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PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) introduces golf to veterans and active-duty military to enhance their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being. The program introduces the game of golf through a developmental 6-8-week curriculum led by PGA Professionals trained in adaptive golf as well as military culture. All programs are funded by PGA REACH and supplemented by the Southwest PGA Foundation, so the cost of programming is free to all veterans.

The success of PGA HOPE is driven by collaborative efforts with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, local Veteran Administration hospitals, and host sites that provide friendship-building PGA instruction. This sport for a lifetime proves every day to be an excellent activity for friendly competition and needed rehabilitation, enabling military veterans to assimilate back into their community through the game of golf.

Upon successful completion of a training session, participants receive a PGA HOPE membership card, entitling them to special deals at these participating facilities.

LEARN MORE ABOUT PGA HOPE

PGA Hope Program Ambassador

CASEY DORRELL

SOUTHWEST PGA SECTION – UNITED STATES ARMY – SERGEANT 1983-1998

Working with PGA HOPE since 2018, Casey Dorrell serves as a true ambassador for the program, checking in with his fellow HOPE graduates and setting up outreach events to help others learn more about PGA HOPE. Casey helped launch the PGA HOPE West Coast Meetups, an annual tournament series held for veterans, and the American Heroes Golf Tour, a military/first-responder golf league in metro Phoenix. Both provide space for veterans to enjoy camaraderie-building competition.

During his service, Casey received the Expert Field Medical Badge; Combat Medical Badge: Aircraft Crewman Wings; served six overseas tours; and received the Meritorious Unit Commendation for service with the 4th Squadron/3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment during Operation Desert Storm.

To learn more or ask questions, please contact Ambassador Casey Dorrell at c.dorrell@cox.net.

PGA Hope Program Ambassador

COLLEEN McBRATNEY

SOUTHWEST PGA SECTION – UNITED STATES AIR FORCE – COLONEL 1996-2021

After graduating from PGA HOPE in June 2023, Colleen discovered a purpose in playing golf as a key piece of her own health and wellness journey to recover from military service.  She was selected as an Ambassador in July 2023 and volunteers at PGA HOPE sessions in the Tucson area to connect with other veterans and help them experience the health and wellness benefits of golf as well.  She works closely with the PGA HOPE Southwest section lead professional, Danny Medina, and the Ambassador in the Phoenix area, Casey Dorrell, to find and coordinate opportunities to bring veterans into PGA HOPE and keep those who have graduated engaged with each other through golf.

Thanks to PGA HOPE, Colleen has learned that veterans are drawn to golf because it reflects the things they most valued during their military service.  The golf course provides a safe, outdoor environment for a sport that is based on integrity, respect for others, and trust that everyone follows the same rules and holds themselves accountable.  All of the human performance skills that it takes to be good at golf are the same ones that made veterans good at their military jobs.  As a PGA HOPE Ambassador, Colleen wants to use her military sports medicine and leadership experience to help other veterans have this same realization about golf and be successful in their lives after military service too.

2024 PGA HOPE Training Sessions

FACILITY AND INSTRUCTOR SESSION DATES
PGA HOPE Boulder City
Tim Skophammer, PGA
hammergolf54@gmail.com
909-725-3414
Boulder Creek Golf Club
1501 Veterans Memorial Dr
Boulder City, NV 89005
Session 1– Wednesdays – 9AM
Boulder Creek GC (FULL)
2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20*
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Wednesdays – 9AM
Boulder Creek GC (15 openings)
9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Chandler
Sandy Balkan, PGA
sandy.balkan@pga.com
719-482-6440
Lone Tree Golf Club
6262 S Mountain Blvd
Chandler, AZ 85249
Session 1 – Fridays – 8AM
Lone Tree GC (FULL)
5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Fridays – 10AM
Lone Tree GC (10 openings)
11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 12/6, 12/13*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE East Tucson
Steve Grove, PGA
sgrove@tucsoncountryclub.com
520-298-2381
Tucson Country Club
2950 N Camino Principal
Tucson, AZ 85715
Session 1 – Tuesdays – 9:30AM
Tucson CC (15 openings)
5/21, 5/28, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25
Information / Registration
Session 2 – Fridays – 4:30PM
Tucson CC (15 openings)
7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Gilbert
Sean Paul, PGA
spaul@arcisgolf.com
480-926-3589
Kokopelli Golf Club
1800 West Guadalupe Road
Gilbert, AZ 85233
Session 1 – Thursdays – 6PM
Kokopelli GC (FULL)
4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Saturdays – 10AM
Kokopelli GC (FULL)
4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11
Join the Waitlist
Session 3 – Thursdays – 6PM
Kokopelli GC (5 openings)
11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19*
Session 4– Saturdays – 10AM
Kokopelli GC (5 openings)
11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Las Vegas
Tim Skophammer, PGA
hammergolf54@gmail.com
Phone: 909-725-3414
Las Vegas National Golf Club
1911 E Desert Inn Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Session 1 – Wednesdays – 9AM
Las Vegas National GC (FULL)
3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1
Join the Waitlist
PGA HOPE Las Vegas East
Tim Skophammer, PGA
hammergolf54@gmail.com
909-725-3414
The Club at Sunrise
5483 Club House Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89142
Session 1– Wednesdays – 11AM
The Club at Sunrise (FULL)
5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29, 6/5, 6/12
Join the Waitlist
(published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Laveen
Drew Reid, PGA
drewreid8@aol.com
623-693-6686
Auguila Golf Club
8440 S. 35th Ave
Laveen Village, AZ 85339
Session 1 – Saturdays – 9AM
Aguila GC (FULL)
4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Saturdays – 11AM
Aguila GC (10 openings)
10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE North Las Vegas
Tim Skophammer, PGA
hammergolf54@gmail.com
909-725-3414
Aliante Golf Club
3100 Elkhorn Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89084
Session 1 – Thursdays – 4PM
Aliante GC (FULL)
4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Thursdays – 4PM
Aliante GC (15 openings)
9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Prescott
Justin Henderson, PGA
jhenderson@antelopehillsgolf.com
602-628-4243
Antelope Hills Golf Course
1 Perkins Drive
Prescott, AZ 86301
Session 1 – Sundays – 1:00PM
Antelope Hills GC (FULL)
3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 4/7, 4/14
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Sundays – 1:00PM
Antelope Hills GC (FULL)
4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26
Join the Waitlist

PGA HOPE Saddle Brooke
Mike Karpe, PGA
hammergolf54@gmail.com
520-370-1567
Saddle Brooke 2
38735 S. Mountain View Boulevard
SaddleBrooke, AZ 85739
Session 1– Wednesdays – 8:30AM
Saddle Brooke 2 (15 openings)
4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Saturdays – 7:30AM
Saddle Brooke 2 (15 openings)
7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, 8/10*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Sahuarita
Josh Wilks, PGA
josh.wilks@robson.com
520-393-5802
Quail Creek Golf Club
1490 N Quail Range Loop, #2
Green Valley, AZ 85614
Session 1 – Saturdays – 9:30AM
Quail Creek GC (FULL)
3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Saturdays – 9:30AM
Quail Creek GC (10 openings)
5/11, 5/18, 5/25, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15
Information / Registration
Session 3 – Saturdays – 9:30AM
Quail Creek GC (10 openings)
November*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Sewailo
Cesar Balganon
cesar.balganon@casinodelsol.com
520-954-5583
Sewailo Golf Club
5655 W Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ 85757
Session 1 – Tuesdays – 10:30AM
Sewailo GC (FULL)
4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Tuesdays – 9:30AM
Sewailo GC (15 openings)
10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19*
Session 3– Wednesdays – 9:30AM
Sewailo GC (15 openings)
10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Starr Pass
Lucy Matthews
lucy.matthews@theclubatstarrpass.com
573-239-4552
Star Pass Golf Club
3645 W Starr Pass Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85745
Session 1 – Thursdays – 10:30AM
Starr Pass GC (FULL)
4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Thursdays – 9AM
Starr Pass GC (15 openings)
5/25, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29
Information / Registration
Session 3 – Saturdays – 8:30AM
Starr Pass GC (15 openings)
8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29, 9/5, 9/12*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Sun City
Jamey Lewis, PGA
jameylewis@pga.com
623-933-1353
Sun City Country Club

9433 N 107th Ave
Sun City, AZ 85351
Session 1 – Fridays – 9AM
Sun City CC (FULL)
3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Fridays – 9AM
Sun City CC (FULL)
4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17
Join the Waitlist
Session 3 – Fridays – 9AM
Sun City CC (15 openings)
11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9*
Session 4 – Fridays – 9AM
Sun City Country Club (15-openings)
11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Sun City West
Drew Reid, PGA
drewreid8@aol.com
623-693-6686
Reid West Golf Academies
12805 W. Beardsley Rd
Sun City West, 85375
Session 1 – Saturdays – 9AM
Reid West Golf Academies (5-openings)
8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24, 8/31, 9/7
(published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Surprise
Kevin Reagan, PGA
kevin.reagan@livegrandaz.com
623-764-3304
Granite Falls Golf Club
15949 W Clearview Blvd
Surprise, AZ 85374
Session 1 – Tuesdays – 11AM
Granite Falls GC (FULL)
4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/4
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Tuesdays – 11AM
Granite Falls GC (15 openings)
7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13*
Session 3 – Tuesdays – 11AM
Granite Falls GC (15 openings)
November*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Tucson
Landyn Lewis, PGA
llewis@tucsoncitygolf.com
520-282-1758
Randolph Golf Complex
602 S Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711
Session 1:  2024 – Fridays – 11 AM
Randolph GC (FULL)
2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/8, 3/16
Join the Waitlist
Session 2 – Fridays – 7:30AM
Randolph GC (20 openings)
5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14*
Information / Registration
Session 3 – Fridays – 11AM
Randolph GC (20 openings)
10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15*
(*published 45 days prior)
PGA HOPE Yuma
Mark Croft, PGA
mark@markcroftgolf.com
928-304-1008
Yuma Golf & Country Club
3150 E Fortuna Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
Session 1 – Fridays – 10AM
Yuma G & CC (5 openings)
TBD
Session 2 – Wednesdays – 10AM
Yuma G & CC (5 openings)
TBD
Session 3 – Wednesdays – 10AM
Yuma G & CC (5 openings)
11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/4, 12/11*
Session 4 – Fridays – 10AM
Yuma Golf & Country Club (5-openings)
11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 4/13*
(*published 45 days prior)

2024 PGA HOPE Participating Facilities

FACILITY OFFER
Angel Park Golf Club
100 S. Rampart Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89145
888-446 5358
  • At least 50% off of rack rate listed on the website
  • Free range balls
  • Tee time must be made within 24 hours
Antelope Hills Golf Courses
1 Perkins Dr
Prescott, AZ 86301
928-776-7888
  • $15 for Greens Fee (includes Golf Cart) or $7 for Greens Fee (Walking) after 2pm
  • Any day, all year
Augusta Ranch Golf Club
2401 S. Lansing
Mesa, AZ 85209
480-354-1234
  • 50% off the rack rate
  • 7-day advanced booking
Canyon Mesa Country Club
500 Jacks Canyon Rd
Sedona, AZ 86351
928-284-0036
  • $16.50 for 9 Holes, $26.50 for 18 Holes (Includes Golf Cart) *9 Hole Executive Course
  • Any day, all year
El Rio Golf Course
1400 W Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85745
520-791-4229
  • $30 rate + tax includes cart, December-April
  • $20 rate + tax includes cart, May-November
  • Reservations can only be made 48 hours in advance
The Club at Sunrise
5483 Club House Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89142
702–207-7501
  • $25 Green Fee includes Cart Fee
  • Monday thru Friday only
The Duke at Rancho El Dorado
42660 W Rancho El Dorado Pkwy
Maricopa, AZ 85138
480-844-1100
  • Gold Card Rate (lowest possible rate)
  • Complimentary Range Balls
Forty Niner Country Club
12000 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85749
520-749-4925
  • Member Guest Rate
  • $19 + tax after 2:30 p.m., includes golf, cart, and a drink
  • 10% discount on golf shop merchandise
Fred Enke Golf Course
8521 E Irvington Rd
Tucson, AZ 85730
520-282-1758
  • $30 rate + tax includes cart, December-April
  • $20 rate + tax includes cart, May-November
  • Reservations can only be made 48 hours in advance
Granite Falls Golf Course
19726 N. Remington Dr
Surprise, AZ 85374
623-546-7500
  • Posted guest rates
  • Free bucket of range balls
Kokopelli Golf Club
1800 W. Guadalupe Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85233
480-926-3589
  • 20% off rack rate – anytime
  • $20 rate + tax includes cart,
    after 3pm – Monday ~ Thursday
Las Barrancas Golf Club
14076 E 48th St
Yuma, AZ 85367
928 342-7130
  • $25 for active and retired military includes green fee, cart and range balls November through April
  • $15 May through October
Lone Tree Golf Club
6262 S. Mountain Blvd
Chandler, AZ 85249
(480) 219-0831
  • Monday through Thursday
  • $30 plus tax after 3:00 pm
  • Includes golf cart
Omni Tucson National
2727 W Club Dr
Tuscon, AZ 85742
520-575-7540
  • Nov 1-May 31 – After 1pm – $60 includes golf, cart and range balls
  • Jun 1-Oct 31 – After 1:00pm – $60 includes golf, cart and range balls
  • 10% discount on all merchandise
Rancho Manana Golf Club
5734 E. Rancho Manana Blvd
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
480-488-0398
Randolph Golf Complex
600 S Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711
520-282-1758
  • $30 rate + tax includes cart, December-April
  • $20 rate + tax includes cart, May-November
  • Reservations can only be made 48 hours in advance
  • 20% off all Tucson Golf Program Cactus Logo Merchandise
Rolling Hills Golf Course
8900 E. 29th Street
Tucson, AZ 85710
520-298-2401
  • 10% off merchandise
  • Any size range balls for $5
  • Complimentary cart fees for 9 or 18 holes after 12 pm Monday through Sunday
San Pedro Golf Course
926 North Madison
Benson, AZ 85602
520-586-7814
  • $25 for Greens Fee (includes Golf Cart)
  • Any day, all year
  • Same rate for all active-duty military
Sewailo Golf Club
5655 W Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ 85757
  • 10% discount off the Best Available Rate on morning and early afternoon tee times
  • 10% discount on golf shop merchandise
Shalimar Golf Club
2032 E. Golf Ave
Tempe, AZ 85282
480-838-0488
  • Free Golf with Paid Cart Fee
  • Anytime: May thru Oct. Before 9:00am or after 12:00pm: Nov thru April
Silverbell Golf Course
3600 N Silverbell Rd
Tucson, AZ 85745
520-791-5235
  • $30 rate + tax includes cart, December-April
  • $20 rate + tax includes cart, May-November
  • Reservations can only be made 48 hours in advance
Sun City Country Club
9433 N 107th Avenue
Sun City, AZ 85351
623-933-1353
  • 50% discount on regular rate
  • Any day, all year
Sunland Springs Golf Club
11061 E. Medina
Mesa, AZ 85209
480-984-4209
  • PGA HOPE cardholders can play anytime for the resident rate. More information at www.sunlandspringsgolf.com
  • PGA HOPE cardholders can play at any time and will receive $10 off the Arizona Resident rate
  • Any day, all day, all year
  • May book 7 days in advance
Topgolf Gilbert

1689 S. Santan Village Pkwy
Gilbert, AZ 85295
623-231-3230

  • 20% off retail merchandise during PGA HOPE session ONLY
  • PGA HOPE Students receive 50% off Topgolf Game Play, Monday-Thursday only, at Topgolf venues Nationwide (Per PGA Partnership with Topgolf)
  • 10% off Food and NA Beverage during PGA HOPE session ONLY
  • 10% off Game Play anytime at Topgolf venues Nationwide
Topgolf Glendale
6101 N. 99th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85305
623-231-3226
  • 20% off retail merchandise during PGA HOPE session ONLY
  • PGA HOPE Students receive 50% off Topgolf Game Play, Monday-Thursday only, at Topgolf venues Nationwide (Per PGA Partnership with Topgolf)
  • 10% off Food and NA Beverage during PGA HOPE session ONLY
  • 10% off Game Play anytime at Topgolf venues Nationwide
Topgolf Scottsdale
9500 E. Talking Stick Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
623-231-3230
    • 20% off retail merchandise during PGA HOPE session ONLY
    • PGA HOPE Students receive 50% off Topgolf Game Play, Monday-Thursday only, at Topgolf venues Nationwide (Per PGA Partnership with Topgolf)
Topgolf Tucson – Marana
4050 W. Costco Pl
Tucson, AZ 85741
520-274-1015
    • 20% off retail merchandise during PGA HOPE session ONLY
    • PGA HOPE Students receive 50% off Topgolf Game Play, Monday-Thursday only, at Topgolf venues Nationwide (Per PGA Partnership with Topgolf)
    • 10% off Food and NA Beverage during PGA HOPE session ONLY
    • 10% off Game Play anytime at Topgolf venues Nationwide

PGA HOPE Southwest Certified Instructors

Edward Albrecht
Jeff Allen
Julie Anderson
Terry Anderson
Matthew Anzalone
Ben Arrington
Mike Arrigoni
Greg Avant
John Baas
Tobias Baldwin
Cesar Balganon
Sandy Balkan
Bart Barnard
Mike Barry
Benoit Beisser
Jerold Bellew
Drew Billow
Chad Blubaum
Jordan Bosin
Andy Boyd
Dale Bradley
Edward Britton
Justin Bubser
Brad Butler
Chelsea Carroll
Jane Chanik
Kevin Christian
Tom Colceri
Tim Combs
James Contreras
Jim Cosgrove
Steve Crane
Mark Croft
Jesse Crowe
Keith Cunningham
Casey Dorrell
Brandon Dougherty
Ronald Dupres
Wade Dunagan
Matthew Easterbrook
Timothy Eberlein
Art Eklund
Rich Elias
Bob Epperly
Ross Farley
Mark Fenech
Alex Fisher
Jeff Furnari
Edward Galvan
Jim Goettel
Garrett Granlund
Paul Griffin
Glen Griffith
Eric Grindereng
Steve Grove
Diego Guerrero
John Gunby
Shiloh Hagey
Barry Hand
Susan Harnedy
Michael Haywood
Justin Henderson
Ronald Heraty
Adam High
Jeffrey Hochman
Craig Hocknull
Michael Holbrook
Chris Hubbard
Curt Hudek
Aram Hudson
Matt Hudson
Jesse Hughes
Kim Hunley
Wynne Hunter
Raj Jackson
Tyler James
Josh Janowiak
Robert Jennings
Scott Jessee
Brandon Johnson
Mitch Johnson
Michael Karpe
Gordon Kaser
Matt Keel
Edward Kilthau
Kurt Kleven
Courtney Krueger

Lindy LaBauve
Mike Lamanna
David Lee
Damian Lane-Lehew
Tony Lefevre
Mark Leibfried
Leonard Lesperance
Jamey Lewis
Landyn Lewis
J.D. Lindberg
Daniel Lindsay
Brent Lingel
Matt Love
Tom MacKinney
Lee Maiden
Adam Markman
Deborah Martinez
Jesus Martinez
Joe Martinez
Lucy Matthews
Colleen McBratney
Kevin McCarthy
Kim McCann
Alan McJunkin
Danny Medina
Ben Meidl
Isidro Mendoza
Susie Meyers
Brian Morfeld
Randy Mudge
Antonio Noriega
Matthew Oldham
Shaun O’Neil
Jock Olson
Sean Paul
Rick Price
Tommy Price
Maria Przymierski
Paul Purtzer
Don Rea
Kevin Reagan
Drew Reid
Steven Reuhl
Joe Riekena
Avis Brown Riley
Nicole Dutt Roberts
Brandon Rogers
Tony Rohlik
Timothy Sam
Robert Sather
Chris Santiago
James Saunders
Erik Schjolberg
Michael Schlund
Dennis Scholl
Megan Scholl
Patrick Sexton
Timothy Skophammer
Nigel Spence
Alycia Stark
Ken Steinke
Craig Stoudnor
Jacob Suarez
Keaton Swan
Jerry Sweet-Willis
Spencer Sweitzer
Jim Symonds
Jay Synkelma
Gary Tamietti
Tom Taylor
Derrold Thoen
Christopher Thomson
Billy Rhiley
Cor Timmerman
Greggory Tobias
Dennis Towey
Nano Vasquez
John Wasson
Ben Weir
Daniel Wendt
Meghan Whittaker
Dave Wils
Joshua Wilks
Andrew Workman
Anthony Wright
Andrew Yang
Josh Young