PGA HOPE serves as the military pillar of PGA REACH, and a rehabilitative program designed to introduce golf to veterans with disabilities in order to enhance their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being
PGA HOPE is the only golf program for veterans taught by PGA Professionals trained in VA-Approved Adaptive Sports Instruction
The mission of PGA REACH is to positively impact lives by enabling access to PGA Professionals, PGA Sections and the game of golf.
PGA HOPE’s goals are to:
Create a safe environment for Veterans and their families and establish relationships of trust with PGA Professionals
Have fun and encourage a culture of comradery
Teach Veterans the basics of golf including etiquette and course management
Empower Veterans to feel confident playing golf on their own after the program
2019 Host site-Town of Colonie Golf Course
Lead golf Professional-Noel Gebauer, PGA
Tuesdays, May-June 6-8PM
Christian Torres, PGA Associate
Player Development Coordinator
Northeastern New York PGA
For questions about how to become an instructor or to become a HOPE participant use the following contact information for Christian Torres.