Support Our Mission 
Join Our Community

To subscribe to Golf Inclusion Monthly™, please Join Our Community in GAIN!

National Alliance Launches Education Hub

Available via GAIN - the Golf Access and Inclusion Network™

As announced on The Golf Wire on Jan 2, 2024: Charleston, SC: The National Alliance for Accessible Golf (the Alliance) announces the launch of the Alliance Education Hub, a free, publicly available learning platform designed to deliver on-demand education to support the organization’s mission “to increase the participation of people with disabilities in the game of golf.”

The Alliance Education Hub is available to anyone who seeks it through GAIN – the Golf Access and Inclusion Network™.

Initial offerings include a series of Onboarding Lessons designed for golf facility leadership and staff related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), types of disabilities, creating inclusive environments with policies, marketing and communications, along with building and golf course access requirements designed to prioritize the information owners and operators need to know. Micro-learning lessons are available as well for quick answers to common questions.

Education Credits are NOW Available for PGA and LPGA Members completing the Onboarding Series. More to come on education credits from additional golf industry associations!

To Learn More and Get Started Please Visit the Education Hub and GAIN.

Jan Bel Jan, ASGCA to Speak at the 2024 Golf Business Conference, Wed, Jan 24, 2024

Orlando, FL - Jan Bel Jan, ASGCA, National Alliance Board Member and Past President of the ASGCA will join Cathy Harbin, PGA, Owner of Pine Ridge Golf Course in Texas and Vice President of the National Golf Course Owners Association as Michael Williams, Executive Director of Cyrano Communications and Contributor, Golf Business drives the discussion "Guarantee Yours is a Welcoming Golf Facility - For the Good of the Game and the Betterment of your Business."

Register HERE for the 2024 Golf Business Conference!

2024 GCSAA Conference and Trade Show to Offer Several Access and Inclusion Education Opportunities in Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ - As the golf industry show season continues in Arizona with the GCSAA Conference and Trade Show following the Golf Business Conference and PGA Show taking place in Orlando the week prior, opportunities will continue for those seeking information on access and inclusion in the game of golf.

On Tuesday, Jan 30, Jan Bel Jan (pictured above) will participate during Facility Learning Tours at the Arizona Biltmore while Alliance Board Members Chava McKeel and Jason Sfire participate in the "Access and Inclusion in the Game of Golf" panel along with Scott Johnson from the Warrior Alliance and Anthony Netto, founder of the Stand Up and Play Foundation.

On Wednesday Jan 31st, Jason will be a guest on a live trade show floor podcast. On Feb 1st, Tracy Hupko, Executive Director of the I Got This Foundation and Amy Bockerstette will also participate in a podcast. Amy is a talented golfer and well known for telling Gary Woodland "I Got This" from a greenside bunker and then draining the 8-footer for par on the 16th hole during the 2019 Waste Management pro-am.

Register for the GCSAA Conference and Trade Show HERE!

Join the conversation by clicking the image above or HERE!

Golfers in Focus - Max Tagisala - In 2022, Max Togisala was on track to play collegiate golf when a ski accident in Idaho derailed his plans. After his spinal cord was severed at the T-12 level, Max was left paralyzed from the waist down and was uncertain how or even if he would be able to return to the course. Read More

Have You Evaluated Your Facility Yet?

Find out how via the resources and education provided by the National Alliance for Accessible Golf. Access the Checklist and learn more today.

The National Alliance for Accessible Golf is the industry leader in inclusion— working to ensure the opportunity for all individuals with disabilities to play the game of golf and is represented by major golf, recreation and therapeutic organizations across the country.

Use of materials from Golf Inclusion Monthly: Please note, the Alliance encourages you to repurpose and share articles we have written or that have been provided to us for publishing in Golf Inclusion Monthly. We request that you please reference Golf Inclusion Monthly Published by the National Alliance for Accessible Golf and share the link for the article you have sourced. If you have any questions, please reach out to Thank you. 

Thank you to our golf industry friends and supporters who contribute in so many ways to our mission of increasing participation of individuals with disabilities in the game of golf.

Please contact our Executive Director,, if you and/or your company are interested in helping us further enhance our educational and resource offerings as well as generating grant funds to distribute to programs across the country. 

Facebook  LinkedIn  Twitter