April 25 Celebration to Commemorate National Golf Day's 10th Anniversary
(ST. AUGUSTINE, FL) – WE ARE GOLF – a coalition of the game’s leading associations and industry partners – today announces it will host a community service project in celebration of National Golf Day's 10th anniversary. The event will take place Tuesday, April 25 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. EST on the National Mall and will focus on beautification and land preservation.
Additionally, PGA Professionals from the Middle Atlantic Section of the PGA of America will be on hand to provide helpful tips and mini lessons to those taking in the sights at the National Mall.
"We look forward to giving back to the community and enhancing the beauty of the National Mall while engaging D.C. tourists through an interactive golf display," says Steve Mona, Chief Executive Officer of World Golf Foundation (WGF), administrator of WE ARE GOLF. "This project will set the tone for National Golf Day on April 26 and further exemplify the industry's commitment to charitable causes both on and off the golf course."
National Golf Day celebrates the game’s nearly $70 billion economic impact, $4 billion annual charitable impact and many environmental and fitness benefits. Industry leaders will meet with Members of Congress, the Executive Branch and federal agencies to discuss golf’s 15,200-plus diverse businesses, two million jobs impacted, tax revenue creation and tourism value.
To join the conversation, visit the WE ARE GOLF social media hub. Use #NGD17 and @wearegolf on Twitter and Instagram to show your support for the golf industry.
For more information on the community service project, click here. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Peggy Norton with WGF (firstname.lastname@example.org).