Karl Kimball, PGA to Play 24 Hour Golf Marathon to Raise Money for US Troops

Top Quote A remarkable effort to raise donations to support US troops and their families. Karl Kimball at Hillandale Golf Course will play a 24 hour golf marathon for the cause. End Quote
  • Durham, NC (1888PressRelease) September 11, 2010 - Mr. Kimball's golf marathon will be played on September 6-7 at Hillandale Golf Course in attempt to raise at least $4,000 in donations. Proceeds raised will be donated to the Folds of Honor Foundation.

    Starting on September 6 at 6:00 p.m. and ending on September 7 at 6:00 p.m. Karl Kimball, PGA, President Carolinas PGA Section and Director of Golf Operations at Hillandale Golf Course The purpose of the event is to raise money to support US troops and their families through donations to the Fold of Honor Foundation. Donations in support of Karl's marathon can be made at Hillandale Golf Course or by donating on the Fold of Honor website. Donations should be made for the event - Karl Kimball's Golf Marathon.

    The Folds of Honor Foundation provides educational opportunities to the families of those that have fallen or have been gravely wounded in our current conflict. There are 172,000 service men and women who need assistance with educational needs and over 80% do not receive federal funding. This is where all of us come in. I am willing to play 24 hours of golf to show you my commitment to our service men and women. I am asking you to show your commitment by going to WWW.FoldsofHonor.org and click on DONATE. Just indicate that you are supporting Karl Kimball's Golf Marathon.

    "Last year I ran a 26.2-mile marathon to raise funds for our country's most deserving. With CPGA Executive Director Ron Schmid, PGA we raised $17,000.00 thanks to our supporters! This year I am playing 24 hours of golf with the same message: We really can say thank you to our troops…together" said Karl Kimball. "Now where is that flashlight?!?"!?!?!?

    About Hillandale Golf Course and Pro Shop
    Originally designed by Donald Ross and Perry Maxwell, Hillandale Golf Course is the Granddaddy of Raleigh-Durham, NC area golf courses. Annually, an average of 45,000 rounds is played and nearly 1.7 million rounds have been played since 1960. This popularity can easily be attributed to its user-friendly design. The public golf course provides a challenge to golfers of all skill levels. Hillandale Golf Course is also home to the nationally-acclaimed Hillandale Golf Shop. The Hillandale Pro Shop was named the #1 golf shop in America in 1988, 1989, 1992 and 1999. Golfers travel from all around the Raleigh-Durham area and beyond knowing that Hillandale Golf Course and Pro Shop will meet all of their golf needs. Contact the Hillandale Golf Course including to book a tee time by call (919) 286-4211              (919) 286-4211      .

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