Native Youth Get Inside Look at Golf Industry

Native Youth Get Inside Look at Golf Industry

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown July 2nd, 2017 Blog

Native youth took part in the annual Native American Youth Golf Day this past week at the Santa Ana Golf Club owned and operated by Santa Ana Pueblo.

Not only did the kids get a chance to play golf, but learn what it takes to work in the golf industry, whether that's a full-time professional or those that help run the course and tournaments.

“Exposing them not only to the game of golf, but understanding what it takes to run an actual facility,” added PGA teaching professional Jason Montoya. “And there are many Native American-owned facilities, and this is a great opportunity for them to learn something.”

About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.


3 thoughts on “Native Youth Get Inside Look at Golf Industry

  1. Joseph Graywolf says:

    Keep me posted on any and all powwow that are coming up okay, please?

  2. That’s a beautiful thing to do. Teaching Native American youth to play golf. And everything else about it.
    And how to run a golf course.

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