Project Golf News & Blog Updates
Project Golf Jamboree Celebrates Achievement, Support
More than 100 donors, volunteers and participants in Project Golf gathered recently for the 2022 Project Golf Jamboree at the organization’s North Myrtle Beach, S.C. headquarters, to celebrate its achievements and thank supporters for aiding the non-profit organization’s mission both to grow the game and to apply it as a therapeutic tool to help those in need.
2022 End of Summer Wrap-up
Welcome to the end-of-the-summer edition of the Project Golf Newsletter. I can’t help but reflect on 2019 when Project Golf began as a simple whiteboard idea to grow the game of golf through several different channels…from junior golfers to beginning golfers, to disabled veterans, and everything in between.
Adaptive Golf Training for PGA Professionals Supporting PGA HOPE
As a critical element of their involvement with Project Golf‘s PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere), PGA Professionals undergo special training to help our wounded veterans learn and enjoy the game through adaptive means. Hear from PGA HOPE National Instructor Brian Oliver and PGA REACH Carolinas Programs Director Jessica Asbury on the impact this effort is having on veterans in need.
Project Golf at Arrowhead Country Club in Myrtle Beach
The Tom Jackson/Raymond Floyd design at Arrowhead Country Club in Myrtle Beach is the latest host of Project Golf’s “An Introduction to Golf” instructional series for first-time players. See how PGA-certified instructors and top-notch facilities are teaming up to create a smooth transition into the game for its newest players!
Changing Lives Through PGA HOPE: Ron Kurimsky
As Project Golf in Myrtle Beach, S.C. continues its work in advancing the mission of PGA HOPE (“Helping Our Patriots Everywhere”), we check in with participating veterans to get their thoughts on how the program has helped servicemen and servicewomen in need. Here, Ron Kurimsky offers his testimonial on the benefits of PGA HOPE.
Changing Lives Through PGA HOPE: Paul Fuller
As Project Golf continues its work in advancing the mission of PGA HOPE (“Helping Our Patriots Everywhere”), we check in with participating veterans to get their thoughts on how the program has helped servicemen and servicewomen in need.
2022 Starting Off Strong!
Our veteran program, PGA HOPE, started its 2022 season in January with PGA Supervised Practice session at our Barefoot site. Graduate veterans of PGA HOPE were able to continue their golf learning experience by participating in a four-week supervised practice program enabling them exclusive access to the practice facility while being taught how to practice with a purpose by our PGA Professionals.
Year In Review, “From the Executive Directors Tee Box”
Project Golf’s story is beginning to be told and we are getting inquiries about classes, volunteering, and tournament partnering. From a fundraising perspective, this community has been extraordinarily generous. We thank all of you for your donations, time, funds, and equipment.
Project Golf’s “An Introduction to Golf”: More Than Just Learning a Swing
This week’s activities in Project Golf’s signature grow-the-game initiative, “An Introduction to Golf,” offered a compelling look at the wide range of learning pillars the program offers to those playing the game for the first time.
WPDE: Homeless to hopeful: 1 veteran says a golf program helped him through addiction recovery
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.
WBTW: Myrtle Beach organization uses golf to help struggling veterans
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.
PGA professional, retired Navy vet Angel Diaz named Myrtle Beach’s Project Golf director
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.