Worthington Fore ALS Golf Classic kicks off in Bonita Springs
January 20, 2015 - als
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Southwest Florida has a satisfactory share of golf courses. Tuesday, dozens of people are attack a immature to lift income for a gift golf tournament.
The 1st Annual Worthington Fore ALS Golf Classic kicked off during a Worthington Country Club, with all deduction going to advantage ALS research.
Tournament organizers expected about 250 golfers are participating.
The contest is a approach of lifting a much-needed supports for investigate to find a heal for a disease.
All deduction will go directly to a ALS Therapy Development Institute, a world’s initial and largest nonprofit biotech focused 100 percent on ALS research.
Madeline Kennedy has suffered from ALS for usually over dual years and is now incompetent to walk. She still however has a adore and passion for golf.
“ALS, as they say, is not incurable; it’s underfunded,” pronounced Kennedy. “We’re anticipating to boost a investigate so we can find a cure.”
Kennedy uses a special golf transport to assistance her mount adult while putting.
Live on WINK News Tuesday morning, Kennedy done a hole in one from a stretch of 77.6 feet!
Kennedy’s adore for golf shows that she is still means to have control over her life.
The initial shotgun of a contest started during 8 a.m, followed by a second shotgun start during 1 p.m.
The golf contest is open to members only. It’s holding place during a Worthington Country Club located during 13550 Worthington Way.
To learn some-more about Kennedy’s story, revisit www.conquerALS.com