From Alice Dye, the first female golf architect to Marilyn Bunag an aspiring social worker and recipient of the 2010 EWGA Foundation’s Women On Par® scholarship, Teeing Up for Success offers over 30 compelling stories on how golf makes a difference in women’s lives.
Golf has been a conversation starter, equalizer, and door opener in these women’s careers, as well as in their personal lives, opening lines of communication and providing great settings for relaxation and fun.
A hole-in-one helped Debbie Waitkus make the leap from a corporate office to her thriving business Golf for Cause. Volunteer leaders share how golf and EWGA have forged friendships and offered endless opportunities to grow and succeed.
You’ll discover how two women in Mexico are building a team to support the young women in their country who aspire to be the next Lorena Ochoa. Judy Rankin shares some of her favorite stories from her LPGA career and time in broadcasting.
You will be touched by Karen Palacios-Jansen’s very personal story and that of so many others who have found hope, happiness and success through the game of golf.
Delve into these chapters and enjoy these women’s stories. You will be inspired by this beautiful compilation woven together by a love for golf.
Presented by the EWGA Foundation, proceeds from this book go to fund the work of this charitable arm of the Executive Women’s Golf Association, dedicated to enriching the lives of women through the game of golf. Its mission is to create and fund education and leadership programs for women of all ages.
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Get Golf Ready is designed to teach everything you’ll need to play golf in just a few lessons. EWGA Chapters coordinate with PGA and LPGA Professionals to link EWGA members who are new golfers to a Get Golf Ready clinic in their area. In addition, EWGA is the next step for women who complete the 5 sessions - to help them move from the lesson tee to the golf course in a casual, friendly setting. Here is what Get Golf Ready sessions will cover:
Fairway Friends® is a mentoring program available to all EWGA members through a variety of events and experiences hosted by EWGA Chapters. Experienced golfers partner with new golfers to help them feel comfortable on the golf course. Fairway Friends® is what the EWGA is all about – helping women enter the game of golf in a fun, supportive environment.
2012, Penny Larsen Hulbert, Tampa Bay, FL Chapter
2011, Kathryn Freshley, Orange County, CA Chapter
2010, Kathy Thomas, Kansas City Metro and Tucson, AZ Chapters
2009, Zona Trahan, Houston, TX Chapter
2008, Tyra Jarvis, Sacramento, CA Chapter
2007, Cindy McGeever, Philadelphia, PA Chapter
2006, Janet Young, Seattle, WA Chapter
2005, Paula Dean, Quad Cities, IA Chapter
2004, Alicia Jansen, Houston, TX Chapter
2003, Carla Washinko, Greater Philadelphia, PA Chapter
2002, Lori Cook North, Kansas City Metro & Naples, FL Chapters
2001, Shelley French, Seattle, WA Chapter
2000, Nancy Oliver, EWGA Founder
Nona Footz, President
Managing Director, RSR Partners
Karen Moraghan, Vice President
President, Hunter Public Relations
Hilary Touhy, Secretary-Treasurer
Project Manager Filip Technologies
Catharine de Lacy
Vice President Global Stewardship, The Clorox Co.
Seasoned Investment and Risk Management Executive
Margaret E. Downey
General Manager, Learning & Development Strategies, CSX Transportation
President, Willow, LLC
The Businesswomen of the Year Awards Program recognized EWGA members who used their success in business as a tool in enhancing and promoting the EWGA and the growth of women's golf and whose dedication to the growth and success of her professional career includes using golf skills.
2011, Janet Phillips, Greater Richmond, VA Chapter
2010, Lawren Just, Louisville Region, KY Chapter
2009, Robin Anderson, Houston, TX Chapter
2008, Christine McInerney, Long Island, NY Chapter
2007, Sharon Reich, Orlando, FL Chapter
2006, Carol Malysz, Rhode Island Chapter
2005, Janet McKinley, Atlanta, GA Chapter
2004, Deborah Gross, Dayton, OH Chapter
2003, Joan Cavanaugh, Fairfield County, CT Chapter