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Upcoming Events

  1. Sacramento EWGA: Stableford League Registration

    Sep 7, 11:59 PM - 11:59 PM (PT)
    CA, United States
  2. Sacramento EWGA:Diamond Oaks

    Sep 13, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    Diamond Oaks, Roseville, CA, United States
  3. Sacramento EWGA:Camellia Cup Cherry Island

    Sep 19, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    Cherry Island, Elverta, CA, United States
  4. Sacramento EWGA: Corporate Design Group Social

    Sep 22, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (PT)
    CA, United States
  5. Sacramento EWGA: The Ridge

    Sep 26, 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    Auburn, CA, United States
  6. Sacramento EWGA:Castle Oaks Shamble

    Sep 27, 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM (PT)
    Castle Oaks, Ione, CA, United States
  7. Sacramento EWGA Education: MELT Method Intro

    Oct 9, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (PT)
    Granite Bay, CA, United States
  8. Sacramento EWGA: Bartley Cavanaugh

    Oct 11, 11:40 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    Sacramento, CA, United States
  9. Sacramento EWGA:Camellia Cup Lincoln Hills Orchard

    Oct 17, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    Lincoln Hills Orchard, Lincoln, CA, United States
  10. Sacramento EWGA: Haggin Oaks

    Oct 18, 11:40 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    Sacramento, CA, United States
  11. Fantasy 18 Eclectic

    Nov 1 - 15
    United States
  12. Sacramento: 2015 NCGA and PWGA Membership

    Nov 1, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM (PT)
    CA, United States
  13. Sacramento EWGA:Turkey Shoot

    Nov 7, 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    Turkey Creek, Lincoln, CA, United States
  14. Sacramento EWGA: Wildhawk

    Nov 8, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    Sacramento, CA, United States
  15. Sacramento EWGA:Camellia Cup Mather

    Nov 21, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)
    Mather, Sacramento, CA, 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...

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 ...

Fall Stableford League
Starts September 13th!  Our Final league of the year! This is an individual format – you do not need a partner. The game is based on a point system, where the points you earn are determined by your net score on the hole. Only room for 28 people!  Register now!  more info...

Volunteers needed

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!

Taylor Rhodes - Aug 13
Bernadette Chiarella - Aug 6
Amber McIntire - Jul 30
Karen O'Hara - Jun 16
Alison Mora - Jun 5
Marielle Moyer - Jun 1
Lorey DeLaMater - May 20

Spring Fun League Ends

Fantasy 18 Eclectic - April Wrap-Up

The Fun is Over...Spring Fun League Ends

May 30th was the final play date for the Spring League.  The game for the day was Pink Lady, also known as Money Ball, Devil Ball, Lone Ranger or Yellow Ball.  Teams consisted of four players and were pretty well balanced for the competition.  On each hole, one of the four golfers played a pink ball (hence the name Pink Lady).  The golfers teed off and played their own ball for the 18 holes.  Two scores were combined for the team score - the Pink Lady net score and the lowest net score from the other three players.  This format added a little pressure for the golfer having the pink ball because if you lose it, you had to add two strokes to your final score for a "lost ball".   Some teams risked injury or getting caught by a marshal just to keep the ball in play (we won't mention names here). 


The team of Judy Mayes, Linda Reid and Diane Emond won with a net 129, two strokes under the team of Laurie Hochmuth, Chao Chen, Kris Corbridge and Marilyn PetersonTammy Pinnick, Lori Lucius and Kayleen Kott got the best value for their fees (I think you know what I mean).  Pam Katros on her game with a gross 82 winning low net at 64!  Congratulations to Sally Paniagua on a special recognition - Perseverance Prize - for playing in all five league days, never giving up, keeping up with pace of play and trending down her handicap.  Congratulations of all of our league winners.  Watch for a future announcement on the Fall League.

Chapter Championship Results - JUn 7

Fantasy 18 Eclectic - April Wrap-Up

L to R Front:  Kris Corbridge, Carey McLean, Chao Chen, Shelley Van Drimmelen

L to R Back:  Lynne Cowan, Kris Handsaker, Deana Frandsen, Tammy Pinnick, Pam Katros, Tillie Melton, Carolyn Cochran, Marilyn Peterson, Sonya Bradley


The 2015 Chapter Championship was held Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the Haggin Oaks MacKenzie Course.  It didn't quite make it to 100 degrees on Sunday as is tradition for the Championship, but it was close.  Thirty-eight competitors signed up as did 4 FUN play players.  In addition, we had 8 volunteers helping throughout the day. 


Winners were: 


Stroke Division


Fourth Flight:

  • Carolyn Cochran - 1st Low Gross with a 106
  • Marilyn Peterson - 1st Low Net of 70

Third Flight:

  • Sonya Bradley - 1st Low Gross with a 100
  • Deana Frandsen - 1st Low Net of 69

Second Flight:

  • In a sudden death playoff among three players with 98 (Tammy Pinnick, Belinda Kendle and Carey McLean) Tammy emerged as the 1st Low Gross winner.
  • (Carey McLean and Belinda Kendle in a card-off) with Carey McLean winning - 1st Low Net with 72

First Flight:

  • Kris Corbridge - 1st Low Gross with a 83
  • Kris Handsaker - 1st Low Net of 69

Championship Flight:

  • Lynne Cowan - 1st Low Gross with a 72
  • Linda DeLong - 1st Low Net of 74


Scramble Division

First Place

  • Captain Pam Katros, Chao Chen, Tillie Melton and Shelley Van Drimmelen with a Net 64


All of the players are moving onto the Semi-Finals at the Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton on August 1 with the exception of Linda DeLong who is unable to move forward, so she declined the invitation to compete.  In her place will be Nanci Smith who had a gross 85 and a 76 net. 

Two Holes in One by EWGA Members! - JUn 5-7th

Fantasy 18 Eclectic - April Wrap-Up

Vicki Philpott

On June 7th at the Chapter Championship!  Vicki Philpott, 113-yard 16th hole at Haggin Oaks (MacKenzie) with an 8 iron.
On June 5th, Linda DeLong, 100-yard 4th hole at Woodcreek with and 8 iron.


21st Anniversary Party

21st Anniversary Party Was a Success

Past President Barbara Ford-Ripley (and Hostess), President Sunny Mills and Past President Kathy Souza.
President Sunny Mills had this to say about the Party, "It was truly first class, as is Barbara's way of hosting.  Food was plentiful, and all home made. Those of us who attended had a truly wonderful time."

Supervised Practice

The Joys of Supervised Practice!
by Del Sayles-Owen

Remember the days when you dreaded going to driving range to practice.  Standing out there alone - mindlessly hitting ball after ball...


Well those days are over.  Nine ladies can attest to the fun of Supervised Practice! There were four sessions during April and May where members gathered for group practice in the relaxed setting of the Leader Natomas Golf Center.  Denise Fass, PGA instructor, coached on swing fundamentals and allowed everyone to practice under her watchful eye.   She gave everyone valuable feedback.  At the end of the sessions, everyone gathered for beverages in the relaxed setting of the Leader Natomas Golf Center.


Well if you missed out this spring, a summer SUPERVISED PRACTICE session is being added to schedule:  Tuesdays, June 16 -30, 2015.  There are three sessions and the deadline to register is June 11th.  Click here to sign up now:


(Upper Left Photo:  Glory Roberts, Lorey Delmater, Pam Katros, Patricia Stewart, Kathy Tejada, Nanette Nelson, Denise Fass.  Other photos also include Evelyn Fallon and Kayleen Kott).

2015 Swing For the Girls - May 31

2015 Swing For the Girls Event ... it's a WRAP!
By Linda Reid


What a great way to kick off the summer ... 14 First Tee girls and 46 EWGA members and their friends played together at Morgan Creek in our annual fundraiser for The First Tee of Greater Sacramento.  I promise some of these young ladies will soon be super stars in college golf and just might make the LPGA scene.  But for this event, they were each part of a foursome with 3 adults competing for bragging rights and slightly smaller prizes. 


Format for the day ... 1 best net ball on the par 5's, 2 best net balls on par 4's and 3 best net balls on the par 3's.  Once again we had a tie for the winning score - 112 - between teams of Marcia Whiting, Lori Lucius, Chao Chen and their First Tee girl, Kiki Trujillo-Nava and the team of Shaini Lewis, Grant Lewis, Brian Pickren and their First Tee girl, Leslie Young.  In the 'card off' Marcia, Lori, Chao and Kiki took home a free round of golf at Morgan Creek and the second place team won a free round at Auburn Valley. 

Here are our other winners:


Closest to the pin:

  • #4 Women - Fran Cones 13'4"  Men - Josh Freshour  16' 2"  Girls - Katelyn Harris 6' 8"
  • #7 Women - Suzie Everett  6' 7"  Men - Grant Lewis 10' 7"  Girls - Ari Samuel 2' 6"
  • #12 Women - Vicki Philpott 12'4"  Men - Ruben Garcia 12'11"  Girls - Leslie Young 12' 5"
  • And the long drive winners were Pam Katros (women), Josh Freshour (men) and Ashley Knepshield for the First Tee girls.

Thanks to our many volunteers and donors of raffle prizes (we had nearly 50!) we raised over $1250 which will be donated to The First Tee of Greater Sacramento at our year end celebration.  Over the last decade the Sacramento EWGA chapter has donated over $20,000 to The First Tee of Greater Sacramento!  


It's an amazing partnership!