Golf Industry Spotlights

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 […]

Tajma Brown Serving in the PGA WORKS Fellowship Program

Through the PGA WORKS Fellowship program, Tajma Brown, 24, of Wilmington, Delaware, is blazing new trails for workforce diversification in the game of golf. Brown, who works with the Middle Atlantic PGA Section, is one of three people along with Jessica Asbury (Carolinas PGA Section) and Christina Paulsen (New Jersey PGA Section) to currently serve in […]

Affordable Junior Golf Program Expands to 700 Courses in 23 States

Youth on Course — the non-profit providing young people with subsidized golf, college scholarships, caddie programs and paid internships – announced a partnership with the Golf Association of Philadelphia (GAP) to bring affordable junior golf to the oldest regional golf association in the United States. Members ages 6-18 in this territory will be able to […]

Beatty Elected to Omaha Hall of Fame

For five consecutive years (1975-80), James Beatty was named among the Ten Outstanding Young Omahans (TOYO) – an honor bestowed upon individuals between the ages of 21 and 40 who show exemplary commitment to improving the Omaha (Nebraska) community through selfless acts of kindness while excelling in their professional careers. Earlier this year, Beatty was elected […]

Golf Channel: Dr. Michael Cooper Discusses Diversity in Golf

Dr. Michael Cooper, Chairman of the World Golf Foundation’s Diversity Task Force, made his second appearance on Golf Channel in as many weeks. The second-go-round, Dr. Cooper discussed the role and vision of the Diversity Task Force , as well as some of it’s current activities. To hear or download an extended interview with Dr. […]