The National Kidney Foundation Kicked-Off the NKF Golf Classic at Top Golf

The Road to Pebble Beach starts at Dallas Athletic Club on Monday, October 3!

(Dallas, TX – June 1, 2016)   The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) kicked-off the NKF Golf Classic recently at a party hosted by event chair George Price of Edward Jones at Top Golf in Dallas. This begins the Road to Pebble Beach!

(Slideshow feature photo: Pebble Beach Golf Links Number 7, by Acey Harper, provided by National Kidney Foundation.)

Join us for the NKF Golf Classic on Monday, October 3, 2016 at the Dallas Athletic Club (DAC).  Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. with breakfast and lunch, and the practice facilities open. Shotgun starts at 12:00 p.m.  Immediately following the tournament, enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres reception and dinner, followed by the awards presentation and auction.

Joining in the fun at Top Golf were two honorees from NKF’s 2016 February Bonné Sante event, Clay Quinn, “Quinning for Texas” founder and recipient of the Burl Osborne Awareness Individual Award and Brian Motsenbocker, whose family was presented the Gift of Life award. Also in the crowd were Marie Collins, Executive Director for North Texas; Neil Foote, President of the National Kidney Foundation North Texas and Mark Edwards, National Program Director.


The NKF Golf Classic is the premier amateur golf event for charity with nearly 35 events held throughout the country each year, raising $3.5 million for the National Kidney Foundation. The top finishing teams at each local tournament are invited to compete in the NKF Golf Classic National Finals at the Pebble Beach Resorts on January 12 through the 17th, 2017 where teams play a 54-hole tournament on the Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and the Links at Spanish Bay – one of the only events of its kind where you can win locally and move on to compete for a national title at the Pebble Beach Resorts.


At Pebble Beach, there is an opening reception, gala and auction, Champions Celebration, PING Skills Challenge and a National Finals Gift Package provided by National Sponsors.   Since 1987, more than 290,000 golfers have teed off to help fight kidney disease, raising more than $90 million for the cause at the National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic events.

Sponsorships begin at $3,500 and go up to $10,000. Registration package for a foursome is $2,000. To register, visit or contact Kristen McCaffery at 214-351-2393 or  Details are also in the attached .pdf.


About National Kidney Foundation:  The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary 501(c)(3) nonprofit health organization, is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk.

Photographer: Suad Bejtovic

(Sharon Adams, Adams Communications Public Relations, is honored to represent the National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic.)


Principal of Philanthropy Lifestyles (formerly, the award-winning eBuzzNewsletter and Adams Communications Public Relations, a boutique PR firm specializing in media and community relations for small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Sharon is also a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in Dallas Business Journal, Katy Trail Weekly, People Newspapers (Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People/North Dallas People), Preston Hollow Life magazine, The Park Cities News, White Rock Lake Weekly, numerous blogs and websites and more.