Las Vegas, NV—HAVA announces another successful and fun HAVA/NSSF Golf Tournament at the world-class Bear’s Best Golf Club in Las Vegas on the 9ththe year. The Golf Classic drew 34 teams, which is 136 outdoor industry participants, to the Jack Nicklaus-designed club for a fun day of golf and fellowship on January 15, 2023, ahead of the industry’s annual Shot Show. 26 of 34 teams finished under par and everyone had a blast. The annual event has become a relaxing and rewarding addition to the SHOT Show, featuring great camaraderie, food and a wide variety of raffle prizes donated by industry companies to support HAVA’s mission of helping disabled veterans.
“Despite the harsh playing conditions, industry participants came out to have fun and again provided an amazing show of support for our programs for injured veterans,” said Tom Taylor, HAVA President. “The support from our many patrons each year, who help HAVA in its mission to help our veterans who have made such an enormous sacrifice for our country, is incredible. Thank you so much to everyone who supported the event in so many ways!”
Click this link for a video review of the event: https://shotshow.org/hava-golf-classic/
The tournament funds a number of annual HAVA events, including its much-loved family day in San Antonio each year, along with various picnics, hunts, and other events.
Chris Dolnack, Senior Vice President of NSSF, commented, “NSSF has partnered with HAVA in creating and sponsoring the Golf Classic since its inception, and it has become the launch event for SHOT Show week each year. Our outdoor industry also loves golf, and this event adds a tangible element of veteran support to the biggest week on the shooting sports industry calendar.”
HAVA is a 501(c)3 organization formed by companies in the outdoor and shooting industry with the purpose of raising awareness and further assisting disabled veterans in their healing process through guided hunts, shooting events and other outdoor sports activities. Company sponsors are Smith & Wesson, National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), SIG SAUER, Academi, Arnold Defense, Crimson Trace, FMG Publications, GLOCK, Hornady, Leapers/UTG, Leupold & Stevens, Mossberg, RSR Group, Ruger, Surefire , Taurus, Vista Outdoor/Federal, XS Sights and Yamaha Outdoors among numerous partner companies. For more information on HAVA, visit: www.honoredveterans.org.