We all know that golf and business mix. For years, deals have been made on the golf course, but do you really know why golf is so important for your career?
At Bump & Run, we’re passionate about getting more women to play more golf. We want every woman to experience this amazing sport and all of its benefits!
Over the years, we’ve noticed that many of our friends are hesitant to golf, because they find it very difficult to fit in a full round. In reality, spending 4-5 hours at the golf course just doesn’t work for most.
Did you know that since 1924, Toronto has been home to a ladies golf club? In fact, the Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto is the only private golf club in North America where women have priority access to tee times. Of course, men are more than welcome to join, but it’s always ladies first at this club! Read More…
About a year ago I started working with a new golf instructor, Bill Longmuir. He’s a phenomenal teacher and has completely changed my swing and the way I play the game. When I played my first (and only to date) tournament last February, the one piece of advise he gave me was to trust my swing.
Being an entrepreneur is hard work, being a woman entrepreneur is really hard work, and being a woman entrepreneur in the golf industry is damn-near impossible. So whenever Ree and I meet other women in the golf world with businesses who share our enthusiasm for golf and women, and merging the two together, we do whatever we can to help and support their efforts.
Did you know that female entrepreneurs start companies with 50% less capital than male entrepreneurs [source]? Yet, women entrepreneurs are more adept than their male counterparts at seeing gaps in the market and seizing the opportunity [source]. “WBEs [women business enterprises] are agile, innovative problem-solvers, meeting corporations’ needs quickly, adapting to marketplace changes and providing deep value and cost-effectiveness,” said Pamela Prince Eason, president and CEO of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
So as female entrepreneurs, who know just how hard it is to start a business, we think it’s important to support other women.
And we found a great company that we want to help out. We have a photo shoot coming up in early 2017, and be sure to check out the shoes on the model. Very chic! So let me introduce you to…
If you’re like us, you’ve likely spent a small fortune on workout gear over the years. Between the gym, yoga, CrossFit, golf, and tennis, the clothing really piles up! But are you taking care of your small investment? Workout gear isn’t like regular clothing. It can’t just be tossed in the washer and dryer. The fabric and the anti-wicking properties that make it unique require a little extra TLC.