Excitement Builds for The Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic!
Written by Nick Valvano, CEO of The V Foundation and guest blogger
The Golf Classic is in a month and it looks like it will be one of the most special Classics we’ve had yet. We have such wonderful support in the community for this event. Over the years, we have been lucky enough to enjoy the donations of sponsors in many different ways. Some interesting numbers on the Golf Classic:
- Over $15 Million: The amount of money The Classic has donated to The V Foundation over the last sixteen years.
- 217,924 drinks have been donated to The Classic.
- Over 336 celebrities have participated in The Classic.
- More than 370 sponsors have supported The Classic.
- More than 93 ESPN personnel have supported The Classic.
- Golfers in The Classic have taken 2,886,580 golf swings.
- An estimated 9,957 golf balls have been lost during play at The Classic.
Thanks to everyone who makes this a memorable event year after year. Without you, it wouldn’t be possible!