Women's Golf Day Returning in 2019 with ANNIKA Foundation

By: Golfshake Editor | Fri 08 Mar 2019 | Comments


Women's Golf Day is returning on June 4th 2019 for its fourth edition, following the exciting news that a partnernship has been formed with the ANNIKA Foundation - the eponymous charity of the legendary Annika Sorenstam - to help reach, support and inspire women and girls in golf.

Women’s Golf Day is a one-day four-hour global experience for women and girls. It is a celebration of women and girls learning golf skills that last a lifetime and being part of a larger global community. Over the past three years WGD events have been held at over 900 venues in 52 countries and have delivered a golf experience to over 50,000 women and girls. Plans for WGD 2019 are well under way and the initial response from both host venues and potential participants has been unprecedented.

From what started out as a labor of love for WGD founder Elisa Gaudet in 2016, the numbers of women that have been reached WGD is remarkable in itself, but with new partnerships and the potential for continued impact on women and girls all over the world, WGD 2019 is ready to raise the bar even further, as Elisa comments, “Annika continues to be a global icon and a champion for women around the world to get into to golf and succeed. She has been a great supporter of WGD since we started out on our mission to engage, empower and support women through golf in 2016. We are thrilled to be to be able to support Annika in her goals for the ANNIKA Foundation and encourage our locations to around the globe to support women achieving and advancing through golf.”

Annika echoed the words of Elisa as she offered her support for the 2019 WGD events worldwide, “After I stepped away from competitive golf, I knew I wanted to share my passion for the game. Working with initiatives like Women’s Golf Day, which share many of the same goals I have for my ANNIKA Foundation, is inspiring. While there’s still much work to be done, we’re making great strides toward bringing our great game to even more women around the globe.” 

Any venue wishing to register to host an event for Women’s Golf Day 2019 should visit www.womensgolfday.com and go to “Register a Location” And you don’t need to be a golf course to take part. Past venues include Golf clubs, PGA Superstore, Topgolf, Retail stores, Driving ranges – essentially  anywhere you can swing a club!

For anyone interested in talking part at a WGD event, keep an eye on the WGD social media at @womensgolfday and #WomensGolfDay and check into www.womensgolfday.com for news of new venues signing up around the world every day.


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