Bermuda introduces Black Golfers Week to promote diversity in sport

The Bermuda tourism Authority, in partnership with the advocates PGA tour as well as PGA Magazine, has marked the culmination of Black history Month with the statement of an APGA competition to kick off Bermuda Black Camiseta PSV Eindhoven Golfers Week in October 2022.

Black Golfers Week is an effort to promote diversity with sports tourism. With the support of Butterfield Bermuda Championship, BTA held a preview weekend event in 2021 to showcase the idea as well as bring partners, sponsors as well as influencers together.

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“We are dedicated to taking on a leadership function in broadening gain access to to the sport of golf worldwide. Black Golfers Week will setting Bermuda as a leading light elevating diversity, equity, as well as inclusion in sport,” BTA chief executive policeman Charles H. Jeffers II said. “These conversations can enlighten as well as influence Camiseta VfL Wolfsburg golf communities of all backgrounds. Ultimately, our goal is to drive visitation as well as establish a framework for the sport that will deepen the skill pool, foster opportunity, as well as underscore Bermuda’s pioneering function in Black golf history.”

The 2021 event featured the Legends Lunch, a panel of regional as well as worldwide black sporting pioneers in golf, athletics as well as premier league soccer moderated by the BTA director of sports as well as business advancement Hazel Clark, a three-time U.S. Olympian. Olympian John Carlos, pioneering soccer player Clyde finest as well as worldwide golf pro Kim Swan explored their respective difficulties as minorities in sport as well as the activism needed to assist produce chances for the Black athletes who came behind them.

“This October, we will unveil an even more interesting itinerary to showcase our robust sports tourism infrastructure, celebrate our partnerships, as well as produce a memorable, impactful golf weekend for our visitors,” Clark said. “We are excited by the prospective of this event as well as look ahead to welcoming both golf enthusiasts as well as golf-curious travelers.”

Black Golfers Week will take location in Bermuda from October 24-31, 2022.

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