Grew up poor as a church mouse. Failed the 5th grade. Barely passed High School. Fought in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Marine 0311. Graduated University of Baltimore Magna Cum Laude. Runs 15 businesses that do ok.
Bob’s business interests run the gamut – from golf clubs and motorcycle dealerships to real estate lending, custom furniture, advertising and video production.
The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation was formed in 2012 to reach low-income and underserved populations, marginalized communities and causes often overlooked or underfunded by mainstream philanthropy. Dealing in the areas of homelessness, medical care, at-risk youth, education and the needs of wounded veterans and military families, The Foundation provides transformational gifts to nonprofit organizations that are successfully addressing these issues and can demonstrate and measure the impact of their work.
PXG’s new 0211 Z golf clubs are designed specially for beginning golfers who want to hit the ball as high and straight as possible. And they use unique designs to achieve that performance.
The origin story of the PXG founder and billionaire philanthropist begins in the Quang Nam Province of Vietnam and continues to this day with a dedication to help others overcome PTSD.
There’s an old Chinese saying that I just love, and I believe it is so true. It goes like this:
“The tempation to quit will be greatest just before you are about to succeed.”