Impact and Importance of Junior Golf: Meet and Greet with some of the LPGA’s Best

By February 14, 2017 News No Comments

The latest event of the JGAA’s Speaker Series, two-time winner on the LPGA Tour, Cheyenne Woods, joins LPGA Hall of Famers Betsy King and Pat Bradley for a Q&A discussion covering the game of golf and how it impacts and empowers their lives. Open to LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Phoenix and JGAA members, the event will take place at Pinnacle Peak Country Club March 8, 4:30-6pm.  

King’s experience gained from her 34 LPGA and six major championships gives her a unique perspective that she will share with the juniors. She was a five-time member of the U.S. Solheim Cup team and one-time captain; three-time LPGA Player of the Year; and two-time Vare Trophy winner.

Bradley is credited as one of the best to play the game with 31 LPGA wins, including six major championships. She also earned the Patty Berg Award; captained the U.S. Solheim Cup team; played on the Solheim Cup team three times; earned was the LPGA Tour Player of the Year Award two times, as well as earning the Vare Trophy.

Woods is a native Phoenician with two LPGA wins as the sixth African-American to play on the LPGA Tour. Collectively, the panel boasts a combined 67 LPGA wins. 

“The JGAA Speaker Series is a great opportunity for juniors to hear inspiring success stories from professional golfers and community leaders as they transition into adulthood,” said Scott McNevin, Executive Director of the JGAA. “We are fortunate to team up with Girls Golf of Phoenix to provide an incredible panel of speakers for this event to discuss the choices they made during their successful careers.”

JGAA and LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Phoenix members are eligible to attend ongoing, informative and inspirational guest speaking events called the Speakers Series, where prominent people in the golf world and local community discuss the decisions they made, and how they influence their lives.

Please RSVP to jgaamail@jgaa.org or call the JGAA offices with any questions at 602.944.6168.

This event is open only to JGAA and LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Phoenix members. To learn more about the JGAA membership, contact Scott McNevin, JGAA Executive Director, smcnevin@jgaa.org

 

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