« Celtic Manor's Twenty Ten created with Ryder Cup in mind, not typical of Welsh golf coursesEmpowering women to "master the "business" game of golf from the Boardroom to the Course »


My suggestion for creating women friendly courses is to build an 18-hole course with three "sixes" instead of two nines. Have a six-hole rate, a twelve-hole rate and an 18-hole rate. This would be wonderful for anyone who struggles to make time for golf. Just a thought!

I guess I haven't previously heard discussion about varying tees based on swing speed. I love the concept! I am a low handicap woman who usually plays from the "men's tees". I don't like the label and would love to see a golf course with a swing speed monitor on the first tee and recommendation for where to play.
09/16/10 @ 05:56
Comment from: Ron Mon [Member] Email
We have a course in western New York that opened to mild fanfare about half a decade ago. Conditions were not as nice as other recent debutantes and the word on the street/fairway spread quickly. The course suffered the first two years due to this initial faux-pas. After some soul-searching and (believe it or not!) input from their competitors, they went after a niche not previously exploited in western New York: women. They are much stronger today for it.
09/26/10 @ 03:28
Comment from: Debbie Waitkus [Visitor] Email
Thanks for writing the article! This is a huge growth of the game intiative for the golf industry. The more attention that can be brought to the topic, the more opportunity for meaningul change. Thanks again!
05/19/11 @ 22:55

This post has 1 feedback awaiting moderation...

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be revealed on this site.
(Line breaks become <br />)
(Name, email & website)
(Allow users to contact you through a message form (your email will not be revealed.)
Pierson Golf Packages
Dates: March 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Two days, two relaxing nights, and 54 holes of great golf!

Price range: $305