The Player Foundation raises over $20 million for charity in 2010

During the course of 2010, we are proud to have raised over $20 million dollars worldwide though our various events and activities. Below are some of the Player Foundation events from around the globe.

Events hosted to raise money for charity in 2010:

Saadiyat Beach Classic hosted by Gary Player, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Raised $1.2 Million for the following Charities.

Sheik Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care & Special Needs
The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation
The Red Crescent UAE
The Future Centre for Special Needs
The Gary Player Foundation

Gary Player Invitational, Scotland, Europe
Raised $250,000 for The Player Foundation.

Gary Player Invitational, Shanghai, China
Raised over $1.8 Million for The Chinese Foundation for the Prevention of STD’ s and AIDS benefiting the Chinese AIDS Orphans.

Gary Player Invitational, The Cliffs in South Carolina, USA
Raised $500,000 for the following Charities.

The Player Foundation
Zest Quest

Gary Player Invitational, George, South Africa
Raised over $1.5 Million for the following Charities.

Twilight Children
Bana Development Centre & the Masizame Children’s Shelter
The Player Foundation

Additional Charity Involvement in 2010

The Big Three ® for Mountain Mission Kids, Bristol, Virginia, raised $15 Million.

The Kinnear Classic, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, raised $1 Million.

For further information, please contact Debbie Longenecker at Black Knight International. (561) 624 0300 or email her: debbie@garyplayer.com

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