Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft Delivers $1,322,000 for Charity in 2013
Aug 1st, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Boise, ID – July 31, 2013) – Executive Director Jeff Sanders announced that the 2013 Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft generated $1.322 Million for charity, bringing the grand total contribution to charity to over $15 Million in the tournament’s 24-year history. This ranks the Albertsons Boise Open as the #1 event in terms of total charitable giving on the Web.com Tour.
The Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft raised $1.322 Million for charities in the Treasure Valley region, breaking the million dollar mark for the seventh consecutive year. Bob Butler, Chief Operating Officer of Albertsons said, “The community has shown how great their hearts are through their generous support of this event, and the benefit to our Treasure Valley charities is immeasurable. Our local sponsors, media partners, loyal volunteers, vendor partners and Boise golf fans along with the experienced team of professionals from JSP all played key roles in delivering this phenomenal result, and we are grateful to all of them.”
Executive Director Jeff Sanders commented, “The 2013 event was an astounding success. We are extremely proud to be able to partner with Albertsons and impact local charities to this level, and we look forward to producing even better results in years to come. Our team is already in high gear preparing for the 2014 Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft, and Boise can expect another spectacular event and result for charity with next year’s 25th Anniversary.”
Executive Director Jeff Sanders, President, Intermountain Division, Albertsons, Susan Morris, and Albertsons Chief Operating Officer Bob Butler present a check to local charities on the 18th green on Sunday at the 2013 Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft. The tournament generated $1.322 Million for charity in 2013, bringing the grand total charity contribution to over $15 Million in its 24-year history.
Kevin Tway birdied the first playoff hole to take home the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft title on Sunday after firing a final round 8-under par 63. Kevin, a rookie on the Web.com Tour, finished with a tournament-record 23-under par total and won for the first time as a professional. The Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft returns to Hillcrest Country Club in 2014 for its 25th Anniversary.
About the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft
The Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft is one of only four Web.com Tour events that have existed since the Tour’s inception in 1990, and the event has played host to many of golf’s current superstars. The Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft is much more than a golf tournament, having provided over $15 Million to Idaho non-profit organizations in its history. In addition, it showcases Boise and the State of Idaho to millions of viewers nationally and internationally on Golf Channel.
Established in Boise, Idaho in 1939, Albertsons stores are operated by Albertsons LLC. The company operates around 600 Albertsons stores throughout the Western and Southern United States, and is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every neighborhood it serves. For more information, please visit www.Albertsons.com.
About Jeff Sanders Promotions, Inc.
Jeff Sanders Promotions, Inc. (JSP) is a national leader in the golf event management industry. Founded in 1989 by former University of Oregon All-American golfer and PGA TOUR member Jeff Sanders and based in Portland, JSP has produced more than 250 events across the country that have been responsible for generating more than $72 million for non-profit organizations. JSP has produced the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft since 1990. For more information, please visit www.jspgolf.com.
About the Web.com Tour
Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Web.com Tour identifies those players who are ready to compete and win on golf’s biggest stage. As the official proving ground of the PGA TOUR, three out of four PGA TOUR members are Web.com Tour alumni. Tour alumni have won 362 PGA TOUR titles, including 17 majors and five PLAYERS Championships. Twenty-five PGA TOUR cards are at stake over the course of 21 regular season events and four Web.com Tour Finals events in 2013.
Jeff Sanders, Executive Director, Jeff Sanders Promotions, Inc.