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"We have an extremely tight community here at Marin Country Club and all of us felt it was only natural and right to rally around one of our own, Justin Vedder who was recently diagnosed with Parkinson's," said Ryan Wilson, General Manager of Marin Country Club. read more

"We are honored to have top world ranked players to offer to golf fans and having Martin Kaymer participate with us is another example," Russ Holden, Caddy For A Cure Founder and CEO said. "He is a great guy who really loves the game and all it represents to the fans." read more

"By dedicating Classic Club to charitable golf play and special events, we are able to diversify the ways in which we support nonprofit organizations," said Douglass A. Vance, H.N. and France C. Berger Foundation, Vice President of Real Estate. read more

Celebrity commitments to-date also include NFL Hall of Famers Mike Haynes and Tim Brown, along with former Raiders head coach Tom Flores and former NFL players Raymond Chester, Herm Edwards, Sam McCullum, and Clinton Portis, plus Cy Young and American League MVP winner Vida Blue and more. read more

A percentage of proceeds from the sales of these boxes will be donated to Els for Autism, the Foundation founded in 2009 by Els and his wife Liezl after their son Ben was diagnosed with the disorder. read more

"As The First Tee of Orange County recently started offering programming at San Juan Hills Golf Club, we're extremely grateful to the tournament organizers for their generosity and for helping to cement our relationship with this top-notch facility," said Gail Krause, executive director of The First Tee Orange County. read more

"I am impressed and very proud of our Golf Committee for organizing such a tremendous series of events in support of the Liberty Youth Ranch here in Bonita Springs," said Dan Miles, Bonita Bay Club chief operating officer and general manager. read more

Russ Holden, Caddy For A Cure Founder and CEO: "This is truly a wonderful way for golf fans to help support children, service men and women, and others in need while having a once in a lifetime experience they can't get anywhere else." read more

The Pacific Women's Golf Association gatherings also served as a call-out in support of the American Heart Association's (AHA) "GO RED" Campaign -- a life-saving educational initiative that increases heart health awareness for women. read more

The 2015 Honda Classic win for Padraig Harrington made him the 26th TOUR player who has won either the week of or the week following their participation in the Caddy For A Cure program. read more

Ron Schmid, CPGA Executive Director: "Our donation milestone for 2014 speaks volumes as to how much of an impact the Folds of Honor Foundation has made on golf professionals, not only in the Carolinas, but in the entire country." read more

"We are honored to stand with Folds of Honor in their important work recognizing the incredible sacrifices of America's heroes," said Chad Delp, CEO of Fairway & Greene. read more

"We're trying to make a significant impact for The Immokalee Foundation and the children by getting the message out to private clubs and their members," said Michael Benson, a member of The Immokalee Foundation board. "This year, we're doing something different - we have 10 to 12 clubs that are bringing their best teams to create a more competitive spirit." read more

"KENTWOOL has been part of my career's biggest moments and I'm grateful to be partnered with a company that is so dedicated to giving back," said Watson. "The socks are amazing, like a hug for your feet, so I have no doubt we'll reach our goal of selling out!" read more

"By raising over $22,000, we broke the Terravita records for the Play for P.I.N.K. fundraiser in total dollars raised," said Terravita's 2015 Play for P.I.N.K. committee co-chair and Terravita Women's Golf Association member Susan Mefford. read more