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2018 LPGA Amateur Championship Final

Portland Players Shine

Congrats to our Portland players for doing so well at the LPGA Amateur Championship, the world’s largest golf tournament for women amateurs. Beth Madden shot 96-91 to finish tied for 6th in the 2nd Flight. Our scramble team of Jen PiperCyndi Farrell, Beverly Howard and Esther Moe shot 68-68 to tie for 7th. Teams from Central Arkansas finished 1-2 in the Scramble Division. 

Jen's team wins again

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The Green Gang (front left): Beverly Howard, Cyndi Farrell, Esther Moe, Ann Chapman, Deb Bensching, Janet Orzechowski, Halley Kramer and Jen Piper.

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The Portland Pinot Putters (from left): Marilyn Morfitt, Barbara Bracken, Sydney Hagen, Holly Danks, Terrie Marshall, Deb Weissenbuehler, Beth Madden and Tami Latham.

Two Portland teams headed to Cup Finals
The Portland Chapter is sending a strong contingent of 16 players to the LPGA Amateur Cup in Horseshoe Bay, Texas, on Nov. 2-3, after a hard-fought Pacific Qualifier.

Five teams were tied with a total of 7 out of a possible 12 points after 4-ball on Sept. 8 and singles matches on Sept. 9. It was a tense couple hours before "quality of wins" were all tabulated, but Portland's Green Gang, National Champions in 2015, prevailed again, placing 2nd. The Portland Pinot Putters took the fourth and final spot.

The Seattle Tee Hawks (1st) and Emerald City TeeHawks (3rd) round out the teams advancing from match play at Heron Lakes-Greenback.

Great job, also, by Portland's Puttlandia, which finished 8th, and the rest of the 13 teams.

Click here for all of the results. 
And be sure to watch our website, the official LPGA Amateur Cup website and our Facebook page for scores from Texas! 

Find more photos here.

MYSTERY BUS TRIP 2018

The 3rd Annual Mystery Bus Trip ended up at Mallard Creek Golf in Lebanon, where (from left) Pam Frisby, Jean Poling, Ann Chapman and Dori Hamilton relax after their round.

                                                                           
Mystery Trip lives up to name with a sell-out

The 3rd Annual Mystery Bus Trip took 52 LPGA Amateur Golf Association-Portland members and guests to Mallard Creek Golf & RV Resort in Lebanon. We trundled onto the bus at the crack of dawn, abuzz with excitement and guesses about our secret destination. Only four got it right: Nancy DeLand, Scooby Budeau, Jean Poling and Linda Erickson. Once at the course, we grabbed our box lunches and headed out for a shotgun start. Closest to the Pin on the five par-3s were Graciela Teofield, Danielle Tollefson, Judith Sachs, Sue McFadden and Kathleen Wall. Organizer Terrie Marshall kept us entertained on the ride to and from with Golf Trivia. Winners who knew the most answers were Lily Ravencraft and Susan Weiner. It was a great trip and Terrie says she's already planning next year's adventure! Click here for more photos.   

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Have some fun posting what's on your mind and getting comments! After all, we are all one big golf-loving community.

EVENT REGISTRATION TIPS

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Website tips are found under our Resources tab. Check out other useful info, policies and forms in our Chapter Library and read news articles in our Chapter Blogs.

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WE ARE LPGA AMATEURS-PORTLAND

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From our annual season Kickoff to golf lessons, leagues, weekend events and tournaments, LPGA Amateur Golf Association-Portland is the place to be. Join the LPGA Amateur Golf Association now to be part of the fun.


 
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ABOUT LPGA AMATEUR GOLF ASSOCIATION & PORTLAND

100,000 connected – 12,000 strong

As the world's largest amateur women's golf association, the LPGA Amateur Golf Association (formerly EWGA) has about 12,000 members, with chapters in nearly every major U.S. market, as well as in Bermuda, Canada and Italy. Since 1991, the tax-exempt organization has won awards and helped change the golf industry, but most importantly, has connected with more than 100,000 women who love golf, making friends and forging business relationships. For more info about the LPGA Amateur Golf Association, visit the national website.


The Portland Chapter

The Portland Chapter of the LPGA Amateur Golf Association was founded in 1994 and has more than 150 members of all ages, golf skills and walks of life. In addition to weekly leagues, weekend events and competition, our Chapter offers golf clinics, social events and networking opportunities. 

The banner video above was created by Joni Shimabukuro, a member of the LPGA Amateur Golf Association-Portland Communications team, showing highlights of our 2018 season.

MAXIMIZE YOUR LPGA AMATEUR GOLF ASSOCIATION EXPERIENCE

Volunteer, develop new skills and have fun!

Like any all-volunteer organization, we are always looking for members to share their expertise and ideas. But it's not just about helping the LPGA Amateur Golf Association-Portland – our volunteers benefit, too. Read this blog by Nanci Tangeman to learn how volunteering can expand your skills and build relationships.

Ready to jump in? Contact memberservices@lpgaamateursportland.com.

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Join the Portland Buy-Sell-Trade eGroup on Our PDX Community and list your item. Then contact marketing@lpgaamateursportland.com to use this spot to sell, buy or trade anything from clubs and other golf equipment, to condos, time-shares and golf deals.