Did you know…… that the PGA website is full of interesting information: golf rules, tests, drills, handicap information? Go to www.pga.com, and check it out.
Did you know….. that the EWGA website has power point presentations on handicaps, rules, and many helpful hints,….?. Go to www.ewga.org. Sign in and see all the resources available to you.
Did you know….. that the Central Oregon EWGA has a website and a Facebook page? Go to www.ewgaco.com.
Did you know….. that our very own Central Oregon EWGA is having a rules seminar on April 16 at 5:00 p.m. at Juniper Golf Club in Redmond?
Did you know….. that our very own Central Oregon EWGA is having a handicap seminar on April 16 at 6:00 ish at Juniper Golf Club in Redmond and follows the rules seminar? Attend one or both.
Did you know….. that getting a handicap is easy? Just follow the rules and keep score. The rest of the computation will be explained at the seminar, or contact our own Handicap Chair Delores Pliska or most staff at the golf course where you play. There are many other members who have handicaps and who can help you with acquiring your own handicap.
Did you know….. that every member of Central Oregon EWGA is a resource for you to have a better game of golf?
Did you know….. that balls travel significantly longer on hotter days? Come on Spring!
Did you know….. that there are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball?
Did you know….. that according to NGF statistics cited by Koppenhaver, a total of 3.7 million people took up golf in 2013, however, 4.1 million golfers left the game, for a net loss of 400,000 players. A net gain of almost 260,000 women golfers was offset and more by a net loss of nearly 650,000 men.
However, did you know….. that in 2013 only 19% of golfers were women? That’s down from 22.8% in 2008. The PGA takes that as a challenge and has appointed an executive to help make growth in the number of female golfers. Her name is Sandy Cross, and she is a woman on a mission. Help Sandy out and bring your friends golfing with you, and have an EWGA membership form handy for them.
Did you know….. that 80% of all golfers will never achieve a handicap of less than 18? It’s for the fun and the camaraderie that many of us play golf, but having a handicap helps us to see that we are getting better at the game, and prepares us for other challenge opportunities.
This year get a handicap just for the fun of it.
Submitted by Candy Wood,
Golf Program and Services Director