Supporting those who protect Us
If you are considering hosting a Tee it up for the Troops golf event, please read the following testimonials to learn what others have to say about the opportunity to honor the sacrifices of military veterans and their families.
My first golf tournament went pretty well and my golfers were overwhelmed with the number of disabled veterans that played in my event. This is the right thing to do for all of the right reasons and I am dedicated to this organization because of what JB Ball started and continues today. I am a former Marine, one of the fortunate ones, and doing this is simply…..the right thing to do at this point in my life. Marines stay the way and that is what I intend to do.
- Bill Gilkes, PGA West Central Chapter
Living or working in such a magnificent place like Mirasol makes it very easy for us to take for granted that there are men and women of the United States Armed Forces who make daily sacrifices in order to protect our freedom. It was an honor for the members at Mirasol to have the opportunity to show their support and pride for our troops and to support Tee it up for the Troops.
- Matt Lambert, General Manager, The Country Club at Mirsol
Having come into this world at the beginning of World War II I cut my teeth on the at-home effects of war and the family sacrifices it demands. My earliest memories include all of us gathered around my grandfather’s console radio listening to the weekly war reports and collectively holding our breath at the mention of combat in regions we knew “our” men were in. My recollections include the deepest sense of unfettered patriotism and pride that our family, along with all the other families, was not just sacrificing at home by rationing and doing without, but literally offering the lives of our family’s men and the family’s future well-being to protect our nation and the freedoms it offers. We are blessed that those who support our tournament and the Tee it up for the Troops’ cause recognize that whatever challenges they may face, or sacrifices required, they pale in comparison to the price paid everyday by those who protect and fall for our freedom. It is for them that we must keep on working.
- Dick Rutledge, President TIUFTT California Chapter
The Tee it up for the Troops initiative has offered a flexible, solutions based opportunity to anyone who shares the desire to enhance the lives of America’s Freedom Fighters. Be it volunteering personal resources or generating funds through special events, everyone who engages in the efforts of TIUFTT has the opportunity to say “Thank You” to our soldiers; the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. CMAA and the Club Foundation have never experienced an organization with a better record of “delivering the mission”. TIUFTT has got it figured out. You are truly a beacon in the darkest of night!
- Jim Singerling, CEO, CMAA