Thousands of facilities nationwide will participate in the second
annual Patriot Golf Day during Labor Day Weekend (Friday-Monday).
Golfers across the country have the unique opportunity to donate a
minimum of $1 to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation
(FoldsofHonor.org), which provides educational scholarships to families
of those who have become disabled or lost their lives in the line of
Major Dan Rooney, a PGA Professional and USGA Member from Broken Arrow,
Okla., created Patriot Golf Day in 2007. This nationwide event is
jointly supported by The PGA of America and the United States Golf
Participating public facilities will request a minimum of $1 for each
green fee that is processed August 29 – Sept. 1, while private
facilities will accept donations.
Rooney will once again lead Patriot Golf Day in 2008 before he reports
for his third tour of duty in Iraq as an F-16 pilot in the 125th
Fighter Squadron of the Oklahoma Air National Guard immediately
following Labor Day weekend.