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Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic

Originally Posted: May 09, 2011

Southampton - Sports radio, television personality, and Hamptons.com contributor, Ann Liguori will be hosting The Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic on May 17 at Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton. Sebonack Golf Club, situated near historic National Golf Links of America and Shinnecock Hills Golf Course, overlooks Long Island's Great Peconic Bay and Cold Spring Pond. The course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Doak. Sebonack Golf Club will host the 2013 U.S. Women's Open.

The Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic is sold out. Tickets for the awards luncheon are still available. "We so appreciate the generosity of the golf world every year as we work together to raise money and awareness to fight cancer," says Liguori, Founder of the Ann Liguori Foundation.

Proceeds raised will benefit the American Cancer Society and Healthy Children, Healthy Futures, teaching young people about good nutrition and fitness for over-all good health benefits. The Foundation supports ACS's Camp Adventure on Shelter Island, a camp for children with cancer and their siblings. The ALF also supports nutrition education programs in middle schools throughout the East End of Long Island and nutrition education assemblies performed by nutritionist/musician Jill Jayne, MS RD, and her Nutrition Education Through Entertainment program, www.notetohealth.com.

Sponsors for The Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic include Greg Norman Collection, Outback Steakhouse, Duck Walk Vineyards, Imperial Headware, North & West Coast Links and Eisinger Smith Custom Golf Accessories. Prizes for the top finishing teams include gift certificates to the Sebonack Pro Shop and prizes donated by Callaway Golf, Eazy Bag, Greg Norman Collection, Swing Rite Golf Clubs and Nespresso.

Auction items include a golf trip for two to North & West Ireland to play courses including Royal Portrush, Portstewart Golf Club, Ardglass Golf Club, Ballyliffen, Rosapenna and Narin & Portnoo Golf Club donated by North & West Coast Links; an opportunity to caddy for a PGA Tour pro or LPGA Tour pro on the Wednesday pro-am day during tournament week, provided by Caddy for a Cure; rounds of golf and accommodations at Doonbeg Golf Club in western Ireland and opportunities to play Sebonack, Shinnecock and Hudson National, among a variety of top golf courses.

This year the Ann Liguori Foundation will honor Joann Dost, renowned golf course photographer. Joann, who played on the LPGA Tour for five years, has practiced the art of golf photography since the 1970s. Joann lives in Pebble Beach and her work can be seen in national and international magazines. Her fine art is available in galleries worldwide. For more information on Joann go to www.joanndost.com.

Ann Liguori is WFAN Radio's golf reporter and will next cover The Masters. In addition, Ann hosts the weekly 'Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori' show on NPR affiliate WPPB 88.3 FM, www.peconicpublicbroadcasting.org. Ann is the author of "A Passion for Golf, Celebrity Musings About the Game," and writes a weekly column for cbsnewyork.com. Ann's series, "Conversations with Ann Liguori," aired on The Golf Channel the first four years of the Channel's inception. Her cable series, Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori featuring Ann interviewing legends in sports, is the longest-running sports interview show, hosted, produced and owned by a woman. Ann is the President of Ann Liguori Productions and Founder of the Ann Liguori Foundation.

For more information go to www.annliguori.com.

For more information, email the Ann Liguori Foundation at innerview@aol.com.

Updated: May 4, 2011, 12:13 pm
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