The LPGA is committed to changing the face of golf, making the sport we love more diverse, accessible, and inclusive. This month we are proud to share the stories of our Asian Pacific American Tour players, teachers, amateurs, and junior golfers as we celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Chapter: Durham Ontario and Greater Toronto area - dual membership
LPGA.com: What does Asian Pacific American Heritage Month mean to you?
Yang-Hai Wang: I am a Canadian. In Canada, we have Asian Heritage Month in May, and it is like the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in USA. It is an opportunity for all Canadians to reflect and celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Asian Canadians and their descent have done to make Canada the amazing country we share today.
Q: What comes to mind when you think of the culture, history, and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders?
A: Diversity, respect each other and anti-racism.
Q: Why is it important to dedicate time towards this type of recognition and celebration? People can learn about the different cultures and the contributions A: Asian Canadian have made to the society we enjoy today.
Q: What are meaningful ways organizations or individuals can recognize and celebrate the culture, heritage, history, and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders?
A: Education and practice diversity in daily life.