"Without heroes, we are all plain people, and don't know how far we can go."
- Bernard Malamud
This is a statement that the Rapiscan Systems Classic Presented by Coastal Mississippi performs by. Thriving in a community that has a strong base in military affairs, we strive to honor those who protect us every day. For that reason, we have many amenities at the golf tournament to thank those who have served our country.
Patriots’ Pavilion Co-Presented by Caliburn International & Ingalls Shipbuilding
The Rapiscan Systems Classic Presented by Coastal Mississippi honors members of Homeland Security, First Responders, and U.S. Military, active, reserve and retired, by offering exclusive access to the Patriots' Pavilion. Here our heroes can feel the thrill of the exciting action on course while enjoying complimentary snacks and beverages. The Patriots' Pavilion is conveniently located on the 9th green and is handicap accessible. The Patriots' Pavilion is open Friday - Sunday. Wristbands are available daily at the front entrance to the first 500 heroes and their families.
The Birdies for the Brave Military Caddie Program Presented by Caliburn International
The Birdies for the Brave Military Caddie Program presented by Caliburn International provides select active duty Military members from our U.S. Armed Forces with the opportunity to caddie for PGA TOUR Champions players for one hole during the
Military Pin Flag Attendant
Airmen from Keesler Air Force Base will be in charge of removing/replacing the pin flag on the 18th green. This unique presentation will take place on Sunday, March 31st as PGA TOUR Champions players finish play on the 18th Green.