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Inaugural Lincoln Awards: A Concert for Veterans & the Military Family Airs on PBS on Friday, May 22

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 May 2015 15:59 Sunday, 17 May 2015 15:41

altNEW YORK, New York — The first-ever national primetime broadcast of The Lincoln Awards: A Concert for Veterans & the Military Family, airs on PBS on Friday, May 22, 2015, at 9pm ET (check local listings).

The Lincoln Awards is the first event of its kind to recognize outstanding achievement and excellence in providing opportunities and support to our nation’s veterans and military families.

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KitchenAid Launches #StandMixerSelfie in Advance of the 2015 Senior PGA Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 May 2015 15:41 Sunday, 17 May 2015 15:32

altFRENCH LICK, Indiana – KitchenAid is gearing up for the 2015 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid in French Lick, Indiana, May 19-24, with a new social media campaign, #StandMixerSelfie. To engage golf and cooking fans throughout Louisville and French Lick and give them a chance to win tickets to the Championship, KitchenAid is looking for the best #StandMixerSelfie.

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Web.com Tour Wives Collect Donated Items for New Foundations Home for Children

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 May 2015 15:32 Sunday, 17 May 2015 15:29

altGREENVILLE, South Carolina — The Web.com Tour Wives continued their giving back efforts at the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation.

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Wells Fargo Championship Teams with Callaway Golf, Birdies for the Brave to Honor Two Purple Heart Recipients

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 May 2015 15:29 Sunday, 17 May 2015 15:25

altCHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Two combat-wounded veterans were treated like PGA TOUR players during the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC, when they had the opportunity to participate in Birdies for the Brave’s Callaway Warrior Club Fitting Program.

One of more than 15 fittings scheduled to take place during TOUR tournaments in 2015 thanks to the generosity of Callaway Golf, the event provided the opportunity for these two American heroes to be fitted with their own custom set of Callaway Golf clubs, take a tour of the Callaway truck where clubs are fitted for TOUR players on-site, and get some tips on the practice facility.

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Big Break: Warrior Edition Honors Military Veterans with TV-Inspired Golf Skills Competition

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 May 2015 15:25 Sunday, 17 May 2015 15:16

altSUNSET, South Carolina (Michael Baliker/PGA TOUR) — On the eve of the Web.com Tour’s BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, The Reserve at Lake Keowee, one of three courses played during competition, hosted a brand new golf skills competition on May 13 to benefit the Upstate Warrior Solution and Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). Each beneficiary strives to honor U.S. military veterans and their sacrifice for our nation.

Proceeds from the event exceeded $43,000 to Upstate Warrior Solution and WWP on behalf of Prudential.

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