Commercial director of the Open marvels at potential of women’s golf

Speaking to this paper ahead of the Open, Neil Armit said the boom in women’s sport was one which golf could build on

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
21st July, 2019

Women’s golf holds tremendous potential for growth in both playing numbers and sponsorship, according to the commercial director of the R&A, the governing body of this weekend’s Open championship in Portrush.

Speaking to this paper ahead of the Open, Neil Armit said the boom in women’s sport was one which golf could build on.

“We saw the tailwinds behind women’s sport...

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