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THE PLAYERS TO KICK-OFF 2020 TOURNAMENT WITH MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY

A few days prior to the national observance of Veteran’s Day, thousands gathered at Jacksonville National Cemetery to honor the life of a veteran who had no documented family. Among them were a dozen of members of THE PLAYERS’ volunteer leadership group (Red and Blue Coats) who joined the funeral service for Michael Allevato. Allevato […]

SENTRY TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS JOINS WITH SOUTHWEST AIRLINES TO CREATE VIP EXPERIENCE FOR OAHU MILITARY MEMBERS

The Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua on Maui started off the New Year by giving back to those who selflessly put their lives on the line in service to our country.  On January 3, the tournament – the calendar-year opening event of the PGA TOUR season – joined with Southwest Airlines to create a […]

CALLAWAY GOLF JOINS WITH BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE® TO HONOR WOUNDED HEROES THROUGHOUT 2020 PGA TOUR SEASON

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 2020, after 15 successful fittings during the 2019 season. The fittings will kick off at the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, on Monday, February 24, […]

MILITARY MEMBERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS SOUGHT FOR EXCITING VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Volunteers are the life blood of the PGA TOUR, and play a critical role in ensuring every facet of tournament operations runs flawlessly.  At each tournament, it takes hundreds of passionate volunteers serving on various committees to accomplish all of the responsibilities necessary to orchestrate a world-class professional golf championship featuring the best players in […]

BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE® EXTENDS COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION TO MILITARY MEMBERS & FAMILIES IN 2020

The PGA TOUR believes strongly in leading with compassion, integrity, and purpose, with a deep sense of responsibility to make a positive and lasting impact on the lives of those who sacrifice so much in service to our country.  A focal point of the TOUR’s Birdies for the Brave military outreach initiative is its tradition […]

GIVING TUESDAY: GIVE BACK TO MILITARY FAMILIES THROUGH BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE

This Giving Tuesday, December 3, the PGA TOUR is encouraging fans, community partners and individuals to consider giving back to our military through Birdies for the Brave – a collaborative effort by the PGA TOUR, Inc., PGA TOUR Charities, Inc., and the TPC Network which is dedicated to honoring and showing appreciation to the courageous […]

TPC SAWGRASS, K9s FOR WARRIORS COLLABORATE ON VETERANS DAY FLOAT

  For the first time ever, TPC Sawgrass collaborated with the non-profit K9s For Warriors to build a float for the annual Veterans Day parade in downtown Jacksonville, FL.  The partnership was spearheaded by TPC Sawgrass Food and Beverage Lead Steward Gary “Google” Edwards, who served in the U.S. Army as a cavalry scout while […]

UNITED RENTALS TEAMS WITH BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE TO HONOR AND EMPOWER MILITARY FAMILIES DURING 2019 PGA TOUR SEASON

  Underscoring its long-standing support for our military, United Rentals, Inc. – the largest equipment rental company in the world and a PGA TOUR Official Marketing Partner as the “Official Equipment Rental Supplier of the PGA TOUR” – continued to express gratitude to those who proudly serve our country by conducting a variety of military-focused […]

OPERATION SHOWER TEAMS WITH BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE TO HOST MILITARY BABY SHOWERS IN PHOENIX AND LAS VEGAS

In the military, families serve too.  To show military moms and moms-to-be in Phoenix and Las Vegas how much their service and sacrifice are appreciated, the non-profit Operation Shower teamed up with Birdies for the Brave to host elaborately-designed, joyful baby showers during the Charles Schwab Cup Championship and the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.  […]

DOMINION ENERGY CHARITY CLASSIC HONORS MILITARY HEROES

June 6, 1944 marked the largest military invasion in history by air, land and sea, when the brave men and women of the Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France in Operation Overlord.  Code-named Operation Neptune but most widely known as D-Day, the operation reversed the course of World War II, breaking the Nazis’ […]