About The Foundation

How It All Started

Since 2003, the David Toms Foundation has raised and donated more than $3.7 million to local organizations, specifically those with programs to help underprivileged, abused and abandoned children. The foundation was recognized in 2006 by the Wall Street Journal as the “Best Athlete Foundation” for having the lowest percentage of expenses for a sports-based charity.

Charitable Contributions - $2.4 million

65%

Disaster Relief - $1.3 million

35%

It is the top priority of the David Toms Foundation that the majority of the funds raised go directly to enrich programs designed to mentor and teach children. Past recipients of these charitable funds include organizations such as Big Oak Ranch, Volunteers of America, Providence House, Holy Angels and the First Tee. Through the generous support of donors, the David Toms Foundation achieved a major goal of creating a golf academy in 2013. The David Toms Academy 265 has become the hallmark program of the David Toms Foundation where underprivileged and at-risk youth learn important life lessons through the Our Mission sport of golf.

The David Toms Academy 265

In addition to helping fund worthy programs, David wanted to make a direct impact on the kids in his community by building a facility that could provide the type of mentorship he received as a child.

In 2013, the foundation opened the David Toms Golf Academy, a world-class instruction and training facility. The academy is the site for many after-school golf programs and summer golf camps for children of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

About David Toms

In addition to serving as Founder and President of the David Toms Foundation, David has an extremely successful golf career, and he is a devoted family man.

CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Joined the PGA Tour in 1989 and is recognized as one of the top golfers of his era

  • 13 career victories, including the 2011 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial and the 2001 PGA Championship

  • 10th all-time in career earnings on the PGA Tour with over $42 million

  • Three-time member of the U.S. Ryder Cup team (2002, 2004 & 2006)

  • Four-time member of the U.S. President’s Cup (2003, 2005, 2007 & 2011)

  • 2011 Payne Stewart Award recipient, given annually to the “Sportsman of the Year”