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Tee it up for the Troops, Inc.

ŸTee it up for the Troops, Inc. was founded in 2005 when the family of a soldier serving in Iraq asked what he needed. His response was “Forget about me, do something for the soldiers and their families back home”. TIUFTT was created to honor that selfless request. The organization strives to “Support Those Who Protect Us” by bringing the patriotism of America’s golfers and their communities to the cause of wounded warriors, veterans and their families.

Since its founding, over 150 TIUFTT fundraising golf tournaments have been conducted at more than 50 golf clubs in 30 states under the Tee it up for the Troops banner, raising nearly $4,000,000 for a multitude of charitable organizations providing a broad array of critically needed support services to wounded warriors, veterans and their families.

The organization’s headquarters are located in Burnsville, Minnesota, its website address is www.teeitupforthetroops.org and its President and CEO Paul Anderson can be contacted at 952-646-2490 or via e-mail at paul@teeitupforthetroops.org.

California Chapter – Tee it up for the Troops

In 2009, Tee it up for the Troops, Inc. recognized the California Chapter as its first “chartered” state or regional chapter.

The Chapter’s 10 member Board of Governors is comprised of Alta Vista Country Club members as well as business and civic leaders from the surrounding north OrangeCounty area. Yves Pinkowitz serves as Chapter President and can be reached at yves.pinkowitz@pacificlife.com  / Cell: 714-271-6877.

The Chapter’s mailing address is California Chapter – Tee it up for the Troops, P. O. Box 1329, Placentia, CA 92871 and its website address is www.californiateeitupforthetroops.org.”