Detroit’s Midnight Golf Program teaches lessons of the game and life
By Kyla Wright, MGP Alum and sophomore at Hampton University
The 2018 Masters Tournament has a new champion, and his name isn’t Tiger Woods.
But young black golfers, like the participants in Detroit’s Midnight Golf Program, are still excited about the game and their place in the sport.
The Midnight Golf Program, affectionately known as “MGP,” is a selective, golf-centered program that was founded by Reneé Fluker. The program is based in Detroit, and only high school seniors in the area are eligible for the prestigious program. Those granted a spot in MGP have an opportunity to gain mentorships and learn life skills, etiquette and more, all while learning the game of golf. They are supplied with a set of golf clubs and Midnight Golf paraphernalia, such as polo shirts, hats and golf gloves.[continue reading]
Source: The Undefeated
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