Golf News for Monday, July 22, 2013 | Charity

King Par Classic raises funds for Flint Junior Golf Association

FLUSHING, Mich. -- The third annual King Par Classic, which was hosted by King Par in Flushing, Michigan, is pleased to announce the charity golf tournament raised $35,000 for this year's beneficiary the Flint Junior Golf Association. Over the past three years, the King Par Classic has raised more than $125,000 for local charities.

The King Par Classic was played on June 24 at the prestigious Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club in Grand Blanc, Michigan. There were 135 golfers who played in the Pro-Am Scramble format and enjoyed a wonderful day of golf capped off with a delicious dinner and live auction.

"The King Par family is thrilled with the success of the golf classic and we are especially pleased to know that our efforts will help grow the game at the youth level," said John Runyon, President and CEO, King Par. "We would like to thank all the participants, sponsors and companies who have helped make this event a huge success over the past three years."

Since its inception in 1939, the Flint Junior Golf Association has provided an opportunity for young golfers to learn, play and enjoy a game that they can play for a lifetime. The FJGA is a program for juniors' ages 8 through 18 whom live or go to school in Genesee County. With more than 1,250 junior members annually, the FJGA is recognized as the oldest and one of the largest junior golf programs in the country. Along with supporting the FJGA through the King Par Classic, King Par also provides space at its campus to house the association.

King Par LLC is a privately held company headquartered in Flushing, Michigan. King Par LLC produces and distributes golf clubs, equipment and accessories under the brands Orlimar, Affinity, Intech, Knight, and TiTech and is the exclusive North American distributor for Hi-Tec golf footwear. Also under the King Par LLC umbrella is King Par Superstore, with a 22,000 square foot retail location in Flushing, Michigan.

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