National Golf Day 2017 Set for April 26 in Washington, D.C.
WE ARE GOLF – a coalition of the game’s leading associations and industry partners – today announces the 10th annual National Golf Day will be held Wednesday, April 26 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
National Golf Day celebrates the game’s nearly $70 billion economy, $4 billion annual charitable impact and many environmental and fitness benefits. Industry leaders will meet with Members of Congress, the Executive Branch and federal agencies to discuss golf ’s 15,200-plus diverse businesses, two million jobs impacted, tax revenue creation and tourism value.
In May 2016, National Golf Day was the most successful to date with over 120 scheduled Congressional meetings in one day. Globally, the #NGD16 Twitter campaign eclipsed 52 million impressions and reached 17.7 million accounts, including 4.4 million users in a one-hour span.