Stacy Lewis and Top Golf Brands Give Back
In the wake of hurricane disasters Americans are reaching out to one another with generosity. LPGA pro Stacy Lewis proved to be a role model by donating her recent $195,000 winnings to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to aid her beloved city of Houston, which she considers her hometown. She has been a winning ambassador for Antigua for many years. After a lapse of wins perhaps she was motivated by the idea of contributing to Houston in this manner. Ron McPherson, President & CEO of Antigua said, “All of us at Antigua are so proud to have Stacy Lewis represent our brand. Stacy is a great champion but an even greater human being.” It takes one to know one they say. Mr. McPherson has always been very generous, contributing through product sales of Antigua golf and lifestyle fashions to innumerable organizations over the years.
Other golf apparel and accessory companies have ongoing benevolent programs.
Tee 2 Sea Golf for example has an ongoing charity drive as $1 from each purchase promotes sea turtle preservation. The mother daughter team incorporates a comfortable beach style in dresses, tops and bottoms with colorful print patterns that work the fairways and greens, runways or boardwalks. They attribute their successful launch to being spotlighted on the Kathie Lee show.
Mission Belt was the brainchild of young entrepreneurs who when traveling through Europe (not as missionaries), came up with an idea that became a mission – cool belts assisting the impoverished. They took it to Shark Tank who bit off on a partnership. They say, “Here at Mission Belt Company, we don’t just want our customers to look good – we want them to feel good too. That’s why a dollar from every belt sold goes to fight global hunger and poverty.” Many thousands of Kiva (peer-to-peer micro lending) micro-loans have been funded from the sales of Mission Belts.
As many companies partner philanthropically, let’s all reveal our generous nature.