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"Course Playability is a critical element in our evaluation process and we are encouraging more courses to consider how they can set up their facilities to enhance the playing experience for women and all golfers," said Jan Bel Jan, a founding partner of NWGA and owner of Jan Bel Jan Golf Course Design. read more

"Empowering young people is essential to strengthening golf for future generations," says Rich Katz, Managing Director of Buffalo. "Youth on Course has built a scalable framework to impact even more lives, and Buffalo is poised to share their inspirational stories." read more

The CLICKON Golf team set out to ask people what their life without golf would be like. What if golf ceased to exist? What other sport would you play? What other hobby would fill the void? read more

"The Carolinas PGA is thrilled to be hosting a series of Local Qualifying events for the 2016 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship," said Ron Schmid, PGA, CPGA Executive Director. "This event is for any youngster, no matter their skill level, who wants to enjoy a unique golf experience." read more

Kimberly Cayce, Chief Operating Officer of Women on Course: "Initiatives like Women's Golf Month encourage women to take up golf, increase visibility and awareness for women golfers and send a message across the industry that women matter." read more

If you are looking for a place for your child to play, practice and learn the game this summer, look to Troon and NEW Troon Junior Club! Register your child today and they will receive TJC benefits that include preferred TJC rates at participating facilities, FUN instructional opportunities, access to exclusive events and even a cool hat! read more

In a continued effort to grow the game of golf, Troon is launching "Troon Women’s Golf Month" in the month of June. The clinics are designed to introduce new players to the game in an affordable, fun and educational way. read more

Get Golf Ready is geared to new players or players with little experience. The program is intended to give players a chance to cover all the aspects of the game in a consistent and controlled environment, with an opportunity to meet other newbies to the game as well. read more

Troon daily-fee facilities, private clubs and Troon Golf Academies around the world will join together to conduct more than 500 introductory golf clinics and activities during the month of May. These clinics introduce beginners to the game in a fun, affordable and educational way. read more

"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