St. Andrews Country Club of Boca Raton Members Team With Morgan Pressel to Raise $502,000 to Fight Breast CancerBy St. Andrews Country Club, PRNE
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
BOCA RATON, Florida, January 12, 2011 - The Kathryn Krickstein Pressel MammoVan
(www.lpga.com/content_1.aspx?pid=26137&mid=2) purchased in 2009
through fundraising efforts of St. Andrews Country Club members tested more
than 1,000 women in Palm Beach County, 875 of whom had never had a mammogram.
With much of the funds raised this year, the Kathryn Krickstein Pressel
MammoVan continues providing affordable and convenient access to mammograms,
clinical breast exams and breast health education.
St. Andrews Country Club (standrewscc.com/) members teamed with
LPGA Tour player and St. Andrews Resident Touring Professional, Morgan
Pressel and raised $502,000 in the 4th Annual 'Morgan & Friends Fight Cancer'
-500000-for-breast-cancer-research) Tournament on January 4 and 5. The
membership raised $1.7 million in four years with net proceeds benefitting
theMorgan Pressel Foundation (www.morganandfriends.us/) which supports
Boca Raton Regional Hospital (brrh.com/Home.aspx) and Sylvester
Comprehensive Cancer Center (www.sylvester.org/).
"Each year my fellow members amaze me with their generosity and goodwill
towards the general community," stated Morgan Pressel. "I would like to thank
the Morgan & Friends Committee, the St. Andrews Country Club Members and the
event sponsors. With their support each year the tournament grows bigger and
better than the last."
Tour professionals in the tournament included Morgan Pressel
(lpga.com/player_results.aspx?id=5431), Natalie Gulbis
(www.nataliegulbis.com/), Paula Creamer
(www.lpga.com/player_results.aspx?id=3438), Angela Stanford
(www.angelastanfordgolf.com/), Rickie Fowler
(www.rickie-fowler.com/) and Dave Stockton
(www.davestockton.com/), who kicked off an evening reception with 350
St. Andrews Country Club members, sponsors and guests.
Foursomes played nine holes with one of the professional golfers and
attendees enjoyed a short game exhibition led by Dave Stockton, world
renowned putting teacher after morning play.
President, Board of Governors, St. Andrews Country Club added, "The St.
Andrews Country Club membership is proud to support Morgan in her efforts to
ensure every woman has the opportunity for an affordable mammogram. It isn't
often you encounter someone of Morgan's age with such drive and determination
who has developed a foundation and successful tournament to benefit her
"We congratulate Morgan and the members at St. Andrews Country Club for
putting together a first-class golf tournament and fund raising effort," said
C.O.O./GM, St. Andrews Country Club. "We are proud to host this event and
look forward to hosting it next year."
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