For Girls Who Wish to Play Competitive Golf
In the spring of 2012, Women Golfers Give Back launched a new program called the Players’ Program. The purpose of our new program was to go beyond basic skills and reach out to those girls who wish to play competitive golf. This unique coaching program included not just skill development, but also instruction
in course play, game management, fitness, golf etiquette, and nutrition. Individual and team coaching is provided to the girls with the hope that many of those players will participate in tournaments, in both high school and college teams.
2019 $50,000 to Support Eight Players’ Programs
Cathy Reynolds continues to grow her Girls Golf Players Program out of Honeybrook and has added another one based at Ingleside.
Becky Dengler runs her program in conjunction with the 1st Tee of Delaware at the Porky Oliver Club. WGGB is grateful to both Cathy and Becky for helping design this innovative program for more advanced golfers, and for providing standards and ideas for new Players’ Programs.
An “original” Players’ Program is run by the YWCA of Bethlehem led by Christina Caruso Smale. They use the Morgan Hill and Southmore golf facilities.
Robert Kleckner runs a Players’ Program out of Linfield National Golf Club. He uses a holistic approach to teaching golf using mental, physical and strategic factors.
Girls Golf Revolution, is held at Applecross Golf Club run by Eric MacCluen who has taught some of the best female golfers in the area.
A new program this year is the Peggy Kirk Bell Golf Tour. Six tournaments for different levels to be held throughout the Delaware Valley.
Another new program is Girls Golf of the Main Line, run by Victoria Valente at the Sunnybrook Golf Club and at the Valley View Golf Club..