PGA Tour stop in Las Vegas to benefit Shriners hospital
Released on = April 26, 2007, 11:51 am
Press Release Author = GolfPublisher Syndications
Industry = Media
Press Release Summary = The Tour hits TPC Summerlin and TPC at The Canyons in Las Vegas Oct. 8-14. PGA Tour news at WorldGolf.com.
Press Release Body = From WorldGolf.com News Services, Golf Publisher Syndications
The PGA Tour\'s stop in Las Vegas has a new charitable host organization, as the PGA Tour announced that the October event played in Sin City will benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children. The event, to be held Oct. 8-14 will now be named \"Frys.com Open benefiting the Shriners Hospitals for Children\" and be played at TPC Summerlin and TPC at The Canyons.
The Las Vegas Founders Club had previously held the distinction as the tournament\'s host organization, a title it held since the tournament began in 1983. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 hospitals in the United States, Canada and Mexico that provide free medical care to children.
\"We are absolutely delighted to welcome Shriners Hospitals for Children as the new host organization in Las Vegas. Shriners Hospitals are known throughout the world for the outstanding medical services and support they provide to children and their families,\" said PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem. \"At the same time, we\'d like to thank the Las Vegas Founders Club for its involvement and support since 1983. We sincerely appreciate the efforts they have made over the years to stage a high quality TOUR event while also generating over $10 million for Las Vegas-area charities.\"
For more details visit - : http://www.worldgolf.com/news/pga/pga-tour-las-vegas-shriners-hospital-tpc-summerlin-the-canyons-5253.htm April 25, 2007
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