The USGA and the National Alliance for Accessible Golf Expand Golf Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities
FAR HILLS, N.J., and RESTON, Va. -- Through a grant from the United States Golf Association, the National Alliance for Accessible Golf is expanding its efforts to provide financial assistance and resources to help make the game of golf more accessible to people with disabilities.
In honor of "National Golf Day," the leadership of the "We are Golf" organization, a coalition that "represents the diverse and hardworking individuals of the golf industry of the United States, descended upon Capitol Hill today.
Mark Woodward, CEO of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, and Rafael Barajas, Superintendent of a California Golf Course, appeared on today's edition of "Washington Unplugged" to discuss their goals in Washington.
From The Washington Post. Read the full story here.
“Has Washington fallen out of love with the game of golf?
“…What the sport needed, industry leaders decided, was a new Washington lobbying campaign. So the PGA and three other golfing associations have joined with country clubs and equipment companies to launch ‘We Are Golf,’ a group aimed at spreading the message that ‘golf is more than just a game.’
CNN reports on how the State of Alabama turned a struggling system of pensions into a retirement bonanza by investing in the golf industry. Watch the video below.
MONTGOMERY, AL (CNN) – If you don't like the way things are, then change them. That's what one Alabama state worker did about 20 years ago. And it's paid off big!