Published Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 9:26 am
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Getting the interest and inspiration from kids to keep playing golf can often feel like a tough job. Parents and coaches need to get their children interested in the game, and that is sometimes harder said than done. The golf apparel brand Oahu Golf Apparel (OGA) is about supporting children and helping them improve their handicap.
When playing golf, children need more than the support of their parents. Junior clinics and having fun in the game are both important. What many people don’t realize is that golf is a game that instills integrity and discipline in children.
When kids first show interest in the game, the whole idea is that it be fun. While they are warming up for golf, more attention can be paid to things like swing, putting, and golf equipment.
Aside from getting the kids off the couch, it enables them to love golf to participate in a universal sport that doesn’t take age, shape, or gender into account.
Inspired golf apparel designs
Oahu Golf Apparel’s eye-catching designs are inspired by the beautiful landscapes of Hawaii. The golf apparel and accessories company was founded by Tim Hazelgrove in 2016 and has more than just selling on its mind. They are also committed to encouraging children to improve their golf handicap.
The founder’s goal was to create a golf apparel brand that is fun and creates player individualism, and OGA has managed to take the shabby factor out of the game. Wearing the brand’s stunning polo shirts, hats and belts has quickly become a status symbol.
The brand is supported by Christina Kim, a professional golfer who is known for her lively game and her colorful clothing. It is also endorsed by some famous names like American actor George Lopez and American martial artist Clay Guida.
Children on the golf course need more support and provide them with stylish sportswear to ensure they keep their game, whether they are the winner of a junior competition or a runner-up.
Giving back to the community, especially the juniors, helps build positive attitudes around the clothing brand. Oahu Golf Apparel has participated in the Sony Open every year since the company was founded. Here she distributes clothes to the participants just because she wants to give something back to the community and put a smile on people’s faces.
The company also prefers to donate equipment to caddies and families at tournaments because the players need it less. After all, the caddies are also an important part of the golf touring route.
Stand by the youth
Oahu Golf Apparel has a policy of donating up to 30 items of equipment per month to junior golf programs in the Hawaiian Islands, and the company has joined the Oahu Country Club. The Nanakuli Kids and the YMCA are other youth organizations supported by the golf apparel company.
“We’re about giving kids the confidence to go out and play,” says Tim Hazelgrove. He continues: “We support the child who comes last in the tournaments we sponsor as well as the child who comes first. Every child deserves encouragement, so we insist that the clothes we give away are shared with more children at junior events. “
Bullying is just as common in sports as it is in other areas of life and can affect children’s performance on the golf course. Bullying can easily shake young people’s self-confidence, and OGA was touched to learn how it affected American professional golfer Haley Moore. You recently decided to sponsor the talented 22 year old and the brand supports full inclusivity.
One last word
Golf clothing is just as important for young players as golf clubs. Affordability is one aspect, but juniors are also interested in functionality, design and environmental concerns too.
The innovative golf brand has thought of everything. They introduced belts made from 100% recyclable material that are also waterproof and interchangeable. The immense range of hats and polos is not only characterized by the exclusivity of the design. The material used in the polo shirts also offers an SPF of 75+ and they work well in both heat and moisture, so the fabric never looks soaked.
Additionally, young golfers spend a lot of time checking out what to buy on Instagram, and Oahu Golf Apparel’s social media pages take this into account. The aim here is to spread the “aloha” principle and to inspire children to play golf as a hobby or as a professional.
Story of Giuliana Speranza