4 Charities Receive Donations from Pechanga Charity Golf Classic
Pechanga Indian Reservation, Calif., (Aug. 272014) - Pechanga hosted a two-day charity golf tournament last week that that raised more than $100,000 for the Semper Fi Fund, School on Wheels, Operation SafeHouse, and United Friends of the Children.
In its 16th year, the Pechanga Charity Golf Classic has brought together Tribal government and Indian gaming industry leaders to raise nearly $1 million for vital nonprofits throughout the region. The event has grown in recent years to a two-day event that now includes more than 300 golfers on the championship Journey at Pechanga course.
“We deeply appreciate the work these non-profits do for our wounded veterans, homeless children, and young people,” said Patrick Murphy, President of the Pechanga Development Corporation. “We’re humbled to be in a position to support this important work that will lead to better outcomes for people throughout our region. Although Iraq and Afghanistan are not in the headlines like before, we can never forget the thousands of soldiers who served and sacrificed and will need our support for decades to come.” Read More
TEMECULA, Calif. – (April 8, 2014) – Coming off a nearly week-long majors stint in the Palm Springs area, many of the LPGA’s top players headed west on Monday, April 7 to play amid the Temecula Valley wine country and support a worthy cause. Nineteen pro players, along with 101 other golfers, participated in the 2nd Annual KoreAm Pro-Am, an event that hosts LPGA invited players and raises awareness for the LPGA Foundation whose mission is to empower and inspire girls and women through the game, on the links at Journey at Pechanga. LPGA pros including Chella Choi, Vicky Hurst and Birdie Kim joined together with invited guests to take on the challenging, championship Journey at Pechanga. Read More
TEMECULA, Calif. – Nov.20, 2013 – Apparently it is not easy to get selected as a calendar girl. Just ask Journey at Pechanga’s two golf course dogs, Honey and Tessa. The sisters and four year old border collies, were recently selected as the only dogs from a Southern California golf course for the 2014 GSCAA Dog Days of Golf calendar, a prestigious honor as it goes out to nearly 50,000 people across the country. Honey and Tessa were chosen from a field of more than 350 entries and appear as Misses May 2014. The calendar celebrating the hard work that golf dogs do every day is sponsored by Lebabon Turf and can be requested from the company by visiting www.LebanonTurf.com. Read More