New York City has thirteen public golf courses in five boroughs. Although the fees at these courses are considerably below that of privately run facilities, challenging economic conditions, have made it more difficult for families to introduce their youngsters to the game of golf. Our aim is to open access to golf facilities, improve those facilities, sponsor new programs, and cultivate a new generation of golfers who will enjoy the benefits of the game including improved physical and mental health, honesty, ethics, fellowship, self-discipline, team play, fairness and self-reliance.
- We are partnering with the Bergen Beach Youth Organization to allow children to access Marine Park Golf Course during their Summer Camp season for group instruction and recreation. Bergen Beach also assisted in registering the Course as a work-site for the Summer Youth Employment Program and placed interns at this location.
- We are developing curriculum units and materials for use in instructional programs.
- We serve to accommodate school and organizational golf teams for practice and match play activity.
As a result of similar economic conditions described above, senor citizens are also often cut-off from utilizing their leisure time pursuing golf activity. Our aim is to make the game more affordable and accessible to the substantial population of older adults in the Borough. We do this by…
We will reach out to other underrepresented populations such as Brooklyn’s emerging ethnic groups and women to provide …