Native Youth Get Inside Look at Golf Industry

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown July 2nd, 2017 Last Updated on: July 2nd, 2017

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.”

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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 PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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Craig Apelbaum

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.

Joseph Graywolf

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

Paul G

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