Get Involved

Get Involved

Opportunities

 
The South Florida PGA Foundation annually partners with various local organizations to raise awareness and funds to support South Florida PGA Foundation programs. If you want to get involved with the Foundation you can do so by supporting us through a third party!

Amazon Smile - When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 5% of your purchase to the SFPGA Foundation
Birdie FORE Children - The Honda Classic
Habitat for Humanity - Help us build homes throughout south Florida
Toast to Humanity - Wine Tastings
Conduct a fund raiser at your facility
PGA Golf Day - Play 100 holes and receive pledges for every hole played with funds raised benefiting the SFPGA Foundation
Host an event - Each year we conduct more than 100 junior golf events and we need facilities to host these events

Click on the button below to make a donation to the Foundation today! You can also sent check donations to the following address:
Attn: South Florida PGA Foundation
186 Atlantis Blvd.
Atlantis, FL 33462


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Foundation Pro Am

2018 South Florida PGA Tire Kingdom Charity Pro-Am
supported by Heritage Creations 
Monday, May 7th at Olde Florida Golf Club, Naples

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Registration

  • Entry Form – coming soon!
  • Entry Deadline, Friday, May 4th

Championship Format

  • Teams comprised of 1 PGA Professional and 3 amateurs
  • Format for the event: Team two best ball of four one gross/one net (90% handicap).
    Maximum score allowed per hole is triple bogey.

Entry Fee

  • $400 per amateur / $1200 per team (please note there will be an additional forecaddie fee of $50 per player onsite)
    *Please note that $800 of the $1200 entry fee is tax deductible

Field Limit

  • Registration is first come first served based on a field of 24 teams.

Schedule of Events

Sunday, May 6th – Cocktail Reception

  • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm – Location TBD

Monday, May 7th 

  • 7:00 am – 8:00 am continental breakfast
  • 8:30 am – shotgun start
  • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – lunch and awards
  • Printable agenda – coming soon

Practice Rounds

  • Can be obtained by calling Olde Florida at (239) 353-7667

Directions

  • OldeFlorida Golf Club / 9393 Vanderbilt Beach Road / Naples, FL  34120

For more foundation information or to make a donation to the foundation click here.


Previous Champions:

  • 2017 – McArthur Golf Club / Loblolly Golf Club
    Medalist Golf Club – Cary Sciorra, PGA
    Amateurs – Tom Tracy, Tom Corr, Kevin Quigley (130*)
    Ocean Reef Club – Michael Leone, PGA
    Amateurs – David Adams, Scott Burke, Kendall Hendrick (133)
  • 2016 – The Club at Mediterra
    PGA Professional – Kevin Murphy, PGA
    Amateurs – Peter Lund, Robb Peglar, Michael O’Neil (127)
  • 2015- The Loxahatchee Club
    Grey Oaks Country Club – John Calabria, PGA
    Amateurs – Rob Keleher, David Kirk, John Scheessele (133)
  • 2014Old Collier Golf Club
    West Bay Club – Jeff Raimer, PGA
    Amateurs – Len Reid, Kathy Hughes, Tom Welsh (130)
  • 2013 – Lost Tree Club – unable to complete due to inclement weather
  • 2012Indian Creek Club
    Louie Bartoletti, PGA
    Amateurs – Bob Love, Dave Pedersen, Mark Feinkelstein
  • 2011Olde Florida Golf Club
    Grey Oaks Country Club – Larry Gantzer, PGA
    Amateurs – Craig Perna, Bob Lee, Ryan Perna
  • 2010McArthur Golf Club
    Dave Carse
    Amateurs – Robert Arkin, Michael Horvitz, Courtnery Lord

PGA Hope Charity Event

Date: May 10th, 2018
Location: The Loxahatchee Club, Jupiter, FL
Teams for the event must be comprised of four amateur golfers. Cost per team is $2,000 including breakfast, golf, a deluxe tee gift and a player luncheon.
Registration:

  • Online registration click here
  • Printable Entry Form click here
Schedule of Event:

12:00 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch/Registration
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Special Presentation / Presentation of the Colors
1:30 PM Shotgun Start
6:00 PM Cocktail & Hors d' oeuvre Reception, Live Auction & Awards

Note: Non-golfing guests may attend the cocktail reception for an additional fee of $75 per person.

For more information about the PGA H.O.P.E. program click here.

“The South Florida Professional Golfers Association Foundation has developed a very important initiative in its PGA Hope program. This program will help many, many veterans find their way back into society. The U.S. Military is very pleased to be partnering with this charitable organization to achieve such an important objective. I invite you to join us at Loxahatchee on May 10th” .

PGA HOPE Committee Members:

​Dana Middleton
Maria Pumarejo
Michael Sabatello
Michael Roscoe
Rob Torrington

 

Quail Valley Pro-Am

2017 Quail Valley Holiday Pro-Am Invitational
Supported by Heritage Creations, Linksoul, Signature Golf and Tire Kingdom
Benefiting the South Florida PGA Foundation
Monday, December 4th, 2017


Partners:

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Schedule of Events:
* 7:30 AM - 8: 45 AM Breakfast / Registration
* 8:45 AM - Announcements 
* 9:00 AM - Shotgun Start
* 1:30 PM - Luncheon / Awards Ceremony

Click here to view pairings.

Preview Results:

2017 Low Professional - Brian Peaper, PGA (41) / 1st Gross - Sal Spallone & Bill Mallon (47) / 1st Net - Cary Sciorra, PGA & Tom Corr (51) - Click here to view complete results.
2016 To view complete results click here
2015 Event canceled due to inclement weather
2014   Low Professional - Justin Hicks (69) / 1st Gross - Justin Hickes & John Reynolds (64) / 1st Net - Guy Boros & David Geisser (65*)  / click here to view complete results 
2013 Low Professional - Jay Westerlund, PGA (68) / 1st Gross - Cameron Wiebe, PGA & John Pickett III / 1st Net - Sal Spallone & Ray Olgethrope 
  * - indicates scorecard playoff

 

Foundation Membership

Founded in 2004, the South Florida PGA Foundation is dedicated to impacting lives throughout the south Florida community through the game of golf. Since its inception, the Foundation has grown 450%, granting more than $650,000 to local charities, local students and individuals conducting outreach programs. Each year the reach of the Foundation continues to grow, as programs develop and junior golf activities expand.

In 2016, the SFPGA Foundation had 1,300 juniors participate in four different levels of play, 60+ veterans participate in PGA HOPE, 124 children receive golf tips from nine PGA Professionals through our Smiling Fore Life program, four deserving students receive scholarship grants for their education, nine charities receive grants to support their programs and 1 deserving family purchase their very first home supported by the SFPGA Foundation through Habitat for Humanity of Martin County.

As we strive to impact more lives through the programs we administer, we need the help and support of the local community!

How can you help support our continued growth? You can become a Foundation member.

Annual Membership Information:

Level Gift
Par – $50 – Click To Order Foundation Coin, Bag Tag and Hat
Birdie – $100 – Click To Order Foundation Coin, Bag Tag, Hat and Towel
Eagle – $500 – Click To Order Foundation Coin, Bag Tag, Hat, Towel and Shirt
Ace – $1,000 – Click To Order Foundation Coin, Bag Tag, Hat, Towel, Shirt and Golf Bag
Name Your Price – Click To Order

  • To make a donation please click on the levels above
  • Please note all items will have the SFPGA Foundation logo.
  • If the levels outlined above do not work for you, please note a donation in any amount can be made as well.

About the SFPGA Foundation
The South Florida PGA Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded to support the South Florida community, with a focus on junior golf, education and scholarships, and charitable gifting. The South Florida PGA Foundation falls under the direction of the South Florida PGA, a not-for-profit organization comprised of over 1,800 men and women PGA Professionals serving as the experts in business and the game of golf. In 2004 the South Florida PGA Foundation began operations as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded to support the South Florida community.

PROGRAMS

FOUNDATION FAQ’S

Q: When was the SFPGA Foundation created?
A: The SFPGA Foundation was created in 2004 to support junior golf, scholarships, education and charitable gifting. Since its inception the Foundation has grown over 460% impacting the lives of more than 8,000 individuals throughout the south Florida community.

Q: What is the mission of the SFPGA
A: The mission of the South Florida PGA Charitable Foundation is to support and conduct junior golf programs, grant scholarships, and provide charitable gifts for the South Florida community utilizing the 1800 PGA professionals of the South Florida PGA to support these efforts.

Q: What programs operate under the umbrella of the Foundation?
A: Charitable Gifting – Annually countless charities in south Florida receive grants from the SFPGA Foundation to help support their programming, including but not limited to various junior golf associations.
Scholarships – Annually three deserving students receive grants to assist with their college tuition

Smiling Fore Life – Created in 2010 this a program encouraging SFPGA Professionals to visit local children’s hospitals weekly. These visits help bring golf into children’s lives who may be experiencing hardship, and allows children an opportunity to forget about their challenges and enjoy a fun and new activity. In addition to the great benefits
the program provides to the children it also affords SFPGA Professionals the opportunity to get more involved in the local community.

PGA Hope – New in 2015, PGA Hope is a program designed to provide local military veterans with an opportunity to learn the game of golf as form of rehab from local PGA Professionals.

Habitat for Humanity – Annually the Foundation financially supports one home build/refurbishment for Habitat for Humanity. PGA Professionals are asked to volunteer their time to help with these projects as a means of getting more involved in the community.

SFPGA Junior Challenge & Championship Tours -Two premiere membership-based junior golf programs providing competitive and fun tournament experiences for golfers with the aspirations and skill levels to compete at the high school and collegiate levels.

SFPGA Prep Tour – The Junior Prep Tour is our entry level tour for junior golfers from ages 9-18 who are looking to make the jump from Team Golf and other entry level junior programs to the next level of competition.

SFPGA Team Golf – A fun, less stressful approach to tournament golf for junior golfers ages 6-14 with beginning level golf experience which provides PGA Professionals and apprentices an opportunity to grow their clientele by fielding a team.

Q: How are funds raised to support these programs?
A: The SFPGA Foundation annually conducts two Pro-Am’s to support Foundation activities throughout the year. These events serve as the Foundation’s primary fund raising activities thanks to the support of our corporate partners; Hertz and Tire Kingdom. Outside of golf events, funds are raised through public, corporate and member donations. The Foundation is extremely fortunate to have great friends in the community who believe in the mission and annually look to support our cause.

Q: How can you get involved?
A: Individuals can volunteer at a Junior Golf event or assist on a Habitat for Humanity home build day. Outside of volunteering time individuals can participate in one of the two Pro-Am’s held annually, host a Team Golf team or conduct a fund raiser through PGA Golf Day.