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"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

The golf tournament will bring together Members of Congress, including some of those Members on the bipartisan Honorary Congressional Committee, consisting of: Former Sen. Don Nickles, Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Richard Burr, Sen. Saxby Chambliss, Sen. Rand Paul, Rep. Bill Huizenga, Rep. John Yarmuth, Rep. Trey Gowdy, Rep. Mick Mulvaney and Rep. Todd Young. read more

The American Century Championship, one of the top celebrity golf tournaments in the country, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. In honor of the late Jim Stowers Jr., American Century Investments' founder who passed away in March at the age of 90, we have designated the Stowers Institute for Medical Research as the official national beneficiary of this year's tournament. read more

"It's set to be the event of the summer. The Loudmouth range will be on show in all its glory and some of the characters on show are nearly as loud and colourful as our clothes," said Tracy Sanderson, Loudmouth's European General Manager. read more

"As a father and grandfather, being able to help support these wonderful programs that benefit so many children is something about which I am extremely passionate," said golf legend Jack Nicklaus. "Golf is a wonderful game and we know our golf balls will help players of all skill levels perform to the best of their ability, but more important, this is about giving back and helping those in need." read more

"The World's Largest Golf Outing continues to raise the bar in giving back to our injured veterans," said Peter Hill, Chairman and CEO of BCG. "The astounding growth in participation and donations by Billy Casper Golf's loyal golfers is humbling and shows unwavering support for our country's heroes." read more

"I'm thrilled to be joined by so many of my peers from the world of golf, including so many stars across different generations and nationalities. So far the field accounts for 17 Major Championships and many hundreds of tournament victories worldwide," said tournament host Gary Player. read more