Scottsdale, Ariz. – Troon® and many of its affiliated golf facilities across the country are proud to support the 15th annual Patriot Golf Days. Golfers playing Troon facilities over Memorial Day Weekend (May 28th – May 31st) will help to raise funds, through various golf tournaments and on-course competitions, benefitting Folds of Honor and their mission of providing post-secondary educational scholarships for children and spouses of military servicemen and women killed or disabled in the line of duty. This is the first time the nationwide annual fundraiser will be conducted in conjunction with the holiday that commemorates those that paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country. In addition to fundraising efforts for Folds of Honor, multiple Troon-affiliated facilities will be offering complimentary or discounted golf and rental equipment to active and retired military personnel.
“Patriot Golf Days is a tremendous initiative that Troon and many of our managed facilities across the country fully support,” said Mike Ryan, chief operating officer, Troon. “We are thrilled that so many of our affiliated facilities are participating this year. Patriot Golf Days are a great opportunity for the golf community to give back to the families of those who have given so much through their brave service and sacrifice.”
Examples of Patriot Golf Day programs at Troon-affiliated facilities include:
Eagle Mountain Golf Club – Fountain Hills, Arizona: Afternoon Play Proceeds – For each golfer who plays Eagle Mountain Golf Club after 12 noon May 29th – 31st, a portion of their greens fee will be donated to Folds of Honor.
Hiddenbrooke Golf Club – Vallejo, California: Enter to Win a Foursome Raffle – For each person who donates to Folds of Honor, Hiddenbrooke Golf Club will enter their name into a raffle for a free foursome of golf.
Ka’anapali Golf Courses – Maui, Hawaii: Veterans, Active and Retired Military Play for Just $25 – At the Ka’anapali Golf Courses all veterans, active and retired military play for a $25 cart fee after 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, with $5 from each round donated to Folds of Honor.
Kapalua Golf – Maui, Hawaii: Complimentary Golf For Veterans, Active and Retired Military – Kapalua Golf will be offering complimentary golf May 29th through May 31st on the Plantation Course and The Bay Course for veterans, active and retired military personnel. Free golf is available with proper military identification from 12 – 1 p.m. on a space available basis. Restrictions apply.
The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge – Monroe, New York: Patriot Golf Day Raffle – The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge will have a raffle and merchandise sale that last throughout Memorial Day Weekend. Proceeds from the raffle and merchandise sale will benefit Folds of Honor.
Mauna Lani Golf – Hawai‘i Island, Hawaii: Three Ways to Donate – Mauna Lani Golf will have three ways for guests to donate to Folds of Honor, including a Closest-to-the-Pin Challenge with daily prizes; a weekend-long Raffle; and a Putting Contest on Saturday, May 29th and Monday, May 31st.
Sterling Grove Golf + Country Club – Surprise, Arizona: Patriot Golf Day Raffle – Sterling Grove Golf + Country Club will sell raffle tickets (1 for $5 or 3 for $10), with raffle proceeds benefitting Folds of Honor. In addition, the club will give away a foursome of golf and a Sterling Grove mug each day of Memorial Day Weekend to those who have purchased raffle tickets. Golfers will also have the option to add $1 to their purchase total to benefit Folds of Honor.
About Patriot Golf Day
Major Dan Rooney, a former F-16 fighter pilot, PGA Professional and USGA member, came up with the concept of Patriot Golf Day and founded the Folds of Honor Foundation in 2007, following his second of three tours of duty in Iraq. After returning from his second tour, Major Rooney witnessed a profound display of a family’s grief as they welcomed home the remains of Corporal Brock Bucklin. Inspired by this tragic homecoming of a fallen American solider, Rooney started the Folds of Honor Foundation to provide support to military families in the aftermath of their tragedies. For more information about Patriot Golf Day or to make a donation, visit www.foldsofhonor.com.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 585-plus locations around the globe, including managing 630-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 620-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Indigo Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. Troon-affiliated properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club on Kauai; Champion Hills in Hendersonville, North Carolina; Ocean Club in Paradise Island, Bahamas; and Vattanac Golf Resort in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com.