Take a “Shot for Heroes” at the Quicken Loans National (VIDEO)
The Quicken Loans National takes place this week at Congressional Country Club and organizers are hoping golf fans will take a swing from a custom-built platform located between the Clubhouse and 18th hole for a chance to win $10,000 and to raise money for Operation Homefront and the Tiger Woods Foundation.
The “Shot for Heroes” is a tournament long initiative allowing each fan to take their own shot to raise money for charities.
Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, that features Chris Cooley of ESPAN Radio 980, Bill Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, Rick Singer, Tiger Woods Foundation CEO, John Pray, Jr., Brig. Gen. (ret.), USAF and Operation Homefront President and CEO, and PGA golfer Rickie Fowler.
Prizing for the “Shot for Heroes” includes:
- $10,000 donated to charities and $10,000 awarded to each golfer or fan who aces the hole.
- $100 donated to charities if a shot lands within 14 feet of the pin.
- $50 donated to charities for each participate who attempts a shot.
The eyes of the golf world were on Montgomery County during the Quicken Loans National tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.
Maryland resident Billy Hurley III, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, won his first PGA tournament Sunday at the Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda. He scored a 72-hole score of 17-under-par 267, and earned a player’s prize of $1,242,000 and 500 FedExCup points. Hurley was followed on the scoreboard by Vijay Singh, Jon […]
A rain delay start and sparse crowds marked the opening hours of the Quicken Loans National today. As the weather improved, the fan base began to arrive and see some action from first day leaders Jhonattan Vegas, Scott Langley, Camilo Villegas and fan favorite Ernie Els. The course at Congressional has endured a few days […]
Bethesda, MD: The crowds slowly built during the day to watch the second day of the Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club. Small crowds could be viewed along the course but for the most part today’s action was situated around the We Salute Our Heroes Wall. Many volunteers from across the DMV area and […]
Professional golfer Rickie Fowler helped tee off the “Shot for Heroes” event at the Quicken Loans National, and he played the Pro-Am on June 22nd. Afterwards, the PGA Tour superstar talked to MyMCMedia about what he likes about the Congressional course, what he is thinking about the weather, and what he plans to do to […]
The Quicken Loans National takes place this week at Congressional Country Club and organizers are hoping golf fans will take a swing from a custom-built platform located between the Clubhouse and 18th hole for a chance to win $10,000 and to raise money for Operation Homefront and the Tiger Woods Foundation. The “Shot for Heroes” […]