Play Golf America Programs
More than 4,200 PGA-staffed facilities participated in the fourth annual Patriot Golf Day®in 2010. Golfers nationwide are asked to donate a minimum of $1 to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation® to provide post secondary educational scholarships for children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled while serving our great nation. Patriot Golf Day has raised more than $8 million dollars in the past four years and the Folds of Honor Foundation has awarded more than 2,100 scholarships. To learn more about the families who have benefited from Folds of Honor Foundation scholarships, click on 'Meet the Scholarship Recipients' on the left.
PGA Professional Dan Rooney, an F-16 fighter pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard, is the founder of the Folds of Honor Foundation. Major Rooney, call sign Noonan, has served three tours in Iraq. 'We have lost so many soldiers who have given the ultimate sacrifice. America can come together in the spirit of golf and have a dramatic impact. We have an opportunity to make a difference for the families who have made the ultimate sacrifice.'
Founded in 1916, The PGA of America is the largest working sports organization in the world, comprised of more than 28,000 dedicated men and women promoting the game of golf to everyone, everywhere.
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