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Who We Are

The Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation, Inc. is a non-stock corporation that received approval from the Internal Revenue Service on January 17, 1995, to be classified as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Foundation was founded to provide information and services to youth golf and special-needs golfers, and to promote the game to the public at large. It is intended to serve golf throughout Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.

Our Mission

The Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation’s purpose is to grow the game and positively impact the lives of youth, special needs golfers, military veterans, and diverse populations by enabling access to PGA Professionals and the game of golf.

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Our Foundation offers financial grants!

In 2021 we awarded $45,000 to 41 deserving golf programs!

Consideration will be given to golf programming serving:

  • Minorities
  • Military Veterans
  • Youth golfers age 18 and under
  • Physically and intellectually challenged individuals

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Donate: Through generous donations made to our Foundation to help support deserving causes and programs! View Our Beneficiaries
Connecticut PGA members: Participate in the annual Drive For The Game Campaign
Register: Play in our most important fundraising event of the year, our Connecticut PGA Golf Foundation Charity Classic
Sign up: Through our partnership with Avidia Bank creating the Connecticut PGA Avidia Bank Mastercard. A percentage of all of your purchases using this card will go to our Golf Foundation which will support our beneficiaries! (Everyone is eligible to sign up…personal and business cards available)

Foundation Board of Directors

Board of Directors

President: Andrew Campbell, PGA

Vice President/Treasurer: Tom Halsted, PGA

Secretary: Jeff Beyer, PGA


Rob Barbeau, PGA

Geoff Grzywinski

Sean Busca, PGA

Stan McLennan, PGA

Gary Reynolds, PGA

Frank Selva, PGA

Joe Cordani, PGA

Ronnie Pfaefflin, PGA

Gary Wolff