British Columbia Golf Excited To Announce Affiliation With LPGA Amateur Golf Association
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2020-06-10
By BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLF
Recently, British Columbia Golf became one of the latest golf associations to affiliate with the LPGA Amateur Golf Association, with the creation of 3 'Chapters' in B.C., the Vancouver Island chapter, Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley chapter and the Okanagan/Kamloops/Shuswap chapter.
The LPGA Amateurs focus on creating opportunities for women of all ages to become involved in and enjoy the game of golf. Here is the 'About Us' message as taken from their website:
LPGA Amateur Golf Association™
Who We Are
LPGA Amateur Golf Association™ is the women's golf community that provides opportunities for all women to:
Connect • Learn • Play • Belong®
Connecting thousands of women through the game of golf, the LPGA Amateur Golf Association is part of the LPGA family which includes the LPGA Tour, Symetra Tour, LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals, LPGA*USGA Girls Golf, LPGA Teaching Academies, and LPGA Women’s Network.
Our mission is to provide a welcoming golf community for all women. The LPGA Amateur Golf Association™ transcends geographic boundaries. With Chapters in over 110 cities (and growing) in the US and internationally, we bring together and connect women who share a passion for golf. The LPGA Amateur Golf Association™ hosts thousands of golf, social, and networking events annually as well as providing members with the opportunity to participate in major Association championships and events.
BC Golf is very proud and excited to offer the unique benefits and access to instruction for women of all ages and skill levels when you become a member of the LPGA Amateurs. An official online webinar announcement is being made on Wednesday, June 17th at 5:30 pm, Pacific Time.
This webinar will serve as a kick-off event for all three of our new LPGA Amateur Association chapters. Special guests include Lorie Kane and Michael Whan. Canadian LPGA star Brooke Henderson has also prepared a message that she'll share with everyone during the webinar.
We will be going over the benefits of being a member, what the chapters are planning, and offering a one-time discount on membership.
Lorie Kane - Lorie is a four time winner on the LPGA Tour with almost $7 Million in earnings over her career. She is a recipient of the Order of Canada and will be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame as part of the 2020/21 class. A great supporter of golf and charities, Lorie is a true champion.
Brooke Henderson - Henderson was named the Canadian Press female athlete of the year for 2015, 2017 and 2018. With nine LPGA wins, including the 2018 Canadian Women's Open, Henderson has the most victories of any professional golfer on major tours in Canadian history.
Michael Whan - Michael Whan is the eighth commissioner of the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association), one of the longest-running and most successful women's sports organizations in the world. Whan assumed the leadership role at the LPGA on Jan. 4, 2010 with an eye toward enhancing business relationships, increasing exposure for the players and maximizing the LPGA experience for fans.
For more please, see this link: LPGA.com.
To register for the webinar, please click on the Zoom link: Zoom.us