THE AUGIE BENEFITS
The Metropolitan PGA Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to promoting the goodwill and growth of the game of golf through education, instruction, scholarships, as well as other player development initiatives. We strive to positively impact the lives of junior golfers, veterans, and those who are underserved by the game.
The Foundation provides over 5,000 children a year access to golf through the following initiatives: the Met PGA Junior Tour, PGA Junior League, and Drive, Chip, and Putt. We are also a founding partner of The First Tee of Metropolitan New York. Our PGA HOPE program is as an adaptive golf program taught by PGA Professionals and is a rehabilitation tool to improve the lives of our veterans by enhancing their mental, social, physical, and emotional well-being. Click here for more information.
Jack and Barbara Nicklaus founded the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation in 2004, in an effort to provide families access to world-class pediatric healthcare. As young parents they pledged to each other that if they were ever in a position to help others, they wanted to help children. The Foundation supports Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and innovative programs focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of childhood illness. Click here for more information