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Andy North & Friends Golf Classic

April 30, 2009 11:40:30 AM PDT
Spring is in the air and golf is on the minds of Chicagoans.Andy North, two-time U.S. Open Champion and golf commentator for ABC and ESPN is promoting the first ever Andy North & Friends Golf Classic June 6 - 8, an event to benefit one of the leading cancer research centers in the nation - the University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center. During an in-studio appearance Andy can provide your viewers with golf tips to get their season off to a great start.

The Andy North & Friends Golf Classic will be June 6 - 8 in Wisconsin Dells, WI, those interested should visit www.andynorthandfriends.com

The weekend event will benefit the University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the leading cancer centers in the nation and will be hosted by Trappers Turn Golf Club and Kalahari Resorts.

Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers has committed to participating in the event.

Those interested in participating can do so as a golfer as well as a dinner guest. Please visit www.andynorthandfriends.com for package details.

Package details:

Weekend Golf Package - $2,000 per person. Includes two rounds of golf, golf clinic with Andy North & Tom Watson, accommodations at Kalahari Resort, $500 in Titleist golf apparel and equipment and two tickets to "An Evening with Andy North & Friends" dinner event and more.

Golf Only -$1,000 per person. Includes one tournament round of golf, golf clinic with Andy North & Tom Watson, $500 in Titleist golf apparel and equipment.

Dinner only tickets to "An Evening with Andy North & Friends" are available for $125 per person or eight seats for $1,000.

Dinner & Stay Package to "An Evening with Andy North & Friends" and an overnight stay at Kalahari Resort for $350.

Andy North and Tom Watson Host Fundraiser with Kalahari Resort and Trappers Turn Golf Club

Event to Benefit the University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center

Two champion golfers, an award-winning golf course and one of the nation's premier waterpark resorts have teamed together in the fight against cancer. Trappers Turn Golf Club and Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. have announced they will host the first-ever Andy North & Friends Golf Classic June 6 - 8 to benefit the University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center. The benefit features Tom Watson, two time winner of the Masters as well as a U.S. Open and British Open champion. Inspired by Andy North, Trappers Turn and Kalahari Resorts, this inaugural event is designed to raise money and awareness for one of the leading cancer research centers in the United States.

"We are excited to make this an annual event and are pleased to be able to partner with such an outstanding organization to benefit cancer research," said Andy North, two-time U.S. Open Champion and golf commentator for ABC and ESPN."Not only will this be a memorable experience for golfers, it will have a lasting impact on cancer research."

The UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC), the only comprehensive cancer center in Wisconsin designated by the National Cancer Institute, unites more than 280 physicians and scientists who work together in translating discoveries from research laboratories into new treatments that benefit cancer patients.

"We're honored to have these prestigious partners step forward and are looking forward to the positive impact their participation will bring to our work in advancing research and caring for patients," said Dr. George Wilding, director of the University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center.

As part of the Andy North & Friends Golf Classic to benefit the UWCCC, golfers will enjoy an exclusive weekend getaway package that includes two rounds at Trappers Turn Golf Club, a dinner party with Andy North and Tom Watson, a golf clinic given by Andy North and Tom Watson, continental breakfast and hors d'oeuvres reception, a chance to win more than $10,000 in prizes and much more. Golfers will also receive a two-night stay at Kalahari Resort making this event great for the entire family. The total package cost is $2,000 per person and the event is limited to 108 golfers.

A dinner only ticket for Sunday, June 7 will also be available for $125. The evening, hosted by Andy North and Tom Watson, includes a cocktail reception, a gourmet dinner and live auction, including two 2010 U.S. Open tickets to Pebble Beach. The evening will end with a musical tribute to Old Blue Eyes and Old Red Eyes - Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, featuring the Dry Martinis.

To learn more about the Andy North & Friends Golf Classic please visit www.andynorthandfriends.com or call Trappers Turn at (608) 253-7000.

About the UW Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center

The University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only comprehensive cancer center in

Wisconsin, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. The UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) unites more than 280 physicians and scientists who work together in translating discoveries from research laboratories into new treatments that benefit cancer patients. The UWCCC sees more than 30,000 patients annually for diagnosis, therapy, follow-up care or consultations. The UWCCC is consistently ranked in the top 25 of 50 cancer centers providing the best cancer care and research efforts in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Hospitals", which is published annually. To learn more about the Cancer Center, visit www.cancer.wisc.edu.

About Trappers Turn

Carved by glaciers, the rolling fairways of Trappers Turn 27-hole award-winning golf course, weave through dense hardwood forests. Amenities include a 30-acre practice facility and golf carts featuring GPS. After playing 18, 27 or 36 holes, golfers can unwind on the screened veranda which boasts incredible panoramic views of the spring-fed Mystic Lake. Trappers Turn Golf Club also offers its guests a dining room, bar and grill, billiard room, business center, a fully equipped Pro Shop and locker rooms. For golf vacation hotel packages call 1-877-525-2427. For tee times call 1-800-221-8876 or visit www.TrappersTurn.com


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