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Doug Hodges, PGA

Executive Director & Founder

“Every day I come to work, I feel so very fortunate to have the opportunity to contribute my time and effort to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. Thank you.”

Ocaly Gonzalez


Director of Golf Programs and Community Liaison

"I consider myself blessed to have the opportunity to be a part of the SwingPals efforts to positively impact the lives of the kids and families that we serve.  I am excited to come to work every day because I cherish the opportunity to serve the community and to help create a fun and safe environment where kids facing adversity can come and flourish."

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Jared Little


"Above and beyond any other sport, golf encourages proper etiquette, integrity, maturity, and countless other qualities that carry over into everyday life. The lessons that I learned as a young golfer myself played a significant role in my own development. SwingPals gives me the chance to offer the same incredible benefits I gained from this sport to kids at an age and in a community where these lessons could have an enormous impact."

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Jess Hall

Development Coordinator

"I am passionate about making positive change in our community and I am proud to be part of an organization with that same focus. Testimonials from parents, principals, and students themselves repeatedly attest that our program is creating positive outcomes for the at-risk children we serve. Every day I'm excited to be a part of a great team and to make a difference in our community."