Foundation

Foundation

Foundation

The South Florida PGA Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded to support the South Florida community, with a focus on junior golf, education and scholarships, and charitable gifting. The South Florida PGA Foundation falls under the direction of the South Florida PGA, a not-for-profit organization comprised of over 1,850 men and women PGA Professionals serving as the experts in business and the game of golf.
 
In 2004 the South Florida PGA Foundation began operations as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded to support the South Florida community.  Since its inception, the Foundation has experienced extreme growth through the support of countless PGA Professionals, facilities, and numerous corporations.  Over the past sixteen years the Foundation has touched the lives of more than 12,000 individuals residing in South Florida, through various programming included but not limited to junior golf, charitable gifting, and scholarships.

Administering numerous programs including but not limited to the South Florida PGA Junior Tours, PGA HOPE, Smiling Fore Life and many more, the SFPGA Foundation strives each year to make a greater impact on the community. 

South Florida PGA Foundation Scholarship

Developed in 2018 the South Florida PGA Foundation annually provides one local student with a four year, $20,000 scholarship to assist with their college education.  The student selected to receive the scholarship will receive it in $5,000 increments over the course of four years. In order to receive funding each year, additional paperwork including a copy of the student’s transcript must be submitted to the SFPGA Foundation to ensure the student is performing at an acceptable level. 

For further information, please click HERE now.

Note: Applications are now longer accepted for this year

 

Click here for more information about the South Florida PGA Foundation

Mirasol Scholarship

Each year the South Florida PGA Junior Tour strives to provide first-class quality golf to the youth of South Florida while keeping cost low, operating under the South Florida PGA Foundation. Along with offering a strong Junior Tour program, there are scholarships available through the Foundation to assist members as they head off to college. In the fall of 2009, during the tough economic environment, the Mirasol Scholarship Fund was developed with the help of the Men’s Fun Group at The Country Club at Mirasol.

The South Florida PGA Junior Tour is proud to provide Junior Tour members with an entry fee scholarship fund sponsored by “The Men’s Fun Group” at The Country Club at Mirasol. This fund is set up to provide grants to Junior Tour members needing assistance with the entry fee for events. Junior Tour members may apply for a grant of which will provide them with a $30 entry fee into five events throughout the season. Applications will be accepted anytime throughout the year beginning January 4th. In order to receive a grant, you must complete the application form and submit it a minimum of six weeks prior to the event you would like to participate in.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • South Florida PGA Section Resident
  • Current Junior Tour Member
  • Household income less than $75,000 (must include first two pages of your most recent personal 1040 tax return – additional factors may be considered)
  • A written letter from the junior stating why he/she feels that he/she should receive funding. 
  • Grants will be reviewed and issued by SFPGA Staff and one member of “The Men’s Fun Group at Mirasol"

To be granted assistance you must complete the application located below and send to ebreighner@pgahq.com.  All necessary information has been included in the document, however if you have any questions please feel free to contact Ellen Breighner at 561-935-5019.

Click here to download a scholarship application