Investment In The Game Award - MASSGOLF

investment in the game award

Mass Golf is committed to investing in the golf industry’s workforce in support of its mission to advance the game of golf in Massachusetts. Beginning in 2023, multiple awards for financial support and assistance for individuals who are substantially connected to Mass Golf (Individual Membership, Member Club Membership, First Tee of Massachusetts, Youth on Course) and are looking to further their commitment and advancement in the business, management, operations and/or administration of golf. These merit-based awards will help serve the recipients as a bridge in the life-path associated with golf – as well as the industry – in creating more experienced leaders to support the game long-term.


Mass Golf encourages individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to apply for the Investment in the Game Award.


Multiple Awards Available in 2023

Application Process will open in early 2023

Please submit your name and email address below if you would like to be notified of when the application process has opened.

Eligibility & Expectations

  • Connected to the golf industry in Massachusetts personally or professionally through employment, volunteer work or membership.
  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Funds to be used by the applicant to:
    • Further their education, certifications and/or career advancement within the golf industry in Massachusetts.
    • Offset expenses or supplement an entry-level salary for a career change or internship within the golf industry in Massachusetts.
    • Offset expenses to create/support an industry impact program/service/initiative within the golf industry in Massachusetts.
  • Awards to be tracked based on use/need as well as successful progress, developments, and engagements.
  • Maintaining a connection to Mass Golf through volunteerism, leadership, and informational interviews.
  • Recipients of the awards are expected to remain in the golf industry for a minimum of two years after receiving the award. Residency, education and/or employment within Massachusetts is preferred, but not required.

**Note: This opportunity is not intended for a 4-year undergraduate program or to support a golf professional’s competitive/playing career.



  • Early 2023 – Application Process Opens
  • May 1, 2023 – Applications are Due
  • July 1, 2023 – Recipients Notified of Award


Committee Members

Megan Bearce*Thorny Lea Golf Club
Joe MahoneySalem Country Club
Eddie CordeiroBelmont Country Club
Sarah ForbesThe Kittansett Club
Jesse Menachem, Executive Director/CEO **Mass Golf
Catherine Carmignani, Assistant Executive Director **Mass Golf


* Denotes the committee chair.

** Denotes supporting staff.

Questions? Contact us.