As part of its week-long series of Birdies for the Brave activities designed to honor and show appreciation to the courageous men and women of our U.S. Armed Forces and their families, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans hosted an opportunity this past Saturday for four wounded heroes – all of whom are Purple Heart […]
Presented by the Lowcountry Foundation for Wounded Military Heroes, this year’s Operation Shower event at the 2019 RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing took on special meaning for one military family thanks to an outpouring of compassion from several different non-profits. Among the 20 military moms-to-be honored at the shower was Sarah Layher, who had recently […]
Continuing its long-standing support for our military, Callaway Golf will join with Birdies for the Brave to host 15 Callaway Warrior Club Fittings during PGA TOUR tournaments in 2019. The fittings kicked off at the Desert Classic Presented by Workday, and so far have been conducted during the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am; Cologuard Classic; […]
PGA TOUR player Cameron Champ has joined Birdies for the Brave as an Official PGA TOUR Player Supporter. Cameron’s deep reverence for the military and passion for golf were inspired by his grandfather, Mack Champ, who served in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam and introduced his grandson to the game of golf at the […]
TPC Sawgrass continued its long-standing tradition of supporting our military by hosting the club’s annual Birdies for the Brave fundraising event December 9 and 10. Festivities began with a welcome reception on Sunday evening in TPC Sawgrass’ magnificent clubhouse, featuring live entertainment, a silent auction, a cocktail reception, a delicious dinner, and remarks by special […]
As PGA TOUR player and Caddy For A Cure supporter Bryson DeChambeau was preparing to make history at The Northern Trust – eventually winning the title and becoming only the fourth player ever to win an NCAA Championship, U.S. Amateur Championship, and at least three PGA TOUR events before his 25th birthday – another milestone was being celebrated. During a special ceremony held in the Birdies for the Brave Patriots’ Outpost Presented by United Rentals, Caddy For A Cure National Spokesperson Christian Collins and his brother, Calen, were honored with the second annual Birdies for the Brave Courage Award. The award was presented by TOUR player Jim Furyk, who along with DeChambeau, is a Birdies for the Brave player supporter. DeChambeau also hosted Caddy For A Cure experiences earlier in the week.
THE PLAYERS Championship teamed up with Birdies for the Brave this month to make a historic impact on our military – hosting a record number of military guests during a series of military outreach and appreciation activities designed to let these courageous American heroes and their families know how much their service and sacrifice are appreciated. Highlighting the activities, THE PLAYERS continued its long-standing tradition of providing complimentary admission for military members and their dependents, and discounted tickets for veterans.
When it comes to supporting our military, Scott Stallings takes things personally. During last week’s Genesis Open at The Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles, where the three-time PGA TOUR champion placed fourth, Stallings took time out of his busy schedule to personally meet with veterans at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center to express gratitude for their service and sacrifice and help boost morale. The visit took place during National Salute To Veteran Patients Week.
PGA TOUR player Blayne Barber has always loved airplanes and the military – two passions borne from his close relationship with his grandfather, 27-year military veteran Joe Shearer, also known as Jojo. So when Barber had the chance to take flight with the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squad, the Blue Angels, it was a dream come true.
Country music star Sam Hunt made a special appearance on Military Appreciation Day at THE PLAYERS Championship this year, taking part in a special meet and greet with local military members and veterans, as well as performing a concert on the iconic 17th hole of the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course. More than 30,000 people […]