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 2019 LAUNCHES ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH ANNOUNCEMENT OF ANNIKA FOUNDATION PARTNERSHIP
Women’s Golf Day will return for its fourth year on June 4th 2019 in what promises to be the largest single day celebration of Women’s golf that the world has ever seen. And having entered into a brand new partnership with the ANNIKA Foundation, the charitable foundation of women’s golf legend Annika Sorenstam, this year’s WGD will reach further than ever before in helping to support young women around the world with the power of golf, for years to come.
Women’s Golf Day is a one-day four-hour global experience for women and girls. It is a celebration of women and girls learning golf skills that last a lifetime and being part of a larger global community. Over the past three years WGD events have been held at over 900 venues in 52 countries and have delivered a golf experience to over 50,000 women and girls. Plans for WGD 2019 are well under way and the initial response from both host venues and potential participants has been unprecedented.
Click here to read the full press release.
Click here to view a Women’s Golf Day video and infographic.
GOLF 20/20 Women’s Task Force
CEO, Executive Women’s Golf Association
President, Berkley Golf Consulting
Senior Director of Diversity & Inclusion, PGA of America
Le Ann Finger
Director of Tournaments and Player Development, Arizona Golf Association
President, On Course Operations
LPGA Chief Teaching Officer, President, The LPGA Foundation
Senior Director of Marketing – New Ventures, PGA TOUR
Program Director, The First Tee Tampa Bay
Director, Community Outreach, USGA
Emmy Moore Minister
President, Moore Minister Media & Consulting Group
Clemmie C. Perry
Founder & Director, Women of Color Golf (WOCG)
VP of Communications, AJGA
Global Golf Director, Golf Digest
PS: Let’s Talk Golf
Founder, Chief Executive Officer, GolfForCause
Director of Commerce, NGCOA