Gerry Hammond

Founder & CEO

From first learning to swing, to achieving college scholarships and professional excellence, award-winning PGA Pro, visionary and change agent Gerry Hammond has been a beloved coach and mentor to hundreds of young people. For over 25 years, he’s used golf as a tool to teach integrity, discipline, academic excellence, teamwork and service.

More than 80 Hammond Golf Academy students have earned scholarships, becoming doctors, lawyers, educators, entrepreneurs, and even professional golfers.

In The Number in partnership with The Be Counted Foundation

Rise to the challenge. Earn your number. 

 

MISSION STATEMENT:

 Unity is the goal. Compassion is the guidance. Humanity is the gift.

 

VISION STATEMENT:

We at In The Number and the Be Counted Foundation believe every individual can change the world. We work to build upon innate and unique human abilities within the scope of Education, Health, Human Rights and our Environment to equip the global race with the skills needed to make our planet a more inclusive and fruitful place to live for all. 

COLORS:

Blue. Black. Red. Yellow. Green. In The Number’s colors represent unity, showcasing a color from every flag around the globe. We strategically chose this array of colors to represent the unifying identity of In The Number.

What would it be like to have everyone, youth and adults
alike, playing together on the team of life?

After years of hosting Nike golf camps, establishing programs and trainings for young athletes, and raising more than $8M for junior golf, Gerry never imagined that his golf career would add up to an even higher calling, until one night…

“It came in a dream seven years ago,” Gerry says. “God spoke to me and told me to show his strength on Earth in numbers. He then showed me a silhouette of a t-shirt. It was a powerful vision; I knew I had to bring it to life.”

While he continued to coach students on the green, Gerry pondered — what would it be like to have everyone — youth and adults alike — playing together on the team of life? Combining individual purposes, skills and passions could equal something bigger than the sum of its parts. If every teammate had a unique number on their shirt, it could show that they wanted to be counted and counted on to build a better world. Now that would show strength in numbers.

As the blueprint for In The Number® social enterprise emerged, Gerry made a personal commitment that he would invest 51% of the net profits back into the global community, in the areas of Education, Disaster Relief, Health and Human Rights. Beyond the game of golf, Gerry believes the InTheNumber® team can change the world for good and make this life count. What’s your number?

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