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WORLD GOLF FOUNDATION (WGF) AND ATHLETES WORLD FOUNDATION (AWF) SIGN STRATEGIC ALLIANCE

St. Augustine, Florida 16 September 2013 - World Golf Foundation (WGF) and Athletes World Foundation (AWF) have established a strategic alliance to promote the importance of the AWF Dual Career Pathway. Through this alliance, college-bound students worldwide will begin receiving more accurate information on the process required to acquire scholarships to support their academic and golf development.

Through this strategic alliance, WGF designates AWF as an advisory channel for the student athlete, inviting interested athletes, families, clubs, academies and governments to contact AWF for any issue relating to athlete education and career development. AWF and WGF will work to educate golfers globally on golf scholarship opportunities. The dual career pathway enables the player to maximize their potential of succeeding in the professional arena, while providing the athlete with a plan for life after golf.

AWF President, Chris Vidal expressed, "As a former college golfer, this touches me on a personal level. I fully understand the difficulties young players face and identify this as a monumental day for our Foundation. To collaborate with WGF places us at the forefront of academic development of golfers worldwide. We look forward to what will be a long term and mutually beneficial relationship."

WGF CEO, Steve Mona added, "We are pleased to assist AWF with its efforts to assist young people in securing college golf scholarships, and with its work in preparing young athletes for careers after golf."

International and National sport federations and National Olympic Committees are invited to connect with AWF to understand the value added service that is provided to student athletes seeking a dual career pathway.

For more information on the World Golf Foundation please visit www.worldgolffoundation.org or contact +1 (904) 940 4000

About Athletes World Foundation

Athletes World Foundation is an independent, separately constituted, non-profit organization, working to assist qualifying student-athletes by providing access to education through the practice of sports within their global university network.

For more information, please visit www.athletesworldfoundation.org or contact +41 (0) 22 575 20 03.

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