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How Golf Heals
As veterans learn that playing golf is possible, no matter what their disability, they regain their personal pride of accomplishment, of control, of success—even if it’s just a putt. As they gain confidence on the course, they find themselves surrounded by others who have been there and care. Read more…
Why We Started
The nine-hole course was designed as a place of respite rather than rehabilitation, and the needs of the disabled were not taken into account. Still, it was a valued asset of the hospital and served patients healing from all types of injuries for many years. Read more…
See Us in Action
Watch ‘HERO,’ the award winning video about our veterans and what we’re doing to help through the Friends of American Lake Veterans Golf Course. Read more…
How You Can Help
At this unique facility, blind golfers, amputees, and veterans recovering from emotional trauma and other injuries can join able-bodied soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines for camaraderie, support and rounds of golf – all in an atmosphere of honor and acceptance. Read more…
The 97th PGA Championship will be held at Whistling Straits and will host the PGA Championship Long Drive Competition. The Long Drive Competition began in 1952, and was re-launched during last year’s Championship at Valhalla Golf Club. Read the whole article, http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-championship-long-drive-competition-back-again.
Others are learning what we already know. Our course was voted one of nine friendliest courses in America by Golf Digest magazine! The 9 Most Cheerful Courses in America We found facilities where joy is not just a byproduct, but the main industry.
Hosted by Chuckals Office Products of Tacoma, the tournament will assist the Friends of American Lake Veterans Golf Course in their mission to provide physical and emotional rehabilitation for veterans. Chuckals Office Products will play host to a charity golf tournament benefiting the Friends of …