Golf Edges Closer To Gender Equality
Battle of the sixes will kick-start a revolution as golf takes another step to bring women’s game in from the cold
- England’s women will compete at two-day GolfSixes tournament in St Albans
- Georgia Hall and Charley Hull will represent England as revolution continues
- Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy return on Thursday at Wells Fargo Championship
At the Centurion Club in St Albans this weekend, another encouraging step will be taken in the long and rocky journey to bring women’s golf in from the cold.
The two-day GolfSixes tournament, featuring 16 teams who play one another over six-hole knockout matches, made a good start last year with its shortened format and innovative concepts, such as a shot clock to speed up play.
But this year’s follow-up will be a lot more interesting. Alongside a team of England men, there will be a side comprising Georgia Hall and Charley Hull representing England’s women.
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