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PURPLE HEART DAY FESTIVITIES HIGHLIGHT MILITARY APPRECIATION AT THE NORTHERN TRUST

THE NORTHERN TRUST, the first event of the 2019 FedExCup Playoffs, showed its appreciation to members of our U.S. Armed Forces and their families by joining with Birdies for the Brave to host a series of military appreciation activities during tournament week.  THE NORTHERN TRUST was played at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, […]

LOWCOUNTRY FOUNDATION FOR WOUNDED MILITARY HEROES ECLIPSES $1.2 MILLION FOR BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE HOMEFRONT GROUPS

Thanks to the outpouring of support from the local community, the event raised $170,000, bringing the total amount raised during the past nine years to $1,235,000.  Proceeds will once again benefit local heroes served by six Birdies for the Brave military homefront charities including Military Warriors Support Foundation; Operation Shower; Special Operations Warrior Foundation; Green Beret Foundation; […]

UNITED RENTALS, RYAN PALMER DONATE CUSTOM BAGS FOR ONLINE MILITARY CHARITY AUCTION TO SUPPORT BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE®

PGA TOUR player Ryan Palmer stepped up his game during THE NORTHERN TRUST at Liberty National Golf Club – the first FedExCup Playoff Event of the 2019 season.  Palmer carried one specially-designed bag each day starting on Wednesday, each featuring the official service seal of one of the five branches of the military: U.S. Coast […]

TWO NEW TOURNAMENTS, SAME GREAT COMMITMENT TO MILITARY FAMILIES

  Two tournaments debuted on the PGA TOUR this season, seamlessly joining more than 80 other tournaments on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions and Korn Ferry Tour in hosting military outreach and appreciation activities.  The Rocket Mortgage Classic, held June 27-30 at Detroit Golf Club in Detroit, MI, and the 3M Open, played July […]

TPC SAWGRASS EVENT HIGHLIGHTS SEASON-LONG BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE FUNDRAISING

Birdies for the Brave will continue its support for members of our U.S. Armed Forces and their families by hosting a series of fundraising golf events this fall for the benefit of 10 military homefront charities. Fundraising began in May with the ninth annual Wounded Heroes Golf Clinic in Bluffton, SC, hosted by the Lowcountry […]

CHESSON HADLEY JOINS BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE AS AN OFFICIAL PGA TOUR PLAYER SUPPORTER

PGA TOUR player Chesson Hadley is paying it forward.  The Raleigh, NC native, whose uncle and two grandfathers served in the military, will bolster his commitment to members of our U.S. Armed Forces and their families by joining Birdies for the Brave as an Official PGA TOUR Player Supporter of Military Warriors Support Foundation. “We’re extremely […]

BRANDT SNEDEKER AND FAMILY GIVE BACK TO MILITARY DURING TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP

  For nine-time PGA TOUR winner Brandt Snedeker, giving back is a family affair.  During this year’s Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands, Snedeker and his family – wife, Mandy, and children Austin and Lily – visited the USS North Dakota at Naval Submarine Base New London as part of Birdies for the Brave to […]

BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE JOINS WITH PGA TOUR TOURNAMENTS IN CELEBRATING MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH

May has been designated as Military Appreciation Month to honor the service and sacrifice of members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines and National Guard, as well as the innumerable contributions of military spouses and families.  Congress designated the month of May as Military Appreciation Month, as it includes many military anniversaries […]

ZURICH CLASSIC HONORS WOUNDED HEROES

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 […]

LOWCOUNTRY FOUNDATION HONORS WOUNDED HERO AND FAMILY DURING RBC HERITAGE

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 […]