New York, United States: Women’s Golf Day (WGD) will return for its fourth year on June 4 in what promises to be the largest single day celebration of women’s golf the world has ever seen.
And having entered into a new partnership with the ANNIKA Foundation, the charitable foundation of women’s golf legend Annika Sorenstam, WGD will reach further than ever before in helping to support young women around the world with the power of golf, for years to come.
Women’s Golf Day is a one-day four-hour global experience for women and girls. It is a celebration of women and girls learning golf skills that last a lifetime and being part of a larger global community.
Over the past three years WGD events have been held at over 900 venues in 52 countries and have delivered a golf experience to more than 50,000 women and girls. Plans for WGD 2019 are well under way and the initial response from both host venues and potential participants has been unprecedented.
From what started out as a labour of love for WGD founder Elisa Gaudet in 2016, the numbers of women that have been reached via WGD is remarkable. With new partnerships and the potential for continued impact on women and girls all over the world, WGD 2019 is ready to raise the bar even further.
Gaudet said: “Annika continues to be a global icon and a champion for women around the world to get into golf and succeed. She has been a great supporter of WGD since we started out on our mission to engage, empower and support women through golf in 2016. We are thrilled to be to be able to support Annika in her goals for the ANNIKA Foundation and encourage our locations around the globe to support women achieving and advancing through golf.”
Sorenstam said: “After I stepped away from competitive golf, I knew I wanted to share my passion for the game. Working with initiatives like Women’s Golf Day, which share many of the same goals I have for my ANNIKA Foundation, is inspiring. While there’s still much work to be done, we’re making great strides toward bringing our great game to even more women around the globe.”
Any venue wishing to register to host an event for Women’s Golf Day 2019 should visit www.womensgolfday.com and go to ‘Register a Location’. You don’t need to be a golf course to take part. Past venues include golf clubs, PGA Superstore, Topgolf, retail stores, driving ranges – essentially anywhere you can swing a club.