ConnectingWomen

EWGA Introduces “Grads to Golf” Program To College Golf Coaches

Women’s Golf Coaches Association meeting to feature EWGA

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL, December 9, 2014) The EWGA (Executive Women’s Golf Association), the largest women-focused national amateur golf association in the United States, is pleased to be given the opportunity to introduce their “Grads to Golf™” program at the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) annual meeting on December 9, 2014 in Las Vegas. It is expected that more than 200 of the nations’ top collegiate women’s golf coaches will be in attendance.

"We are excited about the opportunity to launch our Grads to Golf program nationwide,” said EWGA Director of Player Development Le Ann Finger. “The program is designed to promote leadership development and to welcome MBA students at colleges and universities nationwide with an opportunity to learn and play the game of golf. Students will be able to use golf to lead to additional business opportunities, networking and relationship building while recognizing the importance of golf in the business world."

As part of Finger’s presentation, she will share the successful pilot of the Grads to Golf program held this year at the University of Tennessee. The program includes classroom presentations, golf instruction, mentoring and on-course practical experience. The EWGA is offering the curriculum to help students use golf to enhance and advance their professional careers and leadership development skills. Colleges and universities with MBA programs are welcoming the opportunity to partner with the EWGA to offer students the ability to learn the game.

About Women’s Golf Coaches Association

The Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA), formerly known as the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA), was formed in 1983 as an organization to promote participation in Women’s Collegiate Golf. The vision of WGCA since its inception has been to encourage the playing of intercollegiate golf for women in correlation with a general objective of education and in accordance with the highest tradition of intercollegiate competition.

The WGCA instills within coaches of women’s golf a deeper sense of responsibility for the promotion, development, maintenance and conduct of competitive golf for women.

Today, the WGCA represents the finest coaches in women's golf with a membership of over 550 coaches of Division I, II & III, NAIA and NJCAA collegiate programs.

The organization provides its membership with a numerous benefits including industry recognition through prestigious awards, opportunity to participate in educational and networking events, cost-savings through association sponsored programs and communication through its many features on wgcagolf.com.

About the EWGA

The EWGA is THE Golf Community for Women. As the largest women-focused national amateur golf association in the United States with chapters in nearly every U.S. major market and corporate center, the EWGA has connected more than 100,000 women who share a passion for cultivating relationships and enjoying the game. Offering a wide range of affordable organized golf activities and educational programs, this award-winning association has been bringing women together through golf since 1991. EWGA Chapters are located in more than 120 cities throughout the United States as well as international locations including Bermuda, Canada, Italy and South Africa, enabling EWGA members to become active participants in hundreds of communities.  

For more information about the EWGA and membership, visit ewga.com.

Media members interested in more information about the EWGA should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of The Media Group at (847) 956-9090.

ewga.com

Twitter: @ewga

Facebook: ewga1