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Please join us on Wednesday May 18th by registering to attend in person on-site at the PGA Championship, Southern Hills Golf Club located at 2636 E. 61st St., Tulsa, OK 74136.  You may also join us virtually by registering for the virtual experience to be held in the PGD Global Virtual Country Club.

Dress code for those attending on-site will be Business & Sports Professional attire. Be sure to come looking your best and be eager to explore and network with all the special guests, panelists and attendees. For those of you joining us virtually, we look forward to e-connecting with you!

Onsite Registration

Virtual Registration

HOSTS

Rachel Melendez-Mabee
Rachel Melendez-Mabee
Will Lowery
Will Lowery
Nisha Sadekar
Nisha Sadekar
Doug Smith
Doug Smith

SPECIAL GUESTS

Seema Sadekar
Seema Sadekar
Bradford Wilson
Bradford Wilson
Bryan Gallo
Bryan Gallo

HOSTS

Rachel Melendez-Mabee
Rachel Melendez-Mabee
Nisha Sadekar
Nisha Sadekar
Seema Sadekar
Seema Sadekar
Will Lowery
Will Lowery
Doug Smith
Doug Smith
Bradford Wilson
Bradford Wilson

SPECIAL GUESTS

Bryan Gallo
Bryan Gallo

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Learn more about BEYOND THE GREEN @ THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIP and how career opportunities in golf are flourishing with PGA of America and PGA REACH!

11:00 AM – 11:05 AM

Rachel Melendez-Mabee and Jim Richerson welcome attendees with a dynamic discussion on the many opportunities available to students from diverse backgrounds in the world of golf and helps them connect with industry professionals that can give them a deeper understanding of the game.

11:05 AM – 11:10 AM

The next generation of golf pros and special leaders take a deep dive with entrepreneur Nisha Sadekar and NBC’s Will Lowery to explore the career opportunities surrounding the game of golf.

11:10 AM – 11:20 AM

Leaders from the PGA of America share important insights on how they’re making opportunities more accessible for all and how the work being done by the PGA, PGA Reach and PGA Works is paving the way forward for the students from diverse backgrounds.

11:50 AM – 12:20 PM

The business world and golf world collide and thrive as the sport has proven to be a valuable professional skill that can give players access to the decision makers and key leaders, making diversity in golf a more important endeavor that can spark cultural change.

11:55 AM – 12:20 PM

Get an inside look at the world of sports broadcasting and how diversity can encourage more accurate and inclusive storytelling that can both educate viewers and draw more interest in the game of golf.

12:25 PM – 12:55 PM

Students and guests will enjoy southern comfort food from Wanda J’s, a true multigenerational family restaurant in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the city’s Greenwood District – aka Black Wall Street. 

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Get an inside look at the world of technology and how diversity can encourage more unique jobs in the world of golf and draw more interest and creativity in the game of golf.

1:50 PM – 2:25 PM

Get an inside look at the world of sports broadcasting and how diversity can encourage more accurate and inclusive storytelling that can both educate viewers and draw more interest in the game of golf.

2:30 PM – 2:55 PM

Looking forward to the future of the game with special remarks from the CEO of the PGA of America, Seth Waugh.

3:00 PM – 3:05 PM

A special musical performance by Natalie Sims to close out the day of celebration!

3:10 PM – 3:20 PM

The PGA of America takes youth attendees on-course for a first look behind the scenes of a major championship. The attendees will explore the course, learn the history and integrate into the preparation of one of the most renowned events in golf.

3:25 PM – 5:00 PM

Attendees will receive specialty gift bags from all the amazing partners and sports teams before heading back home as a thank you for the day!

5:00 PM & STUDENT DEPARTURE

PARTNERS

PGA WORKS COLLEGIATE CHAMPIONSHIP

MAY 1, 2022 | COMCAST TECHNOLOGY CENTER

Learn more about BEYOND THE GREEN @ THE RYDER CUP and how career opportunities in golf are flourishing with PGA of America and PGA REACH!

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