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The Champions Tour returns to Des Moines! The Principal Charity Classic presented by Wells Fargo will be played at the Wakonda Country Club in West Des Moines May 28 - June 2, 2013. Don't miss out on the ONLY professional golf tournament in Iowa! This charitable event is packed with family-friendly activities and of course, golf's greatest players!
Birdies for Charity
Every birdie made during the Principal Charity Classic means bucks for charity! Make a pledge and 100% of your donation will go directly to the charity of your choice.
- A per-birdie amount for every birdie made by the Champions Tour players during the three-day Principal Charity Classic, or
- A one-time flat donation
Minimum flat donation - $10
Minimum per-birdie - $.02
Birdies made in 2007 - 727
Birdies made in 2008 - 787
Birdies made in 2009 - 795
Individual pledge: $.02 per birdie: $.02 x 800 birdies = $16
Corporate Pledge: $2.00 per birdie x 800 birdies = $1600
Bonus Bucks! (Provided by Sammons Financial Group)
If the zoo reaches a total of $1,500 in flat donations or $1.50 in penny pledges, we will receive a 25% match of total pledges! Additionally, if the Zoo generates enough donations to be in the top 25 charities, we will also receive more bonus bucks. For
Zoo Total Donations: $3.00 per birdie x 800 birdies = $2,400 x 1.25 = $3,000
What is a "birdie"?
A “birdie” is a score of one stroke better than “par” for any golf hole on the course. “Par” is the normal expected score of a golf professional on any given hole. For example, on a par 4 hole, a score of 3 is a birdie.
For additional information contact Audrey Daniels, 515-974-2547
Click Here to participate in Birdies for Charity.
Don’t forget to select Blank Park Zoo as the organization you are supporting!