The South Florida PGA held a free Women’s Golf Day, Saturday, February 21st from 1-4 pm. This event took place at Abacoa Golf Club, and was open to women of all ages and golf abilities.
Over 150 women took advantage of the opportunity to obtain free golf instruction from eighteen PGA Professionals who volunteered their time to teach full swing, chipping, pitching, and putting clinics. The women were also able to try out the latest clubs from Titleist and Cobra.
The event included free wellness screenings from Jupiter Medical Center and booths from SKIMP, the Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County, Abacoa Golf Academy, Chase54, GolfBuddy, Titleist and Cobra.
From 1:00-2:00, The Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County held a clinic featuring Christine Garrity, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel at The PGA of America and Judy Alvarez, PGA, LPGA. “On Par with Exceptional Business Women” featured a discussion on using golf as a business tool for women.
Following the instruction from the PGA Professionals, Donna White, PGA/LPGA, former LPGA Tour player, hosted a clinic for the women in attendance on the driving range. She spoke with the audience about her routine, life on the LPGA Tour and many misconceptions about the golf swing.
Following the event the women enjoyed appetizers and drinks during the social hour. Women left the day with not only raffle items, but every woman left with a better knowledge of their golf game and tips to try at the range or on the golf course.
This event was also supported by: Abacoa Golf Club, Abacoa Golf Academy, Chase 54, Cobra Puma Golf, GolfBuddy, Jupiter Medical Center, SKIMP, TaylorMade-adidas Ashworth Golf, The Honda Classic, The Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County and Titleist.