Carolinas PGA Section Welcomes Gaby Rivera-Garcia as the Second Annual Sunny Harris Hutchinson PGA WORKS Fellow
GREENSBORO, NC (May 23, 2019) – The PGA REACH Carolinas Foundation & the Carolinas PGA is proud to introduce its second annual Sunny Harris Hutchinson PGA WORKS Fellow, Gaby Rivera-Garcia. Gaby is a 2019 graduate of Chowan University (Murfreesboro, North Carolina), where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with a minor in coaching. Gaby was also a four-year member of the Chowan Women’s golf team, serving as the team captain for her final two years. Originally from Puerto Rico, Gaby moved to the United States in 2012 and has resided in Ruther Glen, Virginia for the past seven years. Growing up in martial arts, she made the switch to golf by the beginning of high school and has been hooked ever since!
“I have been passionate about the game of golf for as long as I can remember and knew that I wanted to make an earning out of it. I was thrilled to hear that PGA REACH Carolinas wanted me to be a part of their team.” Gaby said. “How many people can say that they landed their dream job out of college on the first try? I am grateful and excited to step into a hands-on role with the PGA WORKS program to expand my knowledge of the golf industry!”
About the Carolinas PGA Section
Since its inception in 1923, the Carolinas PGA Section has been committed to nurturing and improving the quality of the game for the thousands of golfers using its member facilities. Now the largest of the PGA’s forty-one sections, the Carolinas PGA Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association boasts over 2,000 professional members and represents more than 500 golf facilities within North and South Carolina as well as portions of southern Virginia.
About PGA REACH Carolinas
PGA REACH, the 501(c)(3) foundation of the PGA of America, is honoring the legacy of Sara “Sunny” Harris Hutchinson by naming the PGA REACH Carolinas PGA WORKS Fellowship, The Sunny Harris Hutchinson PGA WORKS Fellowship.
The Sunny Harris Hutchinson PGA WORKS Fellowship will go on in perpetuity in the Carolinas PGA Section and will continue to help evolve the changing demographic composition of the golf industry workforce, so that it reflects the demographic composition of modern-day America. Sunny Harris Hutchinson PGA WORKS Fellowship participants receive a salary, benefits, and housing during their time in the program. PGA REACH Carolinas has a goal of raising $300,000 to cover ongoing program expenses for the next 10 years.
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