESENTING SPONSOR OF 2017 EWGA CHAPTER CHAMPIONSHIPS

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), one of the nation’s largest mutual life insurers and a leading provider of employee benefits, has renewed its relationship with the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) and has been named Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 EWGA Chapter Championships. The renewal extends Guardian’s support of women’s golf and the EWGA, which began last year with the 2016 EWGA Cup.

“Guardian is committed to helping women get their financial life in balance and partnering with them through the game of golf,” expressed Danielle Swann, Senior VP of Strategic Initiatives for Lifetime Financial Growth, one of Guardian’s largest firms.

The EWGA Championship, featuring individual stroke play and team scramble competition, is one of the largest women’s amateur golf competitions for all skill levels.  More than 2,500 EWGA members will participate in local qualifying events and advance to one of 15 district semi-final championships to be held throughout the summer. Successful competitors will advance to the EWGA Championship Finals slated to be held at the Hot Springs Village in Arkansas on October 6-7, 2017. Featured courses for play include Granada, Ponce de Leon, Magellan and Isabella at the Troon managed property.

“For some of our members, 2017 marks their first experience in competitive play,” said EWGA Managing Director of Golf Programs Lisa Becka. “It is so rewarding to bring together such a diverse group of women, all united by their passion for the game of golf. New friendships are forged and others rekindled in the welcoming spirit that is the EWGA. With Guardian’s commitment to our organization, we feel fortunate to have their Financial Representatives joining the ranks of our membership. Celebrating its 21st year, the EWGA Championship is just one of the many ways we connect women to learn, play and enjoy golf for business and for fun!”

EWGA prides itself on creating a welcoming atmosphere for both experienced, new and aspiring players alike. It’s nearly 13,000 members come from all walks of life and play the game for a variety of reasons, including health and wellness, professional development and for enjoyment.

YAMAHA AND EXECUTIVE WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION RENEW JOINT PARTNERSHIP FOR 2017


Yamaha continues as National Supporting Partner and Official Golf Car of EWGA

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– Yamaha Golf-Car Company and the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) have jointly announced the renewal of a strategic partnership that designates Yamaha as a National Supporting Partner and the Official Golf Car of EWGA for 2017.

The joint announcement was made by Tom McDonald, President of Yama Golf-Car Company, and Hilary Tuohy, President of the EWGA’s Board of Directors.

Said McDonald, “It’s truly rewarding for Yamaha to share a partnership with EWGA, an organization so dedicated to connecting women to learn, play and enjoy golf for both business and pleasure.”

Under the terms of the partnership, Yamaha will have a presence on the EWGA.com homepage, EWGA Member Clubhouse and all EWGA Chapter websites across the association. Yamaha will also enjoy complimentary EWGA memberships for up to 50 Yamaha employees and key clients.

Additionally, Yamaha will have the opportunity to have an on-site presence at the Association’s marquee events which include the EWGA Championship Series and EWGA Cup Series.

“We are grateful to have Yamaha as a strategic partner as the EWGA seeks to empower more women through the game of golf,” said EWGA Board President Hilary Tuohy. “Our current and prospective members respect brand leaders who see the value in growing women’s golf and Yamaha clearly sees the value of our members’ purchasing power and influence.”


 

ARCIS GOLF AND EWGA PARTNER TO STRENGTHEN WOMEN’S GOLF

Leading golf course operator hopes to welcome more women to the game

Dallas, Tex. - Arcis Golf 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.

This initiative will work two ways. Members, customers, and employees at designated Arcis Golf facilities will have access to the programs and opportunities afforded by the EWGA, which annually holds thousands of golf, social, networking, and competitive events. And EWGA members will be offered special playing rates at Arcis Golf facilities across the U.S.

“Arcis Golf is committed to growing opportunities for women to learn and enjoy the game of golf,” said Blake Walker, CEO, Arcis Golf. “By partnering with the EWGA, the mutual strengths of our organizations will further nurture the sport and growth of women’s golf as well as the overall mission of EWGA.”

An industry leader and operator of both public and private golf clubs nationwide, Arcis Golf will afford EWGA members access to club amenities and a wide range of diverse playing experiences.  A recent study revealed that women have the potential to add more than $35 billion to the future golf economy.

“We look forward to offering EWGA members more playing access through our new partnership with Arcis Golf,” said Ashley Nelson, Director of Partner Relationships, EWGA. “Whether EWGA members are looking for golf courses in their backyard or on their travels, Arcis Golf’s facilities will be top of mind.”

In a recent EWGA member satisfaction survey, convenient and organized playing opportunities were listed as a top reason women join EWGA.  

BAIRD PRIVATE WEALTH MANAGEMENT NAMED PRESENTING SPONSOR OF FAST-GROWING EWGA CUP SERIES


Further commits to the development of women’s golf and women in the workplace by providing 150 premium-level EWGA memberships to its associates

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– 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.

“Baird Private Wealth Management is proud to partner with EWGA, a not-for-profit organization committed to enriching the lives of women through the game of golf, and to serve as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 EWGA Cup series,” said Mike Schroeder, President of Baird Private Wealth Management. “This partnership reflects Baird’s long-standing tradition of giving back to the communities in which our associates live and work, as well as our strong commitment to the game of golf, which is a keen interest of many of our clients, and current and potential Baird associates.”

The EWGA Cup series, now in its seventh year, encourages women of all skill levels to compete in a friendly and fun team-based format that encourages teamwork and camaraderie. Teams are composed of eight players from various EWGA chapters who often coordinate colorful outfits with clever team names. For example, the Birdie Badgers of Madison, Wisconsin won the 2016 EWGA Cup after 36-holes of competition, split between singles and four-ball match play. The 2017 EWGA Cup series will consist of eight regional summer qualifiers, followed by the 2017 EWGA Cup Finals, to be conducted at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Florida, Oct. 27-28. Over 125 teams and 1,000 women are expected to participate in this year’s series.

“The EWGA Cup is one of our Association’s fastest growing events and we’re excited to have Baird Private Wealth Management as our Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 EWGA Cup series,” said EWGA Board President Hilary Tuohy. “As one of FORTUNE’s top ten “100 Best Companies to Work For”, Baird demonstrably shares our commitment to developing and promoting women both in the workplace and on the golf course. To that end, we’re delighted to partner with Baird Private Wealth Management to provide 150 of its associates with “Business & Birdies” membership to EWGA.”

EWGA prides itself on creating a welcoming atmosphere for both experienced and aspiring players alike. Its nearly 13,000 members come from all walks of life and play the game for a variety of reasons, including health and wellness, professional development and for enjoyment. Similarly, Baird prioritizes helping individuals of all backgrounds achieve their personal best. Through specialized programs like Baird Women Advisors and the Ascend Associate Resource Group, Baird offers women across the entire organization opportunities to grow and succeed.

“The EWGA is a highly-esteemed organization dedicated to connecting women globally to learn, play and enjoy golf for business and for fun,” said Kimberly Thekan, Director of Advisor Talent Strategies for Baird Private Wealth Management. “At Baird, we are committed to providing financial advice and service personalized to the needs of our women clients, as well as to making our firm the best place to work for women in wealth management. This partnership is a great fit because it aligns two likeminded organizations with similar goals.” 

Baird Private Wealth Management encompasses more than 875 financial advisors serving clients through more than 85 locations, and has client assets of more than $115 billion.
 

BIONIC GLOVES® RENEWS LONG-STANDING EWGA NATIONAL SPONSORSHIP DURING 2017 PGA MERCHANDISE SHOW


PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– 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.

The announcement comes following the 64th PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 25-27, where both organizations worked to increase exposure for the women’s game and spoke with industry professionals regarding the economic benefits of more women playing the game of golf.

For the EWGA, as the largest women-focused national amateur golf association in the country with chapters in more than 100 cities as well as international chapters in Bermuda, Canada and Italy, the mission was a familiar one.

“Here at the EWGA, we bill ourselves as THE community for women to learn, play and love the game. For us to have a partner like Bionic, who is similarly committed to the growth of women’s golf, is a win-win,” said Ashley Nelson, Director of Partner Relationships for the EWGA. “We greatly appreciate Bionic’s continued support of the EWGA and our members, now in its sixth-year running.”

Bionic’s PerformanceGrip® is the most feature-rich glove ever made and took more than three years of design and testing to get ready for market. Designed by an orthopedic hand specialist, they are the only gloves with patented pad technology to give you more comfort, a better grip and two times more durability than standard leather golf gloves.

“At Bionic, our team continually looks forward to the opportunity to connect with the members of EWGA each year through their conferences and national competitive events. It’s a great chance for us to get feedback on our products from some of the game’s biggest advocates,” said Cheryl Fink, Director of Marketing and Operations for Bionic Gloves. “We’re looking forward to the continuation of this long-lasting relationship and as the EWGA continues to push for positive change on key women’s golf issues.” 

About Bionic Gloves
Bionic is at the forefront of glove technology in many sports and activities – golf, fitness/weightlifting, racquetball, tennis, gardening and others. Bionic gloves have received numerous awards and recognition including the National Home Gardening Club Seal of Approval, the National Health & Wellness Club Seal of Approval, the Handyman’s Club of America Member Tested Seal of Approval and the PGA Tour Partners Magazine Member Tested Seal of Approval. Bionic is a division of the family-owned Hillerich & Bradsby, Co. H&B also owns PowerBilt®, makers of golf clubs since 1916, and manufactures iconic Louisville Slugger® wood bats, the Official Bat of Major League Baseball®. The company also operates the renowned Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, a leading tourist destination. For more information visit BionicGloves.com.

About EWGA
The EWGA is THE Golf Community for Women. With Chapters in more than 100 communities throughout the United States, EWGA is locally connected and nationally respected. The organization holds thousands of golf, social and networking opportunities throughout the country as well as major national competitions and events. Its members are a diverse group of women from new to experienced golfers and cover a broad spectrum of career paths. For more information visit EWGA.com.