The Professional Golfers’ Association tries to get more women golfing…
It has launched its own This Girl Golfs with aims of the campaign including breaking down the myths and misconceptions that might deter women from picking up a club and giving golf a go.
Golf campaign and Sport England’s This Girl Can Coach initiative, is playing an active role in recruiting new golfers, particularly women.
And research by The PGA reveals that golf ticks many of the boxes that women are looking for when it comes to an activity, particularly the emphasis on the social side and being able to play a sport with friends and enjoy a drink and a chat afterwards.
Chris Hattersley, PGA Professional Instructor from Kingsway Golf Centre runs Ladies sessions on Tuesday mornings. He commented that in the last year the group has grown to over 35 members regularly taking part and take up of his “Learn Golf in a Day” classes is higher from women than men.
Local Golf Clubs and Centres include: