Navigation Links
Pro Golfers and Celebrities Pair Up in Charity Golf Tournament
Date:12/15/2008

Callaway Golf Foundation's Pro-Celebrity Tournament to Benefit the Entertainment Industry Foundation's Cancer Research Initiatives

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Callaway Golf Foundation will host the second professional/celebrity golf tournament, the Callaway Golf Foundation Challenge, at the historic Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles on December 15. The tournament will benefit groundbreaking cancer research projects supported by the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF).

The significant fundraising event pairs leading professional golferswith celebrated actors, chief business leaders and entertainment industry executives for a round of golf in a "Modified Best Ball" tournament format. During the event, amateur golfers will have a chance to work on their technique at the "David Leadbetter Clinic," taught by the renowned golfing instructor himself.

Celebrities anticipated to attend include: Mark Wahlberg, Don Cheadle, Greg Kinnear, James Caan, Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Chiklis, Kevin Nealon, Jack Wagner, George Lopez, Cheech Marin, Josh Kelley, Matthew Lillard, Andy Richter, Peter Gallagher, Grant Show, Joe Mantegna, Bruce Greenwood, Johnny Mathisamong others, along with Callaway Golf staff professionals Phil Mickelson, Johnny Miller, Morgan Pressel, Rocco Mediate, David Leadbetter, Rich Beem, Jim Colbert, Fredrik Jacobson, Mark Brooks, Cameron Beckman, Roger Cleveland and Vicky Hurst.

Proceeds from the Callaway Golf Foundation Challenge will support Entertainment Industry Foundation's efforts to fast track better prevention methods and improved therapies for ovarian, breast, colon and prostate cancers.

Please visit callawaygolf.com to learn more and to make a donation.

About The Callaway Golf Foundation

The Callaway Golf Foundation, a private, nonprofit organization, was established in 1992 and has been funded primarily through donations from the Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) and its founder, Ely Callaway. The Foundation's focus is to support programs that improve the lives of young people and provide access to essential health services. In 2008, the Foundation will help raise awareness of women's cancers, specifically ovarian cancer.

About EIF's Women's Cancer Programs

Through its Women's Cancer Programs, the Entertainment Industry Foundation is committed to saving lives by raising awareness about the importance of early detection of breast and reproductive cancers, providing funds to advance treatment research, early detection methods, and supporting community programs that assist the millions of women and their families at risk of or affected by cancer.

EIF has a remarkable track record in raising awareness and funds in the fight against cancer. EIF's funding strategy is results-driven, bringing together some of the very best scientists and institutions in the country to collaborate in groundbreaking research projects to fast-track better prevention methods and improved therapies for treatment of breast and other women's cancers. EIF grants have helped accelerate research that has contributed to the development of a breakthrough gene treatment called Herceptin(R), the first successful drug that seeks out a particular gene found in one of three cases of the most aggressive form of breast cancer. EIF grants have also supported other state-of-the-art therapies bringing new and innovative treatment approaches to breast cancer worldwide.

About the Entertainment Industry Foundation

As a philanthropic leader of the entertainment industry, the Entertainment Industry Foundation has distributed hundreds of millions of dollars - and provided countless volunteer hours - to support charitable initiatives addressing critical health, education and social issues. For more information, visit www.eifoundation.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Callaway Golf Foundation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Continental Airlines Sponsors Golfers Against Cancer Tournament
2. Celebrities Help Fund Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center
3. Celebrities & Experts Join Forces to Help Prevent Elder Abuse by Giving Tips on Finding the Best Elder Care: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, 2008
4. 19th Annual Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure(R) Draws Nearly 50,000 Participants, Celebrities; Brings Record Funds to National Capital Area
5. Initiative Links Celebrities to Cancer Research
6. Video: The Ad Council Partners With UNICEF to Promote and Distribute Myanmar Cyclone PSAs Filmed by A-List Celebrities
7. National Walk for Epilepsy Brings People and Celebrities Together for Epilepsy
8. Celebrities From All Walks of Life Put Their Best Foot Forward for the Fourth Annual Open Toe Shoe Party
9. Fifty-Plus Community Leaders and Local Celebrities Declare Their Support for Colon-Cancer Screening Awareness Initiative
10. NutriSystem and Celebrities Team Up to Benefit the American Heart Association
11. Celebrities Join the American Red Cross in 2008 to Help Change Lives
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Cambridge, MA, May 23, 2017—Total ... according to a Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) study, a contrast from the ... System: CompScope™ Benchmarks, 17th Edition looks at indemnity and medical payments for ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) , ... May 23, ... ... Board Certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Kevin Sadati, is pleased to ... patients interested in building collagen and elastin in their face, neck, and body ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... New patients from Charleston, SC, are now welcome ... in Mt. Pleasant, SC, with or without a referral. A full mouth reconstruction can ... missing teeth in Charleston, SC. Those who suffer from gum disease, misaligned teeth ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... Mt. Horeb, WI (PRWEB) , ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... now invited to call Dr. Angela Cotey’s practice to schedule an appointment, with or ... dentistry services, and frequently offers pulpotomy treatments to pediatric patients as a healthy alternative ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... ... May 22, 2017 , ... An inventor from Columbia, ... a pen. "My wife’s hand was damaged in a firework accident, so she couldn’t ... people with manual problems." , He then designed and created a prototype for the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/22/2017)... May 22, 2017  As the specialty pharmacy ... continue to make the revolutionary shift from volume-based ... for ensuring positive patient outcomes and shaping the ... shifting focus away from clinical trials and toward ... long-term specialty drug therapy utilization in precise patient ...
(Date:5/12/2017)... , May 12, 2017  The China and Canada ... technology that consumes less water, energy and detergent, and features a ... product LaughingU, a shoebox-sized washing machine that washes and sanitizes women,s ... ... LaughingU, is compact, and does not require an external water inlet. ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... , May 10, 2017 Radiology has become ... its costs have also spiraled to the number one ... to radiology than ever before as the most complete ... a patient with lower back pain an MRI may ... reason for pain, resulting in entirely different treatment protocols.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: