From the PGA
PGA of America Hosting First-Ever "Pride Day" at 2020 PGA Championship
The PGA of America is planning the first-ever "Pride Day" at the 2020 PGA Championship for Tuesday, August 4, in its commitment to grow the game inclusively.
'Pride Day' will include a Virtual LGBTQ Pride Panel discussion on Tuesday, entryway Pride flags at TPC Harding Park, and Pride lapel pins available in the player's locker room.
The PGA of America collaborated with the San Franciso Pride and National LGBT Chamber of Commerce to host the Pride Panel, which will take place from 11 am - 1 pm PT.
The panel will focus on ways to advance greater inclusion of LBGTQ individuals in the sport, workforce, and golf industry supply chain. Panelists include:
- Sandy Cross, Chief People Officer, PGA of America
- Greg Fitzgerald, PGA, Head Golf Professional, Institute Golf Club
- Tisha Alyn Abrea, Golfer and Social Media Influencer
- Suzanne Ford, Treasurer, San Francisco Pride
- Maya Reddy, Professional Golfer
- Jason Vita, Senior Manager, Corporate Relations, National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
- Ken Walton, Avid Golfer and Member of LGBTQ Community
- Kyle Winn, PGA Member
The panel will also include remarks from PGA of America President Suzy Whaley and San Francisco Mayor London Breed