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SNL (Swing, Network, Learn)

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Event Details:

Date Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Venue: TopGolf Atlanta, 1600 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd., NW Atlanta, GA 30318

Admission: Members - $10  I  Non-members - $30

Attire: Business casual or casual
Experience: All levels
Food and beverage included


Ascend is holding a golf clinic social for all skillsets (new, amateur, experienced). Learning golf results in advancements and networking with management. ​All are encouraged to attend, especially female participants, as it promotes inclusion and breaks down barriers. Two former collegiate golfers who will introduce golf for beginners, or help you improve your game better.
Enjoy networking and meeting like-minded professionals in diverse industries. Food and refreshments will be catered by Topgolf. Come hear about Ascend’s mission and values, as well as future events! 

  • Swing your best swing

  • Network with various business professionals

  • Learn from two former collegiate golfers currently in Big 4 Accounting Firm

If you aren't an Ascend member already, you are missing out on some great benefits! Ascend members attend almost all events free of charge, including our regional conferences valued at over $50! We will have sign-ups onsite available so please inquire of your employer as to eligibility for sponsored memberships through diversity and inclusion initiatives at your company.
Contact Allen Lo ( or Justin Hyun ( for more information

Golf Clinic Instructors

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Allen Lo

Strategic Analytics Manager  

Home Depot

Golf Enthusiast/Advocate

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Danny Keddie

Audit Senior


Former NCAA Division I Golfer University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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Justin Hyun

Audit Senior


Former NCAA Division II Golfer University of Missouri, St. Louis


5:30 PM - 5:45 PM  Arrive, mingle, grab food/order drinks
5:45 PM - 5:50 PM  Introduction

  • Ascend as an organization and our purpose for the day's event.

  • Introduction of the golf instructors (Allen, Danny, Justin).

  • Membership drive awareness and benefits of membership.

5:50 PM - 6:00 PM  Game of golf

  • How the game is played.

  • Reasons for various golf clubs.

  • Benefits of learning golf for business development and networking in the future.

  • Where to play in Atlanta for cheap (range/courses) (e.g. Heritage Links membership, various driving ranges ITP, Bobby Jones golf course, etc.)

  • How Top Golf is set up for various games.

6:00 PM - 6:10 PM  Swing & grip fundamentals

  • Basic golf grip.

  • Basic stance/takeaway/backswing/downswing/finish.

6:10 PM - 6:15 PM  Allocation of bay areas

  • This encourages networking as opposed to sticking around with people you know.

6:10 PM - 8:30 PM  Playtime & Instructions

  • Enforce swing fundamentals taught in the beginning.

  • Play friendly games.

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