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Pioneering Programme Gears Up for Growth in 2018

8.13am 7th December 2017 - Growing the Game, the award-winning social group golf experience for women is gearing up for growth in 2018 with an attractive revenue model and more opportunities for PGA coaches, as it builds upon its community of new and existing female golfers.

Announced during its annual Insights Conference held this year in Birmingham, aims to further develop an environment that empowers its coaches and enables their ideas to flourish, while commercially rewarding them for putting the ideas into action.

As part of a license in 2018, coaches will benefit from:

Alastair Spink, Founder and Head Coach of said: “We are so proud of our team of current coaches and they have already made a significant impact in terms of attracting and retaining new women to the game, which is crucially important when you consider only 14% of golfers are female. But now we want to create even more impact and start to close the gender gap within golf clubs in the UK, which we know from recent research is among the biggest in Europe.” coaches (from left) Nicola Stroud, Linzi Allan and Dan Higgs discuss coaching plans for 2018

Currently consisting of 28 coaches across England, Scotland and Wales, aims to extend its unique programme to 50 PGA Professionals and venues in the UK during 2018.

“The natural progression of the programme is to create an environment that helps further unlock the potential of our coaches, ensuring their ideas can flourish as we open up even more opportunities for women to play golf up and down the country.”

“We have developed a tried and tested programme for coaches and clubs to offer women a completely different coaching experience. Now it’s time for coaches who are passionate about making a positive impact on female participation to join our team, deliver exciting experiences with the help of the brand and, retain 100% of the revenue,” added Alastair. is supported by Syngenta, the leading supplier of innovative turf management solutions for golf courses, and is part of the company’s ‘Unlocking Golf’s True Potential’ campaign, investing in the long-term business sustainability of the golf industry. (

To become a coach in 2018 contact Head Coach Alastair Spink ( for more information.

Top picture: coaches celebrate their achievements in 2017 at the Marco Pierre White Restaurant in Birmingham


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