The Golf Alliance of Oregon asks that each of you in the Golf Industry take the time to contact your local legislators to promote the economic, environmental, charitable, and health & wellness aspects of the game of golf.
Governor Kate Brown Proclaims May "Oregon Golf Month"
WHEREAS: According to the Golf Alliance of Oregon, Oregon’s golf industry generates a total economic impact of $2.0 billion annually, supporting over 21,000 jobs with $576.4 million of wage income; and
WHEREAS: Oregon’s golf industry contributes $31.8 million annually to Oregon Charities; and
WHEREAS: Oregon’s golf industry economic impact is comparable in size to other important industries in the state, including software publishing, greenhouses/nurseries, and paper manufacturing; and
WHEREAS: 259,000 Oregonians include golf as part of their healthy lifestyle annually; and
NOW, THEREFORE: I, Kate Brown, Governor of the State of Oregon, hereby proclaim the month of May 2015 to be OREGON GOLF MONTH in Oregon and encourage all Oregonians to join in this obersvance
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I hereunto set my hand and cause the Great Seal of the State of Oregon to be affixed. Done at the Capitol in the City of Salem in the State of Oregon on this day, April 28, 2016. Kate Brown, Governor