The attacks on September 11, 2001 forever changed America. War came to our nation’s shores, and the result was the death of more than 3,000 people.
In the tragic aftermath of the attacks, heroes emerged; the American spirit prevailed in the form of New York City firefighters who raced into the mortally wounded World Trade Center buildings to save lives in the moments before the buildings collapsed.
The tragedy of September 11 is nothing to celebrate, but the heroism that was on display is. In the aftermath of the attacks, former FDNY firefighter Kevin O’Brien, who was at Ground Zero, launched the FDNY 9-11 Memorial Golf Outing in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
The FDNY Memorial Outing will return to Myrtle Beach on May 22-25, 2011. The spirit of the outing and the revelry surrounding it are as strong as ever, but the event, after a decade-long run that has included a surplus of laughter, tears, good swings and bad, is coming to a close.
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