Project Golf News & Blog Updates
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) — Two non-profit organizations are giving back to veterans through the game of golf. Project Golf works with vets recovering from addiction, disabilities and other hardships to get them back on their feet.
A local nonprofit is using the game of golf to help struggling veterans get back on their feet. “I started pitching and everybody started stopping and looking at me and I’m like, I’m pretty good at this,” said Mark Jacobs, a veteran in the PGA Hope Program.
Myrtle Beach’s Project Golf has a new face at the helm. Angel Diaz, a PGA professional and retired Navy veteran, was named director of Project Golf on July 26.
Nick Faldo, Gary Player, Jerry Rice, Charles Kelly To Participate In The Inaugural “Match” To Benefit Project Golf On April 29
“The Match” Will Be Played At Famed Dunes Club In Myrtle Beach, Allow Live Viewers To Donate Money To Help Grow The Game of Golf.
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A program along the Grand Strand is offering veterans a chance to escape daily worries through golf.
After a long, distinguished career in golf preceded by dedicated service to his country, Gary Schaal isn’t quite ready to kick back and relax. Project Golf and its cornerstone program to help fellow veteransstill keeps him active. And it’s already given him plenty of “why” moments.
Recently, we introduced you to Project Golf’s launch of the Myrtle Beach chapter of PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere). In this video, Sherri Jackson, E8 (Ret.), United States Army, shares heartfelt testimony with PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com’s Charlie Rymer about the impact PGA HOPE Myrtle Beach has already had on her life. Sherri was one of 20 military veterans who benefited from the first of PGA HOPE Myrtle Beach’s six-week programs.
Twenty-one military veterans, currently living with disabilities or physical limitations sustained while in service to their country, are now benefiting from the first in a series of six-week training sessions launched recently in Myrtle Beach as part of the newest PGA HOPE Program.
When Gene Augustine “retired” from his first career, he decided to push all his chips toward the middle of the table. On the outside, immersing himself in the golf industry may have looked like a gamble, or possibly a way to pass the time. No, for Augustine, this was personal.
Project Golf’s first program effort to grow the game is quickly producing results, and believers. Ian Guerin tells us more in this feature profile.
Gary Schaal, former president of the PGA of America and one of the leading voices in the game, has learned a lot in the last 25 years …
Hear from Project Golf spokesperson Charlie Rymer and Doug Smith, 2019 chair of the Heritage Classic Foundation’s Congressional Cup, on how the two charitable entities are working together to help others in need in South Carolina.
Project Golf has received a $25,000 donation from the Heritage Classic Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit that is the host organization for the PGA TOUR’s RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.
A golf outing can be a daunting and anxiety-riddled prospect for a rank beginner who has never swung an iron or so much as stepped foot inside a clubhouse.
The Arrowhead group’s first session in our Intro to Golf Clinic was a HUGE success. Tons of smiles and laughter all night long.
Project Golf is bringing its “Introduction to Golf” series to three more Grand Strand courses this summer.
Gene Augustine, a decorated military veteran and former president of the Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach, has been named the first director of Project Golf.