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.
Birdies for the Brave is an organization that has a great impact on military families at home as well as those serving in the military overseas. The PGA tour employees who administer Birdies for the Brave should be commended for all that they do to ensure the success of this organization. We, as Americans, need to show our support of the military and let's not forget the families - Birdies for the Brave does just that.
Birdies for the Brave is a wonderful organization who does great things for the much deserving troops. Through their relationship with the PGA TOUR, they are continually finding new ways to make all military personal feel appreciated. From free tournament admission and hospitality access to special ceremonies and events, Birdies for the Brave is a top notch organization!