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10 Reasons why more women are playing golf - #9 is my favorite!

10 Reasons why more women are playing golf – #9 is my favorite!

10 Reasons why more women are playing golf – #9 is my favorite!

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More women are playing golf than ever before! 

Women have realized that there are at least 10 reasons to get into golf.  My golf school is noticing the trend.  More and more women’s groups are booking 3-day schools for  “women only” vacations.   Play together, learn together and dine out together.  What a fun way to learn the game!

10 Reasons why more women are playing golf - #9 is my favorite!

And the winner is…………….

Recently Andrew Wood of Legendary Marketing wrote a great article on this very subject.  Check it out.

Sandra Day O’Connor, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Vera Wang, Celine Dion, Anne Murray, Sharon Stone and Condoleezza Rice are just a few of the hundreds of famous women who are avid golfers. But you don’t have to be rich, famous or particularly athletic to enjoy the game.

Here are just some of the reason participation among women is growing;

Golfers Live Longer:

Now that’s a great start! Five years longer according to a Swedish study.

Golf Keeps You Trim:

It is a great way to stay in shape with a round of golf consuming 1500 calories if you walk. Golf also stimulates your creativity, problem-solving and strategic thinking.

Golf Gets a Girl Ahead.

In today’s competitive business environment women can’t afford NOT to play golf. Golf is one of the few sports that are widely accepted in the workplace as a way to quickly build relationships and close deals. Plus executives who play golf make 17% more than those who don’t!

Office Talk.

When the water cooler talk turns to bogies and birdies, you’ll be able to participate and get invited to play. Adrienne Wax, co-author of Even Par: How Golf helps Women Gain The Upper Hand In Businesssays“If you can talk about golf, all of the sudden you have a reason to talk to the CEO or your boss two levels above you.

Golf Has Fun Clothing:

Golf fashion is big business and you’ll enjoy some amazing options so you look your best on the greens.

Golfers Make Friends Easily:

Golf is a great, low stress way to make new friends and generate new leads for your business. Best of all the friends you make golfing will be friends for life!

10 Reasons why more women are playing golf - #9 is my favorite!

Playing and spending time with friends is always fun.

7. Quality Time:

Where else can you have four hours of quality time with your boss, colleagues, prospects, husband or kids, away from the stress of modern living? Golf is the anti video game and one you can enjoy with your loved ones through many decades.

Quality time with the family.

Quality time with the family.

8. Golf Is Great Recreational Value:

Golf is really a great value when compared to many other activities. For the same price or less as a 3-hour sports event, you can play golf all day long!

9. Golf Gives You a Great Reason to Travel:

There are so many unique and beautiful courses worldwide that golf gives you the perfect excuse to go visit! So check out some of the great places we feature at the World’s Best Golf Destinations and take a trip today!

10 Reasons why more women are playing golf - #9 is my favorite!

Playing Famous Courses is always a treat when you travel to play golf!

10. Golf is Like Sex:

You don’t actually have to be that good at it to enjoy it. Only 10% of all golfers ever score below 100. So relax, and have fun, as you are most likely in the majority.

So get out and play, girl!

Source: Andrew Wood   Legendary Marketing

Pictures: Susanne Nilsson   Neville Wootton   Jay Inslee    Gregory Stewart

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