2016 Our Nation’s Heroes Golf Tournament
Monday, August 22, 2016
SMGA – Dougie’s Golf Classic
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
11:30 AM Shot Gun Start
Sunday June 12, 2016 – 1 PM Shotgun Start
7 Dows Lane | Baltic, CT 06330
Poquoy Brook GC 2016 Membership, Lakeville MA
(Open to all Post 9-11 Wounded/Injured Veterans)
Afghanistan Veterans: Mike Downing & Felicia Pinckney
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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: