Brookline Country Club Announces Lee Elder Internship
The Country Club at Brookline has announced the formation of the Lee Elder Internship.
Lee Elder was the first African American golfer to play in The Masters and the first African American member of the United States Ryder Cup team.
“The Lee Elder Internship is being established with the goals of introducing underrepresented individuals to the game of golf and showcasing the game’s many career pathways. There are more than 2 million jobs in the golf industry, and many of them are instrumental in preparing for and running a major golf event,” writes The Country Club in a press release.
The internship will be a week long course during which 25 interns will get a behind the scenes look at the many facets of the golf business.
It is run in partnership with the USGA.