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Billy Payne Announces Drive, Chip & Putt Event; Hopes To Grow Golf Among Youth
Published April 9, 2013
GROWING THE GAME: In Atlanta, Chip Towers notes the competition was the "brainchild of a coalition" of the Masters Tournament Foundation, the USGA and the PGA of America in its continued effort to “grow the game” of golf among America’s youth. USGA President Glen Nager said that there has been a 30% "decline in participation in junior golf" (ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION, 4/9).