Welcome to our seventh year of the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Rockland/Westchester, NY, (Girls Golf of R/W). Building on our continued success, we have put together another fully packed program of educational and fun golf for all our members. We are now enrolling participants, 7-17 year old girls and boys, for our 2017 Golf Season!
The LPGA (Ladies' Professional Golf Association) started the Girls Golf program in 1989 to introduce girls 7-17 years old to the game of golf. The LPGA and USGA (United States Golf Association) partner together to fund grants every year to Girls Golf sites around the country. The Executive Women's Golf Association of Westchester County (EWGA Westchester) is our local partner who will also support Girls Golf of R/W by co-sponsoring fundraising events and by providing volunteers and mentors.
Girls Golf of R/W will run from May through October and will include educational clinics, organized practice time, and mentored on-course play with EWGA player volunteers. Our education clinics will be run by PGA Professional Katelyn Decker at Hampshire Country Club, Mamaroneck, NY. These clinics will teach our students safety during play and proper mechanics of every aspect of the golf swing. In addition, there will be separate sessions dedicated to teaching the short game, bunker play and putting. Students will also learn the rules of golf, etiquette of the game, and experience friendly competition.
Each participant will get quality time with the instructors and mentors. We will have a Spring (May-June) and Summer (July-August) Season. Within each season, we will have a series of 5 ONE (1)-hour clinics, practice time on the range and on the chipping/putting greens. We will organize on course play with 9-Hole Golf Outings. If the opportunity arises, we will organize special golf trips to watch local LPGA tournaments, attend golf fairs, or participate in local golf outings. As another added opportunity, Girls Golf members will be eligible to sign up for the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Academy and Team Championships.
In order to register, each Girls Golf member must complete an ONLINE Participant Registration Form at www.girlsgolf.org/join. Find our local chapter, Girls Golf of Rockland/Westchester, by searching chapters in NY State, and complete the entire form and agreement to terms. This year, the online registration is FREE and will not add an additional charge for the Member Kit. The LPGA-USGA member kit includes a Girls Golf hat, golf tees, hat clip/ball marker, backpack, A Quick Guide to the Rules of Golf, Girls Golf membership card, welcome card, and LPGA Tour player trading cards. Online registration MUST be completed before your child can participate in any chapter activities.
To complete the registration process, a check made out to EWGA Westchester for $250 must be sent to:
LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Rockland/Westchester, NY
c/o Anne-Marie Brillantes, Director
39 Glen Byron Avenue
Nyack, NY 10960
Contact Anne-Marie Brillantes, Site Director, for information on our Calendar of Events, and details of our program at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Facebook page at LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Rockland/Westchester.