Connect-to-Play FAQs

 

Q: What is Connect-to-Play?
Connect-to-Play is a message board facility that will enable EWGA Westchester members to connect with other members to self-organize rounds of golf.  When someone posts a message to the message board, everyone who has registered will automatically get notified via email.  So organize a round of golf, post the details on the Connect-to-Play message board, and check back for responses!  

Here is an example of a Connect-to-Play message:

By selecting Reply to Discussion, your response will be posted on the Connect-to-Play message board for all to view.  You can also send a private email to the sender by selecting Reply to Sender.    


Q: How do I register for Connect-to-Play?
From the ewgawestchester.com home page, go to the Connect-to-Play section and click the button that says "Click here to register".  To register, simply provide your email address and indicate how often you want to get notified when someone posts a new message to the message board.  If you want to be notified of upcoming Weekend or Weekday Open Play events, we recommend that you register for daily notifications.  

Note:  You must be a member of the EWGA Westchester Chapter to participate in Connect-to-Play.   If you are not already logged in to the EWGA web site as a member, you will automatically be taken to the log in screen and must first enter your EWGA user name and password before you can register for Connect-to-Play.  

Q: How do I view messages that have been posted to Connect-to-Play?
Go to the ewgawestchester.com home page, scroll down to the Connect-to-Play Latest Discussions.   You can view the three most recent posts, or view all of the latest posts by clicking on View More Posts.   


Q: I made a tee time for four players for this weekend and want to find others to play.  How do I post a Connect-to-Play message?

Go to the ewgawestchester.com home page, scroll down to the Connect-to-Play Latest Discussions.  Click on Add a Post, then compose your message with the details.  When done, click Send to post it to the Connect-to-Play message board.  Everyone who has registered for Connect-to-Play will receive an email containing your post and they can either respond directly to you or post a response back to the message board.   


Q: I posted a message to Connect-to-Play.  Is there a way for me to easily see all of the responses?
Yes.  Find your message in the Connect-to-Play Discussion group, then click View the thread to see all of the responses to your message.  You can also click the View Thread link associated with your post in the Connect-to-Play email.   


Q: How do I respond to a Connect-to-Play message?
The email contains links that allow you to respond either by posting back to the message board, or by sending a private message to the sender.  If you can't find the email, you can go directly to the Connect-to-Play Message Board and respond from there.  Go to the ewgawestchester.com home page, scroll down to the Connect-to-Play Latest Discussions.   Click View More Posts to go to the Connect-to-Play Message Board. 


Q: Can I send a private response directly to the Sender?  
Yes.  From the message in the Connect-to-Play message board, or from the email itself, click Reply to Sender.  Your response will go directly to the sender and will not be posted in the message board.  

Q: How is Connect-to-Play related to the Open Play Travel Leagues? 
EWGA Westchester offers the Weekend and Weekday Open Play Travel Leagues to provide our members an opportunity to connect with other members to play golf at a variety of courses throughout the golf season.   The league captains for the Open Play Travel Leagues will communicate details about the upcoming Open Play schedule using the Connect-to-Play message board.   So once you register for Connect-to-Play, you will automatically receive notification of any upcoming Open Play Travel League days.  

For more information on Weekend or Weekday Open Play Travel Leagues, click here.  


Q: More questions or any suggestions for Connect-to-Play?    
Send an email to chaptercommunications@ewgawestchester.com.