Heather Daly-Donofrio says she is honored to help American youth "reach their dreams in golf." Photo: John O'Boyle, USGA
Every level of the game led her to this point. When Heather Daly-Donofrio, a former tour winner, college coach, and executive within the LPGA, was asked by Mike Whan to spearhead the USGA effort to build a national program, she didn’t have to think long.
“I feel like everything I’ve done in the game so far has led me to this point with the USGA,” Daly-Donofrio said of her newest role. “I’ve been charged with leading the development of a national program as exists in other countries.
“When you look at Golf Canada, the English Golf Federation, the Swedish Golf Federation where they have the national development programs, they are giving their young boys and girls tools and pathways for development from junior golf all the way up to elite amateur and the professional game.
“The opportunity to help facilitate the journey of boys and girls in America to reach their dreams in golf, I’m honored to be a part of ...
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