Encouraging Women of Color to learn and play recreational golf
WOCG Members, Advisory Board and Supporters - You're INVITED:
We are pleased to announce, our WOCG Board Member, Dr. Michael Cooper, will be inducted into the African American Golfer’s Hall of Fame (AAGHOF), on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at East Pointe Country Club in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Join the WOCG Members to witness this prestigious honor of Dr. Michael Cooper, at the induction ceremony on Sunday, May 27th at 5:00p.m. For more information or additional questions, contact Malachi Knowles, 561 844-977
The induction activities for the (AAGHOF) inductees will begin May 24 – May 27th. For more details on the event activities, click the link: http://africanamericangolfershalloffame.com/ You may register for multiple events (Golf tournament, Fish Fry, Induction Ceremony) or a single event. The purpose of the African American Golfers Hall of Fame (AAGHOF) is to celebrate and honor the history and achievements of African Americans in the game of golf. Dr. Mike Cooper has been in the golf industry over 35years and is passionate about promoting the inclusion and diversity of golf, to ensure golf is reflective of today’s changing demographic.
Dress Code: Black Tie (Optional): Induction Ceremony Location: Eastpointe Country Club
AFRICAN AMERICAN GOLFER'S DIGEST
YOU ARE NOT ALONE
Women Of Color Golf at Innisbrook “A Valspar Championship Week to Remember!”
By James R. Beatty Published: 2018
The Women of Color Golf first graduating class for 2018 on a field trip to Valspar Championship.
TAMPA BAY TIMES
Tampa’s Centre for Women celebrates Waves of Change, waves of help
By Katelyn Massarelli, Times Staff Writer Published: March 23, 2018
Volume 9- Number 32 MARCH/APRIL 2018 – ONYX MAGAZINE
WOMEN OF INGENUITY: Driving In the Green
by Alexias Brasfield: Women Of Color Golf is helping sistahs set up their professional game and level the playing field.
WOCG proudly announces and sends congratulations to their 2018 Ambassador, Sadena Parks!
Sadena Parks is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the Symetra Tour. She was born May 4, 1990. She became the first African American to win on the Symetra Tour since LaRee Sugg in 1998. She is the first African American to earn her Tour card through the Symetra Tour and she is the fifth African American to play on the LPGA Tour. She started playing golf at the age of nine and credits her father as having the most influence on her career.
She is passionate about introducing young girls and women of color to
the game of golf. Her hobbies include shopping, watching Hulu and having dinner with friends.
This year, Women of Color Golf is receiving the local community award. Clemmie C Perry is extremely honored and humbled to receive this most prestigious recognition
The recipient of the Waves Award pays tribute to a local woman who has turned the tide for women’s leadership in our Tampa Bay community. Our local recipient is Clemmie C. Perry.
Learn about the Helen Gordon Davis Centre For Women here
Utilizing Golf As an Inclusive Platform to Empower Women and Girls, with Colin Weston & Clemmie Perry.
First Person: A Golf Summer to Remember
Read article on GOLF FOR HER here
By Livi Simone Grant
» article posted on GOLF 20/20 » Download PDF of the article.
Florida Sports Hall Of Fame (FSHOF) appoints Clemmie C. Perry, Executive Director, Women of Color Golf, as new Board Member.
»Florida Sports Hall Of Fame (FSHOF) appoints Clemmie C. Perry, Executive Director, Women of Color Golf, as new Board Member. Some members of the FSHOF include: Emmit Smith, Vinny Testaverde, Dan Marino, Deion Sanders, Pat Summerall, etc.Read more about FSHOF
The Florida Sports Hall of Fame recognizes and honors Florida’s greatest sports figures and leverages this collective celebrity to promote fitness awareness, education and sports activities among our state’s youth and adults.
Golfers will have a chance to tee it up with sports legends at the inaugural FAME FOR KIDS CLASSIC at the luxurious Reunion Resort near Orlando, August 18–19. Register to play!
WE ARE GOLF - Clemmie Perry is the Executive Director for Women of Color Golf.
Photo Credit: Dominique Berry
» See an article published on WE ARE GOLF, a coalition of the game’s leading organizations.
POSTED:MARCH 08 2017 on WEAREGOLF.ORG
TAMPA (FOX 13) - Clemmie Perry is teaching a young woman the ins and outs of golf, a sport she loves. But it's not just lessons. It's a movement.
» See the video on Fox 13 News By: Shayla Reeves, FOX 13 News
POSTED:FEB 07 2017 03:45PM EST
It's no secret that Golf has relatively few people of color playing, but that will change if one organization's initiative is successful
Article published on EBONY.COM
by Michael Cottman / Urban News Service, November 15, 2016
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Women of Color Golf (WOCG) and Girls On The Green Tee (GOTGT) programs, has been selected by The White House Champions of Change for Extracurricular Enrichment for Marginalized Girls. The Champions of Change are being recognized for making a positive change in their communities for advancing equity for marginalized girls, including girls of color, through extracurricular and after school enrichment programs. On September 30, 2016, Clemmie Perry, Founder, WOCG & GOTGT will be honored with other Champions of Change for their tremendous work and leadership in their communities.
Four Black golfers compete in Cambia Portland Classic
Published by www.blackgirlsgolf.net
A 1st in 66 yr history of @LPGA 4 Black women on tour.
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Hello friends - Thank you for supporting PowHERful™ Tampa! You made it possible to bring this free summit to the young women of Tampa and we couldn't be more proud and appreciative. There are so many special memories from this year's PowHERful™ Tampa and we wanted to share a few with you.
Offering oppotunities to broaden horizons is what PowHERful™ is all about. Here young women learn the art of putting with Women of Color Golf, one of our fantastic partners for the event.here
Date: Aug 26, 2015 2:39 PM by Taroue Brooks
WOCG partner Golf. My.Future.My Game., Washington, D.C., Craig Kirby, Founder, featured in Rollingout magazine which reaches over 6 million people.
Clemmie Perry Women of Color Golf ( WOCG) www.womenofcolorgolf.org 813 892-0659
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FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN
Congratulations to Vasti Amaro, WOCG Advisory Board member, who recently participated in the 4th Annual Abe Brown Ministries Legacy Golf Tournament, Innisbrook Golf Resort, Palm Harbor, Florida, June 10, 2015, to celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Abraham Brown.
Winning the Dimmitt Cadillac Cup Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive were Vasti Amaro (Women's) and Ryan Teneyck (Men's). We are so proud to have Vasti Amaro, as one of our WOCG Advisory Board Members. She has been very instrumental in the areas of leadership and strategic planning. Thanks,
Clemmie Perry Women of Color Golf ( WOCG) www.womenofcolorgolf.org 813 892-0659
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Women of Color Golf (WOCG) and Golf. My Future. My Game. have formed a strategic collaborative partnership
WOCG Press Release, Tampa, Florida July 16, 2015
Re: Women of Color Golf ( WOCG), Tampa Florida
Women of Color Golf (WOCG) and Golf. My Future. My Game. have formed a strategic collaborative partnership to serve as a protagonist to advance the practice of inclusion throughout the industry, and to live the rhetoric of greater diversity in the sport and business of golf.
Our objective is to be a driver of opportunities for growing participation in golf, particularly women, the millennial generation, and all people--regardless of how humble their upbringing or the color of their skin.
For more information visit: www.womenofcolorgolf.org | www.golfmyfuturemygame.org Contact Info: Clemmie Perry | email: email@example.com
Photo 1: WOCG & EWGA Leaders meet at Vinoy Renaissance Golf Resort & Spa, St. Petersburg, Florida
Pictured: Left to right: Becky Maculuso (EWGA), Vasti Amaro (WOCG), Clemmie Perry, (WOCG Founder & President), Pam Swensen (CEO, EWGA), Lynne Morgan(EWGA, Tampa Chapter, Member Recruitment)
Photo2: Craig Kirby, Golf. My Future. My Game. (Founder), Pam Swensen (CEO, EWGA),
National Golf Lobby Day on Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)
Sherrice will have a special focus on golf and postural assessments, wellness and preventing injuries.
SHERRICE BROUSSARD ROSE DPT PT CGFI is the co-director of Therapydia Tampa, a physical therapist directed practice based on orthopaedic, spine and sports assessment, treatment and wellness in Tampa Bay, FL. Sherrice practices evidence based physical therapy, emphasizing movement assessment, manual therapy, wellness, optimal performance and injury prevention. Sports training specialties includes but is not limited to Golf, Dance Medicine and Pilates. After graduating from LSU with a Bachelor's of Science degree-Microbiology, Sherrice was accepted into the graduate program at Emory University, graduating with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2004. A Louisiana native, Sherrice worked for University of Texas Medical School-Houston Texas prior to graduate work, researching genetic data pertaining to orthopaedics, contributing to published articles in Clinical Genetics, Journal of Medical Genetics and Genomics. After a recent move to Tampa, FL, Sherrice joined the STRAZ CENTER'S Patel Conservatory as a Adjunct Faculty Member and Mat Pilates instructor in Tampa, FL in 2012. With her background in treating sports and golf injury and utilizing her physical therapy and pilates training, she enhances the conditioning and performance of the golfer through therapeutic movement instruction and currently lectures in body awareness and injury prevention workshops. Sherrice commits to continued education to maintain competency in orthopaedics, spine, sports, wellness and injury prevention. She has trained nationally in a multitude of areas including pilates, dance medicine, golf assessment, kinesiotaping and attends orthopaedic and sports seminars to expand her knowledge base so the patient may be treated with an evidence based approach. Sherrice's certifications include TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and a Power Pilates Certification. Sherrice is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), APTA Orthopaedic Section, APTA Performing Arts Special Interest Group, Titleist Performance Institute, President of the EMORY UNIVERSITY Alumni Chapter of Tampa Bay and is involved with The First Tee of Tampa Bay as a Champions Council Member.
Blog Article: Golf. My Future.My.Game, Craig Benjamin Kirby, Washington, D.C.
Article: Women Of Color Golf | march 1, 2015
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International golf organization appoints Tampa CEO, Women of Color Golf to promote diversity
Women of Color Golf’s CEO, Clemmie Perry appointed to join the World Golf Foundation Women’s 20/20 Task Force to support diversity in Golf.
Tampa, Fla. (February 16 2015) – Clemmie Perry, CEO of Tampa’s Women of Color Golf (WOCG), is appointed to join the World Golf Foundation Women’s Golf 20/20 Task Force in 2015. The World Golf Foundation, is a global organization dedicating to developing and supporting initiatives that positively impact lives through the game of golf and its traditional values. Perry will be joining to bring her unique perspective on diversity.
This appointment will allow WOCG to work with long established golf organizations such as: The World Golf Foundation, the United States Golf Association (USGA), Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA), PGA Tour Headquarters (PGAHQ), Executive Women Golf Association( EWGA), The First Tee, Club Corp, Golf for A Cause and other golf entities and consulting groups.
Women of Color Golf (WOCG), is a non-profit organization that encourages women of color to participate in the game through clinics, webinars, social activities and networking opportunities. WOCG also sponsors a mentoring program, Girls On the Green Tee (GOTG), designed to encourage young girls (7-14) and college prep students (14-19) to learn the game and help prepare them for life.
WOMEN OF COLOR GOLF attends event at USF Marshall Student Center Women of Color Golf (WOCG) meets with the featured guest Sheila Johnson, CEO Salamander Hotel and Resorts and Vice Chairman of Monumental Sports and Entertainment
Business Woman, Sheila Johnson speaks in Tampa at USF lecture series.
Clemmie Perry, WOCG Founder & Director and Vasti Amaro, WOCG Advisory Board were also invited to a private reception for the event hosted by Beyond the Baseline.
» Read article - Billionaire Businesswoman Speaks In Tampa from the Florida Sentinel Bulletin
Names from left to right: Atty. Monica Williams Harris, Atty Carolyn House Stewart, Dr. Sheila Johnson, Elaine Bryant, Clemmie Perry (WOCG Founder & Director) and Vasti Amaro ( WOCG Advisory Board)
12/30/2014 – African American GOLFER'S Digest News
WOMEN OF COLOR GOLF
WOCG Featured in African American Golfers Digest Magazine.
12/16/2014 – African American GOLFER'S Digest News
WOMEN OF COLOR GOLF
Women of Color Golf (WOCG) Celebrate Its Inauguration
Kennie Sims comments on Dr. Charles Sifford receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Audio File: From Kennie Sims, V.P. Operations Tampa Sports Authority | Interview - Kennie Sims gives remarks in Washington, D.C., on Dr. Charles Sifford receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom | November 24, 2014
Announcement- WOCG partners with Hillsborough Community College to start Fall golf classes at Golfer's Grail.
Announcement- The First Tee Advisory Board Appointment for Women of Color Golf (WOCG): On August 21, 2014, Ms. Clemmie Perry, Director of Women of Color Golf (WOCG) was appointed to The First Tee Tampa Bay, Board of Advisors. The First Tee is Tampa's top youth development program which teaches life skills & leadership through golf. Clemmie will begin to serve in this role in September and will provide representation for (WOCG, MOCG and GOTG-T).
Phone: (813) 892-0659
Mail: Women Of Color Golf
P.O. Box 75361. Tampa, Florida, 33675
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