Golfing is all about networking. Whether it is bonding with new clients or quality one-on-one time with upper management, the time on the course, and drinks afterwards at the 19th hole, can be priceless in your career. According to the Barron’s survey, 80% of golfers believe it is an important business development tool.

Golf provides business, social and fitness benefits. The secret sauce of golf is connections. And not just to the ball. The real magic happens at the “19th hole.” At the 19th hole, it’s the connection to those who share similar interests — and are decision makers — that make the round complete.

Golf provides lawyers unprecedented access to business executives and entrepreneurs and makes it possible to stay in the conversation both on and off the course. An estimated 90% of Fortune 500 CEOs play golf, and according to Barrons, 1/4 of the 25 million golfers in the U.S. are top management executives, and 80% of that number agree that golf is an important business development tool.

For all the gals out there who want to know more, Mell Consulting partners with Women on Course for popular, interactive, on-course workshops for every level of golfer. The custom-designed programs help participants understand why golf matters and helps them to overcome the mental obstacles that prevent busy executives from getting in the game.

Read: “Six Reasons Why Women Should Play Golf”