Posted Nov. 4, 2016: Brian Z. Porter will never forget that day during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was on patrol in Fallujah when an Improvised Explosive Device blew up in his face. The tall, rugged, Special Operations Army Master Sergeant (retired) rarely talks about it, but his completely reconstructed jaw and face tell the story. Read how Fairways for Freedom® helped him discover the joy of golf as he toured NW Ireland with other combat-injured veterans here
Posted October 15, 2015: In late September 2015, 13 injured veterans flew into Belfast from the U.S. on a United Airlines flight, where they met up with eight Ambassadors and three staff (including the writer of the following article) then took a luxury coach bus to Ireland’s Northwest Coast. First stop on this tremendous Fairways for Freedom trip was the Rosapenna Golf Resort, where the group played both the Old Tom Morris Links and the Sandy Hills Links. Six days and five magnificent courses later, the golfers celebrated their final evening with a traditional Irish dinner and music, a happier and healthier bunch that had truly bonded. Click the link here to read about the trip in detail—and see exclusive photos—as they appeared on golfdigest.com.