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[email protected]: BLOG :: 'Male-only clubs debate' needs a bit of perspective -> good article MM

“@BunkeredOnline: BLOG :: 'Male-only clubs debate' needs a bit of perspective -> good article MM

Posted by Neal Stewart on Apr 29th, 2013 The issue of male-only Clubs hosting the Open as being the wrong message to send out to women and girls thinking of taking up golf is ludicrous and misses the reason why so many female golfers gave up the game over the last few years. The biggest fall in female golfers in the UK came following the Labour Party's dogmatic approach to the introduction of the Equality Act which had the result in many cases of female golfers having to pay increased subscriptions to ensure they had equal rights at Clubs across the country. In a large number of cases they chose simply to resign leading to the situation where female golfers in many Clubs are the very small minority. At my own Club the female membership has fallen from about 170 (1999) to 75 with none of that fall being attributable to the policy of hosting the Open at male only Clubs. Ther...

Full article: http://www.bunkered.co.uk/features/male-only-debate-needs...

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