Who are you playing for?

Patriot Golf Day is the flagship fundraiser for the Folds of Honor Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides postsecondary educational scholarships for the children and spouses of military men and women disabled or killed while serving our great nation. On Labor Day weekend, golfers across the country are asked to add an extra dollar to their greens fees to fund Folds of Honor scholarships. The Patriot Golf Day campaign is jointly supported by The PGA of America and the United States Golf Association.

The inaugural Patriot Golf Day in 2007 was started by Major Dan Rooney, Founder of the Folds of Honor Foundation, F-16 Pilot, PGA Professional and USGA member. On Labor Day 2007, Rooney asked golfers to add $1 to their greens fees. His request resulted in donations of more than $1.1 million from more than 3,200 golf facilities. In the last seven years, golfers nationwide have been instrumental in raising donations through Patriot Golf Day events resulting in over 5,500 scholarships in all 50 states and 41 PGA sections.

Patriot Golf Day 2014 will again be held during the Labor Day weekend, August 29 - September 1. If you are interested in joining our mission to empower the lives of deserving military families with educational opportunities, then please become a participating facility in 2014. PGA Professionals who host an event and submit funds to the Folds of Honor Foundation will receive 2 MSR credits.

Folds of Honor is rallying a nation to ensure no family gets left behind in the fight to preserve American freedom. Through scholarships and other assistance, we're giving back to the spouses and children of soldiers killed or disabled in service to our country. We're providing healing, hope and an opportunity to realize their dreams with the help of people like you. This is our mission.

  • 4,984 Post-Secondary Scholarships Awarded
  • 469 Children's Scholarship Funds Awarded