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"In keeping with our promise, and in the spirit of true partnership, this year we wrote substantial checks to help our partner associations with their own crucial efforts on behalf of golf," Managing Partner and Executive Editor Jeff Wallach said. read more

Claude Pardue, President and CEO of Mystical Golf: "We're thankful to the golfers participating in the event as there is nothing more important than providing hope to children who have gone through so much." read more

"This community continues to demonstrate its generosity and commitment to caring for the children of Immokalee in a meaningful, significant way," said Pro-Am event chair Kevin Johnson, private wealth advisor with Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management. read more

"We are proud to once again join in the Birdies for the Brave fundraising initiative. These programs provide much needed support for the courageous men and women of our U.S. Armed Forces," said Bob Husband, Managing Partner of Heritage Golf Group. read more

"I'm just so thrilled at the response we've had this year, raising so much money. And I want to thank our sponsors for supporting us for so many years, and our participants who gave so generously of their time and money this year for charity," Gary Player said. read more

Gary Player: "The generosity on display last night was just amazing. My great dream is to reach a billion rand raised for charity through The Player Foundation before I retire." read more

"Birdies for the Brave events are becoming even more important financially to the charities that support the military, as certain services are no longer provided through the government," said Bob Holzman, TPC Prestancia's General Manager who also served in Vietnam. read more

"Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club has had one of its most successful years with Birdies for the Brave and we are honored to once again support the extraordinary men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families," said Layne Ricks, General Manager of Meadowbrook Farms. read more

"This is one of the best parts of my job, announcing the charities that benefit from the generosity of the golf fans and sponsors that support the tournament," said John Foster, Chairman of the Board of Desert Classic Charities, the philanthropic arm of the Humana Challenge. "We take a great deal of pride in knowing our donations make a difference in the lives of so many people." read more

"We have been privileged to have had such incredible support from professional golfers over the years, and this year is no exception. It is really going to be a treat for our celebrities and business leaders to play alongside Major champions and multiple tournament winners," said golf icon Gary Player. read more

John McMurry, Campus Vice President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management: "The COGSM students demonstrated compassion and commitment, and we are truly overwhelmed and appreciative. read more

Gary Player: "Through this event, we have the power to create a brighter future for countless children here in China." read more

"We are looking forward to another successful year in Shanghai to build upon the existing success of our 'Union of Golf and Giving' in order to continue bringing a brighter future to children in need across China," said Marc Tudhope, Black Knight International Managing Director. read more

"The National Navy SEAL Museum is delighted to be the beneficiary of the 24th Legends Invitational," said Rick Kaiser, Executive Director of the Navy SEAL Museum. "We will be invading Spanish Bay via parachute and helicopter with help from our Military Working Dog Miko. Should be fun for all!" read more

"This will be my fifth visit to SA. I love the scenery, people, climate and the food and I'm looking forward to taking part and meeting Gary Player for the first time," said Cole, a former striker with Manchester United. read more