Four years ago, the green jackets at Augusta National Golf Club, voted to give Condoleeza Rice and Darla Moore a blazer of their own, making them the club’s first ever female members. Continue reading
Category Archives: Women’s & Junior Participation Ideas
Jeremy White: Don’t Call Me Junior!
During a recent #GolfChat, we were discussing ideas to increase women’s and junior participation in golf, when 12 year old Matty Du Plessis, tweeted the following:
Cassie Norris: Crashing the Course
We’re always talking about “growing the game,” casting wider nets, getting more people into the sport of golf…and yet, I’m the only one shopping the discount racks in the women’s section at the PGA Superstore. Continue reading
Tiffany Chaisson: How to Golf Friends and Influence People
Since I started golfing I have played a lot. In two years I have played about two hundred rounds and have played 81 courses in nine countries. As I travel I have the pleasure of golfing with either the club captain, the president, the pro or the general manager and always have a golf chat about what is going on with golf in their part of the world. Continue reading
Jim Burton: Think of the Children!
For over 500 years, golf has waxed and waned in popularity. The exponential growth of golf in the 80s and 90s is being countered by the leaner years of the 21 st century. As a result, for the first time in modern history, the focus on growing golf is shifting to women and juniors. Continue reading