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The Houston Open is proud to be a PGA TOUR event that donates to local charities. 

Since 2019, the Houston Open has donated over $615,000 to local non-profits. In 2020, the Houston Open launched Birdies for Charity, a fundraising program designed to give local charities the opportunity to generate contributions through the Houston Open. This year, in an effort to expand the charitable reach of the program, THINK Neurology for Kids has joined the team as the official presenting sponsor.

What is Birdies for Charity®?

Birdies for Charity®, presented by THINK Neurology for Kids is a fundraising program designed to give local charities the opportunity to generate contributions through the Houston Open. 100% of your donations to the program go directly to the charity of your choice. The Houston Open will also award the top three donation-collecting charities and one randomly drawn charity with an additional bonus.

Charity Registration for Birdies for Charity®

Charity registration began February 1st and will conclude July 13, 2021.  To be eligible, you must be a 501(c)(3) organization or a local school program. For more information on how your charity can participate please contact Monica Whitt at [email protected] or click here to register. 


When does the Birdies for Charity® campaign begin?

The Houston Open Birdies for Charity® campaign presented by THINK Neurology for Kids will launch Wednesday, July 14 and conclude, Sunday, November 14, 2021.

How can I participate in Birdies for Charity®?

Starting July 14, there are two ways to donate to the Birdies for Charity program presented by THINK Neurology for Kids.

1. Make a pledge of one cent or more for every “Birdie” made by the PGA Tour Pros during the Houston Open. If 1,500 birdies are made during the 2021 event, here are the totals for some typical pledge amounts:

  • 1 cent pledge = $15 total pledge
  • 3 cent pledge = $45 total pledge
  • 10 cent pledge = $150 total pledge
  • $1.00 pledge = $1,500 total pledge 

The minimum birdie pledge is $.01 and the maximum pledge is $1.00.

  • In 2019, 1,244 birdies were made
  • In 2020, 1,221 birdies were made

2. Make a flat donation not tied to birdies. For flat donations, the minimum is $20.

For more information, please contact Monica Whitt at [email protected]

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Enriching the lives of Houstonians and empowering the community through the game of golf.


Our values reflect our core ideologies and drive the decisions we make. Our values are: Integrity. Collaboration. Passion. Authenticity. 

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THINK Neurology for Kids is a modern, comprehensive, and accessible pediatric specialty health team that provides world-class diagnosis and treatment for infants, children, teens, and young adults who have conditions that involve the brain, spinal cord, muscles, nerves, and genes. THINK Neurology for Kids is a leading provider of pediatric neurology and child development services and we strive to provide the best care for all. 


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