Mackenzie Mack, LPGA, PGA, MBA, serves on the WE ARE GOLF Millennial Task Force. A professional golfer and certified LPGA and PGA of America teacher, Mack played collegiate golf at Indiana State University, where she graduated wit a B.S. in Business Marketing and Masters of Business Administration.
As PGA Professionals, we have the opportunity to be so much more than a golf coach to our young students. Whether employed at a green grass facility or within a program like The First Tee, we have a unique vehicle through which our youth players can grow and mature into young adults, skilled at playing golf, and equipped for so much more out of life. It’s a wonderful testament to golf and also to us as ambassadors of the game when we see a young, thriving golf program. Some facilities offer year-round opportunities, where others focus on summer in their efforts to evolve the sport.
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I get asked by better playing junior golfers, and parents of those juniors, whether they should play for their high school golf team.
Tampa, FL – On April 3, 2017, the PGA of America voted in its latest class of Class A members. Among them was professional golfer, Mackenzie Mack, making her the fifth African American woman in history to obtain class A PGA membership and the fourth to obtain both LPGA and PGA Class A membership.
Did you know that you don’t have to shoot 72 everyday to play college golf? There is a misconception that in order to play college golf you have to shoot 72, which is just not true.
Did you know…the 1st women’s golf tournament was held in 1811 at Musselburgh Golf Club in Scotland? Yes, women played golf before 1811 but this was the first organized tournament. Guess what 1st prize was? A fishing basket!