PRESS RELEASE April 24, 2018

Yamaha and the National Golf Course Owners' Association Head to Capitol Hill for 11th Annual National Golf Day

Yamaha joins other golf-related, industry leaders to celebrate and grow the sport of golf.

Kennesaw, Georgia (April 24, 2018) — Yamaha Golf-Car Company’s President, Tom McDonald, joins CEO of the National Golf Course Owners’ Association (NGCOA), Jay Karen, and many other industry partners, to represent the game of golf and its national impact at We Are Golf’s 11th annual National Golf Day celebration in Washington, D.C. on April 25, 2018.

Yamaha will converge on Capitol Hill with We Are Golf—the coalition of golf’s leading associations and industry partners, including the NGCOA—for a week of community service activities and meetings with key legislative members to further the game by showcasing its tremendous contributions to the nation’s economy, charities, personal health, and more.

“Given how passionate we are about game of golf and the positive impact it has on men, women, and children everywhere, we felt compelled to deepen our involvement in ensuring the future of the game, by partnering with organizations like the NGCOA [as their official golf car], and participating in National Golf Day,” said Tom McDonald, President of Yamaha Golf-Car Company. “The advocacy work that NGCOA does on behalf of the golf industry helps us all. That is why I am here representing the Yamaha Golf Car team. We want to further support the protection and growth of the game that we all love.”

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About Yamaha Golf-Car Company
The Yamaha Golf-Car Company builds from the 60-plus-year legacy of the Yamaha brand to manufacture the most innovatively engineered and highest quality golf, utility, and specialty vehicles in the golf industry—in Newnan, Georgia since 1985. Yamaha was the first to develop Electronic Fuel Injection technology in a golf car (producing the best gas mileage and smallest carbon footprint); the first golf car with fully independent, four-wheel suspension (producing the smoothest ride in the game); and the first gas-powered car that is almost as quiet as an electric one.


For additional information, contact:
Latasia Brown
Yamaha Golf-Car Company