WELCOME TO GULLAH GOLF LINKS
Our Mission: Link a Network of Golfers Through Culture, Heritage Tourism and Community Economic Development Opportunities.
beGullah Golf Links LLC (www.gullahgolflinks.com) is a golf and cultural heritage tourism digital marketplace. We leverage technology with our extensive social and knowledge capital with respect to golf courses, accommodations, dinning and entertainment to design, create and deliver unique cultural heritage Gullah inspired golfing holiday experiences.
Gullah Golf Links LLC, is physically located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, however due to the network effect of the internet we are connected to Gullah golfers represented across the routes of what was the Transatlantic Slave Trade and African Diaspora.
Gullah Golfers represent the reuniting of an international family of Pan-African golfers who have cultural heritage roots that are planted along the Transatlantic Slave Trade routes and throughout the African Diaspora. Gullah Golfers although primarily African-American, consist of a diverse player population of ethnicity’s and genders.
GULLAH GOLFERS MATTER
WE ARE GOLF – a coalition of the game’s leading associations and industry partners – unveiled its new U.S. Golf Economy Report at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with 11th annual National Golf Day.
Highlighting the study – conducted by TEConomy Partners – is $84.1 billion in activity directly driven by golf in 2016, a 22 percent rise from $68.8B in the 2011 report. The industry supported $191.9B in total annual activity, including 1.89 million jobs and $58.7B in wages and benefits.
Golf’s annual contributions to America’s economy also include:
–$34.4B in revenue from golf courses, clubs, resorts, driving ranges and other facilities
–-$25.7B in tourism spending
–$7.2B in new home construction in golf communities
–$6B in sales of golf equipment, apparel and supplies
–$2.4B in professional tournaments, associations and player endorsements
–$1.9B in investment in existing golf facilities
Demonstrating golfers’ and businesses’ commitments to charity, $3.94B was raised in 2016 through tournaments and other activities.
“The many positive trends show how golf is vital to the prosperity of America’s economic and social well-being,” says Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf Foundation and administrator of WE ARE GOLF.
“Increases in so many categories signify the health of golf has far-reaching influence across many sectors of the U.S. economy.
COMMUNITY ECONOMIC IMPACT MATTERS
Going beyond golf and business, Gullah Golf Links also believes that Black Lives Matter with respect to Black Economic and Environmental Impact. Gullah Golfers are like most golfers are professionals, executives and entrepreneurs with the incomes needed to support their passion for levering golf and cultural heritage tourism as an community economic development straregy to impact the community and golfing industry.