Creating opportunities for HBCU golf teams

 

Growing the game of golf and building relationships on campus

 
 

Growing golf together

It’s time to go beyond what’s expected in golf. That’s why we’re reimagining the game alongside our team of Grant Thornton ambassadors, amplifying diverse voices, building connections and empowering those not often seen or heard. Ready to join us?
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Let’s drive the game forward

Grant Thornton is proud to support today’s great names in golf — and the next generation of golfers everywhere. Learn more about our mission to grow golf into a game for every player, everywhere.

 

It’s everyone’s game. Let’s play!

 
 

1:38  |  Transcript

 

Pranking the Pros

 

What happens when some little kids think they can putt better than you? We surprised our ambassadors on the green to see how they would react.

 
 

1:15  |  Transcript

 

The Pros Play Put a Finger Down

 

Trust us, golfers aren’t always so prim and proper. We played Put a Finger Down with the pros so you could see a whole new side to their personalities.

 
 

1:16  |  Transcript

 

Put a Finger Down: Part 2

 

Golf pros. They’re just like us. Get personal with Cameron Champ, Mel Reid and the Korda sisters in this edition of Put a Finger Down.

 
 

Our Grant Thornton

ambassadors

 

Our team of stars aren’t just on the leaderboard — they’re helping to lead change on and off the course with a commitment to growing the game for all — and we’re with them every step of the way.

Rickie Fowler

Murrieta, CA

Nelly Korda

Brandenton, FL

Mel Reid

Derby, UK

Collin Morikawa

Los Angeles, CA

Danielle Kang

Las Vegas, NV

Cameron Champ

Sacramento, CA

Jessica Korda

Brandenton, FL

 
 

Creating opportunity beyond the course with HBCU’s

 

We’re empowering Historically Black Colleges and Universities as part of an initiative to grow the game of golf and build relationships on campus. Our collaboration will create new opportunities for student athletes on and off the course. It’s everybody’s game. Let’s play!

 
 

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HBCU school support

 

We’re supporting HBCU golf programs at Alabama State, North Carolina A&T, North Carolina Central, Prairie View A&M, Tennessee State, and Texas Southern. This support will help grow the game of golf and provide resources to student athletes on campus.

 
 

Alabama State University

 
 

North Carolina A&T University

 
 

North Carolina Central University

 
 

Prairie View A&M University

 
 

Tennessee State University

 
 

Texas Southern University

 
 
 
 

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It’s time for a new par

 

In golf, par is what aim for — but what if we aspired beyond strokes and scores? At Grant Thornton, our new par is to empower those not often seen or heard in golf. What’s yours?

 
 
 

By the numbers

 
 

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Episode 1
 

Diversity

 

Michael Wilbon shines a light on golf’s lesser-known scorecard, sitting down with ambassador Cameron Champ to discuss on how diversity can drive the game into the future.

 
 

4:43  |  Transcript

 
Episode 2
 

Access

 

Today’s game of golf is growing beyond the country club. Michael Wilbon and ambassador Cameron Champ discuss access to golf and how it affected Cameron’s pathway to the game. The more places we can play, the more people we can welcome to the game.

 
 
 
 

The future of golf:
Unfair challenge

 

What does it take to set up a shot when you’re not set up for success? We challenged LPGA pros Nelly and Jessica Korda to play at a disadvantage to show that, while barriers can be part of the game, they shouldn’t keep people from playing it.

 
 

7:07  |  Transcript

 
 

Every player. Everywhere.

 

Learn how we’re using our platform to create connections, drive discussion and celebrate those not often seen or heard. Because we believe the future of golf should be for everyone.

 
 

4:45  |  Transcript

 

Be Proud. Be You. Pride-themed yardage book collaboration with Mel Reid

 
 

0:22  |  Transcript

 

We’re partnering with N.C. A&T to create opportunities for more players.

 
 

4:54  |  Transcript

 

Adaptive golfer Marcus Williams challenges perceptions of who can play the game.

 
 

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Accessibility is game-changing. Just ask Blind Golf World Champion Chad NeSmith.

 
 

5:01  |  Transcript

 

A Par 5 with only a putter? Leave it to World Long Driver Champion Maurice Allen.

 
 

26:35  |  Transcript

 

ESPN’s Michael Wilbon reimagines golf’s future with a panel of its leading voices.

 
 
 

Proud Partner of

THE PLAYERS®Championship

 

 

HE PLAYERS Championship is one of the PGA TOUR®’s premiere and most anticipated tournaments. It gathers the game’s greatest golfers to compete for one of its most coveted titles, creating unforgettable moments that have defined careers. Home to THE PLAYERS Championship, the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass is one of the truest tests in golf, including the iconic 17th hole Island Green.

 
 

Beyond the competition

 
 

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Spotlight on our Charity of the Day

 

As a Proud Partner, we’re thrilled to support our Purple Paladin, WeaveTales, as our 2022 Charity of the Day. Local to Jacksonville, WeaveTales is dedicated to amplifying individual refugee voices and creating more inclusive communities through the power of storytelling. Learn more about all our Paladins here.

 
 

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Behind the scenes at THE PLAYERS

 

What really goes into a creating championship golf event? Watch for an exclusive look into what happens behind the camera and off the green at THE PLAYERS Championship.

 
 
 

1:01  |  Transcript

 

Take your shot

 

Waiting for the perfect conditions isn’t a strategy. When champions like Rickie Fowler see opportunity, they don’t just take aim. They swing.

 
 

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Learn how we help you make the most of every shot — and stay in the lead.
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