PGA REACH has awarded scholarships to 10 students through the PGA WORKS Golf Management University Scholarship Program for the 2021-2022 academic school year. These $8,000 scholarships are designed to improve the recruitment and retention of talented and motivated students from diverse backgrounds, who are pursuing PGA Membership through PGA Golf Management University Programs nationwide.
The PGA WORKS initiative is designed to evolve the demographic composition of the golf industry’s workforce and the PGA of America’s Membership. Scholarship recipients will pursue full-time undergraduate studies at one of the 18 accredited PGA Golf Management Universities during the 2021-2022 academic year, with an ultimate goal of obtaining PGA Membership.
Scholarship recipients were selected on the basis of: Academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors and work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unique personal or family circumstances, an outside appraisal, demonstrated active participation in the game of golf and playing ability.
2021-2022 PGA WORKS
Program Recipients • Natalie Brosig: Erie, Pa. – Methodist University -PGA Program Class of 2025 • Brianna Fleming: Monaca, Pa. – Coastal Carolina University – PGA Program Class of 2022 • Mark Howard: Lexington, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University – PGA Program Class of 2023 • Leah Im: Las Vegas – University of Nevada, Las Vegas – PGA Program Class of 2023 • Brayden Kelley: Fruita, Colo.- University of Colorado, Colorado Springs – PGA Program Class of 2024 • Nathan Koch: Franksville, Wis. – Coastal Carolina University – PGA Program Class of 2023 • Emily Gustafson: Holdrege, Neb. – University of Nebraska, Lincoln – PGA Program Class of 2024 • Jerrell Parrish: Hyattsville, Md. – University of Nevada, Las Vegas – PGA Program Class of 2023 • Elizabeth Roch: Hebron, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University – PGA Program Class of 2022 • Rachel Wohn: Savannah, Ga. – Clemson University – PGA Program Class of 2022