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PGA TOUR TOURNAMENTS ROLL OUT RED CARPET FOR MILITARY MOM-TO-BE IN 2019

In the military, families serve too; and whether they are serving on the front lines or keeping everything running smoothly at home so their loved ones can proudly serve our country during deployment, expectant military moms face enormous challenges as they celebrate the impending arrival of a child.  To thank these women for their extraordinary […]

2019 CALLAWAY WARRIOR CLUB FITTING SCHEDULE KICKS OFF AT DESERT CLASSIC

Continuing its long-standing support for our military, Callaway Golf joined with Birdies for the Brave to host a Callaway Warrior Club Fitting during the 2019 Desert Classic at PGA West in La Quinta, California.  The fitting was the first of 15 that will be hosted during PGA TOUR tournaments in 2019, following 15 successful fittings […]

MILITARY SPOUSE JOY PARKER TAKES VOLUNTEERING TO A “HOLE” NEW LEVEL

While Sony was celebrating its 21st year as Title Sponsor of the Sony Open in Hawaii earlier this month, Joy Parker was marking her own milestone: 24 consecutive years volunteering at the tournament.  For Joy, a native of Alabama, her annual pilgrimage to Oahu is a labor of love and remembrance. For six years, Joy […]

CAMERON CHAMP JOINS BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE AS AN OFFICIAL PGA TOUR PLAYER SUPPORTER

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 […]

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PGA TOUR PLAYER JIM FURYK & RETIRED U.S. ARMY BRIGADIER GENERAL DIX SPEAK AT BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE FUNDRAISING EVENT

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 […]

CHRISTIAN AND CALEN COLLINS HONORED WITH THE BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE COURAGE AWARD

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 GIVES BACK TO OUR MILITARY

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.

PGA TOUR Player Blayne Barber Takes Once-In-A-Lifetime Flight

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.

2017 THE PLAYERS Championship hosts Military Appreciation Concert featuring Sam Hunt

  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 […]

VETERANS HONORED DURING THE CAREERBUILDER CHALLENGE

Callaway Golf joined with Birdies for the Brave this week to honor two veterans by hosting the first of 15 Callaway Warrior Club Fittings to be held in 2017. Conducted during the PGA TOUR’s CareerBuilder Challenge on Tuesday at the TPC Stadium Course at PGA WEST in La Quinta, CA, the event provided these two American heroes with the opportunity to be fitted with their own set of custom golf clubs on the practice facility and take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Callaway Equipment Truck, where TOUR players are fitted on-site during tournaments. The program is designed to aid in the rehabilitation process while expressing gratitude to the courageous members of our U.S. Armed Forces for their service and sacrifice.