Ladies' Golf Union is the amateur circuit for women golfers in England and Ireland.

200px-Logo_of_the_Ladies'_Golf_UnionIt was founded in 1893. and is based in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. issette Pearson was the founder and the first secretary de LGU.

The LGU is governed by an elected council with equal representation from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It is funded by the membership fees female golfers, et represents indirectly over two hundred thousand golfers. It deals with major policy issues, tournaments et international competitions in England and in Ireland. It has subsidiaries in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales who organize local tournaments, manage the handicap system, liaise with clubs, et promoting sport at local level.

LGU administered the Woman British Open, one of the main championships women's golf global, here is open to professionals et today dominated by them. He also manages several championships de Big Brittany and Ireland : Hobbyist, Mid Amateur, Girls', Stroke Play, and the elderly. Furthermore, it there are several competitions for golfers of the club.

LGU manages three series of international matches between teams from England, fromIreland, Scotland et Wales: the Home International Matches (mainstream tournament adults); the Girls International Matches; et the Senior International Matches. THEUGL is also involved in the execution of several competitions involving teams from beyond of its territory original: Curtis Cup; Trophy vagliano; Trophy Spirit Holy; and competitions of the Commonwealth.