The World Golf Foundation has compiled a list of suppliers to the golf industry, competitive golf events, recreational golf programs and entities offering careers in golf that support diversity in the golf industry. This list intends to create a resource that informs interested individuals of these programs.

Youth Organizations

Groups and organizations whose primary mission is to teach and promote golf to youth, generally up to age 18.

 

Organization/Program Contact City/State
American Junior Golf Association Stephen Hamblin Braselton, Georgia
Bill Dickey Scholarship Association & Bill Dickey Invitational  Andrea Bourdeaux Phoenix, Arizona
Ted Rhodes Foundation, Inc. Peggy Rhodes-White Nashville, Tennessee
African-American Golf Foundation Ed Ode Atlanta, Georgia
The Darby Foundation Chris Arceneaux Freeport, New York
The First Tee Jane Fader St. Augustine, Florida
Golf. My Future. My Game Craig Kirby Washington, D.C.
Grove Park Junior Golf Clinic Leon Wilson Jackson, Mississippi
Jimmy Garvin Legacy Foundation Jimmy Garvin Washington, D.C.
Las Cruces Junior Golf Association  Douglas Logan Las Cruces, New Mexico
LPGA/USGA Girls Golf Nancy Hendersen Daytona Beach, Florida
Mexican Junior Golf Association Vivian Macias Mexico City, Mexico
Midnight Golf Program Renee Fluker Detroit, Michigan
Orlando Minority Youth Golf Association T.J. Dorsey Orlando, Florida
West Penn Minority Junior Golf Association Robert Rock Robinson Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Junior Golf of Colorado Denver, Colorado
Youth On Course Michael Lowe Monterey, California
Buffalo Inner City Youth Golf Buffalo, New York
Roaring Lambs International Junior Golf Acad. Gladys Lee Dallas, Texas
Golf Clubs and Associations

Groups and associations whose primary mission is to provide social and recreational golf outlets for adults. These groups may also conduct events that provide funds to support various communal activities and causes.

Organization/Program Contact City/State
Broward Ebony Golf Association Dexter C. Gullett Miami, Florida
Latino Golf Association Marco Barba Cucamonga, California
National Pan American Golf Association Jesse Pena Seguin, Texas
Pro Duffers USA Jerry Woodard (Click for list of Pro Duffers Chapters)
Southern California Mexican American Golf Association Al Lara Oceanside, California
Sunshine State Amateur Golfers Association Gregory Vereen Boynton Beach, Florida
Asian American Golf Association Phouvieng Sivilay Edina, Minnesota
Bogey Boyz Golf Al Quarles Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Clearview Golf Club Renee Powell East Canton, Ohio
Freeway Golf Course Earl Morris Sicklerville, New Jersey
Get Golf Ready Mike O’Donnell Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Joliet Sweet Swingers Club Fred Hawkins Joliet, Illinois
Lady Drivers Golf Club Gloria Whitely  Jackson, Mississippi
Latina Golfers Association Azucena Maldonado Azusa, California
Leisure Hour Golf Club Keith Edwards Portland, Oregon
Les Birdies Golf Club Frances Keels Cincinnati, Ohio
Midwest Golf Association Dennis Morgan Suwanee, Georgia
Mile Hi Sandbaggers Golf Club Al Avery Denver, Colorado
Multicultural Golf Association of America John David Westhampton Beach, New York
National Asian Golf Association Tuan Schneider St. Paul, Minnesota
National Negro Golf Association Winfred Kirksey (Click here for list of NNGA Chapters)
 Par Four Golf Club Raymond W. Griff Pensecola, Florida
 Rule 36 Golf David Kelly Pasadena, California
San Jose Mexican American Golf Association Gabe De La Torre San Jose, California
South Asian Golf Association Mahesh Yaday Pennington, New Jersey
Southern Association of Amateur Golfers Joe Hall  (Click here for full list of SAAG Member Clubs)
 Tee Masters Golf Club of St. Louis Anthony Coleman St. Louis, Missouri
 Twin City Golf Club members@twincitygolfclub.com Tacoma, Washingting
 Western States Golf Association Al Avery  (Click here for full list of WSGA clubs)
 Kansas City Swingers  Charlie Jackson Kansas City, Missouri
 Steve Hogan Golf Association Bill Jacobsen  Omaha, Nebraska
Black Golf Clubs admin@blackgolfclubs.com
Tiretown Golf Club Ralph Paulk Akron, Ohio
The Pittsburgh Duffers Brandon Mosby Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Cornhuskers Golf Club Winston Brown Omaha, Nebraska
United Black Golfers Association  Vernell Bennett Cambria Heights, New York
McAdams Golf Club George Kolb Wichita, Kansas
Jackson Park Golf Association  Ron Norris Chicago, Illinois
Hyde Park Organization Jerry Levy Chicago, Illinois
Washington D.C. Pro Duffers Clyde Rowe Washington, D.C.
Two Seaters Golf Club Foundation Robert Barnes Park Forest, Illinois
Women Golf Organizations

Groups and organizations whose primary mission is to teach and promote golf to women.

Organization/Program Contact City/State
The Chicago Women’s Golf Club Mary Stacker Chicago, Illinois
Ebony Ladies Golf League Brunilda Turner Youngstown, Ohio
Golf Women Mean Business Patrina King Atlanta, Georgia
Latina Golfers Association Azucena Maldonado Azusa, California
Lady Drivers Golf Club Gloria Whitley Jackson, Mississippi
Sisters Across America Esther Wilson Orlando, Florida
Wake Robin Women’s Golf Club Pamela Green Lanham, Maryland
Women of Color Golf Clemmie Perry Tampa, Florida
Sistas On The Links Janet Johnson Point Richmond, California
South Shore Ladies Golf League Ann Cannon Chicago, Illinois
LPGA Amateur Golf Association membership@lpgaamateurs.com  Daytona Beach, Florida
National Association of Women Business Owners  Becky Ragan  Washington, D.C.
Professional Golf Associations

Groups and organizations dedicated to developing players and providing outlets for eventual play on the PGA and LPGA Tours.

Organization/Program Contact City/State
Advocates Pro Tour Ken Bentley Los Angeles, California
Global Golf Ventures Kevin Peck Atlanta, Georgia
Hall of Fame Organizations

Groups and organizations whose mission is to recognize the efforts and accomplishments of those involved in golf.

Organization/Program Contact City/State
African American Golfers Hall of Fame Malachi Knowles Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
National Black Golf Hall of Fame Jeff Dunovant Atlanta, Georgia
World Golf Hall of Fame Jack Peter St. Augustine, Florida
Publications

Organization whose primary mission is to provide news, and information regarding the accomplishments and experiences of minorities in golf.

Organization/Program Contact City/State
African American Golfers Digest Debert Cook New York, New York
Minority Golf & Sports Magazine Herschel Caldwell Aurora, Colorado
Women’s Golf Journal Meghan Glennon  Los Angeles, California
Asian Golf Monthly Alice Ho Singapore
Foundations

Organization who primary mission is to provide funding for programs and activities in golf.

Organization/Program Contact City/State
Lorena Ochoa Foundation Ross Fisher Mira Loma, California
Ted Rhodes Foundation, Inc. Peggy Rhodes-White Chicago, Illinois
Two Seaters Golf Club Foundation Robert Barnes Park Forest, Illinois
African American Golf Foundation Ed Ode Smyrna, Georgia
The Darby Foundation Chris Arceneaux Rossevelt, New York
Jimmy Garvin Legacy Foundation Jimmy Garvin Washington, D.C.
Collegiate

Organizations and Associations who primary mission is to foster collegiate competitive play, highlighting minority individuals and teams.

Organization/Program Contact City/State
PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship Scooter Clark Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Suppliers
Organization/Program Contact City/State
Asia Golf Industry Federation MS Gill Singapore
Career
Organization/Program Name Address
GOLF NOW Tina Baker 7580 Golf Channel Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
GOLFWORKS Jeff Day 49 Knollwood Road
Elmsford, NY 10523
PGA Golf Management Program – University of Maryland Eastern Shore  Billy Dillon PGM Modular Building
Princess Anne, MD 21853
PGA Post Graduate Diversity Program Bill Cioffoletti 100 Avenue of the Champions
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
PGA TOUR Diversity Intership Marc Raiken
112 PGA TOUR Blvd
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
USGA Sarah Hirshland P.O. Box 708
Far Hills, N.J. 07931
For more information, or to add your organization to this list, please contact Peggy Norton at PNorton@worldgolffoundation.org.