STEVE HOGAN MEMORIAL GOLF EVENT | SIGNATURE ANNUAL FUNDRAISER!
The board of directors and staff from the Hogan’s Junior Golf Heroes Foundation organize and host a golf fundraiser every fall. The Steve Hogan Memorial Golf outing is a celebration of Steve Hogan’s legacy and a time for board members, staff, volunteers and donors to recommit to our mission. Board members pictured in this photo taken from the 2015 event at Shoreline GC with Executive Director Joel Kock include: Sam Addy, Steve Hogan II, Tom Wilkinson, Carl Bartholomew, Danette Hogan, Jerry Pont, Chris Kelly and Marvin Kellogg.
Steve Hogan started Hogan’s Junior Golf Heroes in 1990. Steve was Nebraska’s first African American, PGA of America Professional. He was also the 2004 US Kids Golf nominee for one of “America’s top 50 kids Teachers” and 2003 PGA Junior Golf Leader of the Year. The program Steve started had just two kids and now provides golf training and life skills to hundreds of youth annually through Hogan’s Junior Golf Heroes Foundation – The First Tee of Omaha. After a long battle with cancer, Steve died in November of 2008. As the program’s founder and passionate advocate for junior golf in the region, Steve is listed as an honorary member of our board.
HOGAN’S JUNIOR GOLF HEROES FOUNDATION
The Hogan’s Junior Golf Heroes Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and founding entity of the First Tee of Omaha, chartered by the World Golf Foundation since to 2002 to serve the youth in the greater Omaha area with Golf and Life Skills programming.