WORLD GOLF FOUNDATION, INDUSTRY LEADERS LAUNCH "GOLF FOR HER" WEBSITE
Content to Highlight Beginner
Programs, Women-Friendly Courses, Networking Events
(ORLANDO, Fla.) - World Golf
Foundation - the non-profit organization that develops and supports
initiatives that positively impact lives through the game of golf
and its traditional values - today at the PGA Merchandise Show
launched a new women's website, www.GolfForHer.com, designed
to increase women's participation in the game.
A revolutionary collaboration with the
major entities in golf, the resource site is designed to attract
and support female golfers of all ages and abilities. Contributing
organizations include the LPGA, the PGA of America, the PGA TOUR,
The First Tee, the USGA, ClubCorp, the
Executive Women's Golf Association, Golf Digest and GOLF 20/20, a
subsidiary of the World Golf Foundation.
Select website features:
- Individual sections for new players, recreational players,
competitive players and juniors.
- Details on beginner programs, such as Get Golf Ready, which
starts at $99 for five group lessons.
- Information on women's networking opportunities, golf outings
and charity events across the country.
- Tips about rules of the game, etiquette, equipment and
- News updates from women's professional, collegiate, amateur and
- Information on America's best women-friendly golf courses and
- Live social media feeds with real-time updates, spurring direct
connectivity to the sources that matter to women golfers.
"The 'Golf For Her' website is an engaging tool to introduce
new and encourage existing female players by showcasing the fun,
networking and lifestyle aspects of the game," says Steve Mona, CEO
of World Golf Foundation. "We strive to make it an innovative and
appealing content aggregator for women golfers to visit and refer
to others. The focus will be fresh, organized information while
also embracing the emotional and human interest side of the
"This a place where women golfers can
find answers to their questions," says GolfForHer.com launch
ambassador Stacy Lewis, the No.1 player in women's golf.
"We're all so quick to jump on the internet these days for answers,
so this site makes perfect sense. Anything we can do to get more
women into the game and to help them be more comfortable on the
course is great."
Lewis' tips for new women golfers,
juniors and parents will be featured in several sections throughout
To visit the new website, go to www.GolfForHer.com.
About World Golf
The World Golf Foundation (WGF) is a
nonprofit organization that develops and supports initiatives that
positively impact lives through the
game of golf and its traditional values. The Foundation, which was
founded in 1993 and is supported by major international golf
professional Tours, provides oversight to World Golf Hall of Fame
& Museum, The First Tee, GOLF 20/20 and other industry
initiatives in support of its mission. As sole founding
partner of the World Golf Foundation, Shell Oil Company provides
financial support and plays a lead role in charitable initiatives
aimed at introducing golf to young people, and through the golf
experience promotes scholastic achievement, community service and
those values intrinsic to the game of golf: honesty, integrity and
For more information about the WGF,