Over the last couple of weeks, there have been questions raised about the organisational status of Women on the Tee.
Women on the Tee is a non profit organisation registered with Companies House in England, company number 13126784.As a non-profit organisation, Women on the Tee will operate in a similar fashion to England Golf and other national governing bodies of sport and member run golf clubs, with all income will go towards running and managing the Women on the Tee, the competitions and events for women golfers.
Women on the Tee has one mission that is to create more golfing opportunities for amateur women golfers. See the Women in Golf Charter Pledge below, which will be uploaded to the RandA website soon.
Women on the Tee needs to a legal entity in order to obtain a bank account and to be recognised by other organisations such as the RandA, national governing bodies, the PGA, The European Tour and Staysure and any other organisation who is interested in partnering or working with Women on the Tee in the future.
Women on the Tee will generate income in 3 ways:
Women on the Tee is a virtual golf club, which is looking to create competitions and events for women golfers across the UK and in time, if there is an appetite for it internationally too, where women can to participate in and become part of a community of women golfers who can play with and meet like minded golfers.
Event Entry Fees
Women on the Tee, are paying host venues guest or visitor green fees for each tee time we book. We are booking tee times, this allows venues to block out a set of tee times for the Women on the Tee competition or event, and make the course available to members, guest and visitors before and after the event, ensure the clubs can maximize their income from the days, we are playing on the courses.
Sponsorship, Partner and Affiliate income
We have our FIRST Partner, the European Senior Tour, who will be:
Our FIRST affiliate will be Staysure insurance, sponsors and affiliate partner of the European Tour, details of this partnership will be announced in the coming weeks.In order for Women on the Tee to exist and to create and deliver new opportunities for women golfers, then we need to be a legal entity which adheres to rules of how we operate and fund the organisation.
Women in Golf Charter
Below is the the Women on the Tee, Women in Golf Charter Pledge, which has been approved by and will be uploaded to the RandA website soon.