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2024 Ben Hogan Award

Koivun wins 2024 Ben Hogan Award presented by PNC Bank

FORT WORTH, Texas (May 20, 2024) – The Hogan Trophy Award Foundation, Friends of Golf (FOG) and Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) have announced that Auburn freshman Jackson Koivun is the recipient of the 2024 Ben Hogan Award presented by PNC Bank.   Koivun joins Rickie Fowler of Oklahoma State in 2008 as the only freshmen ever...

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Ben Hogan Award

Gregg Grost to Receive 2024 Eddie Merrins Award

FORT WORTH, Texas (March 27, 2024) – The Ben Hogan Award Foundation and Friends of Golf (FOG) have selected Gregg Grost, a former national champion college golf coach at Oklahoma and past Executive Director and CEO of the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), as the recipient of the 2024 Eddie Merrins Award.   Recipients of the...

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New Golf Shoes

Local Southern California High School Students to Get Free Golf Shoes

Non-Profit Friends of Golf (FOG) Teams with G/FORE To Donate 2,000 New Golf Shoes to High School Golf Student Athletes   CIF Southern Section Students to Get Shoes at Event Saturday, February 3 in Los Alamitos   Event Description: Friends of Golf (FOG) has teamed with G/FORE to donate 2,000 pairs of brand-new golf shoes to Southern California...

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CIF LA City Section Shoe Distribution

Local high school students to get free golf shoes

Non-Profit Friends of Golf (FOG) Teams with G/FORE To Donate 2,000 New Golf Shoes to CIF High School Golf Students   CIF City Section Students to Get New Shoes at Event This Saturday (Oct 21) at Birmingham Community Charter HS in Lake Balboa   Event Description:  Friends of Golf (FOG) has teamed with G/FORE to donate 2,000 pairs of...

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Tom Addis III, Venturi Award

Friends of Golf (FOG) to Honor Former PGA of America President Tom Addis III With the Ken Venturi “Spirit of Giving” Award

FRIENDS OF GOLF (FOG) TO HONOR FORMER PGA OF AMERICA PRESIDENT TOM ADDIS III WITH THE KEN VENTURI “SPIRIT OF GIVING” AWARD   Addis Joins PGA Star Max Homa and LPGA Hall of Famer Juli Inkster as Honorees at FOG’s Upcoming 43rd Annual Charity Tournament   Emmy Award-winning Sportscaster Jim Nantz to Present Awards/Interview Honorees at Bel-Air Country Club...

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Friends of Golf Tournament

PGA Tour Standout Max Homa & World Golf Hall of Fame Juli Inkster to be Honored at 43rd Annual Friends of Golf (FOG) Charity Tournament

Tournament Presented by Konica Minolta Set for October 16 at Bel-Air Country Club   Non-Profit Started by Golf Legend Eddie Merrins Has Donated Millions to Local & National Colleges, High Schools and More   Los Angeles, CA (June 28, 2023) Friends of Golf (FOG) will honor PGA Tour standout and Southern California native Max Homa and LPGA star and...

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Ami Gianchandani

Yales’ Ami Gianchandani Awarded 2023 Dinah Shore Trophy

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 9, 2023 – The LPGA Foundation today announced that Ami Gianchandani of Yale University has been awarded the 2023 Dinah Shore Trophy, cementing her status as one of the top collegiate female players who has made an impact on the course through her leadership and on society through charitable endeavor.   The Dinah...

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