Golf Charity News April 28, 2024

Golf Charity News April 28, 2024

In Golf Charity news this week are items from Washtenaw Golf Club and U.S.-Ukraine Veterans’ Charities.

Washtenaw GC To Host Annual Charity Classic June 24

The fourth annual Washtenaw Golf Club Charity Classic to benefit Folds of Honor will be held Monday, June 24.

Call Washtenaw Golf Club to register: (734) 434-2150

The field is limited to the first 25 teams of four amateurs. Prior to the event, a golf professional will be assigned to teams as a fifth member. The event is a “shamble” with the two best net scores of five counting for the team.

It is an outstanding event for an outstanding charity that I have been honored to participate in for the last couple of years.

First Annual U.S.-Ukraine Veterans’ Charity Golf Tournament Announced with General Retired David Petraeus as Guest of Honor

KYIV, Ukraine and WASHINGTON, April 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — The Borderlands Foundation is proud to announce the inaugural U.S.-Ukraine Veterans’ Charity Golf Tournament, to be held on 7 June at the prestigious Andrews Air Force Base Golf Course. General David Petraeus, US Army (Ret.), the former Director of the CIA and Commander of Coalition Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, will attend as the Guest of Honor and share his thoughts in the War in Ukraine and geopolitics at the Awards Dinner Gala.

This is the inaugural tournament of a planned yearly event. The Borderlands Foundation will host this multipurpose event to unite top defense companies, political, business, and nonprofit leaders, as well veterans from both Ukraine and the United States. It will serve as a platform for fostering closer ties between the two Veterans and Defense Communities, allow for exchanging ideas, and supporting the heroic veterans of Ukraine dealing with issues that stem from their combat experience.

All proceeds from this golf tournament will go to the Borderlands Foundation whose mission is to “Make Sure Ukraine’s Heroes are Never Forgotten.” The Borderlands Foundation works through various organizations dedicated to research, advocacy, and treatment of PTSD for Ukraine’s Veterans. These organization include: State institution Ukraine Veteran’s Foundation, dedicated to creating employment and business opportunities; Revived Soldiers Ukraine focusing on rehabilitation through golf; the Expio Clinic, operating a Ketamine Therapy clinic for PTSD treatment; the Azov Angels Patronage, which is a nationwide veterans’ organization to find veterans for treatment; and the Ukraine Psychedelics Research Association, which is organizing and advocating for effective PTSD treatments and policy in Ukraine through psychedelics.

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