(Savannah, Georgia – May 1, 2023) – Tournament officials announced today during a special event at The Landings Golf & Athletic Club’s Deer Creek Course, that the sixth annual Club Car Championship at The Landings Golf & Athletic Club, contested the week of March 20 – 26, raised more than $400,000 for charitable organizations in greater Savannah and beyond. The 2023 amount equals the largest single-season charitable donation in the history of the official Korn Ferry Tour event and brings the tournament’s five-year total to nearly $1.2 million, marking the first time the tournament has eclipsed one million dollars in charitable giving.
Additionally, the Club Car Championship unveiled the results of its 2023 Sweepstakes Fore Charity program. The grassroots initiative not only raised critical dollars for charity, but also provided one lucky fan with the keys to a new custom Onward, courtesy of Club Car.
“We are thrilled to announce the winner of our third annual Sweepstakes Fore Charity,” said Jeff Tyminski, Vice President of Marketing, Club Car. “Congratulations to Rick Tallon of Savannah, a tournament volunteer and our newest Club Car Onward owner. Sweepstakes Fore Charity has raised more than $70,000* for the tournament’s charity partners since its inception in 2021.”
Benefiting charities of the 2023 Club Car Championship at The Landings Golf & Athletic Club include: CASA Savannah, EmployAbility, First Tee Savannah, Folds of Honor, Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia, Kids Cafe at Second Harvest, Landings Landlovers, Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Services, and The Landings Military Family Relief Fund.
“At the core of the Club Car Championship at The Landings Golf & Athletic Club is raising funds to make a lasting positive impact in the greater Savannah community and beyond,” said Cheyenne Overby, Club Car Championship at The Landings Golf & Athletic Club tournament director. “Special thanks on behalf of HNS Sports Group and our tournament staff to Club Car, The Landings Golf & Athletic Club, Enmarket for their support of Sweepstakes Fore Charity, and all our sponsors, as well as our dedicated volunteers, for ensuring the success of the tournament and its ability to make the gift of these funds a reality. The Club Car Championship is committed to continuing to grow the tradition of giving this tournament has established.”
For more information about the Club Car Championship at The Landings Golf & Athletic Club, including tickets, sponsorship, and volunteer opportunities, please visit the tournament’s website at clubcarchampionshipattlc.com.
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*The 2023 Club Car Championship at The Landings Golf & Athletic Club total charitable giving donation of more than $400,000 includes the $11,350 raised via the Sweepstakes Fore Charity program.
PLEASE NOTE: As of October 11, 2022, the official name of the tournament is now Club Car Championship at The Landings Golf & Athletic Club. The change is a result of the tournament’s presenting sponsor rebranding to a new name, The Landings Golf & Athletic Club.
About Club Car
With over 60 years of experience of innovation and design in producing small-wheel vehicles, Club Car is a leading manufacturer of gas and electric golf, utility and personal transportation vehicles. Founded in 1958, the Club Car product portfolio has grown to include much more than golf cars, now encompassing vehicles for commercial and consumer markets, built with an uncompromised desire for superior performance. As an industry leader in electrification and sustainability, Club Car is proud to be on the forefront of environmentally responsible Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) technologies.
About Club Car Championship at The Landings Golf & Athletic Club
The Club Car Championship at The Landings Golf & Athletic Club is an official event on the Korn Ferry Tour, and is owned and operated by Tournament’s for Charity, Inc., a Georgia non-profit corporation. The event features a purse of $750,000 and the tournament is conducted to showcase the best golf on the Korn Ferry Tour on one of the premier venues on Tour, The Landings Golf & Athletic Club – Deer Creek Course, for the enjoyment of spectators and to benefit charitable organizations in Savannah and beyond. For more information, visit our website at www.clubcarchampionshipattlc.com.
About The Landings Golf & Athletic Club
The Landings Golf & Athletic Club is a private, residential golf and athletic club dedicated to providing an enriching Club experience that enables our members to enjoy a fun, personally rewarding, and fulfilling lifestyle. Located 12 miles from historic Savannah, Georgia, The Landings Golf & Athletic Club offers members access to six championship golf courses, two of which were designed by golf legend Arnold Palmer. The Club’s Deer Creek Course annually hosts an Official Korn Ferry Tour event, The Club Car Championship at The Landings Golf & Athletic Cub, welcoming some of the best golfers in the world to The Landings Golf & Athletic Club each spring. The Club also boasts 31 tennis courts, 11 pickleball courts, eight bocce courts, six unique dining options, four clubhouses, five swimming pools, and a 52,000 sq. ft. wellness center. Our welcoming community, robust golf & court sport tournaments, and unique member events make the Club the most desirable private residential golf, athletic, and social club in the Southeast.
About Korn Ferry Tour
Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Korn Ferry Tour identifies and develops golf's next stars, preparing them to compete and win on the game's biggest stage. The Korn Ferry Tour, which has served as a path to the PGA TOUR since its inception, will award 30 PGA TOUR cards based off its points list in 2023, with the No. 1 player earning exemptions into the following year’s PLAYERS Championship and U.S. Open. With more than 600 PGA TOUR titles, 28 major championships and six FedExCup champions, Korn Ferry Tour alumni make up 88 percent of the PGA TOUR’s current membership. To learn more about the PGA TOUR, the Korn Ferry Tour and to follow the season-long quest for a PGA TOUR card, visit PGATOUR.COM or follow the Korn Ferry Tour on social media.
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