She Plays Golf Festival – British Columbia

The BC She Plays Golf festival is a citywide celebration of golf for women and girls that took place across the Greater Vancouver Area alongside the GOLFBC Group BC Women’s Open from June 17 – June 22, 2024.

We are still looking for volunteers! Contact us at sheplaysgolf@golfcanada.ca to learn more and sign up today.

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She Plays Golf Partner Bar

Event Details & Registrations

Monday, June 17

  • Women’s Try Golf (for Industry Partners)
    Pitt Meadows Golf Club
    • A first “try golf” opportunity for self-identifying women with an introduction to fundamental skills in a fun, relaxed and social environment!
    • 13615 Harris Rd, Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2R8
    • 5:30 – 8:00pm

Tuesday, June 18

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    Jr Girls Tee it Up!
    Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club
    • A first “try golf” opportunity for girls with an introduction to fundamental skills in a fun, relaxed and social environment.
    • 5460 Number 7 Rd, Richmond, BC V6V 1R7
    • 5:00 – 7:30pm
    • Registration fee: $25

     

Wednesday, June 19

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    Women’s Try Golf
    Gleneagles Golf Course & Clubhouse
    • A first “try golf” opportunity for self-identifying women with an introduction to fundamental skills in a fun, relaxed and social environment!
    • 6190 Marine Dr, West Vancouver, BC V7W 2S3
    • 5:30 – 8:30pm
    • Registration fee: $35

     

Friday, June 21

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    Women’s Try Golf
    Musqueam Golf & Learning Academy
    • A first “try golf” opportunity for self-identifying women with an introduction to fundamental skills in a fun, relaxed and social environment!
    • 3904 W 51st Ave, Vancouver, BC V6N 3W1
    • 1:00 – 3:30pm
    • Registration fee: $30

     

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    Jr Girls Tee it Up!
    Birdies & Buckets Family Golf Centre
    • A first “try golf” opportunity for girls with an introduction to fundamental skills in a fun, relaxed and social environment.
    • 5228 King George Blvd, Surrey, BC, V3S 9M1
    • 5:00 – 7:30pm
    • Registraion fee: $25

     

Saturday, June 22

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    Learn to Scramble
    Queen Elizabeth Pitch and Putt
    • Join us for a fun and non-traditional women & girls “Learn to Scramble” event on the Lil Devil course at Blue Devil!
    • 4600 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4
    • 4:00 – 8:30pm
    • Registration fee: $50 (includes dinner, a swag bag, and participation in the Learn to Scramble event)
    • A “scramble” in golf means that each member of a group tees off and then collectively, the group decides which shot they like the best. Other team members pick up their balls and everyone hits from that chosen spot. Watch this short YouTube video from Coach Shayain to learn more about a golf “scramble”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5ZX1PBwNlo

     

Continued Participation

Women and girls enjoying the game of golf.

Thank you for joining us at the 2024 She Plays Golf festival – we hope to see you back out on the course soon! If you’re looking for ways to continue playing golf, check out the list of local lessons, leagues, programs and events below.

Have a program you’d like to add to the list? Let us know!

  • Digital Communities & Resources

    1. Golf & Tacos Social Club – A women-first digital community that allows you to connect with other golf gals and get comfortable hitting the green at your own pace.

    Questions? Contact Caitlin Buckell

    2. The Fundamentals Golf Program – A 6-week online program led by Coach Shayain to help you gain the skills and confidence to participate in any golf event.

    Questions? Contact Coach Shayain – coachshayain@gmail.com

  • Junior Leagues, Lessons & Programs

    1. First Tee – BC – Sessions for youth that seamlessly integrate the game of golf with character building, with coaches providing an introduction to junior golf while also preparing participants for life ahead. Visit website for a full list of locations.

    Questions? Contact firstteebc@golfcanada.ca

    2. Youth On Course – A Golf Canada program where participating courses offer up blocks of tee times throughout the week for Youth on Course members to play for $5 or less. Memberships cost $59.95 for a full 12 month Golf Canada membership, with the benefit of having access to Youth on Course at various courses in BC. Visit website for a full list of locations.

    3. GolfBC Kids Play Free Initiative – Various courses within BC that offer free golf to juniors at certain times of day when accompanied by an adult. Visit website for a full list of locations.

    Questions? Contact info@golfbc.com

    4. LABsters Golf Program (Surrey, BC) – A junior program offering summer camps designed to introduce kids to the game of golf through play and create a pathway for kids to further explore their skills.

    5. Mayfair Lakes Girls Academy (Richmond, BC) – An all-girls program led by Keri Moffat with three levels of coaching: Basics, Learn to Play and Learn to Compete.

    Questions? Contact Keri Moffat – kmoffat@golfbc.com

    6. Okanagan Golf Club Summer Camps (Kelowna, BC) – 4-day junior summer camps in partnership with UBCO’s Jr. Heat Golf Team that cover all the basics of golf, including putting, chipping, full swing and general golf etiquette.

    Questions? Contact Clay Stothers – cstothers@golfbc.com

    7. Gallagher’s Canyon Summer Camps (Kelowna, BC) – Junior summer camps running Tuesday-Friday that focus on all areas of the game and include 9 holes of golf on Gallagher’s Canyon executive Pinnacle course.

    Questions? Contact Ruthanne Arams – rarams@golfbc.com

  • Women’s Leagues, Lessons & Programs

    1. Birdies Golf (West Vancouver, BC) – A women’s golf group that welcomes golfers of all abilities coached by Courtney Campbell with group and private lessons as well as a Birdies Take the Fairway night.

    Questions? Contact Courtney Campbell-Leveck – courtney@monaghangolf.com

    2. Swing Like a Girl (Vernon, BC) – Women’s only programs led by Kyla Inaba, including day camps, learn to golf and improve programs that are available for beginners to advanced levels.

    Questions? Contact Kyla Inaba – kinaba@predatorridge.com

    3. Talking Rock Golf Course 1 Day Ladies Camps  (Chase, BC) – 1 day ladies beginner and intermediate camps to learn individual skill development in a fun group setting with a full day of instruction, lunch and 9-holes of play accompanied by a coach.

    Questions? Contact Cody Bell – cbell@quaaoutlodge.com

    4. Morningstar Golf Club Women’s Golf Programs (Parksville, BC) – A women’s lesson program that offers lessons for beginner, experienced and advanced golfers. Programs include fun classes and access to an app to track progress.

    Questions? Contact Mike Loewen – mloewen@morningstargolf.com

    5. Lago Golf Ladies Only: Get Golf Ready Program (Coquitlam, BC) – A ladies-only women-led golf program designed to get you golf ready! This program consists of five lessons, each focussed on a key aspect of the game, in a fun, relaxed and un-intimidating group setting.

    Questions? Contact info@lagogolfacademy.com

    6. Musqueam Golf Course Ladies Golf Club (Vancouver, BC) – Musqueam Golf Course offers women’s-only leagues such as 9 and Dine and Queen’s of 18 every Tuesday or Wednesday evening from May-August.

    Questions? Contact mgla.ladies9anddine@gmail.com

    7. Golf Vacation Experience – An annual golf vacation that blends the love of golf with the luxury of a vacation, all with access to expert instructor Shayain.

    Questions? Contact Coach Shayain – coachshayain@gmail.com

    8. Olympic View Ladies Only Clinics (Victoria, BC) – Ladies only clinic that are designed for those that are new to golf or want to brush up their game with instructor Alanna Deegan.

    Questions? Contact Alanna Deegan – adeegan@golfbc.com