Events: Arizona - Phoenix - Scottsdale
- Girls Golf Day
- 09.23.2017 09.30AM
- Papago Golf Course - Phoenix
- Sports Events
Girls Golf of Phoenix announced today that Girls Golf Day will tee off Saturday, September 23 with a full day of golf-related special activities and tournament at Papago Golf Course. In celebration of City of Phoenix’s official proclamation of September 23 as “Girls Golf Day,” the event is open to all girls age 5 or older (and families) for free from 9:30 AM to sunset.
Surrounded by a festival atmosphere, complimentary attractions include group lessons, golf clinics, giveaways, games and special deals on merchandise and food.
Sara Brown – Arizona native, “The Big Break” participant and former Golf Channel contributor – will talk about her life in the game alongside a panel made up of representatives from Women with Drive and other local women’s golf leaders. The First Tee of Phoenix, local golf professionals, and instructors from Vision54, also will host a golf clinic.
Girls Golf Day will feature a competitive tournament. Girls Golf of Phoenix membership and tournament fees are required for participation. This, and fare purchased from the food trucks, are the only items that are not free.
Schedule of Events
9:30 AM: Check-in
10 AM: “These Girls Rock!” golf clinic presented by The First Tee of Phoenix will be hosted by local golf professionals, and Vision54 instructors, which was founded by renowned local instructors Pia Nelson and Lynn Marriot. Free for girls of all abilities ages 5 years or more, please RSVP to Cori Matheson at the bottom of this page: https://www.girlsgolfofphoenix.org/girlsgolfday.
11:30 PM: Forum featuring women who embody girl power including Arizona native, Big Break participant and former Golf Channel contributor – Sara Brown. She will tell her story as well as interview the members of the panel such as representatives of Women with Drive and other local women’s golf leaders. Everyone is welcome to chat with and learn from the "Girls Power" panel as well as mingle with vendors and sponsors.
12 PM: Tee times begin for the golf tournament, which is open to all Girls Golf of Phoenix members ages 3 – 18. Registration deadline is 9/18. Must be a member of Girls Golf of Phoenix to play in the tournament. Membership fee is $40 annually, and all tournaments are subject to entrance fees of $10-$30 per event. This is the only cost associated with Girls Golf Day. To learn more, become a member and register to play, contact Cori Matheson via the email form at the bottom of this page: https://www.girlsgolfofphoenix.org/girlsgolfday.
ALL DAY: The day will be sprinkled with vendor and sponsor support from local groups, Studio 8 EE, The First Tee, Arizona Golf Association, Arizona Women’s Golf Association, Sports Medical Specialists, food trucks and MORE.