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Late Spring 2015

2015 Chapter Championship Results



Our Chapter Championship was held on Saturday, June 6, at Pebble Creek Golf Course.  Thanks to Barb Stio for chairing this year's tournament !  Thanks to Toni Brooks for checking us in and for other setup tasks. Photos are located under the Photos tab above.
First Flight
Laura Boes - Low Gross
Rhonda Rusch - 2nd Low Gross
Beverly Scarborough - Low Net

Second Flight
Mary K. Lane - Low Gross
Melissa Stone -  Low Net

Fourth Flight
Nancy Adair - Low Gross
Brenda Kinne - Low Net

Scramble Team - Low Gross
Barb Stio
Christine Ring
Debbie Hipp
Erin Hutton

Cancer Tournament Results

The Cancer Society of Greenville County hosted their 16th Annual Ladies Golf Benefit on Monday, June 1, at Furman University Golf Course.  There were over 100 ladies participating with 10 of us representing our Greenville EWGA Chapter.  The golf game was a scramble team format and we had several winning teams comprised of some of our Chapter members!!
 
Pictured in this photo (not in this order) are:
First Flight, First place team:  Christine Ring, Rhonda Rusch, Barb Stio and Stacie Wallice
Third Flight, First place team: Joyce Adams, Mary K Lane, Lori Morton
Third Flight, Second place team: LeNelle Tanner
Laura Boes and Brenda Rutledge played together on another team which had fun, but did not place.
EWGA - Greenville, SC Chapter 

We had a very nice lunch at the Younts Center on the Furman campus where team winners were recognized and given golf related awards.  In addition to the golf, there were over $11,000 worth of prizes that were distributed thru a blind raffle drawing.  Among the winners were Barb Stio, Joyce Adams and LeNelle Tanner.

2014 - Year in Review

EWGA Greenville 2014 Year in Review

by Rhonda Rusch

 

March 11 - had our tee off at Thornblade; included putting lesson with Jon, Sandy Halkett of EZone as guest speaker, silent auction, and great food and companionship.  For our first time, we had 3 organizations reach status of “Sponsor” at $250 donation levels:  Thornblade Club, Preserve at Verdae, and Embassy Suites.

We started Calendar Year 2014 with 24 members; We added 3 new members at the tee-off: Yana Allen, Pat Jordan and Karla Kelley.  We had 3 former EWGA ladies rejoin us in 2014:  Brenda Kinne, LeNelle Tanner and Patricia Meredith.  And we added 3 more:  Erin Hutton in May; and Barb Stio transferred in from NJ and Pat Bailey joined us a dual member with Asheville.

For a total of 9 new members (roughly 1/3 of our beginning membership is NEW this year)  We have lost 5 former members who did not renew in 2014.  We are at 28 now.

Golf season began April 1
26 scheduled Mondays with rotation of Hejaz, Pebble and Verdae, averaged 6 -8 a night, also offered 18 hole play almost weekly when the course could accommodate 3:30 tee time

28 scheduled, with 3 rain outs Tuesday nights at Willow Creek: Great weather, 5 avg participation

11 weekends planned golf; averaged 1.5 tee times

Most memorable weekend league was at Cherokee Valley in May:  4 Jacksonville, 1 Chicago, 2 Asheville/Greenville dual members 1 new Jersey and 4 Greenville.Bev, Barb, Christine, Sunny, Rhonda, Joyce and Pat
EWGA - Greenville, SC Chapter

2nd most memorable Bev, Nancy and Rhonda played Brookstone in August with EWGA board president Sheryl Wilkerson!!
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April 4, 11 and 25 and May 2 Liz Parker arranged for Full Swing, Short Game, Putting and Bunker clinics at Eagle Zone with Sandy Halkett Instructing.

June 2: 10 of us at Greenville Cancer Charity event at Green Valley - EWGA sponsored a tee sign for $150 (thanks to the proceeds from the silent auction); Lisa, Laura, Rhonda Rogers, Lori, Rhonda, Brenda, Sunny, Joyce, Bev & Peggy
EWGA - Greenville, SC Chapter

June 7 Chapter Championship 10 participants.  Rain cancelled 5/18 date.  LeNelle, Peggy, Bev, Christine, Laura and Rhonda; and Nancy along with Ashley, Debbie and Pam on the Scramble team.  Christine won Low Gross Flight 1 and Bev Low Gross; LeNelle and Peggy went on to compete at Semi finals in N. Myrtle Beach along with the Scramble team and Flight 1 winners; Christine competed in the 2nd flight and won!!  Our Scramble Team won in a tie play off with the Raleigh team.  Brenda Rutledge was able to play in the Asheville Chapter Championship and went on to semi-finals - came in second low gross; thru a forfeit - she and both Christine went on to Nationals in Nashville (Oct 10-11) to compete and they both came in 2nd Low Gross!!.  Our Scramble team had to pass on going to National.
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Dixie Cup at Chateau Elan, Georgia, June 28: 10 of us Brenda, Joyce, Pam, Rhonda, Bev, Pat, Debbie, Diana, Ashley, Sunny
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2014 was a great year and look forward to a wonderful 2015 !