(Palm Beach Gardens, FL, January 30, 2014) – ING (The International Network of Golf) announced the winners of the prestigious 21st Annual ING Industry Honors Awards recently and Pam Swensen CEO of the EWGA (Executive Women’s Golf Association) received the association’s Business Achievement Award.
In order to be nominated for the Business Achievement Award, an individual must be responsible for developing a major project or program, significantly exceeding the expectations of their job description, or demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities toward enhancing the game. Either way they have made significant contributions toward improving the way the business of golf is conducted.
Considered the "Academy Awards of the Golf Industry," the ING Industry Honors Award program is conducted by the non-profit, International Network of Golf, to recognize outstanding achievement in the golf business. Nominations were accepted throughout the year from anyone in the golf industry. Sub-committees trimmed the nominee list down to the top three Finalists in each category and ING members voted electronically to determine the winners.
The names of the winners were announced during the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida at the ING Industry Honors Presentation Press Conference on January 23rd.
“I’d like to thank the ING for this prestigious award,” said Pam Swensen, “just being named as a finalist was an honor in itself. I’d also like to share this award with the thousands of EWGA members across the country who make this great association what it is.”
About the EWGA
As the largest women-focused amateur golf association in the United States with chapters in nearly every U.S. major market and corporate center, the EWGA has connected more than 100,000 working and professional women who share a passion for cultivating relationships and enjoying the game of golf. Offering a wide range of affordable organized golf activities and educational programs, this award-winning association has been driving social and networking opportunities for women through the game of golf since 1991. With EWGA Chapters located in more than 120 cities throughout the United States as well as in international locations including Bermuda, Canada, Italy and South Africa, EWGA members are active participants in hundreds of communities. EWGA is a tax-exempt 501 (c) 6 membership association.
For more information about the EWGA and its membership, visit www.ewga.com.