PEBBLE BEACH, Ca. — Youth on Course — the non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the landscape of golf and the lives of young people through opportunities on and off the golf course – has announced that Tai Moran has joined its staff as a Regional Development Officer.
Moran will serve Youth on Course in a hybrid role, inspiring meaningful philanthropy through the organization and nurturing relationships with allied golf associations, junior golf programs, and golf facilities to ensure young people in Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota, Kansas and New Mexico can play and foster relationships through the game of golf. Moran has an extensive background working with non-profit organizations, with previous roles as Vice President for Development for RAICES, Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, in his home city of San Antonio, TX. He also served as Regional Affairs Director for the World Golf Foundation and was Executive Director for The First Tee of Houston.
“We are thrilled to add someone of Tai’s background and experience to our team,” says Adam Heieck, CEO of Youth on Course. “His track record of producing growth and results for non-profit organizations, and his work in the golf industry, make him a dynamic addition to Youth on Course as we continue to grow and expand.”
Operating across North America, Youth on Course has more than 130,000 active members. Since 2006, juniors have played more than 1.3 million subsidized rounds of golf while the organization has helped generate more than $8 million in tee-time revenue reimbursed back to individual golf courses. In addition to subsidized rounds, Youth on Course puts their members’ lives on a different trajectory by providing off-course growth and learning experiences, including paid internships, a caddie program, and nationwide scholarships, with more than 300 students awarded with college scholarships to date totaling more than $2 million awarded through the scholarship program.
About Youth on Course
The core purpose of Youth on Course is to help young people grow and succeed both on and off the course by providing opportunities to play, learn, grow, and build relationships through affordable, inclusive access to play. More than 130,000 members play more than 1,700 golf courses for $5 or less, benefit from career opportunities through the caddie and internship program and receive college scholarships. Headquartered in Pebble Beach, Youth on Course is a 501(c)3 organization that began as the charitable arm of the Northern California Golf Association. Since 2006, more than one million subsidized rounds have been played by Youth on Course members and more than $2 million has been awarded in college scholarships. Across North America, Youth on Course serves all of the United States of America and parts of Canada.