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Field Announced for 2023 PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship

PGA Works Collegiate Championship pin flag. (Photo by Montana Pritchard/PGA of America)
PGA REACH, a 501(c),(3) charitable foundation of The PGA of America today announced the field of the 2023 PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship. The PWCC is scheduled to be played at Shoal creek Club and Bent Brook Golf Course, Birmingham, Alabama.
The most culturally significant championship of collegiate golf will feature a competitive line-up of 30 teams representing Historically Black Colleges and Universities as well as Hispanic-serving Institutions and other minority-serving Institutions from across the country.
The PWCC is proud that Dunning Golf has been chosen as the Official Apparel Supplier for the championship. Dunning Golf will provide apparel support for all 30 teams participating at the Championship. The lifestyle and tech brand Dunning is available in more than 1,500 country clubs and resorts across the country as well online at
No. 14 at Shoal Creek Club.

No. 14 at Shoal creek Club
“The PWCC is such an important and influential Championship for the PGA as its impact goes well beyond the play on the course,” says PGA President John Lindert, the Director of Golf at the Country Club of Lansing in Michigan. “The Championship brings together student-athletes from diverse backgrounds to showcase their talent, and it highlights the positive impact golf can make on their lives. I look forward to seeing these outstanding young men and women compete as we hope to educate and inspire these student-athletes to pursue career opportunities in the business of golf.”
Division I (Men)
  • Alabama A&M University
  • Alabama State University
  • Chicago State University
  • Florida A&M University
  • Howard University
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Tennessee State University
  • Texas Southern University
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Division II (Men’s)
  • Bluefield State College
  • Fayetteville State University
  • Johnson C. Smith University
  • Kentucky State University
  • Lincoln University
  • Livingstone College
  • Miles College
  • Savannah State University
  • Virginia State University
  • Virginia Union University
Division for Women
  • Bethune-Cookman University
  • Chicago State University
  • Delaware State University
  • Howard University
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
  • Texas A&M University – Kingsville
  • Texas Southern University 
  • Western New Mexico University
Howard University's men's golf team at the 2022 PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship.

Howard University’s men’s golf team at 2022 PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship.
There will be 52 competitors representing 44 different programs in the individual divisions. Howard University will return looking to defend its title in the Men’s Division I Championship. Texas A&M – Corpus Christi will attempt to take home the Women’s title for the third year in a row. Sparky Ariyachatvakin of the University of Delaware will be defending his title for Men’s Individual Division.
Exemptions from the Epson Tour or Korn Ferry Tour are available for the third year. 
The top three finishers and ties in the Women’s Team or Individual Divisions will be eligible to apply for an exemption into the Epson Tour’s Guardian Championship, Sept. 15-17, at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Capitol Hill – Senator Course in Prattville, Alabama. The Guardian Championship Tournament Committee will examine all applications and decide whether to grant the exemption. 
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi women's golf team at the 2022 PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship.

The Texas A&M – Corpus Christi women’s golf team at the 2022 PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship.
Korn Ferry extended sponsor exemption applications to the top three finishers in the Men’s Division I, Men’s Division II and Men’s Individual Divisions. These individuals can apply to be exempted from the 2023 Price Cutter Charity Championship which will take place at Highland Springs Country Club, Springfield, Missouri, July 20-23.
“We are extremely excited to announce the impressive field set to compete in the 2023 PWCC,” said Scooter Clark, Director, PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship. “We are committed to enhancing the experience of underserved and underrepresented programs and students. The historic and transformative city of Birmingham is a tremendous location to host this Championship as we continue to spotlight these student-athletes and promote diversity in golf.”
The Championship is a 54-hole, stroke-play event contested across five divisions including: Division I Men’s Team, Division II Men’s Team, Women’s Team Division, Men’s Individual Division and Women’s Individual Division.
No. 5 at Shoal Creek Club.

No. Shoal Creek club, No.
The individual competition is open to all minority women and men student-athletes playing collegiate golf at the Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA and NJCAA level, or minority women and men enrolled in one of the PGA of America’s PGA Golf Management University Programs. 

Visit www.PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship for more information

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