TPC Scottsdale to Raise Funds for U.S. Troops and Their Families on Friday, December 11

TPC SCOTTSDALE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR U.S. TROOPS AND THEIR FAMILIES ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2009

Underscoring the PGA TOUR’s giving back mission, the TOUR’s TPC Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona will conduct fundraising for Birdies for the Brave (B4B) home-front groups that directly serve military men and women and their families. The event is part of Birdies for the Brave (B4B) – the PGA TOUR’s national military outreach program supporting the brave men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.

WHEN:        Friday, December 11, 2009
                  8:00 a.m.       Registration and breakfast
                  10:00 a.m.     Shotgun start
                  2:30 p.m.       Luncheon and Awards Ceremony

WHERE:      TPC Scottsdale
                  17020 N. Hayden
                  Scottsdale, AZ  85255
                  480-585-4334     
 
WHAT:        B4B fundraising activities at the TPC Scottsdale will include food, silent auction and our annual charity golf tournament
 
WHY:          Proceeds raised at TPC Scottsdale as well as 25 other TPC’s and partner properties across the country will benefit six outstanding B4B homefront groups that directly serve military men and women and their families:
 

  • Homes For Our Troops, a non-profit organization supported by TOUR Player Phil Mickelson that modifies or builds new homes designed for military men and women returning to America with serious injuries and disabilities. www.homesforourtroops.org
  • Special Operations Warrior Foundation, a non-profit organization supported by TOUR Player Phil Mickelson dedicated to providing free college scholarships and educational counseling to the children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps Special Operations personnel lost in performance of their duty. www.specialops.org
  • Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a non-profit organization supported by TOUR Player Rory Sabbatini that serves the families of military personnel lost in performance of their duty. www.fallenheroesfund.org
  • Naval Special Warfare Foundation, a non-profit group supported by TOUR Player Jerry Kelly & Frank Lickliter II dedicated to providing educational and motivational support, promoting health and welfare programs for the Naval Special Warfare community, and perpetuating the history and heritage of the U.S. Naval Commandos. www.nswfoundation.org
  • Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit organization supported by TOUR Players Frank Lickliter II, Jason Gore and Nick Watney dedicated to providing unique, direct programs and services to meet the specialized needs of severely injured service men and women. www.woundedwarriorproject.org
  • Operation Homefront, a non-profit organization supported by TOUR Player Corey Pavin that provides emergency assistance and morale to our troops, to the families they leave behind, and to wounded warriors when they return home. www.operationhomefront.net

 
Registration and sponsor information is available by clicking here.

 

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