Emanuel Kasio has done a great job growing youth golf in Africa through the Golf4Kids organization! He spoke at the 2016 Youth and Family Summit and it is clear that his passion for helping juniors through this wonderful sport has no limit.
Golf4Kids offers programs like Integrated School Programs, Community School Programs and Golf Camps and Clinics. Their mission is to share the pleasure of Kids learning golf, and develop strategies for initiating and supporting the growth of the golf game. If you wish to learn more about Emanuel and this great project please visit their website and Facebook page.
Emanuel kindly answered a few questions we asked him about junior golf! Check it out below!
Why did you develop a passion for junior golf?
“I believe in seeking solutions and golf is a sport that can enhance education and self-esteem in many African communities. I am convinced that through this initiative, diversity of sports will grow in the continent and become part of multiple solutions for keeping juniors engaged, positively encouraged and mentored.”
What are the top 3 things you prioritize to teach your youth students?
“FUN, DEDICATION and PATIENCE”
What is the most valuable lesson you have learned from your students?
“Merging learning expectations”
What is golf4kids? And its purpose?
“Golf for Kids is a leading junior golf consulting organization in East Africa. Our mission is to share the pleasure of Kids learning Golf. We offer a leading role in the development of strategies for initiating and supporting the growth of the game.”
Where do you see golf4kids in 5 or 10 years?
“Transforming the continent of Africa through junior golf.”
By: World Junior Golf