As recently as 10 years ago, the phrase “women’s golf buddy trip” was not in the golf lexicon.
Today, women’s buddy trips are occurring with greater and greater frequency. Some are organized by outside firms specializing in this genre of golf travel, while others are organized by the group itself, with one or two participants doing all the pre-planning.
In a novel twist on this concept, the Florida State Golf Association organized a women’s only trip to southwest Ireland this month. It is believed that the FSGA is the first state golf association, now known as an Allied Golf Association (AGA), to organize such a trip.
The Ireland trip was done in collaboration with Sullivan Golf Travel, one of the leading travel packagers with an expertise in Irish golf travel. It is a family-owned business based in Ireland. Sullivan counts several dozen AGAs as customers.
Like many AGAs, group travel to popular high-end golf resorts, as well as to Great Britain and Ireland, is a membership benefit staple. The trips are ...
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