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International Women’s Day 2022 – A Celebration of Women and our Female Club Presidency #IWD2022 #BreakTheBias

By Club News, Golf News

At Club Catalina, we are proud supporters of International Women’s Day! Today, we take this special opportunity to celebrate our Female Members and Guests, Women in Golf, Women in our broader Community, and our very own Club President, Cathie Flynn. It is our absolute privilege to share Cathie’s Story with you this International Women’s Day: “As you know, International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8th March. It is a date to celebrate how far women have come in society, politics and in economics. Club Catalina’s ‘Women in Golf’ is also indicative of this journey. To help celebrate this day, I was asked to write my story as Catalina’s first female President and to show Club Catalina’s appreciation and support for ‘Women in Golf’. In 2020 Club Catalina celebrated 100 years of history. It was clear from the 1920 pictures obtained for that period, 100 years ago, women were already participating and enjoying the wonderful game of golf. Unfortunately, at that time, ‘Women in Golf’ were not allowed to become full members but were classed as Associate members and as such did not have the same rights as their male counterparts. When I joined the Club in 2010, Club Catalina had…

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