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Legends on the Niagara, Niagara Falls

Women’s Golf Day

This global event has been developed for female golfers of all ages and skill levels, to participate in golf and help grow the game. A chance to learn from and be inspired by a group of the most accomplished women in Canadian golf history.
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Hosted by three of Canada’s most celebrated female golfers, Marlene Stewart Streit, Cathy Sherk and Sandra Post, with the assistance of two pioneering club professionals Mary Jane Hall and Laurie Rybski, this global event has been developed for female golfers of all ages and skill levels, to participate in golf and help grow the game. For women in the Niagara region and beyond, it’s a chance to learn from and be inspired by a group of the most accomplished women in Canadian golf history.

The event at Legends on the Niagara will begin at 1 p.m. at the Legends Golf Academy with demonstrations, where the hosts will provide an introduction for new golfers along with clinics in driving, fairway shots, and short game skills. At 3 p.m., the group will move into the clubhouse for a reception to socialize, network and learn more about lessons, league play and other ways to get involved in golf, at a variety of facilities throughout the Niagara region.

About Women’s Golf Day

Women’s Golf Day is a four-hour experience happening in 46 countries and at over 700 locations, throughout the world designed to promote the game of golf. It is a collaborative effort by a dedicated team of golf management companies, retailers and organizations all working together to engage, empower and support girls and women through golf. The four-hour experience offers a simple and accessible platform to build a foundation and creates a network to support the continuation of golf no matter what skill level or interest.

About the Women’s Golf Day Hosts

Marlene Stewart Streit

Marlene Stewart Streit

is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame and the only Canadian to have earned that honour. She is arguably the most successful Canadian golfer of all time and the only golfer in history to have won the Australian, British, Canadian and U.S. Women's Amateurs. She is a member of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Canadian Golf Hall of Fame, and Order of Canada. She was the first Canadian inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2004.

Cathy Sherk

Cathy Sherk

was ranked the number one female amateur in the world in 1978 after successfully defending her Canadian Amateur Championship and winning the U.S. Women’s Amateur. She turned professional in 1979 and played the LPGA Tour until 1983. A passionate teacher of young golfers, she ran the Ontario Junior Girls Golf Camps and was National Coach of the Canadian Ladies Golf Association. She was inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 1995.

Sandra Post

Sandra Post

was the first Canadian to play on the LPGA Tour. She was introduced to golf at age five by her father and joined the LPGA Tour at age 19. In her rookie season, she became the youngest player to win an LPGA major and the only Canadian to do so until 18-year-old Brooke Henderson did it 48 years later in 2016. She won eight times on the LPGA Tour and became one of the world's top ranked players. She is a member of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Canadian Golf Hall of Fame, and Order of Canada.

Mary Jane Hall and Laurie Rybski

have been pioneers for women in the golf profession as members of the PGA of Canada. Both are accomplished teaching professionals. Mary Jane Hall was the first woman to become a head professional in Canada at Toronto Ladies Golf Club. She was inducted into the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame in 2005.

How to Register

This four-hour experience at Legends on the Niagara is open to all women who have an interest in golf; prior experience and equipment are not required. The registration fee of $45.00 includes the clinics, reception, and a voucher to play a future round on Legends’ 9-hole Chippawa Course along with a basket of balls on the practice range.