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Anthem Golf & Country Club hosting charity golf tournament

4/5/17

ANTHEM – The Anthem Golf & Country Club, a member of the ClubCorp family of clubs, will be participating in the 2017 ClubCorp Charity Classic, ClubCorp’s major annual philanthropic open-house event. The Anthem event will be held on April 30, starting at 11 a.m.

The public is invited to attend the 2017 “Swing into Action” Charity Classic Event – a full day of festivities featuring a scramble format golf tournament, a barbecue dinner, cocktails, and a silent auction. Shotgun will be at 11 a.m., with cocktails and dinner to follow. The donation cost to participate is $125 donation per player to participate in the golf tournament, which includes dinner, or $50 donation for the dinner and auction only. Sponsorship packages are available, as well.

“We are excited to open our club to the public annually for this event, which benefits the local community and makes a positive impact on the lives of so many,’” said John Rosenbluth, general manager at Anthem Golf & Country Club. “During our Charity Classic event, our members and employee partners work together with sponsors and really showcase Anthem Golf & Country Club’s commitment of Building Relationships and Enriching Lives. We are excited to once again support the North Valley Posse as our local Anthem organization.”

In 2016, the popular ClubCorp Charity Classic raised a record-breaking $2.8 million nationwide for Augie’s Quest and a variety of charities throughout the U.S. Since its inception in 2007, ClubCorp’s Charity Classic has raised over $17.3 million benefiting charities including Augie’s Quest, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the ClubCorp Employee Partners Care Foundation.

This year, more than 140 golf and country clubs and business and sports clubs around the country will again open their courses and dining rooms to an estimated 14,000 members, guests, and patrons for tournaments, dining events, auctions and social extravaganzas throughout the country.

The 2017 ClubCorp Charity Classic will benefit the following nonprofits:

  • Augie’s Quest, an aggressive fundraising effort focused on finding treatments and cures for ALS by supporting the work of the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
  • ClubCorp Employee Partners Care Foundation (E.P.C.F.), a 501(c)3 fund established to help to help Employee Partners of ClubCorp's family of Clubs in need of financial assistance in times of crisis.
  • The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office North Valley Posse, a 501(c)3 founded in 2002, under the guidance of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. The North Valley Posse are citizens who volunteer their time within the Sheriff's Office.

To participate or to sign up for this event, visit www.clubcorpcharityclassic.com or call (623) 742-6205.