(Greensboro, NC) July 19, 2019 – The Section is excited to announce the hiring of Telvin Walker, to the position of Event Coordinator. Telvin is joining the staff full time after completing a year as the inaugural Sunny Harris Hutchinson WORKS Fellow for the CPGA. He will play a vital role in the administration of charitable events such as PGA REACH Harvick4Heroes Charity Pro-Am, PGA REACH State Open Pro-Ams and our HOPE Cup. Telvin will also assist with Section tournaments, PGA REACH programming, as well as spearheading our community outreach efforts with local youth organizations.
Telvin came to us in May 2018 from Livingstone College after graduating near the top of his class while excelling on their golf team. He has done a phenomenal job working with our PGA REACH Carolinas team, raising the bar for PGA Junior League, DCP’s and our HOPE Chapters.
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.