Special Announcements

Patrick Cantlay

The Resurrection Of Patrick Cantlay

(March 21, 2017) – The Ben Hogan Award is fast becoming the nationally recognized Heisman Trophy of amateur golf. This past year, our most recent honorees have excelled. Here is a look into our 2014 winner Patrick Cantlay.   by Ted Johnson | Fore   Read complete article....

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Myra Einberg

L.A. City Section Inducts Newest Hall of Fame Class

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 6, 2017) – The L.A. City Section of the C.I.F. will induct the 2017 members to HALL OF FAME honors at a dinner at the West L.A. Double Tree in Culver City on April 23rd. Among this year’s honorees will be FOG’s very own Myra Einberg.   The L.A. City Section Hall of...

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game for everyone

Media Misses the Green, Golf Isn’t “Dying”

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 17, 2016) – With less than 14 weeks before the arrival of Dustin Johnson at Bel-Air Country Club for the 38th annual Friends of Golf (FOG) event, the golf world continues to build on the excitement of DJ's 2016 PGA season.   Golf has truly reached new heights with the plethora of young,...

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John Hoffman

Francois Rhodes Interviews FOG President John Hoffman

Golf is a Four Letter Word host discusses Friends of Golf history and current activities, awards and scholarships.   [vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation="" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_video link="https://youtu.be/S1DaXLaIfRk"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Rahm repeats as Ben Hogan Award winner

2015FORT WORTH, Texas (May 23, 2016) – Colonial Country Club, Friends of Golf (FOG) and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) have announced that Arizona State senior Jon Rahm is the 2016 winner of The Ben Hogan Award presented by Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta). He becomes the first player ever...

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Dustin Johnson

FOG Names Dustin Johnson
2017 Honoree

2016 U.S. Open Champion, 2016 PGA Tour Player of the Year, 2016 Ryder Cup Team Participant   LOS ANGELES, CA (November 11, 2016) – Friends of Golf is thrilled to announce that Dustin Johnson will be our 2017 Honoree at the FOG Charity Golf Tournament to be held on Monday, April 24th at the prestigious Bel-Air Country...

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Chulya Named The Recipient Of The 2016 Dinah Shore Trophy 

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA, May 18, 2016 – Jackie Chulya of Columbia University has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Dinah Shore Trophy. Chuyla hails from Bangkok, Thailand, where she devotes most of her summers working and volunteering in her community.   Administered by the LPGA Foundation, the Dinah Shore Trophy Award recognizes female collegiate golfers who...

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