Golf Event for Seniors to Benefit Desert Cancer Nonprofits

GRAIL CEO Bob Ragusa announces the partnership to host the Galleri Classic with the PGA TOUR champions during a press conference at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California on April 19, 2022.

Six cancer-related nonprofit organizations in the Coachella Valley will receive proceeds from the Galleri Classic, the PGA Tour champions’ event debuting in March at Rancho Mirage.

The Palm Desert office of the American Cancer Society, Desert Cancer Foundation, Eisenhower Health, Hanson House, Pendleton Foundation and Shay’s Warriors Life After Cancer will serve as the Galleri Classic’s charity venue. Galleri is a multi-cancer screener for Grail, the sponsor of the 50+ tournament.

“Grail and the PGA Tour share a commitment to positively impact the lives of the people and communities we touch, and we’re thrilled to work together to raise awareness of early detection of multiple cancers and raise funds to support local causes. related to cancer”. Grail CEO Bob Ragusa said in a statement announcing the nonprofit grantees. “As the title sponsor of The Galleri Classic, Grail has chosen to partner with several Coachella Valley nonprofit organizations with a proven track record of engaging local underserved populations in cancer education, risk reduction and treatment access. and supportive care.

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The Galleri Classic debuts March 24-26 on the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at Mission Hills Country Club. The tournament will feature 78 PGA Tour Champions professionals playing 54 holes of stroke play for a purse of $2.2 million.

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“The Galleri Classic chooses to join the broader fight against cancer, and we lay this foundation to create a lasting legacy of giving back to our Coachella Valley communities and serving to care for our local citizens most in need,” said Michelle DeLancy. , tournament director of The Galleri Classic, in the statement. “Everyone knows someone who has fallen victim to this dreaded disease and we plan to be diligent in making a difference in the wilderness by aligning ourselves with and financially assisting our charitable partners who are successfully running their worthy causes.”

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