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See PGA Action Up Close - Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis, A 2008 PGA Hospitality Experience For Charity

Main Category: Multiple Sclerosis
Article Date: 24 Jun 2008

The exclusive use of a home on the South Course of Oakland Hills Country Club during this 90th PGA Championship means a lot to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Michigan Chapter. This year, as part of their fundraising programs, the charity is offering a PGA hospitality experience with limited grounds passes and fully catered, air conditioned pampering for those who join them.

"We know how excited golf fans are about this major tournament, and we are so excited to offer this great chance to see the event from a very close vantage point - while raising money to help people with multiple sclerosis throughout the state of Michigan," notes Elana Sullivan, National MS Society, Michigan Chapter President. The 3,200 square foot home overlooking the 10th green, 11th tee, 17th green and 18th tee provides guests with a commanding view of tournament action from elevated decks and a tented patio.

Various All-Inclusive Hospitality packages for individuals and larger groups of up to 125 people per day are available. Guests will enjoy buffet breakfasts, gourmet luncheons, afternoon hors d'oeuvres, a premium bar and secure offsite parking with shuttle service. Information may be obtained by calling 800-FIGHT MS, #2 or visiting Proceeds from the "Tournament Hospitality for MS" event go directly to the Southfield based Chapter. Due to the unique nature of this event, all money raised during the tournament stays in Michigan, helping those affected by multiple sclerosis and their families.

The tournament runs the entire week of August 4th through August 10th, 2008. The top players in the world will compete for the PGA's most prestigious prize.

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