Welcome to LPGA Amateur Golf - Association - Canada

The LPGA Amateur Golf Association (formely the EWGA) is a not-for-profit organization, founded in the U.S. in 1991 to provide opportunities for women to learn, play and enjoy the game of golf for business and for fun.

Sandra Post, a Canadian Golf Hall of Famer and LPGA member, and Cheryl Bailey brought EWGA to Canada in 1998. In 2018, the EWGA formed an alliance with the LPGA resulting in the rebranding of the organization. The LPGA Amateur Golf Associaion has members worldwide in over 100 chapters.

 
Connect - Learn - Play - Belong

LPGA Amateur Golf Association - Canada has Sub-Chapters located in Greater Toronto AreaWaterloo RegionYork-Simcoe, Durham and Hamilton-Burlington. These Sub-Chapters serve members to bring them the best social and golf opportunities at a variety of local courses!

Weekly Leagues or Member Courses

• Weekend Events

• Seminars and Clinics

• Social and Networking Functions

• Competitive Play

LPGA Amateur Golf Association - Canada members join the Association and may select a local Sub-Chapter as a part of the base dues.  Sub-Chapters are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

 

Member Benefits

In addition to the social and golf opportunities organized by the local Sub-Chapter, members enjoy a wide variety of benefits: 

• Complimentary personalized Member ID card

• Complimentary subscription to Golfweek e-magazine 

• Complimentary access to all US and Canada LPGA and Symetra Tour events except the US Open and Solheim Cup

• LPGA Amateur branded merchandise and discounts from licensed vendors 

• Golf and Travel Discounts

• Reduced fees for play or instruction through the LPGA Amateur Golf Association Network

• Access to the LPGA Amateur Golf Association Member Clubhouse with educational resources

 

 Competitive Play Opportunities

LPGA Amateur Golf Association Championship

The Championship started in 1995.  It has grown to be the largest women’s amateur golf competition in the world and we want YOU to be a part of the fun and excitement. Members of all skill levels are encouraged to compete so give the Championship a try and put your game to the test!

STAGES OF THE LPGA Amateur Golf Association CHAMPIONSHIP

  • The Chapter Championship, an 18-hole local qualifying round held at each Chapter location
  • The Semi-Final Championship, an 18-hole round held at 15 venues from June – August
  • The Championship Finals, a two-day, 36 hole event held from October - November

The Championship offers two different competitive formats: Stroke Play Competition and Inter-Chapter Team Scramble Competition. You select the competitive format that best fits your game, personality and skill level.

 

LPGA Amateur Golf Association Cup Match Play

The Cup is an amateur match play competition conducted under the direction of the LPGA Amateur Golf Association.  A team consists of 8 members. Competition is conducted in two stages of play:

  • Cup Qualifier  – 18 holes of Four-Ball* and 18 holes of Singles** completed over 2 days to determine the teams that will advance to The Cup Finals. Qualifiers will be held during September and October.
  • National Championship - The Cup Finals – 18 holes of Four-Ball* and 18 holes Singles** completed over 2 days.

For more information about the competitive events, visit this page.

 

2019 Board of Directors

President, Brenda Higuchi

Vice President, Heather Dayman

Secretary, Michele Walma

Treasurer, Christine De Muri

Communications, Jacqui Mutch

Chapter Development, Megan Bawn

Member Services, Karen Caume

Sponsorship, Susan Werstiuk

 

The LPGA Amateur Golf Association is dedicated to inclusiveness and diversity in its membership and seeks to provide timely, valued benefits and services to its members by promoting the growth of women's golf and enriching the lives of women through the game of golf.