The golf industry’s workforce, including PGA Membership, is demographically homogenous.  The boards, senior leadership and full time staff are 95%, 97% and 86% Caucasian (respectively)

With a combined spending power of $3.5 trillion among Black American, Asian American and Hispanic Americans, the economic spending power and influence of multicultural audiences continues to grow

92% of the United States population growth in 2000-2014 came from multicultural groups

The under 18 demographic is projected to be America’s last generation with a Caucasian majority

PGA WORKS Fellowship

The PGA WORKS Fellowship is one of the flagship programs of PGA REACH. The PGA WORKS Fellowship aspires to be the most valuable entry-level employment opportunity for individuals from diverse backgrounds to garner experience in all facets of the golf industry.

PGA REACH launched the PGA WORKS Fellowship in 2017, and has placed PGA WORKS Fellows in the Middle Atlantic, Carolinas, New Jersey, Western New York, Michigan, Gateway, South Florida, Southern and Northern Ohio, Connecticut, and Metropolitan PGA Sections.

Additional PGA WORKS Fellows will begin in 2019-2020 in the Northern California and Wisconsin PGA Sections.

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