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The PGA of America’s commitment to achieving greater diversity in participation in the game and business of golf is a component of the Association’s strategic and annual business plans. Scholarship programs introduce young people of color to the golf profession, Play Golf America Days in minority communities and successful supplier diversity initiatives provide minority and women owned businesses access to the $76 billion golf industry. The PGA of America is proud to be a leader of diversity and inclusion in the golf industry through our workforce, supplier, member and player programs.

Our mission is to educate, inform and inspire our readers by providing content on business, employment and entrepreneurial opportunities including travel, golf trade programs, events and organizational development initiatives while we strive to grow the game and awareness of golf both as a sport and lifestyle among African Americans.

Supplier Profile: African American Golfer’s Digest

Classification/Certification: Corporation / MBE, WBE, SBE

Business Category: Advertising Services

Brief Description: The African American Golfer’s Digest is the nation’s leading publication for avid black golfers.  The full color, print edition (circulation 20,000) is available by subscription and through controlled drop shipment to 250+ annual golf tournaments directly related to our readership demographics, providing literature insertion, product sampling, promotional and marketing opportunities for our advertisers.

Our website portal ( provides article synopsis, editorial highlights, profiles and destination reviews with advertising opportunities targeted to our online readers and print subscribers.

Our signature programs include the annual “Diversity Pavilion” (100+ sq. ft) at the PGA Merchandise Show & Convention (January), annual “Outstanding Leaders In Golf” Awards (January), annual “Friends & Family Golf Cruise” (February), the “Bayou Golf Tournament” that precedes the ESSENCE Music Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana (July).  TGX Radio: The weekly Total Golf Xperience golf and lifestyles Internet radio show (90 minutes) host Edward Wanambwa highlights the latest news, notes and scores from all the major golf tours as well as breaking news, special interest stories, upcoming events and informative interviews.

Executive Team:
Debert Cook, CMP, Publisher/Editor-In-Chief
Edward S. Wanambwa, Senior Editor

Year Founded: 2003

Governance Oversight: Board of Directors

Geographic Coverage: United States

Corporate Headquarters: New York, NY

Primary Contact:
Debert Cook
80 Wall Street, Suite 720, New York, NY 10005
Phone: (212) 571-6559 Fax: (212) 571-1943