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folds of honor short course event

​Play the freshly overseeded Mountain View Course before it opens to the public....
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Mountain View Course
8:30 AM Shotgun Start
18 Closest to the Pin prizes will be available to win!
$100 per player* (tax deductible)

*Limited to the first 96 participants

Join Desert Willow Golf Resort's PGA Professional team in playing Mountain View (before it opens to the public) in a unique par three event on Thursday, October 20th. Participants will play all 18 holes of the Mountain View course from a par 3 length. The shortest hole is set at 80 yards and the longest is set at 140 yards.

Golfers green fees of $100 will be donated directly to the Folds of Honor Foundation who give educational scholarships to children and family members of fallen or wounded military members. 

Folds of Honor Foundation for Folds of Honor is a 501(c)(3) charity that provides educational scholarships to the children and spouses of our fallen and disabled service members while serving our nation. The $100 green fee is tax deductible.

"It is our duty to preserve the freedom we so easily take for granted"

Raffle Prizes
Raffle tickets are available for $20 each. Additional raffle prizes will be conducted on day of play.
If you are unable to play on Thursday, October 20th and would still like to particpate in the raffle, then please purchase your tickets on the entry form below.

Raffle prizes include:

  • Adidas Golf Shoes
  • Oakley Sunglasses
  • Scotty Cameron Putter
  • and many more!​

Donations for non-golf play can be made online, in the Desert Willow Golf Resort Golf Shop, or over the phone at (760) 346-7060 ext. 1.

For more information please contact our Folds of Honor Tournament Chairman, Cody Franke, PGA at [email protected]

How to Participate
By raising your hand and participating, you are joining the ranks of an amazing group of patriots who are making a difference through the game of golf. Together, you are changing the lives of thousands of families who have sacrificed for the blanket of freedom we rest under each night. For that, we are grateful.

Come as a single or build your foursome, all are welcome!

*Limited to the first 96 participants

Registration has expired.

Since 2007, Folds of Honor has provided Higher Education Scholarships & Children Fund Scholarships that are used to subsidize the costs of tuition, school books, fees, on-campus room and board, approved educational tutoring, and other approved educational expenses that a student's school may deem appropriate.

Your donations will go a long way in allowing Folds of Honor to continue to provide the necessary and appreciated assistance to the children and spouses of our fallen and disabled service members. Despite a record year, Folds of Honor will still have millions of dollars of qualified, unfunded requests. Your donation will go a long way to help honor their sacrifice and educate their legacy.

Charitable donation of $25.00 or more is tax deductible for the Folds of Honor Foundation 501c(3) Non-Profit Organization.
Tax ID: 75-3240683. Thank you in advance for your support and patriotism!

*A member of Desert Willow Golf Resort's Professional Staff will contact donors for payment information after submission.

What Folds of Honor means to Desert Willow Golf Resort's PGA Golf Professionals
Thank you for your support! Please reach out to any of the following members of the Desert Willow Golf Resort Professional Staff to donate.

Ryan Szydlowski, PGA
Director of Golf
[email protected]om
(760) 346-7060 Ext. 147

"Supporting Folds of Honor and spreading awareness of their mission is a way for me to give back to the families of Heroes who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice. I’m blessed to have an opportunity to educate guests of Desert Willow about the amazing achievements the Folds of Honor Family has accomplished so far. Even though over 86% of Folds of Honor’s fundraising efforts directly benefit scholarship recipients, there is an ever-growing need to raise money for qualified unfunded requests. We’ve got work to do and I appreciate everyone’s support!"

Jason Wilkinson, PGA
Head Golf Professional
[email protected] | (760) 346-7060 Ext. 143

"I graduated high school in 2002 and had many friends join the military. In 2003 the Iraq war began and my friends were deployed, upon returning from war it was when reality set in, on the severity of the situation and how they have sacrificed everything for our freedom. Supporting the Folds of Honor and honoring their sacrifice is very rewarding to me and I am blessed to have the opportunity do so."

Cody Franke, PGA
Lead Merchandiser
[email protected] | (760) 346-7060 Ext. 146

"Living in Northern Illinois, the summer time was the best part of the year. The great weather, family functions and no school for kids. The summer holiday that always brought everyone together was July 4th. This time to reflect and be thankful for the opportunity and gifts, that are often taken for granted. When it came time for bed, all of the children would sleep in one big room. Above the doorway threshold rested the folded up and encased flag of Warren Ray Beattie (my great Grandfather).

I first encountered the Folds of Honor while in College at Ferris State University. At the time, we had a small event, which raised a few thousand dollars for this unknown charity to me. My curiosity sparked me to do some research and dive deeper into this wonderful cause. I was enlightened to find what the Fold of Honor does and how they touch Military families of wounded and fallen Heroes.

Their slogan of “Honor their sacrifice. Educate their legacy” is something that each person can stand behind."

The Folds of Honor mission is to provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America's fallen and disabled service-members. The motto is simple: Honor Their Sacrifice. Educate Their Legacy. 
Folds of Honor Over the Years...

2021 Folds of Honor Shootout Participants and Prize Winners

  1. Academy Membership
    • George Arygos
  2. Scotty Cameron Cameron & Crown Futura 5MB
    • John Fanning
  3. Foursome of golf and lunch to Desert Willow
    • Ed Atherton
  4. Adidas Outfit –Shirt, shorts, shoes
    • Ron Mason
  5. Footjoy Outfit –Shirt, shorts, shoes
    • John Winkel
  6. Folds of Honor Golf bag and Ping USA Glide Wedge
    • Steve Hoag
  7. Oakley His and Hers Glasses
    • Belinda Robbins
  8. Four Tickets to Music & Dining
    • Lynn DeKock
  9. Hobrecht Desert Willow Wall Art and $100.00 Gift Card
    • Dennis Shore
  10. Foursome of golf and lunch to Desert Willow
    • Don Mess

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