2014 McGladrey Classic Raises More Than $930,000 for Charities
Five-year charitable total surpasses $2.7 million
McGladrey LLP, the nation's leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, and title sponsor of The McGladrey Classic, an official event of the PGA TOUR, recently announced that the fifth annual McGladrey Classic raised more than $930,000 for children- and family-focused charitable organizations. This brings the total five-year charitable contribution of the tournament to more than $2.7 million.
Held in conjunction with The McGladrey Classic, the tournament's Birdies Fore Love program was launched in 2012.The program encourages individuals to make donations and to guess the number of birdies that will be made during the tournament. Birdies Fore Love is strongly supported by McGladrey. In 2014, the program raised more than $467,000 for charity.
"McGladrey has a long history of giving back to the communities where our employees live and work," said Joe Adams, managing partner and CEO for McGladrey. "The McGladrey Classic and Birdies For Love provide our employees and clients with additional opportunities to support deserving charitable organizations nationwide, and we are proud of the way our employees and clients have so generously embraced these opportunities to support those in need."
"Charitable dollars from The McGladrey Classic are distributed by the Davis Love Foundation, which was established in 2005 by professional golfer and Team McGladrey Member Davis Love III and his wife Robin. The Foundation contributes to the wellbeing 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 families and children who are at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes.
"Our Foundation is committed to positively impacting children and family charities through the dollars raised by The McGladrey Classic," said Davis Love III, 20-time winner on the PGA TOUR, and chairman of The McGladrey Classic and the Davis Love Foundation. "It is our privilege to continue the PGA TOUR's tradition of charitable giving."
About The McGladrey Classic
The McGladrey Classic is an Official PGA TOUR FedExCup Event played on the Seaside Course at Sea Island Golf Club located on St. Simons Island, Georgia. The tournament (which will be held November 16 - 22 in 2015) is hosted by the Davis Love Foundation, which was established by PGA TOUR pro golfer Davis Love III for the purpose of contributing to the wellbeing and progress of society by supporting both national and community-based programs that focus on children and their families. The McGladrey Classic is named for title sponsor McGladrey LLP.
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