Women’s Golf Day is celebrated every year (usually in June), and commemorates and empowers women in golf. Women’s Golf Day is a weeklong event taking place from Tuesday May 30th 2023 until Tuesday June 6th 2023, it was started in 2016 by golf writer, Elise Gaudet.
She told GOLF.com this was a “passion project” that aims to encourage more females to play golf, which is a male-dominated sport.
According to Bunkered, more than 50,000 girls and women got involved in Women’s Golf Day, it spans across 80 countries and there are 1,000 host locations.
Women’s Golf Day is celebrated all over the world in country clubs, golfing retail stores, golf resorts, driving ranges and private golf clubs.
However, this years Women’s Golf Day is starting with a a free, virtual online event for men and women.
Whilst golfing venues are required to register with Women’s Golf Day and have two hours of golfing activities and two hours of socialising, they’re able to adapt the format of their event. These are:
This socialisation could be a networking event or speaker event where information about leagues, lessons and other elements of golf. Organisers can get professionals and other businesses in the community involved.
Four hours of golfing activity and socialising. From trying putting and chipping on putting greens to testing driving in simulators or trying out driving ranges, women and girls can undertake a lot of activities.
Women’s Golf Day aims to create a, “simple and accessible platform [for women] to build a foundation and creates a network to support the continuation of golf no matter what skill level or interest while engaging them in a charitable cause with global impact from a local level.” Women’s Golf Day. You don’t need any golfing experience to attend a Women’s Golf Day event, and it’s a great way to meet like minded people and learn more about golf. Find your nearest Women’s Golf Day venue here.