Diversity

"Honoring the Legacy: A Tribute to African-Americans in Golf"

"Honoring the Legacy: A Tribute to African-Americans in Golf", a new, permanent exhibit in the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum, will be unveiled on Friday, May 2 with a ribbon cutting and special reception.

The exhibition will detail the long, rich history of African-Americans in golf, from the difficult beginnings in the late 1800s for pioneers such as John Shippen, to the progress and challenges of today. The exhibition will also highlight the struggles and successes of notable golfers like World Golf Hall of Fame member Charlie Sifford during the Civil Rights era and major personalities such as Althea Gibson, Joe Louis and Tiger Woods.

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University of Maryland Eastern Shore

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore - a Historically Black College - is working to create degree programs in the areas of Golf Management, Club Management and Golf Course Management designed to create greater diversity in the game at the facility level. Stay tuned for more information on this exciting program.

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To learn more about additional programs designed to increase diversity in golf, view the links below.                           

Click Here to learn about different golf businesses and organizations.
Click Here to learn about different careers in the golf industry.
Click Here to learn about different internship opportunites in the golf industry.