By 19th Hole Staff | Nov. 1, 2017
The online accommodation booking website Hotels.com is sponsoring the sixth annual Fairway to Wellness Charity Golf Tournament happening on Thursday, November 2. Hosted at the Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine, Texas, the tournament will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, American Cancer Society and the American Diabetes Association. Larry Brown, Jr., former NFL cornerback and MVP of Super Bowl XXX who is scheduled to attend among other athletes and celebrities.
The annual tournament has donated more than $725,000 over the last five years, including a record-breaking $255,000 in charitable contributions from last year’s event. All funds donated stay with local beneficiary charities to directly support the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area.
“This year we continue the great work our brand partners and employees began six years ago and we’re thrilled to help raise awareness and funds for these three organizations that are making life-long advances in health and wellness,” said Josh Belkin, VP and general manager, North America for the Hotels.com brand.
Founded in 2012, the tournament began as the brainchild of two Hotels.com employees who were impacted by cancer and diabetes. In the years since, employees from the Dallas-based Hotels.com headquarters have volunteered annually to organize the event.