Girls Golf Rocks is back in Gloucestershire – and this year it’s taking new players on a playing Tour.

The campaign to attract more girl golfers has been hugely successful since it started in Gloucestershire in 2016, attracting over 100 girls.

This year, as well as offering taster and coaching courses, there will be a series of playing days to encourage new girl golfers to get out on the course and make new friends.

They’re open to all girl golfers across the county, whether or not they’ve been involved with Girls Golf Rocks, and they are designed to encourage beginners and improvers to play more often.

This year's free taster days will be held at four clubs to attract even more girls into the sport. Each club will also offer follow-on coaching courses with PGA professionals.

The tasters will take place at: The Kendleshire GC, Bristol, Sunday 8 April, 9.30am–11am Cirencester GC, Saturday 14 April, 1pm–2.30pm Thornbury GC, Saturday 14 April, 2.30pm–4pm Cotswold Hills GC, Sunday 15 April, 1.30pm–3pm The sessions are open to all girls, regardless of whether or not they have an impairment, to try golf in a fun and supportive environment. To find out more and book visit The new girl players will be supported at the tasters and on Tour by ambassadors from the Gloucestershire girls’ squad, whose encouragement has helped to make Girls Golf Rocks such a success.

Many of the new players who started with Girls Golf Rocks have now joined Gloucestershire Girls Golf and some are in the County Academy Squad.

Girls Golf Rocks is run by England Golf and the Golf Foundation in 21 counties, with U.S Kids providing 7-irons for the girls to use. It aims to increase the number of girl golfers from an average of just two full members per club and it’s having a great impact.

When Girls Golf Rocks ran in 15 counties last year over 850 girls had a go and more than 730 enjoyed it so much they went on to take coaching courses.

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