LPGA Leadership Academy presented by AXA, Day 1 Recap

by Larissa Spiess

sample_d_logoWe had an amazing first day at the Leadership Academy presented by AXA. The day started early and with high energy, with instructors being introduced to their walk-in songs and quickly our first dance party erupted. The theme of the day: embrace being uncomfortable. The girls learned more about their own personality traits and how to interact with other personalities. Each session started in a classroom setting, before moving outside to apply what was learned out on the golf course. The girls learned to strike their wonder woman poses to further elevate their confidence and to realize that ANYTHING is possible. There are no limiting beliefs and each and every girl can do anything that they set their mind to. Each girl was able to not only shape the ball, but everyone got it over the wall!

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Little Girl, Dream Come True

by Jennifer Bermingham

When I was a young girl, I had a passion, I had a dream, I had an idol and it all revolved around the LPGA. I wanted to play on the LPGA and be just like Annika Sorenstam. As a junior, I used to watch the LPGA on Sunday, and write down the different golf shots that the pros successfully hit and unsuccessfully hit. I would watch how they acted both in victory and defeat. After the tournament was over, I would go to the golf course and practice the shots I watched in the tournament until I could execute them better than the pros did.

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The Girls Golf Movement Sets Sail to South Korea

Just three years ago, a handful of LPGA Teaching and Club Professional members began the work of organizing an LPGA*UGSA Girls Golf site in their home country of South Korea. While women’s golf has been very popular in South Korea, there could be something more for family golf aspect that can be improved in Korea and  LPGA Girls Golf has been the key leader in this niche market.

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Beans Week Preview

You’ve heard the term VIP, but this week Girls Golf is giving our #LittleGirlsBIGDreams grand prize winner Peyton “Beans” Factor the VIK (Very Important Kid) treatment at the LPGA’s season ending CME Group Titleholders event in sunny Naples, Florida.

The LPGA has rolled out the red carpet for Beans and her family giving our Girls Golfer special access to the tournament, invitations to VIP events, and unique experiences with LPGA players, including a walk inside the ropes with fan favorite Sandra Gal.

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A #GivingTuesday Campaign that will Make You Smile

This year alone we’ve reached more than 50,000 girls across the globe through golf and to do the same again next year, we’ll need your help to continue providing support to our programs and outreach initiatives.

We’re joining the global movement that draws attention to the ways people give back to organizations who inspire change. Tomorrow the world will celebrate #GivingTuesday, but we’ll be celebrating the kick-off more than just a giving campaign – we’re on a mission to get a grown man into a onesie.

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