Women's Beginner Series: Making the leap

August 24, 2011

Golf is finally shedding its "gentleman's game" label -- these days, women of all ages, shapes and races are welcomed with open arms at courses across America. But picking up the game is still a daunting task, especially for women, who might not have as many golf-loving friends inviting them along. Golf isn't exactly like jogging, where you just slip on a pair of sneakers and go. There's equipment to be purchased, lessons to be taken and rules to be learned. So where do you begin? Follow these steps and you'll be off to a great start.