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How Women Golfers Can Drive Power in the Golf Community

Feb 29, 2024

Women’s role in golf has evolved from being a quiet presence on the course to a significant force for change and progress.

The golf industry has undoubtedly made strides in becoming more inclusive, but there remains a gender gap.

Women’s presence is a fraction of the golfing population, and it’s time to change that.

In fact, 26% of golfers on the course are women, i.e. 7 million women golfers on the course (aged 6 and over) in 2023.

Here’s how you can up your game and become more involved in the golf community, and help increase women’s presence on the course.

Bridging the Gap: How to Increase Women’s Presence in Golf

Hosting Women-Only Tournaments and Events

Organizing tournaments and events specifically tailored for women can provide a comfortable and supportive environment.

These platforms are perfect for encouraging novices to take up the sport and help experienced players to network and hone their skills.

You can also offer your help as a volunteer in these events.

Offering Clinics and Lessons Targeted at Women

Tailored lessons and clinics can do wonders for women looking to improve their game. Not only do they provide professional guidance, but they also offer a social setting to meet and connect with other female golfers.

Leading and Joining Women’s Golf Associations

Becoming a member of a women’s golf association not only offers access to exclusive resources but also supports advocacy for women in the sport.

These organizations can serve as valuable platforms for mentorship, competitions, and community building.

Investing in Development

Investing in programs that develop young female talent can ensure a future filled with champions.

These initiatives are crucial in boosting participation rates and fostering a community of female athletes who support one another.


Joining the Ranks: Women’s Golf Organizations in the U.S.A.

For women looking to get involved in the golf community, there are plenty of organizations dedicated to their cause. Here are a few leading the charge in the United States:

The LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association)

The LPGA is the premier organization for professional women golfers. It also runs numerous programs and events for amateur golfers.

Visit their website to learn more about the coming events.

Grueter Golf

They coordinate golf outings and social events for golfers of all levels. Their mission? Getting girls on the green! Check them out to discover more about their purpose of supporting women in golf.

Women on Course

Women on Course is a national community for business professionals and lifestyle enthusiasts interested in connecting through golf.

They host local golf, travel, and networking events across the U.S.A.

So, if you’re looking to connect with other women through golf, you’re in for a treat!

Women’s Golf

Women’s golf is an online community of golfers sharing video lessons and courses from LPGA instructors to improve your game.

Plus, you can benefit from the social group. What’s better than women helping women?


Joining the Ranks: Women’s Golf Organizations in Canada

In Canada, there are also associations dedicated to enhancing women’s presence on the golf course.

These communities engage and provide women with opportunities to come together, support each other, and commit to the growth of all individuals.

We are proud partners of two of these associations.

Golf Ontario

Golf Ontario is dedicated to building a more inclusive and diverse golfing community in Ontario. Discover more about their mission.

Iron Lady Golf

This organization helps you to develop your game, feel comfortable and confident on the golf course, and be part of a great community.

Forging Ahead: The Future of Women in Golf

The future of women in golf is bright, with a growing number of women taking to the fairways and an industry that continually innovates to cater to their needs.

Encouraging the Next Generation

Through mentorship and programs, it’s essential to encourage young women to take up golf. Exposing them to the sport early on can instill a lifelong passion and commitment.

Women Athletes Changing the Game

Women athletes across all sports have been instrumental in changing perceptions and breaking barriers. They inspire the next generation to aim high and work hard, especially in golf.

Role Models and Their Influence

Role models in golf can be powerful catalysts for change. Sharing stories and celebrating the achievements of women in golf can pave the way for a future where the sport is as accessible to women as it is to men.

Final Putt: A Tee-rific Journey to Empowerment

It’s a tee-rific time to be a woman in golf, with endless opportunities to learn, grow, and, above all, play.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just taking your first swing, remember that you have the strength and skill to drive change—and your ball, down the fairway!

Want to learn more? Discover our article about powerful women who paved the way for others.