PGA REACH Minnesota

A nonprofit organization

$30,930 raised by 81 donors

PGA REACH Minnesota is the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the Minnesota PGA Section. The mission of PGA REACH Minnesota is to enable access to the game of golf utilizing PGA Professionals to positively impact the lives of youth, military, and diverse populations with an emphasis on inclusion.


  • We operate 15+ Drive, Chip & Putt qualifiers annually.
  • Our 'Sota Series includes four competitive tours for juniors.  Each year, nearly 200 events give youth an opportunity to compete and learn from each other.
  • PGA Jr. League Golf is golf's version of Little League, where PGA Professionals serve as team captains and athletes learn the game in a group environment.
  • Our college scholarship program has provided nearly $500,000 to deserving golfers since inception in 1996.
  • Golf In Schools is a focus in partnership with The First Tee and combining the expertise of PGA Professionals.


PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) Minnesota is a six-week adaptive golf program offered to Veterans free of charge and taught by PGA Professionals.

  • Designed to introduce Veterans to the game of golf in an effort to enhance their overall quality of life.
  • Utilizes golf as a rehabilitation tool to improve our veteran’s quality of life by enhancing their mental, physical, social and emotional well-being.
  • Open to all Veterans, but geared specifically for those suffering with disabilities to assist them with the assimilation back into their local community.
  • 100 Holes for HOPE is our flagship tournament to raise funds for PGA HOPE Minnesota. PGA Professionals and Military Veterans collect pledges for birdies made during their 100-hole golf marathon.


  • The Bad Pants Open began in 2006 in partnership with Special Olympics Minnesota.  Each year, community teams compete on the golf course while celebrating inclusiveness, all to raise awareness for a great cause.
  • The Tapemark Minnesota PGA Pro-Am began in 1972 and raises awareness and funding for organizations that support children and adults with developmental disabilities in Minnesota.  

Organization Data


Organization name

PGA REACH Minnesota

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Children & Family Community Sports


COON RAPIDS, MN 55448-1445