Golf News for Friday, August 23, 2013 | Sponsorship

EWGA welcomes Preferred Golf as its newest Supporting Partner

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The EWGA (Executive Women's Golf Association), a trend-setting organization that offers current and aspiring business and professional women the ability to develop real connections through meetings on the course, is pleased to welcome Preferred Golf as its newest Supporting Partner. Preferred Golf is the ultimate collection of international travel destinations for avid golfers, offering members-only benefits at more than 70 of the world's most sought-after golf resorts.

"We have used Preferred Golf's services for the planning and booking of national events for the past several years, especially our On-Course Events," says CEO, Pamela Swensen. "The collection's great deals and excellent benefits have made it easy to cater to all our travel needs. We are excited to have them on board as our newest Supporting Partner."

As part of the newly formed supporting partnership, Preferred Golf is offering all EWGA members a complimentary one-year Preferred Golf membership ($295 value), which provides one complimentary round of golf with each consecutive two-night stay at participating Preferred Golf properties, among other personalized planning services.

The EWGA Foundation's Women On ParĀ® scholarship program, which offers women the opportunity to gain empowerment through beginning or continuing their educational studies, was a major inspiration in Preferred Golf's pursuance of the partnership. In addition to the complimentary memberships, nine Preferred Golf properties are extending further support of the partnership by donating Play & Stay packages to benefit the Women on ParĀ® scholarship: Sea Island; Mauna Kea Beach Hotel; The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort; The Coeur d' Alene Resort; Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort and Spa; Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort; Reunion Resort, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort; Hammock Beach, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort; and Kingsmill Resort.

With more than 14,000 members worldwide, the EWGA continues to expand and carry out its mission of connecting women to learn, play and enjoy the game of golf and is dedicated to driving success, on and off the course. The addition of Preferred Golf as its newest Supporting Partner will further aid in creating greater awareness of the positive benefits EWGA has to offer.

About Preferred Golf
Created in conjunction with American Express, Preferred Golf is a worldwide collection of celebrated golf resorts and a program of Preferred Hotel Group. Membership to Preferred Golf provides guests with access to once-in-a-lifetime experiences on legendary fairways, many of which host the most prestigious tournaments on the professional circuit, ranging from The K Club in Ireland to The Broadmoor in California. Member benefits include priority access, complimentary rounds, and best-available rates at more than 70 golf resorts worldwide, as well consummate service from a dedicated VIP desk, personalized travel planning services, and a host of world-class facilities. To learn more about the Preferred Golf member collection and its member benefits, please visit

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

Media members interested in more information about the EWGA for an editorial review should contact Danielle Sorresso ( of The Media Group at (847) 956-9090.

Media members interested in more information about Preferred Golf should contact Caroline Michaud (

Danielle Sorresso
The Media Group, Inc.
(847) 956-9090