Fuhr to be honored at charity event
May 16, 2018

(Westhampton, New York – May 15, 2018) -- NHL Hall of Famer Grant Fuhr, winner of five Stanley Cups as the goalie for the Edmonton Oilers in the eighties, and avid golfer, will be recognized with the Sports Legend Honoree Award at the 20th Annual Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic on Monday, June 4 at Atlantic Golf Club in Bridgehampton, N.Y. The popular tournament benefits cancer research and prevention.

Fuhr, a 7-time NHL all-star, was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players in history and was the first black hockey player to win a Stanley Cup and the first black player to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. 

“I’m honored to be named the 2018 ALF Charity Golf Classic Sports Legend Honoree,” says Fuhr. “And Lisa and I are excited to help support the Foundation and their efforts to raise money and awareness to fight cancer.”

Daniel Kindbergh of Brookfield Properties has been named the Ann Liguori Foundation Business Honoree recipient this year. As Executive Vice President of Operations, U.S. Office Division, Brookfield Property Partners, Kindbergh oversees the operations of Brookfield's 57 million square foot U.S. portfolio.

The Ann Liguori Foundation thanks the following sponsors: ABM, Brookfield Properties, PEAKVISION, Platinum Maintenance, StructureTone, TaylorMade and Tharanco Lifestyles/Greg Norman Collection.

Many thanks to the variety of donors who will be supporting the charity golf tourney this year including: Bo Dietl and RAOS Restaurant, Casa de Campo Resort & Villas in the Dominican Republic, COOLA, Dooney & Bourke, Dune Jewelry, Dennis Suskind and Stein Eriksen Lodge, Park City, Utah; Dunning Shirts, Emerson Resort & Spa,Wiltwyck Golf Club, Hillside, N.Y., Woodstock Golf Club, Woodstock, NY, EyeKing, GiftAdvisor.com, Golf Pac Travel, Avis, Hotel Adeline, Sunridge Golf, Troon North Golf, We-Ko-Pa, Holiday Inn Express East End, Hotel Indigo, Imperial Headwear, Jofit, KellyBoat, Hunton, Kendra Scott, Knot Standard, NoNatz, Lyla Renai, Maui Jim, North & West Coast Links, OPTYX, Royal Albartross, Sagaponacka Vodka, Swing Lube, The Abaco Club on Winding Bay, The Inn at Warner Hall, Tour Edge and the USGA. 

Each golfer will receive a pair of PEAKVISION Sunglasses with patented Dual Zone Lens Technology, a shirt from Greg Norman apparel, a hand-crafted Dune Jewelry ball marker, an Imperial golf hat, a sleeve of TaylorMade golf balls, a gift certificate to the Atlantic Golf Club pro shop, NoNatz bug spray, a golf bag beer mug and a bottle of Swing Lube.

JoFit Apparel will dress all the volunteers. 

Prizes for winning teams include Dune Jewelry cufflinks from the Hamptons Rope Collection, Royal Albartross golf shoes, TaylorMade golf clubs, Tour Edge clubs, Maui Jim and EyeKing sunglasses, gift certificates from OPTYX, Lyla Renai sports apparel, Dunning Shirts, Dooney & Bourke, Sagaponacka Vodka, golf bags from Atlantic Golf Club and custom-solbiati linen shirt jackets by Knot Standard.

Auction items include opportunities to play some of the top courses on the East End of Long Island; golf trips to exclusive The Abaco Club on Winding Bay in the Bahamas; Casa di Campo in the Dominican Republic; Emerson Resort & Spa in the Catskills; Golf Pac Travel's Scottsdale golf package; a North & West Coast Links golf trip to Ireland; a weekend and golf in Virginia at the historic Inn at Warner Hall; a one-bedroom suite for three nights at Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah; a table for 8 at Rao’s Restaurant, courtesy of Bo Dietl; and hospitality suite tickets to the 2018 U.S. Open Championships at Shinnecock.

And all golfers will have the opportunity to pose with the official U.S. Open Championship trophy which will be on site.

For more information on the Ann Liguori Foundation visit www.annliguorifoundation.org or email innerview@aol.com

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