WHAT: The Wisconsin Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (WPGA) announces the details for the first HOPE Cup for veterans in Wisconsin hosted on Friday, September 22 at Brown Deer Park Golf Course (Milwaukee). Seventy-two PGA HOPE Program Graduates will compete as four-person teams in the complimentary 9-hole event with lunch, prizes, keynote speakers, and awards to follow. PGA HOPE Wisconsin Ambassador John Harvey (2023) will be in attendance and the 2024 PGA HOPE Wisconsin Ambassador Tom Fischer (2024) will be introduced. Veterans are able to register at no cost due to the graciousness of those involved with PGA REACH Wisconsin.
WHEN: Friday, September 22 10am 9-hole Shotgun Start 12:30pm Lunch and presentations
WHERE: Brown Deer Park Golf Course 7625 N Range Line Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53209
WHO: 72 Veterans - PGA HOPE Program Graduates PGA HOPE Wisconsin Ambassadors John Harvey and Tom Fischer Scott Walecki, PGA, Head Golf Professional of Brown Deer Park Golf Course PGA HOPE Wisconsin Section Lead - Erika Pirkl, PGA WPGA Staff
About PGA REACH WisconsinThe mission of PGA REACH Wisconsin is to positively impact the lives of youth, military, and diverse populations by enabling access to PGA Professionals, PGA Sections and the game of golf. Additionally, The WPGA Junior Foundation Scholarship Program distributed $65,000 in 2023. Since its inception, it has provided students with $430,000 to help them achieve their academic goals. Learn more at www.wiscjuniorgolf.com/scholarships.
About the Wisconsin PGA The Wisconsin Section is one of the 41 sections that comprise the regional entities of the PGA of America. Over 500 members and associates belong to the Wisconsin Section, stretching from areas in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to almost the entire state of Wisconsin. Annually, the Wisconsin Section conducts over 40 professional events, operates their foundation - PGA Reach Wisconsin, and participates in several growth-of-the-game activities including PGA Junior League, Drive, Chip and Putt and PGA Hope. Wisconsin PGA Office is located at 11350 W. Theo Trecker Way in West Allis, Wis.