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Upcoming Events

  1. Sacramento EWGA Education: Supervised Practice

    May 28, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (PT)
    Sacramento, CA, United States
  2. Sacramento EWGA: Spring Fun League

    May 30, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM (PT)
    United States
  3. Sacramento EWGA: Swing for the Girls

    May 31, 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM (PT)
    Morgan Creek, Roseville, CA, United States
  4. Sacramento EWGA Education: Advanced Short Game Clinic - Chipping

    Jun 4, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (PT)
    CA, United States
  5. Sacramento EWGA Education: Short Game: Putting It All Together

    Jun 6, 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM (PT)
    Lincoln, CA, United States
  6. Sacramento EWGA: 2015 Chapter Championship - Haggin Oaks

    Jun 7, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    CA, United States
  7. Sacramento EWGA: Chapter Championship FUN Play

    Jun 7, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    CA, United States
  8. Sacramento EWGA: 21st Anniversary Party and Social

    Jun 12, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (PT)
    Orangevale, CA, United States
  9. Sacramento EWGA:Wildhawk Scramble

    Jun 13, 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM (PT)
    Wilkdhawk, Sacramento, CA, United States
  10. Sacramento EWGA:Mather Play Day

    Jun 14, 11:02 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    Mather Golf Course, Sacramento, CA, United States
  11. Sacramento EWGA Education: Advanced Short Game Clinic - Pitching

    Jun 18, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (PT)
    CA, United States
  12. Sacramento EWGA:Camellia Cup, Ancil Hoffman

    Jun 20, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    Ancil Hoffman, Carmichael, CA, United States
  13. Sacramento EWGA:Cherry Island Fun Play

    Jul 5, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    Cherry Island, Elverta, CA, United States
  14. Sacramento EWGA Education: Basic Chipping Clinic

    Jul 9, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (PT)
    CA, United States
  15. The Reserve at Spanos Park

    Jul 11, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    The Reserve, Stockgon, United States

Board members 2014-2015

President:  Sunny Mills


     Member Services:  Nancy Lyons
     Member Recruitment:  Fern Lukka
     Events & Activities:  Pam Katros
     Golf Programs & Services:  Del Sayles-Owen
     Finance & Records:  Barbara Richards
     Marketing:  Tammy Pinnick


Monday Afternoons
Casual 9-Hole Play at Rocklin Golf, Haggin Oaks or Land Park.  Tee times currently range between 10:30 and 2:30 p.m.
Contact Fern Lukka to be added to weekly Evite.  No weekly commitment required.  more info...

Monday Evenings
Starting March 23, 2015!  Casual 9-Hole Play from 4:30 pm alternating between Woodcreek or Sierra Pines on Monday evenings, contact Vicki Philpottmore info...

Tuesday "Days"
It's casual and always fun!!  If you are interested in golfing during the day on Tuesdays, contact Sharon Blume. more info...

Wednesday Evening
Starting April 8th, 2015!!!  Casual 9-Hole Play from 5:30 pm at Haggin Oaks, Arcade Creek.  Contact Judy Mayes to be added to her weekly email.  No weekly commitment required.  more info...


Fantasy 18 Eclectic
Join in our new Fantasy golf contest, starting on March 1!
Throughout the season you will complete the 18-hole scorecard (made up from golf courses around the Sacramento area) with your best net score on each hole.   more info ...

Spring Fun League
Come try this fun Spring play.  This is a fun, relaxed league, and golfers and guests of all skill levels are welcome to play.  Starts Mar. 28th!
more info...

Camellia Cup
A nine-month long match play league played once a month.  You can sign up to try out for Cal Cup, participate as a member of the team but not try out for Cal Cup, or sign up to be a sub.  Starts Mar. 21st!  more info...

Volunteers needed

2015 US Senior Open

The 2015 US Senior Open will be at the Del Paso Country Club, and EWGA Sacramento will be marshaling on the 16th hole!  What a great opportunity to see the some of your favorites up-close-and-personal!!!   Click HERE for the volunteer details and the link to sign up.   

Our Chapter Needs Volunteers

What is your hobby, what do you want to learn, how can you help? Like to write? Are you a photographer? Do you have computer skills or people skills? Talk to us and we'll find the right volunteer opportunity for you. No job too small!

Volunteer opportunities are posted HERE.


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Welcome New & Rejoining Members!

Lola Davis - May 4
Colleen Maitoza - May 4
Sue Patton - May 4
Eloise Anderson - Apr 20
Nanette Nelson - Apr 14
Shari Roeseler - Apr 8
Danielle Domurat - Apr 1

Ah, the Sweet Taste of Chardonnay - Apr 12





Eighteen ladies made the trek over to Napa to tackle Chardonnay Golf Club.  The 119 rating on this course is very deceiving.  It is a very challenging course.  There were two teams qualifying for the NCGA Associate Club qualifier and five teams qualifying to represent EWGA Sacramento in the PWGA Team event.  We also were playing for low net over the field and low gross.


The winner of low gross was Nanci Smith with a score of 84.  Betty Lou Beyer took home the low net award with a 71.  Great scores, ladies.


The two two-person teams advancing to play in the NCGA best ball event to be held on May 28th at a location to be determined later are:  Nanci Smith and Pam Katros with a team net score of 65.  Kris Corbridge and Patricia Ickes were close with a 66 net.  Both teams will be advancing to represent us in a mostly male-dominated event so we wish them luck in representing our ladies group.


The five teams qualifying for two spots to advance to represent EWGA at the PWGA team event at Woodcreek on June 29th were:


1st place:  Shelley Van Drimmelen and Pam Katros - 62

2nd place: Jeri Paik and Patricia Ickes - 64  (won in card off)

3rd place:  Tillie Melton and Sharon Blume - 64

4th Place:  Kris Corbridge and Clare Payne - 69

5th place:  Marcia Whiting and Lori Lucius - 70


(Left to Right)  Betty Lou Beyer (Low Net Winner), Jeannie Hoffman, Laura Maupin

Spring Fun League - #2 Results - Apr 11


Lynda Lapp, Kayleen Kott, Janet Cino


Twenty players came out to play the MacKenzie Course at Haggin Oaks on Saturday, April 11th in beautiful weather for the second of five play dates in the Spring Fun League.  The game of the day was Cha-Cha-Cha and teams were equally matched using their handicaps.  In the 4-person Cha-Cha-Cha format, each member of the team played her ball throughout, but a 3-hole rotation existed for determining how many scores were used to create the team score.  


On the first hole (Cha), the one low ball counts as the team score.  On the second hole (Cha-Cha), the two low balls combined count as the team score.  On the third hole (Cha-Cha-Cha), the three low balls combined count as the team score.  The rotation starts over on the fourth hole.  There were ($20) gift cards awarded to the winning team members as well as a $15 gift card to the overall low net for the day.


Congratulations to the team of Linda Reid, Janet Cino, Kayleen Kott and Lynda Lapp

winning with the low score of 128 (par of this format was 141).  All other teams were not far behind turning in scores ranging from 130-135.  Congrats go out to Clare Payne, our Low Net winner for the day with a very nice net 69!  Kudos to Marcia Whiting (#7 and #12) and Laurie Hochmuch (#7 and #16) for each getting two natural birdies.  


Next Spring League Fun Play date is Saturday, April 28 at Bartley Cavanaugh.


Rules Clinic on "Obstructions" - Apr 7


On April 7, seven members and guests attended this clinic taught by John Nakamura, past NCGA President and Tournament Official.  Everyone gained a better understanding of "Rule 24" which covers the types of obstructions and the corresponding relief.  John emphasized the importance of learning the definitions and why they serve as a foundation for understanding the rules.  Carol Wilkening, EWGA member, had this to say about the clinic:


"When we "new" golfers begin playing with others, the rules experienced golfers apply to our mishaps on the course can seem random and difficult to comprehend. The Obstructions class offered me an understandable context, with real-life video examples and the confidence to tackle the "Rules of Golf" book.  I not only learned a lot, but thoroughly enjoyed it as well."



Kathy Tejada, Evelyn Fallon, Kayleen Kott and John Nakamura 


Granite Bay Play Day - Apr 6

We had 10 EWGA ladies joining another group of mostly men for a shotgun start at beautiful Granite Bay Country Club.  The weather was perfect, the course in great condition.  Only bad thing was a really long round of golf.  A few holes with all three of our groups waiting on the tee box.



However, a great thing happened:  Our very own Del Sayles-Owen became the newest member of the two club by getting a two on hole number 3 over the water.  It was a beautiful shot and an awesome putt.  Congratulations Del!

HeadING to the Finals

Leslie and Charlotte Head to the Finals of the EWGA Par 3 Challenge

Leslie Lang and Charlotte Wells at the start;

Leslie and Charlotte with their trophies.

They did it!!!  Yep, they're moving on to the Finals, June 27th in Palm Beach and they had FUN!  According to Leslie, it's a really fun event.  

Go Sacramento Team!! 

Spring Fun League Play Started - Mar 28

Front L to R:  Vicki Philpott, Chao Chen  
Back L to R:  Sunny Mills, Linda Reid

The first of five play dates for the Spring Fun League was played at the MacKenzie Course at Haggin Oaks on Saturday, March 28th.  Twenty-six members enjoyed a fun game in awesome weather.  The game was created by Linda Reid  and Vicki Philpott and called Four Games in One.  The winning categories were low net overall, lowest totaled 3 pars, lowest totaled 4 pars and lowest totaled 5 pars.  Prize amounts were based on PAR times the number of holes played.  For instance, there were eight 4 pars so 8 holes x 4 par = $32, there were five 5 pars so 5 x 5 = $25, etc.


Congratulations to the four winners!

Net Overall Winner ($25) was Janet Cino with an awesome 65!  Net 3 Par Winner ($15) was Linda Reid with an 11 - cinched with a net eagle on #6!   Net 4 Par Winner ($32) was Marcia Whiting with a 28 (there were 8 four pars and she played them 4 under par!)  Net 5 Par Winner ($25) was Amelie Gannon with an astounding 20! (She achieved net birdies on all 5 five pars and that's quite an achievement for anyone!)

Camellia Cup at Turkey Creek - Mar 21

We had 33 ladies playing the first round of the Camellia Cup.  Due to several absences of players, the captains chose to have this match be a singles match.  One match ended in a forfeit due to an injury.  The teams all have names.  They are:  Marcia:  Marcia's Rabbits.  Vicki:  Don't Rory, Be Happy.  Krista:  Lady Birdies, and Tillie: Pin Seekers.  


The standings after the first week of play:  


1.  Pinsetters with 10 wins and 6 losses

2.  Marcia's Rabbits with 9 wins and 7 losses

3.  Don't Rory, Be Happy with 7 wins and 9 losses

4.  Lady Birdies with 6 wins and 10 losses


Team Lady Birdies (Krista)
Krista Wylder, Jill Thomas, Kris Handsaker, Tammy Pinnick, Cindy Merrall, Clare Payne, Kayleen Kott, Suzie Everett, Carolyn Cochran, Rashida Lilani
Team Don't Rory, Be Happy (Vicki)
Vicki Philpott, Denise Gualco, Linda Paist, Linda Reid, Julia Hadley, Chao Chen, Janet Cino, Leslie Lang, Lynda Lapp, Laura Espinosa
Team Marcia's Rabbits (Marcia)
Marcia Whitting, Nanci Smith, Tyra Jarvis, Laurie Hochmouth, Mary Ribacchi, Diane Emond, Kathleen McKilligan, Marsha Suter, Belinda Kindle, Karen Zamarripa
Team Pinsetters (Tillie)
Tillie Melton, Pam Katros, Kris Corbridge, Lori Lucius, Patricia Ickes, Carey McLean, Jeri Paik, Sharon Blume, Karen Biscaha, MaryEllen Haddock, Shelley VanDrimellen