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Imperial Named Official Headwear Partner for 2015 McGladrey Classic
Imperial, Event Partner of Jones Cup, is Perfect Fit for Sea Island PGA TOUR Event;
Austin Connelly, Jones Cup Champion, Receives Invite to McGladrey Classic
The McGladrey Classic, an Official PGA TOUR Event hosted by the Davis Love Foundation, has selected Imperial as the exclusive headwear partner for the 2015 tournament will be held on the Plantation and Seaside Courses at Sea Island Golf Club November 16 – 22.
“As the leading manufacturer and marketer of premium headwear for the golf market, we are excited to partner with the Davis Love Foundation on The McGladrey Classic,” said David Shaffer, Director of Marketing at Imperial. “Through this sponsorship, we hope to further excite and engage people of all ages in the game of golf and in supporting the children and family charities which benefit from proceeds of The McGladrey Classic.”
2014 McGladrey Classic Raises More Than $930,000 for Charities
The fifth annual McGladrey Classic, an Official Event of the PGA TOUR held at Sea Island Golf Club, raised more than $930,000 for children and family charities, announced the Davis Love Foundation, the host organization of the event. This brings the five-year charitable contribution of the tournament to more than $2.7 million.
Charitable dollars are distributed by the Davis Love Foundation, which was established in 2005 by professional golfer Davis Love III and his wife Robin. The Foundation contributes to the well-being and progress of society by supporting both national and community-based programs that focus on children and their families. The Foundation’s mission is to help build a better future for children and their families who are at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes.
Davis Love III Presents 2014 Buick Verano to Birdies Fore Love Winner
For the third year, the Davis Love Foundation collaborated with children and family charities on the Birdies Fore Love program as part of the 2014 McGladrey Classic, an Official PGA TOUR event held last month. The program allows individuals to make a donation to a participating charity and guess the total number of birdies in the four competitive rounds of the tournament. Participants could also opt in to win a 2014 Buick Verano donated by Nalley Brunswick Automobiles. The vehicle is awarded to the person with the closest guess without going over. “We are proud to support Birdies Fore Love. It’s a wonderful cause and a wonderful organization,” said Bill Redford, General Manager of Nalley Automotive. “It’s been proven that The McGladrey Classic provides a significant economic benefit to the Golden Isles. We are excited to be involved for the fifth straight year.”
Congratulations Pro-Am Winners – Wednesday, October 22 Team Martin Flores with a score of 53. Rounding out Flores’ team was Gary Wilt, T.J. Mahoney and Ashley Keaton. Also with a score of 53 was Will MacKenzie’s team which included Kevin Gilmore, Brent Gerken and Dean Sengstock. The winner was determined based on an 18-back scorecard. In third place was the Ben Martin team. Rounding out Martin’s foursome was Jeff Cappo, Eric Cappo and Michael Cappo.