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KEVIN GETS TAPPED, ENTER S THE PCA CADDIE HALL OF FAME DURING THE GUIDING EYES FOR THE BLIND GALA
KEVIN GETS TAPPED TO ENTER THE PCA CADDIE HALL OF FAME DURING THE 30th ANNUAL GUIDING EYES FOR THE BLIND
GOLF CLASSIC HOSTED BY ELI MANNING
Dennis Cone, Founder of the World Caddie Hq-The Caddie Foundation-PCA ( www.PCAFhq.org ) will honor a Caddie/Coach Monday evening during the ceremony with the Buckey Walters Award for Caddie & Coaches for the Challenged Golfer with special needs. Kevin Sullivan, caddie/coach for William McMahon who competes regularly in United States Blind Golfers Association events, has become more than the caddie, he is also a coach and friend. The PCA Caddie Anthem FIVE FEET AWAY recorded by Michael Bolton and played at Bruce Edwards funeral will be released at the ceremony to honor the unsung heroes in the world who help us be. The Caddie Foundation-PCA will be offering this incredibly unique single release by Michael Bolton to organizations worldwide to do mentorship work as a fundraiser. TCF-PCA is also looking for some partners and friend to help with the PCA-WMP world launch. Help us SEE: http://www.prnewswire.com/news/index_mail.shtml?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/08-11-2005/0004087006&EDATE
By introducing our youth to the 500 year old art and profession of caddying we instill in them its core values of responsibility, discipline, integrity, awareness, respect and honesty: life skills and attributes all should aspire to possess. We will continue to elevate the respect for the profession of the caddie. We will pay homage to those who have filled a special role in the history of the game by inducting them into the PCA Caddie Hall of Fame. JOIN TEAM PCA and make a positive difference in someone's life TODAY.. send us a note @ PCAF@PCAFhq.org
The Golf Classic
Celebrating its 30th year as a major fundraiser for Guiding Eyes for the Blind with its new host, Eli Manning, will be held on Monday, June 25, 2007 at both Mount Kisco Country Club and Whippoorwill Clubs. On Sunday, June 24, as part of this two-day event, 16 blind golfers compete against one another for the coveted Corcoran Cup. At the recent spring tee-off to introduce Eli Manning as the new Classic host, Bill Badger, President/CEO of Guiding Eyes, placed a yellow Labrador puppy in Mannings arms with the surprise announcement the puppys name is ELI (Photo is available)
Playing in the Classic will be 16 top ranked blind golfers whose names have been submitted by the United States Blind Golfers Association (USBGA.) To qualify for membership, an athlete must be totally blind and file three 18-hole scores of 125 or under, attested by a PGA pro. Today, there are a number of officially sanctioned blind golf tournaments. Blind golf is played under USGA rules with one modification, a club may be grounded in a hazard. Each blind golfer plays with a coach who aids the blind golfers with club selection, alignment, setup, and distances. The Corcoran Cup is played under a Modified Stableford Point System: Double Eagle: 15; Eagle: 11; Birdie: 8; Par: 5; Bogey: 3; Double Bogey: 2; Triple Bogey: 1; Pick up after triple bogey stroke.
The 16 top ranked blind golfers are: From the United States:..Bob Andrews, Tallahassee, Fl: Jim Baker, Nashville, TN; Phil Blackwell, Maudlin, SC; Pat Browne, Jr., New Orleans, LA; Geoff Bull, Stuart, FL; Walter Dietz, Berea, OH; Shelia Drummond, Lehighton, PA; Brad Eaton, Harwich, MA; Bob Kennedy, Chapel Hill, NC; Bill McMahon, Framingham, MA; David Meador, Nashville, TN; Mike Mercado, Albany, NY; Dr. Angela ORourke, Mesa, AZ; Dick Pomo, Green Valley, AZ. From Canada: Otto Huber, Regina, Sask;; David Wall, Wymark, Sask.
Sunday, June 24, 2007 1:00PM, Mount Kisco Country Club, Mount Kisco, NY. USBGAs (United States Blind Golf Association) 16 top rated blind golfers compete for the coveted Corcoran Cup. Spectators are welcome. Registration for the gallery required. Call 914-243-2208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. to register.
Monday, June 25, 2007 10:45AM Shotgun start at both Mount Kisco Country Club, Mount Kisco, NY/Whippoorwill Club, Armonk, NY. Participants play 18 holes of golf with an opportunity to play a few holes with blind golfers and will also have the opportunity to meet Eli Manning. Awards dinner to follow at Whippoorwill Club. Chance to win 2007 VW Eos. Only 750 tickets are being sold. For further information on how to participate in the Classic, or for possible sponsorship, contact Charlene Kalbfell at 914-243-2208 or email email@example.com. Pls note:
The Classic is the largest fundraiser for Guiding Eyes for the Blind, one of the leading guide dog training schools in the country, and has raised over $6 million for this non-profit organization located in Yorktown Heights, NY. Guiding Eyes, having just celebrated its 50th year in 2006, is a 501 (c) non-profit organization which relies solely on the outstanding generosity of individuals, corporations, foundations, civic groups, and their two annual fundraisers, the Golf Classic and the New Leash on Life Walkathon, October 7, 2007.
Come join the cermoney or the dinner... Call 386-446-8721 or e-mail PCAF@PCAFhq.org for Hall of Fame information.
The PGA TOUR helps the mission. Posted this week..GO HERE: http://www.pgatour.com/2007/r/06/19/caddie_hof/index.html THANK YOU..Caddie on.........
PCA Media & Travel, Dennis Cone, 386-446-8721, PCA@PCAworldwide.com