Golf Industry Spotlights

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce Partnership with WE ARE GOLF

WE ARE GOLF has entered into an agreement with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) to collaborate on initiatives aimed at involving NGLCC members in the sport. Elements of the partnership include relationship development and introductions between key contacts from members of the NGLCC and golf industry organizations and Diversity & Inclusion development where […]

Supplier Diversity Policy Statement

The World Golf Foundation (WGF) released a Supplier Diversity Policy Statement as developed by the Supplier Diversity Subcommittee of the We Are Golf Diversity Task Force. In keeping with its commitment to diversity, this is the first in a series of steps the WGF is taking to reinforce the importance of diversity and inclusion in the […]

Golfing for the Future of HBCU Students

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Career Development Marketplace (HBCU CDM) will be host its second annual golf tournament fundraiser of Friday, June 8. The HBCU CDM Golf Classic will take place at the RedGate Golf Course in Rockville, Maryland. HBCU Career Development Marketplace is a nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Tariq Shane that works to […]

Canada grows golf through inclusion and diversity

Kris Jonasson is many things. All of them good, although I can’t speak to his golf game. Blunt is one of those admirable qualities. When asked about the push for inclusivity in golf, he summarized it thusly: “Golf has bucked a bad reputation forever. Some of it is justified. We need to be a game […]

Bringing New Swag to Growth of the Game

  Sisters Seema and Nisha Sadekar have developed a new approach to growing the game. Through their innovative marketing and event management company, PGD Global, they’ve combined the worlds of golf and entertainment to create something special. They host celebrity golf tournaments for iconic figures such as Julius Erving, Mike Woodson, BET Networks and Jalen […]

Women In Golf Foundation Elects New Board Members

Atlanta, Ga. – The Women in Golf Foundation announced the election of seven new members to its Board of Directors. New board members include: Linnet Carty, Sharon Stackhouse, Sydnee Mack, Brittny Bryant Lott, Daphne Grissom, Hank Stewart and Jeremie Peterkin. The new board members will join existing board members: Founder/President LaJean Gould, Secretary Marvy Walker, […]

A Young Moroccan’s Journey With Golf

Golf Channel’s Matt Ginella recently traveled to Morocco to meet a young man named Ayoub Idomar, who’s taking on the journey of becoming a professional. Ginella reported the inspirational encounter on Instagram: In reporting the development of golf in Morocco, and as the country embarks on what’s next in terms of land identification, timing and […]