The Women in Golf Charter is a global drive led by The R&A to increase the number of women and girls participating in golf and to encourage more opportunities for women to work within the golf industry.
The Australian Sports Turf Managers Association has commenced supporting the Women in Golf Charter led by The R&A, and pledges to advocate the charter in the professional Turf Management industry of Australia. The details of the Charter are below.
The Australian Sports Turf Managers Association is the industry peak body for Sports turf Management in Australia. A not-for-profit industry association formed in 1981, the Association has evolved into the largest industry association in Australia for professional Sports Turf Managers, with over 1,500 members and is committed to the continual education, development and support of all professionals involved in Turf Management.
There are clear and demonstrated benefits to growing the sport through increased engagement of women in participation, on committees, in management positions and this extends women who are actively involved in the profession of Agronomy and Course Management.
In support of the Women in Golf Charter led by The R&A, the Australian Sports Turf Managers Association will commit to the following actions to increase the number of women and girls engaged in golf course management:
We look forward to working together with The R&A to achieve gender balance and a more inclusive culture within the Australian Sports Turf Management industry.