Philadelphia’s greatest asset is its diversity, and the Visit Philadelphia: Black Greek Edition Golf Outing was deliberately planned over the weekend of June 19 to illustrate why Greater Philadelphia is the first place for black travelers when planning for this national holiday.
The event will provide historical context for black golfers and feature historically significant attractions such as Cobbs Creek, one of the first golf courses in the country to welcome black golfers and to host black professional golf tournaments in the early 1900s. 1900s.
The outing will include lunch and dinner with local government officials, prominent Philadelphians and more. A portion of proceeds from the outing will be donated to local institutions that support the betterment of black students in the area, including Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, Lincoln University and Community College of Philadelphia. Attendees will receive details and access to events taking place this weekend:
Pro tip: Before your visit, be sure to listen to Love + Grit to learn more about what drives Philadelphians to greatness. This Visit Philadelphia podcast celebrates all the cool things about the city and region that you should know – and check out when you visit.
Click here to register for Visit Philadelphia: Black Greek Edition Golf Outing. To see the itineraries of prominent Philadelphians who are members of NPHC organizations who can help you plan your weekend in the city of brotherly love and brotherly affection, click here.
More things to do in Greater Philadelphia
The start of summer brings plenty of things to do—indoors and outdoors—across Philadelphia and the countryside. Here is just a preview of the other awesome events, exhibits and more in the area over the weekend of June 19:
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