PGA REACH Announces 2021-2022 PGA WORKS Golf Management University Scholarship Recipients

PGA REACH Announces 2021-2022 PGA WORKS Golf Management University Scholarship Recipients

August 31, 2021 by Admin

PGA REACH Announces 2021-2022 PGA WORKS
Golf Management University Scholarship Recipients

Students at Clemson, Coastal Carolina, Eastern Kentucky,
Methodist, Nebraska-Lincoln, UCCS and UNLV Earn $8,000 Scholarships

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2021) – PGA REACH has awarded scholarships to 10 students through the PGA WORKS Golf Management University Scholarship Program for the 2021-2022 academic school year. These $8,000 scholarships are designed to improve the recruitment and retention of talented and motivated students from diverse backgrounds, who are pursuing PGA Membership through PGA Golf Management University Programs nationwide.

The PGA WORKS initiative is designed to evolve the demographic composition of the golf industry’s workforce and the PGA of America’s Membership. Scholarship recipients will pursue full-time undergraduate studies at one of the 18 accredited PGA Golf Management Universities during the 2021-2022 academic year, with an ultimate goal of obtaining PGA Membership.

“The PGA WORKS Golf Management University Scholarship enables these highly talented students to earn their college degree, as they follow their dream of becoming a PGA Member,” said PGA President Jim Richerson. “The golf industry is experiencing historic growth, which provides a valuable opportunity for these students to pursue a career in the game and business of golf.”

Scholarship recipients were selected on the basis of: Academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors and work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unique personal or family circumstances, an outside appraisal, demonstrated active participation in the game of golf and playing ability.


2021-2022 PGA WORKS Golf Management University
Scholarship Program Recipients
 

Natalie Brosig
Erie, Pa.
Methodist University
PGA Golf Management University Program Class of 2025
 

Brianna Fleming
Monaca, Pa.
Coastal Carolina University
PGA Golf Management University Program Class of 2022
 

Mark Howard
Lexington, Ky.
Eastern Kentucky University
PGA Golf Management University Program Class of 2023

Leah Im
Las Vegas
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
PGA Golf Management University Program Class of 2023 
 

Brayden Kelley
Fruita, Colo.
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
PGA Golf Management University Program Class of 2024
 

Nathan Koch
Franksville, Wis.
Coastal Carolina University
PGA Golf Management University Program Class of 2023
 

Emily Gustafson
Holdrege, Neb.
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
PGA Golf Management University Program Class of 2024
 

Jerrell Parrish
Hyattsville, Md.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
PGA Golf Management University Program Class of 2023
 

Elizabeth Roch
Hebron, Ky.
Eastern Kentucky University
PGA Golf Management University Program Class of 2022
 

Rachel Wohn
Savannah, Ga.
Clemson University
PGA Golf Management University Program Class of 2022

To ensure success and perpetuity of the program, as well as objectivity in the selection process, PGA REACH retained Scholarship America as a third-party administrator. Scholarship America is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.
 

About PGA WORKS
PGA WORKS is a strategic initiative designed to diversify the golf industry’s workforce. Funded by PGA REACH, the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the PGA of America, PGA WORKS leverages fellowships, scholarships, career exploration events, and the PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship to inspire and engage talent from all backgrounds to pursue key employment positions across the golf industry. For more information, visit PGAREACH.org/PGAWORKS, follow @PGAWORKS on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook.

About PGA REACH
PGA Foundation, Inc. d/b/a PGA REACH is the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the PGA of America. The mission of PGA REACH is to Impact Lives Through Golf. For more information, visit PGAREACH.org, follow @PGAREACH on Twitter and find us on Facebook.

About the PGA of America
PGA of America is one of the world’s largest sports organizations, composed of nearly 28,000 PGA Professionals who work daily to grow interest and inclusion in the game of golf. For more information about the PGA of America, visit PGA.com and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Contact
Michael Abramowitz  PGA of America  561/624-8458 mabramowitz@pgahq.com 
Jared Minski  Mastro Communications, Inc.  732/546-4325 jared@mastrocomm.com