Dear NCGA members

July 2009
NCGA Golf;Summer2009, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p66
The article offers information about Youth on Course program created by the Northern California Golf Association (NCGA) in Northern California. It states that Youth on Course aims to ensure youth in Northern California recognized and applied life skills including sportsmanship, responsibility, and perseverance while playing golf. It notes that Youth on Course increased the accessibility and affordability of the golf game that makes golf available to deserving youth.


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