Diversity & Inclusion
Very importantly, the kids are also taught golf’s etiquette and they are served a hot brunch.
They had pictures of women playing golf.
The new role gives her the opportunity to create clinics and programs where women can get equipped with the tools to play golf – something that can be intimidating for women who don’t already play, according to de Groot.
“I am an athlete, but I am also gay. At the end of the day if I’m not talking about that part of me, I am doing a disservice”
Nine-years ago, Chris Ward sat in a St. Francis Xavier high school classroom in Edmonton, Alberta, and like many other 17-year olds, was mulling over what he wanted to pursue after graduation.
At just 13-years old, the Indian-born Pathania decided to take a left instead of a right – which has led to a record-setting golf career.
Launched in 2021, the Women in Coaching program aims to strike a stronger gender balance with high-performance coaches to better reflect the Canadian golf community.
Keirstead’s effort with ParaGolf Canada has helped bring disabled golfers to the sport and back to the sport.