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Bridging the Generation (Golf) Gap

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.

Mackenzie Mack on the importance of retaining high school-aged students

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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