Reigning Women’s British Open champion Georgia Hall visited Goodwood and spoke of her hopes of using her success to inspire greater female participation in the game. Hall said: “I think the last five years have improved a lot for female golf, but I think it’s really important for players like me to encourage women and young girls to play. The situation is improving, but it would be great to get more TV coverage of the women’s game.”Taking part in an annual partner’s golf day on The Downs course, Hall wowed players during a ‘flop shot challenge,’ as well as giving advice and showing her skills around the course. Nearly two months on from victory at Royal Lytham and St Annes, the players at the event gave Hall a rapturous round of applause when she was introduced at the start of the day by general manager Stuart Gillett.Describing the facilities at Goodwood, she said; “It’s really great having two golf courses as I get to play two different types of golf. There’s a great driving range with Trackman and a SAM Putt Lab, but it’s really nice just coming down for a cup of tea! Sometimes I don’t even play, I… Read full this story
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