Scottsdale, Arizona, United States: ‘Troon Women’s Golf Month’ will be celebrated throughout June at hundreds of Troon-managed facilities around the world.
Troon’s Women’s Golf Month is held in conjunction with International Women’s Golf Day on Tuesday, June 5. Now in its fourth year, the goal of Troon Women’s Golf Month is to introduce more golfers to the game.
Examples of Troon Women’s Golf Month programming around the globe include:
Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: On June 5, ladies enjoy an all-inclusive golf experience for only AED100, which includes a welcome breakfast with PGA professionals, a golf check-up clinic with PGA professionals, a fun nine-hole tournament and prize presentation buffet.
Buenaventura Golf ClubCoclé, Panama: On June 5 at Buenaventura the itinerary includes a group golf class, a nine-hole lady scramble and a runway fashion show/trunk. The cost is US$60 for members and US$80 for non-members.
Colonial Country Club, Fort Myers, Florida: On June 9, a putting clinic covering distance control, green reading, putting stroke set-up and technique will be staged. This one-hour ladies golf clinic includes complimentary mimosas and muffins.
Highland Park Golf Course, Birmingham, Alabama: On June 14 and 28, the club will host ‘Sip & Swing’, evenings of golf and beverages. The events include a one-hour lesson with a PGA professional and two drinks and costs just US$39 per person. In addition, Highland Park will host Women’s Golf Clinics every Friday morning during June, as well as on June 5. Each Women’s Golf Clinic is US$30 and will help improve skills while promoting a fuller understanding of the game.
Kapalua Golf, Maui, Hawaii: The Kapalua Women’s Golf Month Invitational takes place on June 2 on Kapalua Golf’s Bay Course. Open to all golfers and levels of play, the event will begin with warm-up tips by Kapalua PGA professionals and conclude with complimentary post tournament pupus.
Old Works, Anaconda, Montana: LPGA Teaching Professional Lori Savoy will host Ladies Clinics every Tuesday starting June 12 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm for just US$10 per person.
The Westin Savannah Harbour Resort & Spa, Savannah, Georgia: A one-hour complimentary Women’s Golf Clinic will be held from 10:30 am every Saturday in June.
Whirlwind Golf Club, Chandler, Arizona: Every Saturday during June, Whirlwind Golf Club will host ‘Saturday Par-Tee Ladies Clinics’ from 9 to 10 am. The cost is US$30 per guest and includes instruction, use of Callaway golf club rentals and one Bloody Mary.
During June (and throughout the year), Troon facilities will continue to offer new ‘Get Into Golf’ clinics. The Get Into Golf programme provides all the tools necessary to give golf a test run, including golf clubs and golf balls, practice range time, a weekly ‘intro to golf’ clinic and ending with a three-hole test run so participants can get a taste of what it’s like to be on a golf course in a friendly, fun and non-competitive atmosphere.
“The goal with Women’s Golf Month and all of our on-going player development and ‘Play Troon’ efforts are to grow the game and showcase how golf is fun, social and inviting,” said Bruce Glasco, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Troon, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
He added: “In June, many of our Troon facilities and teaching professionals will amplify their efforts with exciting playing opportunities, clinics and golf/social events geared towards women.”
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