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The First Tee of South Central Wisconsin selected as charity of choice to receive donation from PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge


Local youth organization selected by winning volunteer receives $10,000 in the American Family Insurance Championship Volunteer Challenge sponsored by Mybretriq® (Mirabegron).

At the recent American Family Insurance Championship, The First Tee of South Central Wisconsin was honored to receive a $10,000 donation after its selection by a winning volunteer in the PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge sponsored by Myrbetriq® (mirabegron), a friendly competition honoring the talent and dedication of the TOUR’s more than 100,000 volunteers, including roughly 800 in the Madison area.

The top vote-getting American Family Insurance Championship team asked the public to vote for them, and at the end of the voting period, team members chose The First Tee of South Central Wisconsin from a list selected by the tournament to receive a $10,000 donation on behalf of Astellas Pharma US, Inc. The donation was presented during a special ceremony on Championship Sunday, and the team appreciated the chance to help make a difference for people served through The First Tee of South Central Wisconsin.

The winning team was represented by Vicky D’Orazio from Madison, WI!

The PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge sponsored by Myrbetriq® (mirabegron) is designed to raise funds for charity while recognizing the talent, passion and commitment of the PGA TOUR’s nationwide network of volunteers who have helped the TOUR achieve more than $2.46 billion in charitable giving to date.

The PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge takes place at 16 tournaments during the 2017 PGA TOUR season and builds upon more than $1 million provided by Astellas, the pharmaceutical manufacturer of Myrbetriq® (mirabegron), to tournament charities over the course of the company’s sponsorship with the PGA TOUR.

“Astellas places great pride in its ongoing support for programming that spotlights the power of volunteerism and enhances the lives of those in need through charitable giving,” said Walt Johnston, senior vice president, Sales & Marketing, Urology and Hospital, Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

You vote, charities win! Vote for future tournament charities today at pgatour.com/volunteers.


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