The Salute Military Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that aims to meld a love of country and love of golf in an effort to support the mental and physical rehabilitation programs of post-9/11 wounded and injured warriors. SMGA golf professionals, skilled in teaching adaptive golf, understand the unique needs of veterans returning home from service and have witnessed first-hand the powerful benefits the game of golf can provide in improving quality of life of wounded service men and women. Golf embodies strength, flexibility, endurance, balance, and mental discipline, all central qualities of a successful rehabilitation program. The camaraderie and lasting friendships SMGA warrior golfers forge among themselves have helped many return to active duty or successfully reintegrate into civilian life.
SMGA is proud to have impacted so many our our nations young men and women. Here are some of our highlights to date.
•Given more than 2000 private lessons to post 9/11 wounded and injured veterans;
•Provided more than 800 sets of individually fitted clubs to wounded warriors;
•Hosts more than 80 golf clinics each year;
•Operates at nine affiliates/chapters nationwide;
•Recognized by the Bush Center as a leading military service organization;
•Operates the American Golfer Program; and
•Is proud to have three Patriot Award winners as teaching professionals.
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