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As the economy grows, so does the interest in golf as an important tool for business. Such was the consensus of opinion among men and women golfers This page is under construction.
This article or section is currently in the middle of an expansion or major revamping. However, you are welcome to assist in its construction by editing it as well. at the sold-out golf outing sponsored by Professional Women in Construction (PWC) on June 5 at the Elmwood Country Club in White Plains, New York For other places with the same name, see White Plains (disambiguation).
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PWC Executive Vice President Theresa Vigilante vigilante n. someone who takes the law into his/her own hands by trying and/or punishing another person without any legal authority. In the 1800s groups of vigilantes dispensed "frontier justice" by holding trials of accused horse-thieves, rustlers and shooters, and , chairperson of the PWC Golf Committee, noted with pride that the number of women golfers continues to surge. "At this event 30% of the players were women, representing a remarkable climb from the early days a dozen years ago," said Vigilante.
Beth Barton, an avid golfer and senior managing director with Economic Project Solutions (EPS (Encapsulated PostScript) A PostScript file format used to transfer a graphic image between applications and platforms. EPS files contain PostScript code as well as an optional preview image in TIFF, WMF, PICT or EPSI, the latter being an ASCII-only format. ), a woman-owned firm, said, "Many more companies become involved in golf as the overall business climate improves. They know their money is well spent on the golf course, which has proven to be an effective place to conduct business."
Henegan Construction Director of Purchasing Henry Romer, a business colleague of Barton's and part of the foursome on the course, agreed. "The number of players is relative to the amount of business out there. The strong showing at this outing signals a healthy economy."
Matthew Tedesco, in business development with Lane Office, concurred, "As the economy improves, people are willing to spend more on golf." Noting the popularity of women golf superstars Michelle Wie Michelle Sung Wie (Korean Wie Seong-mi Hangul: 위성미 Hanja: , born October 11, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii)(IPA pronunciation of surname: [wi]) is an American professional golfer. and Annika Sorenson, he added that "As more women athletes make a name for themselves ... it becomes an impetus for others."
Dorothy Wasiak, vice president of EPC (1) (Entertainment PC) See HTPC.
(2) (Electronic Product Code) A standard code for RFID tags administered by EPCglobal Inc. (www.epcglobalinc.org). (Engineering Procurement and Construction), an event sponsor, was delighted to see large numbers of women golfers at the outing. "I'm very happy that it's not just a 'boys game' any more," she said.
The idea was roundly applauded by Karen Dorsey, project manager with Phoenix Constructors. "Golf has always been an important business networking tool in construction--since there are now more women in the industry it's natural that more of us are playing golf," she said.
Chantal Reine Kullman, business development manager with The Conti Conti (kôNtē`), cadet branch of the French royal house of Bourbon. Although the title of prince of Conti was created in the 16th cent. Group, noted that years ago men were encouraged to take the afternoon off "and then formed strong bonds on the course ... [while] women stayed back to do the 'office work.' With many more women in managerial and executive positions, this is no longer the case." Kullman noted that she did her "homework" before playing by taking golf lessons and going to the range during lunch breaks.
What is the basis of the ever-increasing appeal of a game of golf? Art Thomson, senior vice president of marketing with Henegan Construction, summed it up: "Golf breaks down the barriers. When you wear a business suit, there's more of a power struggle. At a game, dressed in shorts, these factors break down. Furthermore, playing injects a sense of humor Noun 1. sense of humor - the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous; "she didn't appreciate my humor"; "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"
sense of humour, humor, humour into interactions. You can laugh at yourself."
Bill Brody, vice president of communications with IBEX ibex (ī`bĕks), wild goat, genus Capra, found in rugged country on mountain ranges from central Asia to the Himalayas, S Europe, and NE Africa. Construction, was enthusiastic in his praise, saying, "The golf course is a great place to do business." He added that even a beginner golfer can enjoy the sport and that "golf engenders respect. There's a sense of bonding. I always come off 18 holes knowing the person I played with a lot better than I did before."
The all-day event concluded with a cocktail party, a lavish buffet--offering networking opportunities for non-golfers as well--plus raffle prizes and awards for best players. MSD (MicroSoft Diagnostics) A utility that accompanied Windows 3.1 and DOS 6 that reported on the internal configuration of the PC. A variety of information on disks, video, drivers, IRQs and port addresses was provided. Visuals and Wal-Mart Realty were also event sponsors.
PWC will present a Transportation Forum on July 27 from 8 to 10 am at The Yale Club. The next golf outing will be on Monday, September 25 at the Elmwood Country Club.