Alex Mollin 'privileged' to become first female coach in Jersey club's history
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Alex Mollin says she feels "privileged" to have become the first female teaching professional at the Royal Jersey club in its 138-year history.
The 37-year-old, who turned professional in 2010, started her job at the course last month.
"Coaching is a man's world generally, so to be able to come here and join a fantastic team - it's a great honour," Mollin told BBC Channel Islands.
"There are so few women coaches in the grand scheme of things."
To become a Professional Golfers' Association professional, players have to complete a three-year degree course, as well as obtaining other qualifications.
Royal Jersey's Olivia Jordan-Higgins is currently playing on the Symetra Tour in the United States and attempting to win a card for the main LPGA tour.
"When I go away to the PGA and do my training, I'd be in a class of around 360 trainees and probably a dozen of those were women - so you're in a massive minority really," added Mollin.
"It's fantastic and it's a privilege. I think it was always going to happen at some stage and for me, it's a fantastic achievement to be that person."
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