Did you know?

Home»History of Golf»1st Women’s Golf Tournament

1st Women’s Golf Tournament

Did you know…the 1st women’s golf tournament was held in 1811 at Musselburgh Golf Club in Scotland? Yes, women played golf before 1811 but this was the first organized tournament. Guess what 1st prize was? A fishing basket!

http://espn.go.com/espnw/athletes-life/blog/post/9473/history-lesson-links

One Response to “1st Women’s Golf Tournament”

By Virtual Private Server - 21 May 2017 Reply

Diversity Task Force to focus on women in golf including their participation as an emerging fan base. Peggy Ference, age 51, becomes the first female to play from the tournament tees at the US Open at Pebble Beach in the Golf Digest US Open Challenge.

Leave a Comment