Women in the Golf Industry Reception Set for 2018 PGA Show

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WIGI Members Gather and Welcome New Members on Thurs. Jan 25 Orlando, FL-Women in the Golf Industry (WIGI) will host their annual Member Mingle reception on Thursday, January 25 from 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. This gathering will be held in conjunction with the PGA Merchandise Show presented by PGA Golf Exhibitions at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, … Read More

Women’s Golf Day 659 Venues Spanning 46 Countries

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West Palm Beach, Fla. (May 16, 2017) – It’s a countdown to the 2017 Women’s Golf Day (WGD), Tuesday, June 6. This global, women-friendly player development initiative will introduce women and girls to the sport in a highly inclusive manner. According to WGD Event Founder Elisa Gaudet more than 29,000 women and girls will participate in this one-day, four-hour event—two … Read More

Vicki Martz, ASGCA, Fellow Dies at 72

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BROOKFIELD, Wis. – Vicki Martz, a Fellow of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA), died April 13, 2017. She was 72. Martz was president of Victoria Martz Golf Design in Jacksonville, Florida, “a golf architecture firm dedicated to enhancing the environment through sensitive land management and designs that creatively utilize the natural features of the landscape.” After studying … Read More

WIGI Lunch & Learn Series with Vivian Sayward

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Building & Maintaining Strong Relationships with Your Network with Vivian Sayward of Vivacity Sportswear A fantastic session with Vivian Sayward sharing her experience with building and maintaining her network. She offered great insight and ideas to expand your network. There was wonderful dialog with the participants, which is what these sessions are all about – an opportunity to connect and learn. I define “Network” … Read More

WIGI Lunch & Learn Series with Lisa Love

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Mindfulness for Golf with Lisa Love, CNS Key Takeaway Points with link to recording Learn how to master your attitude on and off the course so you can be at your best and enter the zone more frequently, by applying simple principles of mindful awareness to your game and everyday life. We will discuss three ways to incorporate mindfulness to … Read More

WIGI Celebrates PGA of America 100 Anniversary

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WIGI Members Unite and Join in the Celebration of the PGA of America’s 100th Anniversary What a Show! WIGI members were on the go at this year’s PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida. This was an extra special week with the centennial celebration of the PGA of America. WIGI members had several opportunities to connect during the week. I was … Read More

WIGI donates to EWGA Foundation

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WIGI donates to EWGA Foundation supporting Women on Par The “Women On Par®” Scholarship Program provides financial support to women 30 years of age and older who are interested in beginning or completing their undergraduate college education to get ‘on par’ with their peers and advance themselves, both professionally and personally. Since inception, the scholarship program has helped more than … Read More

Kathy Bissell receives the 2016 President’s Award

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Kathy Bissell received the prestigious Women in the Golf Industry President’s Award Thursday evening at the Citrus Club hosted by Club Corp and EWGA. Christina Ricci, WIGI president presented the award. Kathy Bissell began her professional career in advertising as an ad agency copywriter in Ohio, which seemed like the logically path having earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and … Read More