Shaw Charity Classic Announces US$12.3M Donation To Youth Charities
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2018-12-03
CALGARY, Alberta — Standing high atop the city’s skyline at the Calgary Tower, the Shaw Charity Classic announced it has shattered its own fundraising record for a sixth straight year on the PGA TOUR Champions with a US$12,357,863 donation that will be shared amongst 182 youth-based charities in Alberta.
Smashing its target of hitting the US$10 million mark for 2018, the sizeable donation now brings the award-winning tournament’s fundraising totals to more than US$34 million since its inception on the senior professional golf circuit in 2013.
“This donation is nothing short of remarkable. Year-after-year our tournament has broken records for charitable giving on the PGA TOUR Champions, and we have done it again in 2018,” said Jim Riddell, who will continue to build on his father, Clay’s legacy, ensuring the Shaw Charity Classic continues to have a positive impact on Alberta youth.