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PGA HOPE

PGA HOPE

PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) is the flagship military program of PGA REACH, the charitable foundation of the PGA of America. PGA HOPE introduces golf to Veterans with disabilities to enhance their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being.

The program introduces the game of golf through a developmental 6-8 week curriculum, taught by PGA Professionals trained in adaptive golf and military cultural competency. All programs are funded by PGA REACH and supplemented by PGA Section Foundations, so the cost of programming is free to all Veterans.

PGA HOPE has a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which enables Recreational Therapists to refer Veterans to the PGA HOPE program as a form of therapy. Through a robust program strategy, PGA HOPE aspires to create a physically and emotionally healthier Veteran community by shaping lives, changing lives, and possibly saving lives through the game of golf.

 

2022 PGA HOPE Training

The TNPGA will be providing PGA HOPE training on Thursday, April 28th from 8am to 3pm at Fairways & Greens Golf Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. To sign up please RSVP with Paul Stanek, PGA at pstanek@pgahq.com by April 21st.

 

2022 PGA HOPE Programs

Course Location
Centennial Golf Course Oak Ridge, TN
Indian Hills Golf Course Murfreesboro, TN
Nashville National Golf Links Joelton, TN
Old Fort Golf Course Murfreesboro, TN
Pine Oaks Golf Course Johnson City, TN
The Little Course at Conner Lane Franklin, TN

Please contact Paul Stanek, PGA at pstanek@pgahq.com for more information about PGA Hope Programs in your area.