Why Golf for Business?
The question is not “why golf for business.”
It’s “how can you NOT play golf for business?”
- 46% of women surveyed cited “exclusion from informal networks” as the biggest impediment to reaching their career goals Golf was cited as one of the primary informal networks from which women feel excluded.
- 73% of businesswomen surveyed agree that playing golf has helped them develop relationships and network for business
- 52% agree that golf has enhanced their risk-taking abilities
- 50% in executive-level positions agree that being able to talk about golf enables them to be more successful
Sources: Catalyst, “Women and Men in U.S. Corporate Leadership: Same Workplace, Different Realities?,” 2004. Mass Mutual study in Golf for Women