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Folds of Honor
Format: 4 Person Team Scramble. In a scramble, ALL players tee off on each hole. The better of the tee shots is selected and all players play their second shots from that spot. The best result of the second shots is determined, than all golfers play their third shots from that spot, and so on until the ball is holed.
Eligibility: Passholders, Guests of Passholders, and Public Access
7 Day & 5 Day Annual Passholder – $20 per person
Public/Guest — $55 per person
Entry Deadline: Wednesday 8/29/19
Schedule of Events: Shotgun Start – 8:30 a.m.
Awards following play
Prizes: Prizes will be awarded in Golf Shop credit/merchandise
Folds of Honor is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission to empower deserving military families with educational support and opportunities. FHF provides post-secondary educational scholarships to the spouses and children of service members disabled or killed as a result of their military service to our great nation. Unique scholarships can be applied to schooling now or held by Folds of Honor on behalf of young children until needed at the time of enrollment. For more nformation about FHF scholarships go to www.foldsofhonor.com.
Military and Veterans' Facts: Today's servicemen and women bear the incredible burden of combat and face the same economic strain faced by the rest of the country. Folds of Honor recognizes the federal government's work to support its military service families, but it cannot succeed alone without proactive civilian organizations to assist. Here are some notable facts about our country's military and its families.
Killed In Action (Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom) – 5,052
Wounded In Action (Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom) – 34,592
Average age of a wounded or fallen service member is 26
Over half are married with approximately 2.5 dependents per family
Average age of each dependent is 8 years old
Average veteran income is $28,000
The Need – 172,000 total spouses and dependents OEF/OIF service members
The Gap – 85% of wounded service members' families do not qualify for Veterans Administration federal educational benefits