Black Golf Alliance Gives $7,500 to Benefit Texas
Southern University’s Golf Program
Donation Culminates a weekend of golf-related
activity in celebration of Juneteenth
During their recent Juneteenth golf event in Houston, TX, members of the Black Golf Alliance (from left: Al Quarles, Philadelphia, Pa.; Ro Thompson, Columbia, S.C.; Desirée Walker, Washington, D.C.; Odis Griffin, Columbia, Mo., presented Dr. Gary Grandison (center), head coach for Texas Southern University’s golf program, with a check for $7,500. According to Coach Grandison the funds will help establish an indoor golf training facility. For more information about the Black Golf Alliance, visit https://blackgolfalliance.com/. Photo Credit: James Brown Photography
(Houston, TX) – The Black Golf Alliance (The Alliance), a group of primarily African American golfers came together recently to celebrate Juneteenth with an inaugural golf event.
During the closing ceremony of the weekend, the Alliance presented Dr. Gary Grandison, head coach for TSU golf, with a check for $7,500. More than 80 golfers from 20 different locales supported this year’s event.
The mission of the Alliance is to grow the game of golf in the black community through love, unity, and respect for each other and the game itself. For more information about the Black Golf Alliance visit https://blackgolfalliance.com/.
Pictured at Cypress Lakes Golf Club in Houston, Texas, members of the Black Golf Alliance gather before the last golf event of the inaugural Juneteenth Golf Weekend celebration. For more information about the Black Golf Alliance visit https://blackgolfalliance.com/. Photo Credit: James Brown Photography