2017 Championship

The EWGA Championship series is the largest woman's amateur golf tournament in the world. In 2017, it all starts here on June 24 with the Albany/Capital Region Chapter Championship--register by June 7.
EWGA members of all skill levels have the opportunity to compete against other members who share the same playing ability. Whether you are a seasoned golfer or new to the game, the EWGA Championship series provides a venue to experience competitive golf among friends and in the spirit of fun.
Need convincing? Read Ten Reasons You Should Play in the Chapter Championship.

When:        
Saturday, June 24, 2017 
(rain date Sunday, June 25)
10:00 am registration & practice
10:30 am players' meeting
11:30 am tee times begin 

Where:       
The Edison Club, 891 Riverview Rd, Rexford, NY 12148   www.
Edisonclub.com

Cost:          
$95 per golfer 
Including greens fee, cart, range balls, awards, and buffet following the event. (Same fee for walkers this year because of club requirements.)
EWGA Championship Entry Fee       $50
Chapter Tournament Fee                   45 
Total Player Fee                              $95

Formats:    
Stroke Play – competitors play in one of five flights based on their handicap. Low gross and low net winners in each flight are eligible to advance to Semi-Finals. Click here for 2017 EWGA Championship Participant Information – Stroke Play
Flights:
Championship Flight 0.0 - 12.0 handicap index
First Flight 12.1 - 19.0
Second Flight 19.1 - 25.0
Third Flight 25.1 - 32.0
Fourth Flight 32.1 - 40.4

Scramble Teams – team handicap factor based on the handicaps of all four players. Winners based on net team scores. New this year two scramble teams with the lowest net scores will be eligible to advance to Semi-Finals. Click here for 2017 EWGA Championship Participant Information – Scramble, including handicap-index computation factors.

Eligibility:  
You must be an EWGA member with a GHIN or GN21 handicap 
(with at least two 18-hole-equivalent scores posted during 2017) 
Need a handicap? Click here 

Registration:    
No later than June 7, 2017
Click here  to begin the process with chapter registration. To complete your registration and payment click here  and you'll go to EWGAchampionship.com, 
You will need your EWGA member number, your credit card information, your GHIN or GN21 number, and average yardage you usually play.

Practice Round:     
The Edison Club is offering one practice round to golfers registered for the Chapter Championship for $35 greens fee (cart extra). Contact the Edison Pro Shop at 399-2992 to schedule a tee time to play the “1 over 2” nines, the course on which we will play the Championship.

More Information: 
For details on our chapter's event, click on FAQs.
For details on rules, click here.
For tools and tips about participation and competitive play, visit Prep2Play.

Contacts:
For questions regarding the Chapter Championship, please contact Julie Naglieri at chapterchampionship@ewgacapitalregion.com
To volunteer to help with this event, please contact Tara Curley at currentmembers@ewgacapitalregion.com

EWGA Championship Stages and 2017 Schedule
Chapter Championship, an 18-hole local qualifying round held at each chapter location. Our Albany/Capital Region NY Chapter Championship is being heldJune 24 at the Edison Club in Rexford, NY.
Semi-Final Championship,an 18-hole round held at 15 (district) venues during June-August. Our Northeastern District Semi-Final will be heldAugust 12 at Victor Hills Golf Club, in Victor, NY (outside Rochester).
EWGA Championship Finals, a two-day, 36-hole event, held this year onOctober 6-7 at Hot Springs Village in Arkansas.