Tee It Up for the Troops and Concert Golf Partners Join Forces to Support Veterans

Tee It Up for the Troops™ and Concert Golf Partners Join Forces to Support Veterans

Fundraising Events will benefit Veterans and their Families in 15 Communities in 2017

Tee It Up for the Troops™ and Concert Golf Partners are proud to announce that they will be joining forces to support America’s veterans and military families.  Since 2005, Tee It Up for the Troops has been engaging and inspiring communities and golf clubs across the United States to do great things on behalf of our military men and women in support of their mission:  To honor, remember, respect and support all those who serve(d) in the Armed Forces of our great nation.

To further that mission, Concert Golf Partners has “stepped up to the tee” to launch fundraising golf events at each of its 15 premier golf properties nationwide.  Concert Golf Partners exists for one simple reason – to work “in concert with” the boards and members at each of their top-notch golf and country clubs to preserve and enhance their clubs for the long term.

Through this partnership, Tee It Up for the Troops and Concert Golf Partners collectively aspire to generate and donate more than $100,000 to various veterans’ non-profits, both nationally and locally in the home market of each Concert Golf property.  The following Concert Golf clubs have designated the following dates to host their Tee It Up for the Troops events:

May 28 – Sand Creek Country Club, Chesterton, IN

June 4 – Legacy Golf Resort, Phoenix, AZ

June 26 – Legacy Club at Alaqua Lakes, Orlando, FL

July 17 – Heathrow Country Club, Orlando, FL

August 11 – Crestview Country Club, Wichita, KS

August 21 – White Manor Country Club, Malvern, PA

August 24 – Philmont Country Club, Huntingdon Valley, PA

August 28 – Carrollwood Country Club, Tampa, FL

August 28 – Country Club at Woodmore, Washington DC

September 5 – MacGregor Downs Country Club, Raleigh, NC

September 27 – Blue Hill Country Club, Canton, MA

December 9 – Golf Club of Amelia Island, Amelia Island, FL

December 11 – West Lake Country Club, Augusta, GA

TBD – Hawthorns Golf & Country Club, Fisher, IN

“Tee It Up for the Troops is honored to have the support of a great golf and lifestyle company such as Concert Golf align with our efforts to support all the brave men and women of our military,” stated Tim Wegscheid, President of Tee It Up for the Troops.  “Their golf clubs are some of the best in the country and we are so appreciative for the time, money, and effort that they are willing to dedicate to helping our combat altered veterans.”

Susan Dunnavant, Chief Operating Officer of Concert Golf, added: “Concert Golf is proud, and humbled, to assist our brave Veterans and we anticipate that this is the start of a great partnership for a long time to come. We are honored to partner with Tee It Up for the Troops, a truly worthwhile charity giving back to our nation’s military heroes.”

About Tee It Up for the Troops

Tee It Up for the Troops, Inc, is a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization that serves U.S. military veterans and their families.  Based in Minnesota, Tee It Up for the Troops inspires communities across the country to organize golf events to raise funds for partnering veteran service organizations who deliver critically needed services to military families.  These locally-supported events also greatly assist returning service members to successfully reintegrate into their communities.  Established in 2005, Tee It Up for the Troops has hosted over 360 events in more than 40 states and has donated over $7 million to more than 300 various organizations serving veterans across the country.  In addition, through their REUNION initiative, Tee It Up for the Troops has reunited over 230 combat altered veterans who were separated due to battlefield injuries.  Through these reunions, participating veterans enhance their transition process into productive and fulfilling civilian lifestyles.

About Concert Golf Partners

Concert Golf Partners is a well-capitalized owner-operator of golf properties and buyer of loans secured by golf properties nationwide. Our management team has decades of professional golf management experience from Arnold Palmer Golf Management, Valley Crest, GE Capital, KSL Fairways, ClubCorp, and other leading firms with expertise gained from owning and operating over 100 premier golf properties across the US since 1990. We are deeply committed to attracting the very best employees, providing a superior customer experience and continuously investing in capital improvements at our clubs. Our group is an all-cash buyer of country clubs; we do not use debt to finance these investments because we think top-notch golf clubs benefit from the stability and certainty that comes from long-term debt-free ownership.

Media Contacts:

Tim Wegscheid, President of Tee It Up for the Troops: tim@teeitupforthetroops.org

Wayne Leal, Director of Golf Development for Concert Golf Partners:  wleal@concertgolfclubs.com

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