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February 18-22, 2015
The Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, CA.

Military Appreciation

Proud Supporter of U.S. Military Personnel

The Northern Trust Open is proud to support the men and women of our U.S. Armed Forces and their families through a variety of Birdies for the Brave military outreach activities throughout tournament week.

Fred Couples

Be A Hero – Hire A Hero Job Fair – Monday, February 10

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
UCLA Baseball Field parking lot on the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System campus
11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Lot 15. Parking available in Lot 29.
Join us for a job fair for veterans, hosted by the PGA TOUR and Birdies for the Brave, in conjunction with the Northern Trust Open. Learn more about Be A Hero – Hire A Hero (Be3H) at their web site.

3rd Annual Operation Shower Baby Shower – Tuesday, February 11

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Grand Ballroom, The Riviera Country Club
Actress Beverly Mitchell is serving as the special guest host of this group baby shower for 40 military moms-to-be whose spouses are deployed. Learn more about Operation Shower here.

Veterans' Appreciation Picnic – Tuesday, February 11

3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Heroes Golf Course, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Open to all veterans and military members, the event will include dinner provided by Carls' Jr. and live entertainment by The MP Triple J. Continuous round-trip transportation will be provided to the Golf Course from various locations on the grounds of the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.

Military Caddie Program – Wednesday, February 12

During the Pro-Am, active-duty military personnel will have the opportunity to caddie for PGA TOUR players for one hole. This unique program allows the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces to get up close and personal with their favorite PGA TOUR players.

If you are interested in participating in this program, please contact Kristi Fowlks at kristifowlks@pgatourhq.com or 310.573.5810

Military Ticket Information

Military AppreciationAs part of its support for the Birdies for the Brave military outreach initiative, the PGA TOUR will provide complimentary tickets for active duty, Reserve, military retirees, non-retired veterans and dependents. You must show a Department of Defense-issued ID along with a voucher (available online) at the tournament. Tickets are complimentary, but a $1 verification fee per military individual does apply.

In addition, veterans can get complimentary tickets by contacting the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.

Birdies for the Brave Patriots' Outpost

From Thursday through Sunday, the Birdies for the Brave Patriots' Outpost military hospitality chalet will offer complimentary food and beverages and a relaxing venue for viewing all of the tournament action for all active duty, retired and Reserve military personnel, veterans and their dependents. Located on the 10th green at The Riviera Country Club, the Patriots' Outpost will be open each day from 10 a.m. through the end of play.

Birdies for the Brave® is a national military outreach initiative proudly supported by the PGA TOUR. Originally created by TOUR player Phil Mickelson and his wife, Amy, Birdies for the Brave includes rehabilitative golf clinics and special opportunities for wounded warriors; military appreciation activities during TOUR events; and fundraising events held at TPC clubs nationwide – an effort that has raised more than $7.5 million for military homefront groups that provide critical programs and services for military men and women and their families.

For more information on Birdies for the Brave military outreach please visit our website, www.birdiesforthebrave.org or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

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