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Major Philanthropic Open-House Events Held at More Than 130 Clubs Nationwide
DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ClubCorp, a leading owner-operator of private golf and country clubs, business, sports and alumni clubs in North America, announces that its seventh annual ClubCorp Charity Classic, the company's nationwide major philanthropic open-house event, is now under way. Through Nov. 8, 2013, more than 130 private golf, business and sports clubs in the ClubCorp family across the country open their doors to an estimated 16,000 members, guests and patrons for tournaments, dining events, auctions, and social extravaganzas, all to raise money for national and local charities.
Clubs coast to coast are holding great open-to-the-public events such as:
In addition to the scheduled golf and dining events at the clubs, an online auction, beginning Sept. 23 through Oct. 4, offers an array of exciting auction items, such as:
Since its inception in 2007, ClubCorp's Charity Classic has raised more than $10 million benefiting charities including Muscular Dystrophy Association's Augie's Quest, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Boys and Girls Clubs, and the Employee Partners Care Foundation. The goal this year is to exceed last year's record-breaking $2.07 million.
"I am so proud of what the ClubCorp Charity Classic has become and of our clubs and their members for making this annual event so successful," said Eric Affeldt, ClubCorp president and CEO. "Each year, the clubs exceed my expectations and create even more spectacular events that benefit very worthy causes and help so many."
To learn more about the ClubCorp Charity Classic, upcoming events, and the online auction, visit http://www.clubcorpcharityclassic.com.
Since its founding in 1957, Dallas-based ClubCorp has operated with the central purpose of Building Relationships and Enriching Lives® of its members. ClubCorp owns or operates a portfolio of more than 150 golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs, and alumni clubs in 25 states, the District of Columbia and two foreign countries that serve over 360,000 members, with approximately 15,000 peak-season employees. ClubCorp properties include: Firestone Country Club (Akron, Ohio); Mission Hills Country Club (Rancho Mirage, California); Capital Club Beijing; and Metropolitan Club Chicago. You can find ClubCorp on Facebook at facebook.com/clubcorp and on Twitter at @ClubCorp.
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