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The Home Front Cares Introduces the Sam’s Club Veterans’ Cup
Annual Charity Golf Tournament Has ‘American Patriot’ Sponsor, New Trophy
The Home Front Cares introduced a new title, a new trophy and a title sponsor for the nonprofit’s annual golf tournament. The Sam’s Club Veterans Cup tournament is June 25, at Sanctuary Presented by RE/MAX in Sedalia, Colo. This is the fifth year that Sanctuary has hosted The Home Front Cares, and THFC tournament organizers are raising the event’s profile this year to draw attention to the growing number and needs of Colorado veterans and their families.
The Home Front Cares provides emergency financial grants to pay essential life expenses like rent and utilities for Colorado veterans and military families. Since 2003, they have raised more than $6.5 million, and today more than 20% of their clients come from the Metro Denver area.
The nonprofit will introduce Sam’s Club as THFC’s first-ever American Patriot sponsor, which includes title sponsorship of the tournament. Sam’s Club West Division is a longtime supporters of THFC, and will donate two tournament foursomes to veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Denver radio station KEZW (AM 1430) will broadcast live from Sanctuary on tournament morning. Colorado Biz Magazine and the Colorado Springs Gazette also are media partners.
Troy Calhoun, head football coach at the Air Force Academy, and Matt Cohen, a PGA Member and the Head Golf Professional at The Country Club of Colorado and Cheyenne Mountain Resort, are this year’s honorary tournament co-chairs.
At a news conference on May 14, THFC showed off the new, crystal Veterans Cup, which will be awarded to the winning foursome. The winners will keep the trophy until the next year’s tournament, when it will be transferred to the new champion. Coach Calhoun’s team is the two-time defending tournament champions.
Tee times are $1,000 per person, and include brunch and dinner, cart and range balls, on-course beverages, snacks and goodie bags, and use of Sanctuary’s exquisite club house. The event also will include a silent auction, mulligans, on-course contests and pre-tournament lessons from a PGA pro. Only about 30 slots remain!
Sponsorships are still available.