Military Appreciation Day

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We Salute You!

On Saturday during the Hoag Classic, we celebrate our service men and women during our annual Military Appreciation Day, presented by CoreLogic.

On this day, all active duty, military reserve, national guard, military retirees and veterans  – will be honored with complimentary admission and food and beverage to thank them for their service to our country.

Continuing our tradition of charitable contributions to military organizations, in 2020 we will donated close to $75,000 to military causes including the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, the Navy Memorial Foundation and the Blue Angels Foundation.

Military Charities

Through Military Appreciation Day, the Hoag Classic is dedicated to helping local military charities. Click the links below to learn more about some of the local charities we have partnered with in years past.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

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Blue Angels Foundation

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U.S. Navy Memorial

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Military Appreciation Day Opening Ceremony

On Saturday morning of the Hoag Classic, we invite all guest to join us for a special opening ceremony where we publicly recognize the years new Honorees and formally induct them into the Colonel Norman G. Ewers Military Wall of Honor.

Military Village, presented by CoreLogic

Beginning in 2020, the Military Village offers spectators and fans the chance to support our military members and charities all weekend long during the Hoag Classic.

Field of Flags, presented by Konica Minolta

Benefiting the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the Field of Flags is a new initiative beginning in 2020. The field is open to all guest who want to plant a flag with a special message in honor of someone who has served or who is currently serving our country.





The Beall Family Foundation
City National Bank
Commonwealth Title Co.
Curci Fund
Helton Law Group
Lewis Brisbois
Los Angeles Times

Generations Healthcare and Newport Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Lyon Air Museum
Main Line Marketing and Management, LLC
NewDay USA


5.11 Tactical
Mary and Dick Allen
Aristotle Capital Management, LLC
Dick and Hyla Bertea
Bob and Terry Callahan in Honor of Marine Corps aviators Colonel Norm Ewers and Captain “Jack” Callahan
California Commercial Real Estate Services and Healthwest Realty Advisors
Corona Premier
Bill and Dottie Feeney in Honor of Colonel Norman G. Ewers USMC (Ret.)
Kaufman Hall
Klinedinst PC
Liberty Mutual

Lighthouse Treatment Center, Anaheim Mark Pomerantz
Martin Aviation
McCarthy Building Companies
Nikols Mortgage Fund, LLC
Park West Companies
PAU Maui
Premier Inc.
Newport Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery in Honor of Albert Pascola
Retirement Benefits Group
Scott S. Pollard Trustee of the Winslow Maxwell Charitable Trust
Systems Source
Tim Carr Group
Towne Park
W. Brown & Associates in Honor of William W. Brown, Lieutenant Commander USN

If you have any questions or want to get involved in Military Appreciation Day at the Hoag Classic, please contact Allie Layne at or call the tournament office at (949) 660-1001