Golf News ยป Golfers giving back

"We are so grateful for the support we receive each year from our friends, colleagues and corporate partners at the annual New Jersey Golf Foundation Golf Classic," said Chris Hunt, Executive Director, New Jersey Golf Foundation. "This year was extra special as we hosted the amazing families of the Special Olympics New Jersey Young Athlete Program." read more

"We're honored to join Rod in helping raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation," said Mike McCabe, general manager of Old American. "This is a noble cause and we challenge area golfers to sign up and help cure and control this devastating disease." read more

"I was in the Navy and saw, first-hand, the effects of front-line combat," said Billy Casper, BCG namesake, Master's champion and two-time U.S. Open winner. "We appeal to you to participate in the World's Largest Golf Outing to improve the lives of injured service men and women, as well as their families." read more

"This is an exciting time for the PGA of America," said Scott Kmiec, Senior Director of PGA REACH. "Through PGA REACH programming at the PGA Championship, the PGA of America will be in a position to make a more meaningful impact in the communities we serve." read more

"The experience is a great way for businesses and the community to build comradery while helping a great cause," said Gray Davis, MBA, CPCU, AIS, BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company agency manager and event co-chair. read more

"We are proud of our Orange County chapter as it continues to grow and reach the children of the community. This Pro-Am is our major fundraiser and its success will fund many of our upcoming initiatives. We encourage golfers to invite their professional to play with them or visa-versa. There is also a significant purse of $10,000 for the Pros," said First Tee of Orange County Vice President Al Morris. read more

"Belonging to the EWGA is so much more than playing golf. It's about opening doors and lending a hand to enrich the lives of individuals everywhere, not just within the EWGA," said CEO Pam Swensen. The EWGA's August theme, "Pay It Forward" reflects the philanthropic aspect the organization seeks to foster. read more

"Rounds 4 Research benefits research and the bidder alike. Golfers can gain entrance to some of the nation's top facilities, but they can also find great deals on other high-quality facilities that might not have national name recognition but still offer an enjoyable experience," said Rhett Evans, GCSAA chief executive officer. read more

Now in its seventh year, "The Langley" is a premier, two-day, fundraising event that gives guests a memorable experience and opportunity to get up close with golf's legends. Previous legends honored at The Langley include Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Ken Venturi, Tom Watson, Johnny Miller, and Billy Casper. read more

Justin Rose has been a longtime supporter of the Caddy For A Cure initiative. After winning the Quicken Loans National and becoming the 23rd and 24th professional to win the week of or again the week after they "caddy for a cure" Justin may well sign up every week as his Scottish Open and Quicken Loans National wins followed his participation with Caddy For A Cure! read more

"This was an amazing opportunity to put some smiles on the faces of dads across the country while continuing my mission of giving back to those in need," said Watson. "With the great mix of products from my sponsors, the buzz generated and the money we raised, it was a huge win all around." read more

"The World's Largest Golf Outing continues to raise the bar in giving back to our country's heroes," said Peter Hill, Chairman and CEO of BCG. "The generosity of Billy Casper Golf's industry partners and golfers at large is humbling." read more

"We have a strong commitment to caring for the community in which we reside and are proud to support such a great cause," said Brady Boyd, Director of Operations at the Heritage Collection on Hilton Head Island. "Throughout the years, our Club has been committed to serve and support our troops and our local community." read more

"Youth are the trustees of posterity, so I am so grateful that through our Berenberg Gary Player Invitational event, we can provide a brighter future to children in need across the UK," said Grand Slam champion and tournament host Gary Player. "Giving back has always been incredibly important throughout my career, but we are truly doing something special with our event at Wentworth." read more

"We work very hard to provide high quality, once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our caddy participants that are consistent with the standards and expectations of professional golf and its players. We take this same quality approach when considering program sponsors and are proud to be able to include Exsite Golf as one of our partners," said Caddy For A Cure CEO and program founder Russ Holden. read more