To grow participation in golf among women who are connected to the game.
The Women’s Task Force strategic planning committee, under the leadership of Jane Geddes, has completed its strategic plan with a primary focus on increasing participation in the game among women through creating a culture of inclusion and strengthening access to the game for women and girls.
The Women’s Task Force has created Programming and Communications sub-committees. Cathy Harbin is chairing Programming and Hollie West is chairing Communications.
To view the Women’s Task Force strategic plan, click here.
A strategic alliance between the LPGA and the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) was announced at last week’s PGA Show. This alliance will work together to further promote women’s golf. ‘
For more information about this partnership, please visit http://www.lpga.com/news/2018-lpga-and-ewga-unite-in-strategic-alliance
May 9, 2018 – The R&A has issued a “Women in Golf Charter” which demonstrates the R&A’s commitment to a more inclusive culture within golf. For more information about this charter, click here.
Women’s Golf Day
The 3rd annual Women’s Golf Day will be held on June 5, 2018. Women’s Golf Day (WGD) is a global one-day four-hour experience for women and girls. It is a celebration of women and girls learning the skills that last a lifetime and being part of a larger community.
WGD started in 2016 and had 484 locations in 28 countries. In 2017, there was a 68% increase and 711 locations in 46 countries participated in joining women around the world in golf and community.
WGD created an incredible global community in two years and has the support of almost every major golf governing body and organization. WGD’s primary hashtag #WomensGolfDay received more than 15 million global impressions to nearly 10 million users across Twitter and Instagram. To learn more about Women’s Golf Day visit www.womensgolfday.com @womensgolfday, #WomensGolfDay
GOLF 20/20 Women’s Task Force
CEO, Executive Women’s Golf Association
President, Berkley Golf Consulting
Managing Director, Chapter Programs & Research, The First Tee
Senior Director of Diversity & Inclusion, PGA of America
Le Ann Finger
Director of Player Programs, Arizona Women’s Golf Association
President, On Course Operations
LPGA Chief Teaching Officer, President, The LPGA Foundation
Program Director, The First Tee Tampa Bay
Director, Community Outreach, USGA
Clemmie C. Perry
Founder & Director, Women of Color Golf (WOCG)
VP, PGA TOUR Marketing Services, PGA TOUR
VP of Communications, AJGA
Global Golf Director, Golf Digest
PS: Let’s Talk Golf
Founder, Chief Executive Officer, GolfForCause
Director of Commerce, NGCOA