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Causes: Federated Giving Programs, Philanthropy

Mission: A PGA TOUR Charities, Inc. program, Birdies for the Brave is a military outreach initiative proudly supported by the PGA TOUR that is dedicated to supporting the brave men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Since 2005, the TOUR has joined with PGA TOUR players and corporate partners to raise millions of dollars for military homefront groups that provide critical programs and services to meet the specialized needs of wounded warriors and military families, through fundraising events at TPC clubs nationwide.

Target demographics: Military & Their Familes

Geographic areas served: Nationwide

Programs: Birdies for the Brave fundraising events benefit select military homefront groups that are part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s America Supports You initiative: Homes For Our Troops and Special Operations Warrior Foundation supported by Phil Mickelson; Wounded Warrior Project supported by TOUR players Nick Watney, Boo Weekley, & Jason Gore; Operation Homefront supported by TOUR player Corey Pavin; Navy SEAL Foundation supported by TOUR players Jerry Kelly, Frank Lickliter II & Vijay Singh; Military Warriors Support Foundation supported by TOUR player Ted Purdy & David Toms; United Through Reading supported by TOUR player Rory Sabbatini; and Green Beret Foundation supported by TOUR player Bubba Watson.

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I had the pleasure of working with PGA TOUR Charities and the Birdies for the Brave Homefront Group Foundations for the golf event at the Doral Golf Resort on thier TPC Blue Monster golf course. The TOUR and respective Foundation staffs were professional from the get go and helped produce a wonderful golf outing to support the important work the Foundations are doing. Keep it up guys! Well done and thank you!


Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Birdies For The Brave is an outstanding charity that serves many military charities. I have had the privilege of working with Steven Kupcha, and Marc Raiken who work tirelessly to provide funds and awareness to many outstanding military organizations. This is a charity that truly gives back to our Military and their families.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Besides raising funds for a wonderful cause, the Wounded Warrior Project, Birdies for the Brave makes an amazing impact on the local military communities at professional golf events. The Patriots' Outpost hospitality areas are fantastic places to take in an event, especially for the whole family to enjoy. I've seen first-hand at multiple events where Birdies for the Brave touched hundreds if not thousands in the community. Military personnel are extememly thankful of the way they are treated with free refreshments and lunch, and they are able to enjoy a collective sense of comaraderie with others while enjoying being appreciated for their service.