Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion Center

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The NGCOA believes that “golf should look like America”: diverse and dynamic. To that end, we are committed to offering information, ideas, resources and initiatives that move the industry—especially the business of golf and golf course ownership—toward a more equitable and inclusive sport.

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Organizations & Businesses

Diversify golf on and off the course; engage with groups for women & POC 

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Publications & Programs

Explore these publications, podcasts, articles and player programs

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Workplace Resources

Find information and resources for diversifying your staff and customer base

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Relevant Videos: Diversity & Inclusion Center

Inclusion Guidelines for Golf Facilities



Linnet Carty, PGA of America's Director of Inclusion and Community Engagement, walks course owners and operators through these critical principles to ensure courses across the country are understanding and meeting guidelines to operate a diverse and inclusive business. Click here to view and download the Inclusion Guidelines for Golf Facilities.

(Golf Business Conference 2021)

Inclusion in America & Its Intersection with Golf



Jay Karen (NGCOA CEO) and Don Rea, PGA (Owner, Augusta Ranch Golf Club) talk to Dr. Renee Powell (Owner, Clearview Golf Club and the second ever African-American LPGA Tour player) and Dr. Michael Cooper (Chairman of the 20/20 Golf Diversity Task Force), continuing the conversation on race in America and where it intersects with golf.

(Golf Business LIVE | June 2020)