TPC Scottsdale To Raise Funds For U.S. Troops And Their Families

Most all of us go about our daily lives rarely giving thought to the fact our troops put their lives on the line every day to keep our country free and safe. So we applaud and encourage you to support TPC Scottsdale for hosting Birdies for the Brave. This annual event is part of the PGA TOUR’s national military outreach program supporting the brave men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.

TPC Scottsdale will host their Birdies for the Brave event on Monday, December 6, 2010. The day starts with registration and breakfast at 8am. A 10am shotgun kicks off the golf tournament, after which the course will host a luncheon, silent auction and Awards Ceremony.

Individuals can participate for a $250 entry fee, which includes all activities and tee gifts. Better yet, put a foursome together for only $800 and you’ll not only have a great time, you’ll help nine outstanding Birdies for the Brave Homefront groups directly service military men, women and their families.

TPC Scottsdale is not in this alone. All TPC facilities and partner properties are hosting Birdies for the Brave events across the country, so they can provide contributions to the nine organizations below:

Homes For Our Troops, a non-profit organization supported by TOUR Player Phil Mickelson that adapts or builds new homes designed for military men and women returning to America with serious injuries and disabilities. www.homesforourtroops.org

Special Operations Warrior Foundation, a non-profit organization supported by TOUR Player Phil Mickelson dedicated to providing free college scholarships and educational counseling to the children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps Special Operations personnel lost in performance of their duty. www.specialops.org

Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a non-profit that serves the families of military personnel lost in performance of their duty. www.fallenheroesfund.org

Naval Special Warfare Foundation, a non-profit group supported by TOUR Player Jerry Kelly, Vijay Singh & Frank Lickliter II dedicated to providing educational and motivational support, promoting health and welfare programs for the Naval Special Warfare community, and perpetuating the history and heritage of the U.S. Naval Commandos. www.nswfoundation.org

Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit organization supported by TOUR Players Frank Lickliter II, Jason Gore and Nick Watney dedicated to providing unique, direct programs and services to meet the specialized needs of severely injured service men and women. www.woundedwarriorproject.org

Operation Homefront, a non-profit organization supported by TOUR Player Corey Pavin that provides emergency assistance and morale to our troops, to the families they leave behind, and to wounded warriors when they return home. www.operationhomefront.net

United Through Reading, a non-profit organization supported by TOUR Player Rory Sabbatini that unites families facing physical separation by facilitating the bonding experience of reading aloud together.  www.unitedthroughreading.org

Military Warriors Support Foundation, a non-profit organization supported by TOUR Player Ted Purdy that demonstrates support for the men and women of our military through providing practical opportunities to those injured in service to our country. www.militarywarriors.org

If you have any questions, you can call the TPC Scottsdale at 480.585.4334. Or you can sign up now by visiting www.tpc.com/Scottsdale . The entry form is right on the home page.

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