Did you know that there was only .59 points between the top men golfers and top women golfers? The world's top five male players have a scoring average of 69.327 per round. For the top five female golfers it's a 69.916 average. That is where the similarity ends.
The men's tour earns 5 times more than the women's. And this is one of the reason's that some detractors are saying why the top men aren't attending the Rio Olympics. There is no prize money to compete for. [MORE]
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Team U.S.A. has brought the largest group of female athletes to the Summer Olympic Games. 229 of our finest athletes are in Rio competing to bring home the gold.
The advertising community is capitalizing on the huge number of younger female viewers. Here are 10 of the most intriguing ads by our top Olympic athletes. [MORE]
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24 year old American art student, Maragret Abbot was just visiting Paris during the 1900 Olympic games.
Unbeknownst to her, Ms. Abbot would go on to become both the first female golf champion and America's first female Olympic champion.
This is her story. [MORE]
Bill Boswell was seeking a design concept. Boswell spent a good chunk of his career designing huge golf courses across the world. Now, like most baby boomers, he is looking to downscale. Boswell is designing a golf course on a smaller scale. One that a round lasts 45 minutes.
"You’re just walking a nature trail and playing golf very quickly. It’s also a great way to introduce kids into the game", says Bill Boswell. [MORE]
Next week the wait is finally over. Golf returns to the 2016 Olympic games in Rio.
To add to the fun, EWGA is running a contest. Predict the winners (Gold, Silver and Bronze) of the Men's competition and win a prize! Hurry, you must have your entry in by August 8, 2016. [MORE]
EWGA wishes to congratulate Ariya Jutanugarn, the 2016 RICOH Women's British Open champion. This was her first win at a major. Jutanugarn also received the honor of being the first Thai player, male or female, to win a major championship.
''I think it's really important for me and for Thai golf, also,'' Jutanugarn said. ''Like my goal, I really want to win major and I did. I'm really proud of my achievement because I accomplished my goal this year.'' [MORE]
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How can women maximize relationship-building and communication between business owners and procurement managers? Well this is the mission of the Go for the Greens annual conference, September 22-24, 2016 in Orlando, FL.
This exclusive event offers access to companies, government agencies and nonprofits. This year’s theme is “Rally Your Troops.” It is a call for women business owners to step into their power and become
Bubba, Rickie, Lexi and Stacy have an added incentive this year at the Rio Olympics. If they win gold, they get exemptions to all the majors in 2017!
The men's gold medalist will get an invite to the Masters Tournament, the US Open, The Open and the PGA Championship in 2017. The women's will secure an exemption at the Evian Championship in 2016, and the ANA Inspiration, the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, the US Women's Open and the Ricoh Women's British Open in 2017. Picture Credit: Instagram @lexi [MORE]