Giving HOPE to Veterans in Parris Island
Carolinas PGA brings PGA HOPE to Parris Island, SC
Parris Island, SC (March 1, 2019) – PGA Professionals across the Carolinas and Georgia join forces to give HOPE to more veterans in the Low Country. The PGA REACH Carolinas Foundation will be extending PGA HOPE to The Legends Golf Course in Parris Island, South Carolina. This will be the home of the 12th PGA REACH Carolinas PGA HOPE Program; PGA HOPE Parris Island.
The PGA REACH Carolinas Foundation is eager to bring a PGA HOPE Chapter to Parris Island as there is continuous growth in the program and the positive impact PGA HOPE has had on the lives of many Veterans’. This program will help give back to those who have sacrificed and given so much for our country in this area. This PGA HOPE Chapter will bridge the gap for interested Veterans’ who live in the Low Country South Carolina area and in the neighboring Georgia Area.
Dwight Hansen, PGA will embrace the role of PGA HOPE Lead Professional for PGA HOPE Parris Island. Hansen and his staff are ecstatic to serve the many veterans in this area, realizing the genuinely special nature of all this program has to offer. “Starting a new PGA HOPE chapter at such a historic venue as Parris Island is incredibly exciting. Serving this area’s veterans in new ways with the PGA HOPE program is a dream come true for myself and our partner PGA Members who have become involved,” says Hansen. By having a PGA HOPE Chapter in Parris Island, South Carolina, the PGA REACH Carolinas Foundation plans to have huge success at using golf as a form of rehabilitation to serve many more veterans.
About PGA REACH Carolinas
The PGA REACH Carolinas Foundation is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization and philanthropic arm of the Carolinas PGA Section, the largest of the 41 sections in the United States of America. Our 2,000 members across North and South Carolina are committed to serving our communities and growing the game of golf through our three pillars- Youth, Military, and Diversity & Inclusion. For more information, please visit carolinas.pga.com/foundation/. You can also find PGA REACH Carolinas on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @REACHCarolinas.
About PGA HOPE
PGA HOPE Carolinas (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) is an adaptive golf program offered by our PGA Professionals as a rehabilitation tool to improve our veterans’ quality of life by enhancing their mental, social, physical, and emotional well-being. There is NO COST to our veterans. With your support, we serve our veterans at eleven locations in North and South Carolina with an emphasis on helping those with physical and emotional disabilities that would most benefit from our initiative.
Sally Morgan, PGA Director of Marketing, Carolinas PGA Section, (336) 398-2675, firstname.lastname@example.org