Jeon In-ji, ‘Good Influence’, Won LPGA Velocity Global Impact Award
Jeon In-ji (29), who exerts good influence around her, won the LPGA Velocity Global Impact Award.
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour and the Velocity Global Impact Awards Committee selected Jeon In-ji as the winner of the LPGA Velocity Global Impact Awards in commemoration of World Women’s Day on the 8th. The committee selected the final three candidates and held a fan vote on the LPGA website from February 21 to March 6.
Jeon In-ji is the founder and donor of the “Jeon In-ji Lancaster Country Club Education Foundation,” which provides scholarships to Lancaster Country Club (LCC) employees, dependents, and caddies. His efforts and actions have been credited with growing golf and inspiring the next generation of players. With this award, Jeon Inji and Jeon In-ji LCC Education Foundation receive $100,000 in prize money from Velocity Global.
“Now is the time for female athletes to be recognized for their philanthropy, leadership, and athleticism,” said Sarah Fern Velocity Global CPO. “We are pleased to acknowledge Jeon In-ji’s dedication to empower the next generation of female athletes to do the same. Jeon Inji went beyond that to ensure that members of the community had equal opportunities to develop their education and careers. Many of them were done through the very foundation created by Jeon Inji. “We are happy to announce this to this amazing woman and the talented young athletes of the future generation,” she said.
Jeon Inji said, “It is an honor and appreciation to win the Velocity Global Impact Award, and I think it will greatly support the growth of the Jeon Inji LCC Education Foundation by financially sponsoring the Lancaster community’s future education and dreams.” I also thank the selection committee for selecting me as one of the final candidates and everyone who participated in the vote. Without you, this would not have been possible,” he said. 메이저놀이터
Jeon Inji was inspired to set up the LCC Education Foundation at the 2015 US Women’s Open. One day while walking home from dinner, I saw many fireflies lighting up the sky, and Jeon In-ji said that this inspired others to become light. Jeon In-ji reported her first major victory at the US Women’s Open and established the LCC Education Foundation. So far, 10 people have received scholarships and are being educated.