Pittsford, New York (WHAM) – Among the thrill of cheering for their favorite golfers

A distinguished group of five men and one woman watched golf and chatting by the clubhouse at Oak Hill Country Club on Tuesday

"You think about the sacrifices that they made for us 80 years ago," Al DeCarlo remarked. "

They came all the way here, all excited to see these great celebrities, great golfers."

They are the walking heroes and legends. They are adored by everyone."

Jeanne Kelly, who organized the expedition for World War II veterans, was inspired by her mother

Mary Masciangelo, who was instrumental in manufacturing crucial goods for soldiers during the war.

WWII veterans are honored during the PGA Championship