Health & Wellness
During my year as ASGCA President I am proud to be working with our members and other partners in promoting the 'value of the golf course,' an effort to demonstrate the benefits individuals and communities provided by the course. The three pillars of this value - environmental, social and financial - cannot be emphasized enough.
Last week, Brian Finan, President of the Salute Military Golf Association and SSGT Charles Eggleston, U.S. Army, Retired, sat down with Dave Lucas of Newschannel 8's Capital Golf Weekly to talk about how the game of golf is helping some of our nation's heroes heal one swing at a time.
By Bob Denney
According to an independent study conducted in 2008 by the Rand Corporation, one in five service members, or at least 300,000, suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or major depression.
Such imposing numbers reflect a generational issue facing both professionals and dependents of the men and women who have served this country.