In collaboration with PGA TOUR players, tournament fans, corporate sponsors and military homefront charities, Birdies for the Brave is privileged to host a diverse spectrum of programs and activities during tournaments across the U.S. which are designed to show military members and their families how much their service and sacrifice are appreciated.
Birdies for the Brave tournament activation programs include:
Military Ticketing Program
The majority of PGA TOUR tournaments offer complimentary admission for active duty and Reserve military members, military retirees, and their dependents, along with discounted tickets for veterans. For a list of participating tournaments, click here. For questions about the military ticket verification process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions regarding specific military ticketing policies, please email email@example.com.
Birdies for the Brave Patriots’ Outposts
Tournaments on the PGA TOUR host Birdies for the Brave Patriots’ Outpost military-exclusive hospitality chalets, where military guests can enjoy complimentary food and beverages, premium views, and an opportunity to share camaraderie with other military community members.
Military Appreciation Day Celebrations
From patriotic ceremonies complete with military pageantry to concerts for military families, Military Appreciation Day celebrations provide an opportunity for tournaments, players and fans to salute the men and women of our U.S. Armed Forces and their families.
Adopt-A-Service Dog Program
In partnership with the non-profit K9s For Warriors, many PGA TOUR military appreciation celebrations include the presentation of service dogs that will be donated to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI) or physical disabilities. For more information about K9s For Warriors, click here.
Military Caddie Program
The Birdies for the Brave Military Caddie Program provides active duty military members from all five branches of our U.S. Armed Forces with the opportunity to caddie for PGA TOUR players for one hole during the Pro-Am of a PGA TOUR tournament.
Wounded Veteran Home Donations
In collaboration with Military Warriors Support Foundation, Birdies for the Brave presents 100% mortgage-free homes to wounded veterans and their families during PGA TOUR events.
Birdies for the Brave teams up with the non-profit Operation Shower to host group baby showers for 30-40 military moms-to-be whose spouses are deployed, or in some cases, who are active duty themselves. Each uniquely-themed shower features lunch, raffles, the presentation of Operation Shower’s signature Shower In A Box filled with gifts, and an opportunity for the moms to connect with other military women in the same situation.
Veteran Career Expos
Working with veteran service organizations and local businesses, Birdies for the Brave hosts career fairs in conjunction with PGA TOUR events where veterans can learn about career opportunities in the local community and participate in career development workshops.
Other tournament engagement opportunities include:
Each of these programs offers outstanding sponsorship opportunities. For more information, click here.