After the success of their inaugural visit to Desert Springs in 2013, The Irish Ladies Golf Union (ILGU) has become a regular visitor to Desert Springs Resort to complete their Warm Weather Winter Training Camps.
Now, following on from their last visit in January of this year, the ILGU are scheduled to return.
Between Tuesday 21st – Saturday 25th February, six (6) players representing the Under 18 and Under 21 International squads and three (3) officials will visit the resort for a 4-day intensive training programme to develop their individual golfing skills in warm weather while experiencing a golf course which offers a challenge to players at all levels.
The Irish Ladies Golf Union is the governing body for amateur women’s golf in Ireland. It was founded in 1893 and is recognised as the oldest Ladies Golf Union in the world. Golf is the highest participation female sport in Ireland, with almost 60,000 female golfers in the country aged from 8 to 88, playing on a regular basis.
During their time at the resort the players will utilise the excellent practice facilities at the Golf Academy and play the Championship Indiana course.
The players and officials will be accommodated in some of the privately owned townhouses and villas normally reserved for holidays and short breaks at Desert Springs and the resort’s executive chef will be on hand to cater for the special dietary requirements of individual players dining in resorts Crocodile Club Restaurant.
For further information on the Irish Ladies Golf Union visit their official website www.ilgu.ie