231 entries: women

Penha Longa Golf Resort introduces new female professional, Susana Mendes Ribeiro

What is the significance of Penha Longa Resort joining R&A’s Women in Golf Charter?

By: 2022. 05. 13.

Knowing the women's golf participation statistics (26% - the share of registered adult female golfers in 2021) in Europe and in Portugal (20% - the share of registered adult female golfers in 2021), Penha Longa Resort's latest initiative…

Carnoustie Golf Links study 2022

The 2021 AIG Women’s Open at Carnoustie Golf Links is changing perceptions

By: 2022. 03. 07.

I think the question has arisen in you too whether a major international competition - like the 2021 AIG Women’s Open at Carnoustie Golf Links - could affect the perception of golf. Apparently, it can. The 2021 AIG…

Vicente Rubio Finca Cortesin general director

Will women feel more welcomed at Finca Cortesin after the Solheim Cup?

By: 2021. 09. 13.

It is not big news if I tell you that the 2023 Solheim Cup will be held in Finca Cortesin between September 18-24, 2023. Finca Cortesin will become the first venue in Spain to stage the Solheim Cup. What excites me much…

2021 AIG Women's Open without single use plastic bottles Mastercard Adidas

Don’t look for single-use plastic bottles at the 2021 AIG Women’s Open!

By: 2021. 08. 18.

I am so happy that the organizers of the 2021 AIG Women's Open (16-22 August 2021) at Carnoustie Golf Links will not offer single-use plastic bottles instead will offer water refilling stations and reusable stainless steel bottles. It…

Mauna Lani Golf Pink Flag Troon Women's Golf Month

How “Troon Women’s Golf Month” is contributing to breast cancer awareness month?

By: 2020. 10. 05.

The World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research say "Breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in women and the second most common cancer overall. There were over 2 million new cases in…

2020 U.S. Women’s Open Champions Golf Club bunker preparations

There is no need to postpone the 2020 US Women’s Open!

By: 2020. 08. 03.

Can you imagine a major golf tournament like the 2020 US Women's Open will be held in December? Due to the coronavirus (aka COVID-19), the organizers found a new date for the tournament: between December 10-14, 2020. The…

AIG Women's British Open

How to get qualified for the AIG Women’s British Open?

By: 2019. 03. 19.

The Women's British Open is returning again to the Woburn Golf Club. The new title sponsor of the event is AIG. So between 2019-2024, it is called as the AIG Women's British Open. The AIG Women’s British Open…

AIG Women's British Open Championship 2019

AIG is the new title sponsor of the Women’s British Open

By: 2018. 11. 30.

Back in 2015, I already had the feeling that Ricoh's sponsorship of the Women's British Open will not continue after 2018. The company has been the title sponsor of the Ricoh Women’s British Open since 2007. In 2018, the Women’s…

2018 HSBC Women's World Championship - Round 3

The HSBC Women’s World Championship retains its title sponsor

By: 2018. 07. 05.

The organizers of the HSBC Women's World Championship (renowned as ‘Asia’s Major’ as well) can relax at least until 2020 as HSBC decided to remain the title sponsor of the event. This comes in a very good moment as…

Female golf participation 2017 by EGCOA

How relevant is your golf club for women?

By: 2018. 04. 03.

The European Golf Course Owners Association held not so long time ago (22-24 March 2018) its annual conference, the EGCOA Golf Business Conference in Vienna, Austria. I was really lucky to be there and hear from first hand,…

Alastair Spink Head Coach at love.golf

Why love.golf is attractive for women?

By: Alastair Spink - Head Coach at love.golf 2017. 07. 19.

Recently, I was lucky enough to talk with Alastair Spink, the Head Coach at love.golf about the challenges and achievements of their program. For those of you who have not heard about this initiative, it is a social…

Women love.golf and Carin Koch

How to provide right golf experience for women?

By: 2017. 03. 06.

I like the proverb of Confucius who said tell people - and they may forget....show them - they may remember...involve them and they will understand. In the last couple of years, I have seen many initiatives that tried…

Helpful findings of Syngenta on women’s participation

By: 2016. 11. 30.

A couple of years ago (actually in 2013!), I have already written that the golf industry and golf clubs particularly, need to increase women's participation to survive and to find a new source of revenue. In the very same year,…

How to reap the benefits of the Ricoh Women’s British Open?

By: 2016. 09. 12.

The Ricoh Women’s British Open will return to Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club for the fifth time in 2018. Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club is one of the most challenging of the Open and Ricoh Women’s…

International Women’s Golf Day Hailed as a Global Success

By: Rich O'Brien 2016. 06. 29.

On June 7th, 2016 thousands of women and girls from 27 countries celebrated the First Annual International Women's Golf Day (WGD) by spending four hours together at over 400 courses spanning five continents. That day, Women's Golf Day…

Can female PGA teaching professionals boost women’s participation?

By: 2015. 11. 09.

Natalie Clarke (former Ladies European Tour golfer who also worked with Pete Cowen) the only female PGA qualified teaching professional in Derbyshire has joined the Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club. Their intention is to develop women's golf…

How to entice women to our golf courses?

By: Rich O’Brien 2015. 10. 05.

My new guest writer is Rich O’Brien. Rich is a columnist for the Charleston Golf News where he writes a Grow the Game column and a Golf Therapy Column.  He is also a sport psychologist and adaptive golf instructor, he…

How long will Ricoh sponsor the Women’s British Open?

By: 2015. 08. 01.

Ricoh, signed an agreement with the Ladies Golf Union and IMG on Wednesday (July 29, 2015) to continue as title sponsor of the Ricoh Women’s British Open through 2018. The company has been the title sponsor of the Ricoh Women’s…

2015 Ricoh Women’s British Open Championship stays at Turnberry

By: 2015. 07. 29.

On Thursday will start the 39th Women's British Open Championship at Turnberry's Ailsa Course. This was not 100% sure if LPGA will agree to hold the championship at Turnberry after Donald Trump's remarks on Mexican immigrants. LPGA, PGA…

In Gee Chun won the 70th U.S. Women’s Open Championship

By: 2015. 07. 13.

In Gee Chun (World #10, became professional in 2012) won the 2015 U.S. Women’s Open Championship held at the Lancaster Country Club, in Lancaster, Pa. This was In Gee Chun's first appearance at the U.S. Women’s Open Championship and becomes just the…