As the Allianz Championship gets ready to tee off for its seventh consecutive year in Boca Raton, Boca Raton Champions Golf Charities, the organization that directs the annual PGA Champions tournament event, presented tournament beneficiary Boca Raton Regional Hospital with $50,000 from the 2012 event. Tournament Director Ryan Dillon presented the donation to Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation President Jan Savarick and BRRH President Jerry Fedele at during the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce’s breakfast sponsored by BRRH with more than 500 in attendance.
In addition to engaging, benefiting and promoting the greater Boca Raton community, area businesses and lifestyle, the nonprofit BRCGC board serves as the operational and financial oversight group for the annual event as well as the oversight group for the distribution of all charitable funds. According to Dillon, the 2012 tournament donation will benefit the BRRH Ron & Kathy Assaf Center for Excellence in Nursing.
The 2013 Allianz Championship will hit the links Feb. 4-10 on the Old Course at Broken Sound Club, located at 1401 NW 51st Street (Yamato Road), Boca Raton. It is the PGA Champions Tour’s first full-field tournament of the season and the first in the early-season Florida swing. The Golf Channel will televise live all three rounds of championship play featuring a roster of golf legends, including 2012 defending champion Corey Pavin, 2011 champion Tom Lehman (2011 and 2012 Schwab Cup winner) and 2010 champion Bernhard Langer.
Tickets cost $20 for adults, and admission is free for age 16 and younger. For more information, visit www.allianzchampionship.com or call (561) 241-GOLF (4653).
ABOVE: Representatives from the Allianz Championship and Boca Raton Regional Hospital during the check donation.