Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Charleston, SC– The National Kidney Foundation will hold its annual NKF Golf Classic at Bulls Bay Golf Club on Tuesday, June 24th at 9:30am. The tournament is one link in the nationwide series of over 30amateur golf tournaments across the country. The NKF Golf Classic is the only charity golf tournament that invites the top five local finishers to compete at Pebble Beach Resorts.
Amateur golfers, male and female, can participate as part of a four-person team. New to the NKF Golf Classic this year, teams now have opportunities to compete in the Handicap Index Division (combined USGA Handicap Index of 42.0 or more, with only one golfer on each team having a USGA Handicap Index of 8.0 or less) or the Gross Division (no handicap indexes required). The top five teams from each division will qualify to tee off in the National Finals held over three days on the famed greens of the Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and The Links at Spanish Bay.
The entry fee for a foursome is $1,800.00. Golfers will also vie for prizes donated by national sponsors including One Car One Difference, Birdie Box, PING, Golf Digest, the Greg Norman Collection and Tiffany & Co.
The NKF Golf Classic is the nation's Premier Amateur Golf Event for Charity. It has raised more than $90 million for the National Kidney Foundation's awareness, prevention and treatment programs. Local sponsors include Anchor Signs, Roper St. Francis, DaVita, John Davenport, First Federal / SCBT, MedTrust, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Arthur J. Gallagher and JL Woode Ltd.
To participate as a foursome or to volunteer, contact Samantha Wood, 803.799.3870 x 109, Samantha.firstname.lastname@example.org. Save the date for next year's event, this will take place on June 2, 2015 at Cassique Golf Club.
The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk. For more information about kidney disease or the NKF Golf Classic, the nation’s Premier Amateur Golf Event for Charity, visit http://www.nkfgolfclassic.org.