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RDGA FOUNDATION

 RDGA Foundation Inc. Overview

 
The Foundation exists to Grow Junior Golf in Rochester
Golf gives children a great way to learn life lessons, grow as a person, and make lifelong friends.

The RDGA Foundation, Inc. and Rochester District Golf Association are dedicated to giving children within the RDGA district access and exposure to the game of golf. This is accomplished through programs we have administered for decades - featuring youth golf tournaments, coaching, training, and education of golf's etiquette, safety, rules, and fundamentals.
 
THE SUCCESS OF THESE JUNIOR GOLF INITIATIVES IN THE ROCHESTER AREA ARE MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH YOUR GENEROUS DONATIONS TO THE RDGA FOUNDATION, Inc.
 
CLICK HERE to make your donation today!
 
 
HERE are some of the programs that benefit from your donations to the RDGA Foundation, Inc.:
 
ForeSight Junior Golf Initiative
In 2016, the RDGA Foundation Inc. and Rochester District Golf Association introduced the ForeSight Junior Golf Initiative to enhance its role in growing the game while providing junior golfers will more opportunities to play and learn the game.
 
In the two years since then:
•    The Foundation has awarded summer golf memberships for juniors in coordination with the RDGA, Monroe County Parks Golf Courses, Kless-Myers Golf Management, and Section V Schools.
•    The seasonal golf memberships have provided more than a hundred junior golfers with unlimited golf privileges at all three Monroe County golf courses, located at Churchville, Durand Eastman and Genesee Valley Parks. Membership also includes use of the driving ranges at Genesee Valley and Churchville.
•    Section V middle school and high school physical education teachers and golf coaches have helped to identify students who demonstrate an interest in the game to be awarded summer ForeSight golf memberships.
•    The Foundation has funded the membership fee for each junior. Initially, the plan provided more than 60 juniors with memberships in 2016, and that number grew to more than 100 in 2017.
 
In 2018, plans are, once again, to grow the number of students in the ForeSight program. Updates about this year's ForeSight program will be posted here by March 9, 2018.
 
As a potential donor you can help us provide memberships to more students.
 
 
Scholarships
The Foundation and the Rochester District Golf Association have awarded scholarships annually to assist students in financing their college or university undergraduate educations.
 
The scholarship program has awarded over $320,000 to local students since its creation.
 
The Foundation would like to grow its ability to assist more students with scholarships.
 

Free USGA-RDGA GHIN Handicaps to all Juniors
Getting kids to have and use a golf handicap aligns them closer to the game, helps them improve their scoring and brings them to the golf course.  Handicaps make it fun for players of all abilities to play together!
 
This service will be promoted to our member clubs and the community to encourage juniors to sign up for a handicap, and ultimately play more golf.
 

What can YOU do to Help?
We are seeking donations to help us grow our programs and the game of golf in Rochester.  Would you like to help be a part of our great game in Rochester?
 
$100 for Individual Donors          $500 for Families and Organizations.
 
The names of individual donors giving $100 and families/organizations giving $500 will be displayed on our Foundation Honor Boards at our events for the entire 2016 year.
 
If you are interested in donating to the RDGA Foundation, or if you would like more information, please call the RDGA office at 585-292-5950.
 
CLICK HERE if you would like to send a donation directly to the RDGA Foundation, Inc., OR, send a check payable to the RDGA Foundation, Inc. at the following address:
 
RDGA Foundation, Inc.
2024 West Henrietta Road, Suite 5H
Rochester, NY 14623

The RDGA Foundation, Inc. is grateful for your support!
 
 

Rochester District Golf Association

2024 West Henrietta Rd, Suite 5H  |  Rochester, NY 14623
 
(585) 292-5950

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