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Great HOLIDAY GIFT IDEA — 2015 Northern Trust Open tickets benefit FOG!

Buy your tickets to PGA TOUR’s 2015 Northern Trust Open and not only will you be helping over 18,000 youth golfers, but a portion of your ticket purchase will go directly to our partner charity, CITY OF HOPE, a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.  For every adult ticket purchased, at least one young person (17 and under) can attend for FREE.  Click Here to learn more about the 2015 Northern Trust Open ticket offer.

2015 Honoree – PHIL MICKELSON!

FOG’s 2015 Charity Golf Tournament on April 20, 2015 promises to be another outstanding fundraising event at Bel-Air Country Club. Early bird registration begins on December 16th.  Don’t miss it!

THE KEN VENTURI “Spirit of Giving” AWARD
For the first time in its 34-year history, the Friends of Golf (FOG) organization (FOG) has created the inaugural Ken Venturi “Spirit of Giving” Award. This award was created to honor Ken Venturi and his commitment to be an inspiring and motivating force for young golfers everywhere. Ken has been a Friend of FOG for many years—almost since its inception.  Over the years, he graciously contributed his time to support the mission of FOG by attending the event every year, conducting clinics for the players, and attracting many of the top professional golfers to contribute their time and interest to fostering good will for the young amateur and college golfer.  In April 2015, Michael Stramaglio of MWAi was awarded this outstanding award.

The BEN HOGAN Trophy

What do Vince Lombardi, John Heisman, Bronco Nagurski, Chuck Bednarik, Dick Butkus, Ronnie Lott and Ben Hogan all have in common? They are all named for the most recognized college sports awards in the country. Ben Hogan was arguably the best golfer in history, yet few golfers (let alone ordinary Americans), are aware of the Hogan Trophy. {read more}

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