Lincolnshire to host round of new women's golf competition

Action to be held around the country...

The competition is coming to Lincolnshire.

Women golfers are being encouraged to sign up for a new event which will be staged at a Lincolnshire course, as well as other venues.

Women On The Tee has been launched this month to offer competitive and fun opportunities for amateur women golfers, created to complement existing club, county and national events.

Women can sign up individually, with friends or as a group to enjoy the challenge of different courses across the country and meet like-minded players.

Membership is obtained through the website womenonthetee.com and for 2021 is at the discounted rate of £30.

The Women On The Tee members only competition schedule for 2021 includes: five one day stroke play events, one two day event four ball better ball and one day stroke play.

The flagship event is the WPGA Ladies Pro Am at Bowood Golf Club on August 19.

This is an all-female Pro-Am with up to 28 teams playing for prizes, with pros also competing in an individual WPGA Order of Merit competition.

Another event will be held at Louth's Kenwick Park.

The Women On The Tee 2021 schedule is: Mill Ride GC, Berkshire, May 25; High Post GC, Wiltshire, June 28; Bromborough GC, Wirral, August 11; WPGA Ladies Pro Am, Bowood, Wiltshire, August 19; Leamington and County GC, Warwickshire, September 15; Kenwick Park, Louth September 29-30; South Staffordshire, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, October 4.

Each event offers prizes and Women on the Tee Order of Merit points for gross and net winners in two divisions – mid amateur (age 49 and under) and senior (50 and over).

Everything has been planned to make the tournaments as Covid safe as possible. All competitions will be adhering to the England Golf Play Safe guidelines. All of the admin is digital and on players own phones so there is no exchanging of cards.

Founder of Women On The Tee Julie Walker said: "Our goal is to create professional and well organised events where players feel they are getting an elite golfing experience.”