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PGA REACH New England is proud to continue the OPD initiative for our Military Pillar. A series of six playing opportunities for PGA HOPE New England graduates or current participants will be conducted during the 2022 season.

The OPD series is Presented By:

What is OPERATION: PlayDay?

This will be a monthly, 9-hole social playing opportunity for our Veterans to connect, compete and showcase our PGA HOPE New England program to those that may not be familiar with the initiative.

The goal, bring together golfers along with their non-golfing brothers or sisters from all branches of the armed forces that want to learn or play in a relaxed atmosphere, where the focus is camaraderie.

How do you register for aOPERATION: PlayDay event?

Online registration is required, capturing some basic player information.

Event #1 – Augusta Country Club (Thursday, May 12th) – Starting Times & Player Pairings 

Event #2  – Mt. Pleasant Golf Club (Wednesday, June 1st) – Starting Times & Player Pairings 

Event #3 – Marlborough Country Club (Monday, July 11th) – Starting Times & Player Pairings

Event #4 – Riverside Golf Course (Tuesday, August 9th) – Starting Times & Player Pairings

Event #5 – Nashua Country Club (Monday, September 12th) – Starting Times & Player Pairings

Event #6 (October) – Kirkbrae Country Club (Wednesday, October 12th) – Hole Assignments

Who is eligible to participate in an OPERATION: PlayDay event?

During each event, up to twelve (12) teams of two will be available on a first come, first served basis. Each team of two must have one (1) PGA HOPE graduate or current PGA HOPE program participant.

A graduate or current PGA HOPE program participant may invite an active military service person or fellow Veteran who is NOT in the PGA HOPE program.

Players may also sign up as an individual, with the hope of being paired with another single player.

Is there a cost to play in an OPERATION: PlayDay event?

No. PGA REACH New England proudly creates and executes initiatives dedicated to giving back to the Veteran community. Our foundation will cover the cost of course fees as well as a lunch fee, additional purchases above and beyond those at the facility are at the cost of the player.

Players are asked to honor their commitment and registration into the event, given the limited number of spaces available. Cancellations must be relayed to Michael Packard ( or via text (860.593.3338), allowing another Veteran into the field from the waitlist.

Want to learn more about OPD?

Please contact Michael Packard at or 860.593.3338