Regular members must play a minimum of 102 regular play days per year;
serve as a starter and a scorer; and attend two general meetings (held
Regular Membership offers these benefits:
May obtain a USGA handicap
Automatically a member of PWGA - dues include PWGA membership
With temporary handicap, participates in play days, and may receive
May make Thursday tee times in advance
Eligible for member club rate for Santa Clara County championship
No qualifying score or minimum play is required. Associates do not serve
as starters and scorer
nor do they attend general
Associate Membership offers the following benefits:
May obtain USGA handicap
Automatically a member of PWGA - dues include PWGA membership
With an established handicap, may participate in PWGA events
Can not play more than 12 times per year at the end of the field on
Eligible for club rate for Santa Clara County Championship Tournament.
Has priority on waiting list if membership is full.
May not compete in Major Tournaments
How do I join?
If you are interested in joining download and print the membership
application form and contact
the membership chairperson, Mary
firstname.lastname@example.org. She will
contact you and
answer any questions you might have regarding our women’s club. Once she
has received your
application she will arrange a date to play an introductory round of
do I join?
If you are
interested in joining contact the membership chairperson, Mary Forster email@example.com. She will contact you and answer any
questions you might have regarding our women’s club. Once she has
received your application she will arrange a date to play an
introductory round of golf.
to the Santa Teresa Women's Golf Club!
Regular and Associate Member Guidelines
following are guidelines to help you get started and make your first few
weeks playing with us, if not more enjoyable, at least a little easier.
It may seem like a lot of information but I’m sure you will get the hang
of it in a short time. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to stop
and ask any one of us old-timers. We are always happy to help.
Signing Up to Play:
may sign up three weeks in advance. The sign up clip board for tee
times is on the table near the starter’s table in the dining area on
Thursday play days, both before and after play. Otherwise, the sign up
sheet is with the golf course pro shop and you may call (408)225-2650
for tee times.
Check your directory for updated changes in start times.
– may sign up or call the pro shop, (408)225-2650 for tee times no more
than 10 days in advance of a play day. Associates need to be aware that
regular members have tee-time priority.
Monday through Wednesday in the week of play.
the Pro Shop does not handle cancellations, changes and additions
on for that week's playday!
Monday morning the Pro Shop faxes the sign in sheet to the TPC. At this
point all matters relating to the tee times (cancellations, etc..) are
handled by the TPC.
Tuesday morning the Preliminary Tee Sheet is emailed to all members.
This lists all players and times exactly as they appear on the sign in
Members who want to cancel or sign up for empty spots contact the TPC
through email (preferably) or telephone - Mickie Lico firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday around 4:00pm the Final Tee Sheet is emailed to the
Players who want to cancel after the final tee sheet is emailed should
contact the TPC as soon as possible so she can contact any members who
may be on the standby list.
For cancellations on the day of play, call the Pro Shop.
Check in with the starters who have a list of players according to tee
times. Give them your name and tee time for that day. The monthly
handicap sheet is posted on the wall near the starters desk.
– You must check in with the starters at least 30 minutes in
advance of your scheduled tee-time and no later than 1 hour from the
starting tee time. This allows the starters to finish up their work
and get themselves ready for playing. If you are late you may forfeit
your tee-time and be moved to the end of the field.
You have the option of paying a quarter (25 cents) prior to the day’s
play which makes you eligible for the chip-in pot which is divided up at
the end of the play day. Sign up sheet is next to the chip-in tin on
the starter’s table. If you are not around after play to collect your
chip-in winnings an envelope with your name on it will be held at the
starter’s table, but for a limited time only. Scorecards – are filled
out in order of handicap, lowest to highest with last name first. The
club requires three and sometimes four signed cards which go to
different chairpersons for record keeping purposes.
Once your round is complete please make sure to rectify your scorecard
with the others in your foursome and sign all cards.
Accuracy is of utmost importance to avoid disqualification for a wrong
Turn in all signed scorecards to the scorers. Note any chip-ins
on the score cards and be sure to circle your name (in red) on the sign
up sheet and indicate the hole number where the chip in occurred.
Posting – the posting machine is located in the alcove near the
dining area. You must post your score If you do not know how to
adjust and/or post feel free to ask the handicap chair or another member
– Payouts for regular play-day winnings is awarded at the end of the
year Christmas Luncheon. All special events, such as major tournaments
and guest days are paid at the end of that day.
Canceling – if you have signed up and must cancel for the day you
are required to call the pro-shop and cancel by 7 a.m. PLEASE
call as this makes it easier for the starters and ladies who are waiting
Members are allowed to ask up to three guests (if space
available) on guest days. Guest days are Open Play.
Associate members are not allowed to bring a guest, but can play…
but sign up restrictions do apply.
– is held once a year and is similar to a regular guest day but is
special in that along with the team competition we have a luncheon that
follows play and a shot-gun tee time. Be sure to check your handbook
for this special event as we have held it on a day other than Thursday
in times past. Sign up for this special event is available a month in
advance and will be at the sign in table. Contact the Special Events
coordinator for more information.
Special Tournaments and Activities:
Birdie Board – you may sign up for either/or both net and gross
birdie boards at the cost of $5 each. Birdies board usually runs from
January to November and the posting sheet is in the ladies room. It is
your responsibility to post your birdies after each play-day. Contact
the birdie board chair for more information.
Members are allowed to become involved in a variety of other games and
tournament play at the cost of $5 per event, usually. Notices go out a
month in advance of each event. These events include:
– a two-week tournament held in September.
***Please note that major tournaments have eligibility
requirements so you may contact the Major Tournament Chair for
information if you have any questions.
Partner Matchplay Tournament – a two-week tournament with a partner
held in June.
Eclectic Tournaments – an individual tournament in the Spring and a
partner Tournament in the Fall. Usually runs about 8 to 12 weeks. Sign
ups are a month before each tournament. Check your handbook for start
and end dates and if needed please contact the eclectic chair for an
explanation of these tournaments.
Halloween Event – open only to members and held on the last
Thursday in October. The last big event of the year and a fun one with
a luncheon following play. Sign up sheet is available a month in
Santa Teresa participates in the Santa Clara County Women’s Golf
Association team play tournaments. Match play rules govern the
competition and matches played against other women’s clubs are usually
held from April to May. All members are welcome to sign up for
team play and player selection is based on index level and availability
to play on any or all of the dates.
Contact the Team Play Coordinator for more information
PWGA Playdays – there are usually 7 PWGA playdays scheduled each
year. Santa Teresa belongs to the Monterey Bay Area Women’s Golf
Association and the playdays are open to other clubs in our area. A
great way to play other golf courses and meet ladies from other PWGA
clubs. Sign up sheets are listed in your handbooks and posted on the STWGC bulletin board.
PWGA Special Events – are listed in your handbook.
****Santa Teresa Women’s Golf Club Website – stwga.com
Check it out for
club information, playday winners, special events, links to other
websites such as PWGA and handicap posting sites. A great way to become
informed as to the happenings at Santa Teresa Women’s Golf Club!!!!
Notices: All dated information pertaining to STWGC, including
monthly handicap sheets, winner of weekly tournaments, PWGA news and
sign ups for play days, team play, birdie board, etc., are posted in the
ladies restroom. We also have a club newsletter that goes out three
times a year.
Please note that we are moving towards becoming a paperless club so
if you have a computer check out our secure website
ghin.com/eclub/santateresawgc/. It includes our Tournament Calendar,
secure Membership list with personal contact information, your GHIN
Index and games posted, news items with up coming events and any event
changes and printable applications for up coming events".