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Doyle Glass, Leigh Colpack Named Regions Tradition Volunteers of the Year

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 06:47 Tuesday, 19 May 2015 06:41

Doyle Glass and Leigh ColpackBIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The Regions Tradition, along with the Champions Tour, announced that Doyle Glass and Leigh Colpack have been named the Champions Tour Co-Volunteers of the Tournament for their loyal service. Glass is Committee Chairman of the Player Services Committee and Colpack is Committee Chairman for the Volunteer Headquarters Committee at the Regions Tradition, a major on the Champions Tour, played at Shoal Creek in Birmingham, Ala.

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Golf Canada Foundation Launches ‘Play Like the Pros’ Charity Challenge

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 May 2015 20:14 Sunday, 17 May 2015 20:08

Golf Canada FoundationThe Golf Canada Foundation is offering golfers a unique fundraising mini-tournament experience with the launch of the first ever ‘Play Like the Pros’ Charity Challenge.

Between May 25th and July 20th, participants will have the opportunity to book a limited number of tee times at nine of Ontario’s most prestigious golf courses by pledging support for junior golf through the Golf Canada Foundation.

The top-five fundraising foursomes as well as the winning team from each ‘Play Like the Pros’ Charity Challenge event will win an ultimate prize package to play Glen Abbey Golf on July 27th – the day after the conclusion of the 2015 RBC Canadian Open – including the same tees, pin positions and tournament conditions faced by PGA TOUR players competing in Canada’s National Open Golf Championship.

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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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