In 2010, Alexandra Frazier utilized a heaping dose of tenacity to reach the championship match of the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur as the 64th seed, defeating the stroke-play medalist and the defending champion along the way.
With that same drive and golf’s prevalent charitable spirit, Frazier and her golf friends in Philadelphia launched a program in 2003 to assist young girls in gaining access to golf.
The initiative, titled Women Golfers Giving Back (WGGB), is now in its 20th year and funds 18 golf-specific programs and clinics that have impacted several thousand girls, ages 7 through 17, in the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey.
Frazier has served as president of the volunteer-run group since its inception but WGGB has grown to the point that, in 2022, it hired its first permanent staff member, Rachel Shearon, who serves as executive director. She participated in a Get Golf Ready clinic, followed the group on social media and saw an Instagram ad for the executive director position. Voil...
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