jim thorpe invitational
United Golfers Association (UGA) [Founded in 1925] is a 501C3 - non-profit organization that is committed to increasing the introduction, development and advancement of Black youth and adults within the sport of golf.The UGA shares a profound connection with the Jim Thorpe Invitational (JTI), an esteemed golf tournament established in 2022. As a non-profit organization, the UGA has played a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of minority representation in the world of golf for almost 100 years. The JTI serves as the premier annual fundraiser for the UGA, stands as a testament to their commitment to fostering inclusivity and providing opportunities for aspiring minority golfers.
The UGA and the Jim Thorpe Invitational share a symbiotic relationship, where the tournament serves as a flagship initiative, propelling the UGA's mission forward. The UGA's dedication to fostering diversity and creating opportunities through events like the JTI remains instrumental in breaking barriers and promoting equality within the realm of golf.