Women over 50 look to golf for fit, social activity
- Posted on Feb 22, 2017
WASHINGTON — While golf has always been associated with men of a certain set, the sport has also attracted women over 50 looking for a way to get in shape, stay in shape or stay social.
“‘Women over 50′ is actually the fastest growing population of newcomers to the sport,” said Marian Geist, an LPGA teaching professional.
She says golf is a social sport and added, “Golf is something that draws people in, I think, really for the social aspect, and then the fitness and the movement is just sort of a side effect.”…read more