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Dabo Swinney, the head football coach for Clemson University, are among the high-profile commitments of the 10th annual BMW golf pro-am for South Carolina Charities. Also involved are Kurt Russell, Oliver Hudson, Patrick Warburton among others:  http://news.sc/2009/12/09/bmw-announces-celebrities-for-pro-am-tournament-benefiting-sc-charities/

On October 27th, this blog posted an article about Natalie Gulbis, Chris DiMarco, and Zach Johnson raising $175,000 for charity.  Above is video of what was a very enjoyable event.

Thank you to all those who have donated to help make Shane Victorino’s Charity Golf Event a success. Here is the article on the event:  http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/20091122/SPORTS0903/911220386&template=golf/Victorino+pours+his+heart+into+charity+golf+event

David Ortiz, aka Big Papi, is holding his 2nd annual charity golf event in the first week in December. Last year’s event raised more than $300,000 for the David Ortiz Children’s Fund, which provides children in New England and the Dominican Republic access to pediatric critical care. http://boston.redsox.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20091117&content_id=7676002&vkey=news_bos&fext=.jsp&c_id=bos

The LPGA has officially launched Outside the Ropes a program which promotes charitable activities designed to benefit tournaments and title sponsors. Among the pros who are involved with Outside the Ropes are Vicky Hurst, Stacy Lewis, Christina Kim, Jane Park, Leah Wigger, Brandi Jackson, and Mindy Kim. http://www.golf.co.uk/news/lpga_officially_launches_outside_the_ropes_program/266964.shtml

Football legends recently hit the links for non-profit organizations in Southern California. The 14th annual Celebrity Golf Classic in Temecula, was hosted by the Marshall Faulk Foundation and included players such as Jonathan Ogden, Marcus Allen, and Andre Reed. http://www.swrnn.com/southwest-riverside/2009-11-09/lifestyle/football-legends-other-athletes-take-a-swing-at-golf-in-temecula-for-charity

 

In a recent USA today interview, PGA president Tim Finchem told the reporter the proud charitable tradition that the PGA has had since its inception and its renewed effort in 2010:  http://www.usatoday.com/news/sharing/2009-11-02-pga-charity_N.htm


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