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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National Organizations & Companies

Engage with groups diversifying the game and supporting communities

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publications and player programs

Publications & Player Programs

Programs, publications and podcasts about accessibility and inclusivity

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Workplace Resources

Create a workplace culture that welcomes and embraces diversity

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Make Golf Your Thing

Invite, encourage and welcome "future golfers" to play at your facility

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Top D&I Center Headlines

D&I Center Pulse Spotlight

Nearly 6 in 10 owners felt strongly that "a marketing focus on diversity and inclusion efforts" was critical to the success of their facility...
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Diversity & Inclusion Center Content

  • SPONSORED CONTENT Courtesy: Rain Bird The turf maintenance industry has traditionally been male dominated. According to GCSAA, only 2% of their members are women. The industry is not easy for women to get into, but we have seen improvements. Yet there is much ...

  • By Harvey Silverman, Contributor, Golf Business | Silverback Golf Marketing  Jon Morley is a race car driver. He drives fast. Jon Morley is a golfer. He likes to play fast. Jon Morley is also the founder and "El Presidente" of the ...

  • As seen in Golf Business July/August 2022  By Scott Kauffman, Contributor, Golf Business: Renee Fluker has been helping people for most of her adult life in Detroit. Fluker, who raised a son as a single mother in the inner city, first left her mark on ...

  • By Michael Williams, Contributor, Golf Business  Earlier this June was Women’s Golf Day, a global celebration of women in golf and an invitation for more women to connect to the game. And last week, the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship ...

Announcements List

Top D&I Center Videos

Golf Business LIVE | June 2021 — "Divides... and expands." Jim Beatty, Founder of the African-American Golf EXPO & Forum, on the event's inclusive mission and the positive outcomes he anticipates throughout the industry.