August 31, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – The Utah Golf Foundation’s Veterans on Course inaugural season kicked off on June 23rd at Davis Park Golf Course. The event was full weeks in advance and set the scene for the next two events, July 7th at River Oaks Golf Course and August 11th at Hobble Creek Golf Course.

Nearly 50 men and women of all military branches and ranks participated in each event and received lessons from volunteer PGA Professionals prior to playing nine holes and listening to a guest speaker duri...

August 11, 2016

The 2016 Northern Utah Veterans on Course season concluded Thursday, August 11th at Hobble Creek Golf Course in Springville, Utah. The event was full a month in advance, and as many as four veterans were on the waitlist. The program continues gaining popularity every month, so much so that a fourth event in Southern Utah has been added to the 2016 schedule.

Men and women of all military branches and ranks received putting, short game, and long game lessons from four volunteer PGA professionals, i...

July 20, 2016

The Utah Golf Foundation’s Veterans on Course program has turned out to be a hit. The list of participants fills up faster each month. In fact, due to an increase in demand following the inaugural event at Davis Park, ten spots were added to the River Oaks and Hobble Creek events.

The River Oaks event included a full field, and a few veterans showed up unexpectedly after hearing about the program from their veteran friends. Many returned after their first VOC experience at Davis Park and even ask...

June 29, 2016

Nearly 50 veterans attended the Utah Golf Foundation’s first Veterans on Course event on June 23rd at Davis Park Golf Course in Kaysville, Utah. Men and women of all military branches and ranks received lessons from six volunteer PGA professionals, played nine holes of golf, and listened to retired U.S. Air Force Major General and UGA Course Rating Chair Reese Nielsen speak during a social gathering.

“I was surprised to learn that most of the veterans never knew each other until the event. The wa...

April 29, 2016

As one of its first major projects, the rejuvenated Utah Golf Foundation has announced the creation of Veterans on Course, a free golf program open to veterans of all ages and skill levels.  The 2016 events will be held at three of Utah’s top golf courses, Davis Park, River Oaks, and Hobble Creek.  Each event will begin at 3 p.m. with an instructional clinic from a PGA Professional, followed by a nine-hole round of golf and a social gathering.  The scheduled events are as follows:

 

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