EWGA, Dallas Chapter announces the return of Second Annual Professional Women and Golf Day

An event was recently held at Brookhaven Country Club to kickoff this year’s events for the Dallas Chapter of EWGA, with nearly 100 business and professional women attending.
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DALLAS - March 16, 2014 - PRLog -- DALLAS, TX – An event was recently held at Brookhaven Country Club to kickoff this year’s events for the Dallas Chapter of EWGA, with nearly 100 business and professional women attending. The event started with a silent auction with items donated by local businesses ranging from golf shoes, golf bags, tee times, gift baskets and gift cards.  Brunch, the program, additional information and announcements wrapped up the day.

Mingling and getting to know each other was the first activity with EWGA Bingo.  Participants searched the room for answers to fill the Bingo card, catch up and get to know guests and other members. Some of the items on the Bingo card included:  knows where Empower ‘14 will be, who owns more than 6 pairs of golf shoes, started playing golf after age 30, made a hole in one in 2013, played in more than 3 countries, played the Lone Star Cup, played St Andrews, and many more.  Everyone had fun filling the Bingo card and learning more about other attendees.

Brunch was served, followed by a motivational and inspiring speaker, Lee O’Connor.  Lee regaled the group on Winning and Team Work.  Sharing her personal experiences, relating them to experiences on and off the golf course, how to build true teams and during tournaments, how to engage your team members for the betterment of the team, Lee spoke on Trust, Commitment and Preparation.  Winners of the auction items were announced, announcements were made and a good time was had by all.

Trish Musch, President, EWGA – Dallas Chapter says, “I joined the Dallas Chapter of EWGA to find women to play golf with. The added bonus of making so many new friends and expanding my professional contacts was something I did not expect but have enjoyed just as much as the golf.”

Also announced was the return of Professional Women and Golf Day, to be held April 29, 2014 as part of the LPGA North Texas Shootout May 01 – 04, 2014.  “Teeing Up for Success" is the theme and has the same name as the book Teeing Up for Success, released January 2014 written and published by EWGA Foundation.  Pam Swensen, EWGA CEO, will open the day followed by the keynote address from LPGA Chief Communications Officer, Kraig Kann.  “We invite you to join us for Teeing Up for Success,” says Swensen.  “The afternoon is filled with several compelling personalities sharing great insights, coupled with an ‘Inside the Ropes’ experience that will certainly be informative and memorable.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to enjoy an afternoon away from the office with key business learnings.”

Make plans now to attend the Professional Women and Golf Day at Las Colinas Country Club (http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/Las-Colinas-Country-Club) for a fun-filled afternoon of networking, professional development and help raise awareness and funds for girls and women to learn and grow through the game of golf.  For more information visit: http://ntshootout.com/professional-women-golf-day,  Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ProfessionalWomenandGolfDay), Twitter (https://twitter.com/ProWomenGolfDay)

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About The North Texas LPGA Shootout:

The North Texas LPGA Shootout is held at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving. If you are interested in volunteering, purchasing tickets, or being a sponsor, go to ntshootout.com.

About the EWGA:
As the largest women-focused amateur golf association in the United States with chapters in nearly every U.S. major market and corporate center, the EWGA has connected more than 100,000 working and professional women who share a passion for cultivating relationships and enjoying the game of golf. Offering a wide range of affordable organized golf activities and educational programs, this award-winning association has been driving social and networking opportunities for women through the game of golf since 1991.
With EWGA Chapters located in more than 120 cities throughout the United States as well as in international locations including Bermuda, Canada, Italy and South Africa, EWGA members are active participants in hundreds of communities. EWGA is a tax-exempt 501 (c) 6 membership association. For more information about the EWGA and its membership, visit EWGA.com.

About the LPGA:
The LPGA is the world’s leading professional golf organization for women. Founded in 1950, the association celebrates a diverse and storied membership with more than 1,700 members representing 29 different countries. With a Vision to inspire, empower, educate and entertain by showcasing the very best of women’s golf, LPGA Tour Professionals compete across the globe, while dedicated LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals (T&CP) directly impact the game through teaching, coaching and golf facility management. The Symetra Tour consistently produces a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. The LPGA is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida. Follow the LPGA on its television home, Golf Channel and on the web at LPGA.com, Facebook (http://facebook.com/lpga.official), Twitter (http://twitter.com/lpga), and Youtube (http://www.youtube.com/lpgavideo).

About the Nexus Club:
The mission of The Nexus Club is to emphasize to young ladies the importance of values such as character, integrity, sportsmanship, self-discipline and community involvement through the sport of golf. Strong values empower lifetime success.  The Nexus Club is a 501(c) 3 headquartered in Las Colinas, Texas. For more, visit thenexusclub.org.

About ClubCorp
Since its founding in 1957, Dallas-based ClubCorp (http://www.clubcorp.com/) has operated with the central purpose of Building Relationships and Enriching Lives®. ClubCorp owns or operates a portfolio of more than 150 golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs, and alumni clubs in 25 states, the District of Columbia and two foreign countries that serve over 370,000 members, with approximately 15,000 peak-season employees. ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange . ClubCorp properties include: Firestone Country Club (http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/Firestone-Country-Club) (Akron, Ohio); Mission Hills Country Club (http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/Mission-Hills-Country-Club) (Rancho Mirage, California); Capital Club Beijing (http://www.thecapitalclub.com/); and Metropolitan Club Chicago (http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/Metropolitan-Club). You can find ClubCorp on Facebook at facebook.com/clubcorp and on Twitter at @ClubCorp (http://www.twitter.com/clubcorp).

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