On Monday, a merger was agreed upon between the English Golf Union and the English Women’s Golf Association. The merger will be effective starting January 1and will create one national governing body.
The merger of the English Golf Union and the English Women’s Golf Association was approved on Wednesday at simultaneous general meetings of both organisations.
The merger will come into effect on January 1 and will create England Golf, one national governing body to represent all amateur players.
The proposal, which needed a 75% majority amongst voting members, was approved by 86% of the EGU and 100% of the EWGA.
Nigel Evans, EGU chairman, and Sylvia Perrins, EWGA’s interim chairman, said in a joint statement: “This merger is in the best interests of golf and we are delighted that it has been given overwhelming support by our members.
“We look forward to a new era and to realising our vision for the future.
“England Golf will speak with one voice and send out the powerful, modern message that golf is a game for all – for men and women, boys and girls.
“A unified organisation, which promotes both the men’s and women’s game, will be more attractive to new… continue reading
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