WELCOME TO BWG!

Our centenary year has been a great time for reflection and celebration, and whilst the term “ladies” was the norm in 1923 we believe 2024 is the right time to adopt more modern and progressive language.  Some will recall the ‘ELGA – England Ladies Golf Association became EWGA quite some time prior to the merger with EGU to become England Golf in 2012.

The R & A, England Golf, Wales Golf and Scottish Golf all use the term “women”.  Additionally, a number of county ladies golf associations and golf clubs have either changed or are in the process of changing from “ladies” to “women”, including Cambridgeshire, Devon, Hertfordshire, Kent, Lincolnshire and Surrey.

At the AGM, the meeting took the momentous decision to rename the County and become Berkshire Women’s Golf.

We are in the slow process of moving over to the new name, so for the time being you will see a mixture of BCLGA and BWG through the website.

Regardless of this name change Berkshire is about women’s and girls golf from beginners to elite.

Whether you are new to golf, a low handicap player or somewhere in between, this website will give you everything you need to know about women’s and girl’s golf in Berkshire.

We invite you to visit the different sections of this website to learn more about BWG, enter competitions, download start sheets, follow the teams, and generally keep up to date with news and results.

We also invite you to visit the sections run by our associated groups, the Scratch Leagues, the Berkshire County Ladies Veterans Golf Association (BCLVGA) and the Berkshire Lady Captains Golf Society (BLCGS).

ABOUT BWG!

As a County Golf association we are part of the wider structure linking golfers and clubs to England Golf – the umbrella organisation responsible for men’s and women’s golf at regional and national level in England.

BWG and Berkshire Girls Golf (BGG – the junior section of BWG) are run by Committees of Volunteers with the aim of promoting golf for women and girls from beginners right through to elite players. The County organises a Calendar of Events each year: these include competitions for members of Golf Clubs affiliated to BWG and matches for 1st Team, 2nd Team, Seniors Team and Juniors Team players.

The highlight of the year is County Week in June, when the 1st teams of the six counties of our Midlands South region (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and the ‘joint’ county of Worcester &Hereford battle it out over three days of foursomes and singles matchplay golf, providing a wonderful spectator opportunity for golf fans.

Centenary Products

We have some Centenary Products that can now be purchased. They can be bought online or ordered at County Events. There are limited stock so once sold, they are gone!

Centenary Bottle Markers

LATEST NEWS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEWS: 

Jane Sly finishes 10th at the British Seniors Championship after being lying 2nd on day 1 – you can see more about day 1 here  and the overall report here.

COUNTY CARD UPDATE:  The iG County Card App is working again.  All. members of a participating club should now be able to use the App to access their digital county card.  If you are not sure if you are eliginle, please check with your club or check the list of clubs on the App.  – Julay 11th 2024

Competitions:

President Salvers start sheet is here

Seniors Championships  report is here

 

Newsletter

We are delighted to publish Berkshire Women’s Golf’s second quarterly newsletter – we hope you like it.

Our goal is to get more information out to all of our members and find more ways to connect with all women playing or interested in golf across the County.

 

Update from England Golf on changes to WHS from 1st April download here WHS members-update

2024 Competition dates : 2024 competition dates venues and format

Vacancies

We still have a vacancy:

    • Communications Manager

Please contact Hon Secretary if interested.

Upcoming BWG Events

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