2016 Our Nation’s Heroes Golf Tournament
Monday, August 22, 2016
Fenway Park, Boston, MA
Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 OR Saturday, August 13th, 2016
Pawtucket Country Club
900 Armistice Blvd
Pawtucket, RI 02861
Monday, August 29th – 9 AM Tee Time
Poquoy Brook GC 2016 Membership, Lakeville MA
(Open to all Post 9-11 Wounded/Injured Veterans)
2016 SMGA Promotional Video
Afghanistan Veterans: Mike Downing & Felicia Pinckney
For all our videos, please visit our gallery link.
The Salute Military Golf Association (SMGA) Boston is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation whose mission is to provide rehabilitative golf experiences and family-inclusive golf opportunities for post 9/11 wounded war veterans in an effort to improve the quality of life for these American heroes. SMGA Boston also offers our programs to veterans from all wars. EID# 65-1296873
SMGA’s Support for Post-9/11 Wounded Veterans: The SMGA believes the rehabilitative benefits of golf can improve the mental and physical condition of each and every post-9/11 wounded warrior. The SMGA provides golf instruction, equipment, and playing opportunities for post-9/11 wounded veterans.
SMGA’s History and Inspiration: The SMGA was founded after Jim Estes, Director of Instruction at Olney Golf Park in Olney, MD, saw first-hand the positive effects the game of golf could have on combat-wounded soldiers. The following articles from ESPN.com tell how several trips from Walter Reed Army Medical Center to Olney Golf Park eventually evolved into a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation aimed at supporting injured veterans: