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Charley Hull & Mel Reid support National Golf Month
16 February
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If you haven’t picked up a club before or want to get back into golf, 2017 is the year to do it. Come May, throughout the UK, there will be 50,000 opportunities during the month to take part in a free one hour golf lesson for women to learn to play golf.

The National Golf Month (NGM) team are being supported by winning professional golfers Charley Hull, Mel Reid and Paul McGinley to encourage UK golf professionals and clubs to offer free golf lessons through their Get Women Golfing campaign.

Winning professional golfers
 Charlie Hull Team GB Rio Olympics  Paul McGinley European Tour Player  Mel Reid Oates Vic Open Winner
Charley Hull
European Ladies Tour Pro
Competed for Team GB alongside Rio Olympic Gold Medal Winner, Justin Rose
Paul McGinley
2014’s Ryder Cup-winning captain
Mel Reid
European Ladies Tour Pro
After a sudden death play-off, scooped up the first win of 2017 at Oates Vic Open, Australia.

Don’t wait for May

You don’t have to wait until May to register or get started as NGM have partnered with the activity booking website fibodo that helps you to find, book and do sport. For those women who want to take their first steps or re-join their golfing journey you can register your interest for NGM by creating an account. They also offer a handy free location based iOS and Android app, so that you can see what’s offered within a few miles from you.

Get active on social media

You too can get involved with the Get Women Golfing campaign by searching or posting on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram comments with the hashtag #GirlsGetGolfing. Or visit our social hub to see what’s happening across the UK.




Playing golf IS heathy for you 

Despite many perceptions, playing golf is healthy for you...NGM have produced a fact sheet 'Why women should take up golf to improve their health'. If you’re not convinced we wrote an article showing how many calories you could burn in a round of golf

Women’s group tasters in Kent

If you live in Kent, we’re offering women’s group taster sessions at two central venues from the end of March. They start off with two women’s group taster sessions at Tudor Park Marriott Golf and Country Club on Friday 24th March and Saturday 25th March. Then follow on the first Saturday of every month from April to November with Elite Golf Academy at Kings Hill Golf Club. Bookings for these golf sessions are taken via our fibodo hub.

Live outside Kent?

If you live outside Kent, we encourage you to register your details with FORE! WOMEN to guide you along your golfing journey and join one of our golf club groups listed on the site. Ongoing, we will be listing golf clubs that are signing up to NGM's Get Women Golfing campaign. So, if a club local to you is not listed we’ll let you know when it has.

Know more about our golf taster sessions

If you want to know more about women’s golf taster sessions read our article what to expect from a golf taster session


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