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Women’s Golf Day calls on golfers to support International Women’s Day with ballsy campaign

(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., 04 March 2021 ) Monday March 8th is International Women’s Day (IWD), an annual, global event celebrating women and their achievements.  Women’s Golf Day (WGD) will be encouraging male and female golfers to celebrate #IWD2021 this year by taking part in a #WGDUnites social media campaign by posting a photo of a golf ball marked with the name of a woman that drives, inspires, motivates, empowers or supports you.

Elisa Gaudet — IWD inspirations

Join us in celebrating International Women's Day, Monday March 8th, 2021 and recognizing the great women in your life:

  • Write her name on a golf ball
  • Post a photo of the golf ball to social media
  • Follow & tag @womensgolfday and include the tags below to share your support

#WGDUnites #WomensGolfDay #IWD2021

Elisa Gaudet, Founder of Women’s Golf Day explains: “We love the idea of honouring women and this simple and fun social media engagement is in line with our #WGDunites principles to create opportunity and unity.  We’re encouraging our network of partners and Ambassadors around the world to join in and come together as a community to celebrate women and shine a light on golf and the diversity and unity it represents.”


To take part, simply write the name of the woman or women who inspire you on a golf ball, hold it high and post a photo to your social media channels on March 8th using #WGDunites, #WomensGolfDay, #IWD2021. Women’s Golf Day will share some of the best ones from around the world throughout the day.

Women’s Golf Day Supporters:

  • Partners and supporting organizations of WGD are:  Ahead, All Square, Annika Foundation, ASIAN GOLF, Callaway Golf, The California Alliance for Golf, Chronogolf, ClubCorp, EGCOA, European Tour, European Tour Properties, PGA of America, FootJoy, The First Tee, Gallus Golf, The Golf Channel, GolfNow, International Golf Federation, LET, LPGA, LPGA Amateur, Modest Golf Management, NGCOA, NGCOA Canada, PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Superstore, The R&A, Sky Sports, Titleist, TopGolf, TPC Properties, Troon Golf, Troon International, USGA, WE ARE GOLF, Women & Golf, The World Golf Foundation and more.

Women’s Golf Day (WGD) is a global movement that strives to Engage, Empower, and Support women and girls through golf.  The one-day, four-hour event, has now taken place at more than 900 locations 68 countries since its inception in 2016, and has introduced thousands of new golfers to the sport. WGD is the fastest-growing female golf development initiative.

In 2020, WGD’s primary hashtag, #WomensGolfDay, received more than 59 million global impressions to nearly 37 million people viewing WGD content. Women’s Golf Day is unique, there is nothing like it in sports, a one-day sporting and community celebration event that unites women through golf across the globe for 24 hours straight transcending race, religion, language, geography or economic status.

Visit @womensgolfday, #WomensGolfDay #WGDunites

Nicole Wheatley, Medi8
+44 (0) 7507 556 794

Elisa Gaudet, WGD Founder
+1 (305) 610-9558

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