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"Schools and facilities that we work with have been very welcoming and allowed us to bring over 5,000 new golfers into the sport since 2011," said Paul Maskill, a former finance executive who brought the first TGA Chapter to West Wake County in 2011. read more

"Through our propriety instruction curriculum ... junior campers will learn from some of the top instructors in the industry while also having a great time, in a safe and supportive environment,” said Rick Murphy, Member of the PGA Board of Directors and Chairman of the PGA Youth Player Development committee. read more

The LPGA Foundation has officially partnered with US Golf Camps for the second consecutive year, a top-rate junior golf school located at the prestigious Kiski School in Saltsburg, Pennsylvania. read more

"The First Tee of San Joaquin is excited to bring our program to Greenhorn Creek Resort and introduce golf to young people in the Calaveras area," said Don Miller, the organization's Executive Director. read more

"We are excited to showcase our products at GIS again this year," said Terry Anton, Co-Founder and CEO of SNAG Golf. "Thousands of golf pros and school educators around the world have used the SNAG Coaching System to bring more people to the game." read more

Dick Sullivan, President and CEO, PGA TOUR Superstore: "The growth strategy for The First Tee chapters means more resources stay in the local community and more young people benefit from the character education programs." read more

GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans: "GCSAA is committed to contributing to the future of the game of golf, and research is a vital component of protecting that future." read more

"The point of this contest however is not solely about finding the best swings but rather letting a younger demographic have fun with golf and to prove to those that don't believe in starting golf at such young ages that this is something we as an industry should focus on," said Brendon R. Elliott, PGA, Little Linksters™ Association for Junior Golf Development founder. read more

"This a place where women golfers can find answers to their questions," said GolfForHer.com launch ambassador Stacy Lewis, the No.1 player in women's golf. "Anything we can do to get more women into the game and to help them be more comfortable on the course is great." read more

"In our first two years, we were very excited to have such a successful launch of what we wanted to continue to grow into an annual showcase of what very young golfers are capable of doing," said PGA Professional Brendon Elliott, founder of Little Linkster's, LLC and Little Linksters Association for Junior Golf Development. read more

"We welcome every opportunity to introduce and inspire our youth to the game of golf, so we're very pleased to partner with The First Tee of The Treasure Coast and welcome their office to our campus," said John McMurry, Campus Vice President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. read more

"We started our policy this year at Kingsmill and we've had a lot of great feedback," said Heather Daly-Donofrio, the LPGA's chief Tour operations officer. "The approval of the players has been huge." read more

"The biggest challenges are simply learning to swing and play, then gain access to golf courses. They don't need to be sold on the game. They just need instruction and facilities," said Andy Mears, Director of FGA Golf Operations. read more

"Through this partnership we are able to teach more than the game of golf, we are teaching life skills through golf that are preparing the next generation of leaders," said LPGA Foundation President, Nancy Henderson. read more

"This event will help us scout for young talent. We hope to assist two star players develop their skills so that they can compete at a professional level one day," said Lee-Anne Pace, the 5th ranked woman golfer in Europe. read more