SMGA Rhode Island is an independent chapter of SMGA sponsored by The RI Association of General Contractors and the Building Trades Laborers Union Local 271. Providence is the hub for all our SMGA Rhode Island Programs.
Warrior Golf Clinic Locations
We conduct our Warrior Golf Clinics by invitation only at the following locations. Eligible Post 9/11 wounded injured veterans must provide supporting documents. Please go to the Membership Tab for more information.
⦁ Wannamoisett Country Club Rumford RI Ed Clarke PGA
⦁ Ocean State Golf Academy @ Swansea CC, Swansea MA Rus Johnson Instructor
Pawtucket Country Club
Mike Gelinas PGA is our instructor at Pawtucket CC. Mike can be reached at [email protected] Lessons can be arranged at a special SMGA Veterans rate. Prior permission is established through Jerry Shanahan [email protected]
Ocean State Golf Academy
Instructor Rus Johnson is hosting our Winter Golf Coaching Academy at V Golf 860 A Waterman Street East Providence RI. Private lessons fees are $130. SMGA RI subsidizes all but $30 of these private lessons. We ask our Veterans to make a donation of $30 on our website https://smganewengland.org /DONATE. Summer Lessons will be announced based on Ocean State Golf Academy’s preferred location.
Outings are scheduled throughout the golf season. Please review the Programs & Events tab – List of Events. Eligible Post 9-11 wounded Injured Veterans from New England are welcome to participate in all events in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut and Maine.
Course Memberships (See Course Membership information in Programs & Events/list of Events)
SMGA Rhode Island Contact
Jerry Shanahan Operations Director