MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced their sponsorship of the National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic Tournament. The event, held to raise funds for the NKF and raise awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease, is being held October 19th, 2009 at the Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz, California.
NKF's annual Golf Classics bring together a spirited field of golfers, ensuring a fun and competitive day on the course. The winning foursome from each tournament will be eligible to play in the NKF Golf Classic National Finals, which take place every January in historic Pebble Beach, CA.
"We're very excited to be working with the NKF in raising awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The annual Golf Classic allows the NKF to not only raise much-needed funds for ongoing CKD research, but to also shine a spotlight on the disease itself," said Kim Hernandez, Marketing Communications at Satellite Healthcare. "The number of people affected with CKD is growing every year. Our involvement with the NKF allows Satellite Healthcare to engage the community in a unique way, while providing education and information to the community."
Each local National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic Tournament is conducted using a four-person team scramble format, following USGA Handicap Index Requirements. The winning team from each local National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic Tournament is invited to compete for the National Championship held at the famed Pebble Beach Resorts. Any amateur golfer, male or female, is eligible to compete in the National Kidney Foundation Golf Tournament. Packages for foursomes or individuals are available. For more information or to register, please visit http://www.kidneynca.org
For more information about Satellite Healthcare and its mission to make life better for those with Chronic Kidney Disease, please visit www.SatelliteHealth.com.
About Satellite Healthcare
Satellite Healthcare, Inc. is one of the nation's first and leading providers of dialysis services and kidney disease care. With its affiliated services - Satellite WellBound, Satellite Dialysis and Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare provides early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. This comprehensive offering allows Satellite Healthcare to advance the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can achieve a better life. For more information, visit www.satellitehealth.com
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