The April 13 issue of Global Golf Post looked at ways the game is “chipping in” to help mankind during these difficult days. The issue featured a large company (Loch Lomond in Scotland), a golf society (The Outpost Club), a PGA golf professional and a few golf manufacturers who are doing well by doing good.
It is also important to note that two of the leading golf bodies in America are doing their share to help.
In response to the severe challenges, the Golf Emergency Relief Fund has been established to provide short-term financial assistance to workers in the golf industry, who are the backbone of our sport and face significant financial hardship, including those suffering as a result of COVID-19.
This relief effort was initiated by the PGA of America through a lead pledge of $5 million and a matching fund for gifts by third parties of up to $2.5 million. The PGA contribution included every member of the executive leadership team voluntarily reducing their compensation. Additionally, personal donations from members of the bo...
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