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Women’s Golf Day Founder Named in 100 Successful Women Awards

West Palm Beach, Fla. ― August 31, 2022

West Palm Beach, FL ― Women’s Golf Day founder Elisa Gaudet has been named one of the global 100 successful women in business this weekend at a prestigious awards ceremony in London.

Women from around the globe gathered at the 100 Successful Women in Business Annual Global Convention to recognize successful women ranging from corporate elite to full-time entrepreneurs. The annual awards celebrate women from many sectors and countries who are making a positive impact in their communities and the world.

“I’m truly honored and humbled to receive this award from 100 Successful Women In Business Network for what we have created with Women’s Golf Day,” said Elisa upon receiving her award. “To meet so many amazing women from across the globe and be able to tell them about events we have in their country really brought our achievements into focus. I am so very proud of the many locations, golf courses, WGD Ambassadors, Sponsors, Partners, WGD team and women who participate. We have created a global network and community that transcends golf.”

The award follows the most successful Women’s Golf Day to date. The 2022 edition of the annual global event saw the famous red and white of WGD at venues ranging from 2023 Ryder Cup course Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Italy, to The Fajara Club, which became the first course in Gambia to join the WGD community. Across social media the hashtag #womensgolfday reached and incredible 79.1 million unique users, generating 94 million impressions, and overall, the event saw an impressive 501% increase in engagement across social channels. For 2023, WGD Palooza is scheduled for May 30, 2023 and Women’s Golf Day events will be taking place worldwide on June 6, 2023

Women’s Golf Day Official Partners

Callaway Golf, FootJoy, GloveIt, Golf Town, Titleist, RBC, The R&A, PGA TOUR Superstore, The PGA of America and The USGA.  

Women’s Golf Day is also proudly supported by: All Square, Annika Foundation, Asian Golf, Chronogolf, ClubCorp, Cutter & Buck, EGCOA, European Tour, European Tour Properties, The First Tee, Gallus Golf, The Golf Channel, GolfNow, Imperial Headwear, International Golf Federation, LET, Modest Golf Management, NGCOA, NGCOA Canada, PGA of America, PGA TOUR, Players First, Prestige Flag, Sky Sports, TopGolf, TopTracer, TPC Properties, Troon Golf, Troon International, WE ARE GOLF, Women & Golf, Women’s Golf & Travel, The World Golf Foundation and more.

About Women’s Golf Day

Women’s Golf Day (WGD) is a global movement that Engages, Empowers, and Supports women and girls through golf and facilities them learning the skills that last a lifetime. The one-day, four-hour event, has now taken place at more than 1000 locations in nearly 80 countries since its inception in 2016, and has introduced thousands of new golfers to the sport. WGD is the fastest-growing female golf development initiative.

All are welcome to participate in Women’s Golf Day except where prohibited by law. Women’s Golf Day does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, or sexual orientation.


Caroline Williams, Durée & Company +1 (954) 723-9350

Nicole Wheatley, Medi8 (UK)

Elisa Gaudet, WGD Founder    +1 (305) 610-9558

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