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1000 Push Ups to Celebrate Veterans Day
PALM BEACH GARDENS RESIDENT, ROB TORRINGTON SETS OUT TO DO 1,000 PUSH-UP’S IN ONE DAY RAISING AWARENESS FOR THE SOUTH FLORIDA PGA FOUNDATIONS PGA HOPE PROGRAM AND BENEFITTING LOCAL VETERANS
ATLANTIS, FL - Rob Torrington, who is he you ask? He is a resident of Palm Beach Gardens and an active businessman who is driven to support the local community through his involvement with countless philanthropic efforts. He is innovative, driven and selfless. He has a passion to support others and will do anything it takes to make our community better and stronger.
In just three shorts weeks Torrington, in honor of the 100th anniversary of veteran’s day, will begin his 1,000 push-up challenge. Is this 1,000 push-up challenge like the ice bucket challenge? YES! Torrington will do 1,000 push-ups on November 12th to create awareness of the South Florida PGA Foundation PGA HOPE (helping our patriots everywhere) program and the upcoming PGA HOPE Golf Classic.
Along with Torrington, many others including SFPGA Professionals and staff members will join in the “Challenge” to help raise funds to support our local veterans!
What is PGA HOPE? Might sound crazy, but it provides just that, HOPE for our local veterans. A program launched in South Florida in late 2015, if affords veterans with an opportunity to learn the game of golf as a form of therapy and assimilation back into civilian life. Since its inception it has impacted more than 475 local veterans in five south Florida counties and continues to grow annually.
This program is changing lives, and through Torrington’s efforts and support of the community it is only going to grow.
Click here to learn more about the 1,000 Push-Up Challenge or make a donation today!
ABOUT THE SOUTH FLORIDA PGA 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 1,850 men and women PGA Professionals serving as the experts in business and the game of golf. Over the past thirteen years the Foundation has touched the lives of more than 12,000 individuals residing in South Florida, through various programming included but not limited to junior golf, charitable gifting, scholarships and PGA HOPE.
ABOUT PGA HOPE
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. PGA HOPE provides golf as a therapeutic rehabilitation tool for all military Veterans. The lifetime sport of golf has proven to be an excellent outlet for activity and competition but also allows military to assimilate back into their community through the social interaction the game provides.