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Regions Tradition Birdies for Charity program raises $486,000

September 14, 2017

The Regions Tradition announced today that the Birdies for Charity fundraising program raised $486,000 in 2017 for local charities. The program is sponsored by SouthWest Water Company.

The Regions Tradition championship, which is held at Greystone Golf and Country Club, recruited 75 charities that participated throughout the community. During the Regions Tradition Birdies for Charity program is for participating 501(c)(3) organizations to collect donations of $20 or more, or pledges of $.05 or more based on the number of birdies made by the PGA TOUR Champions players during the tournament.

Organizations keep 100 percent of their collected donations, and administrative and promotional costs for the program are covered by the Regions Tradition golf tournament.

SouthWest Water Company also matches funds for charities that raise $1,000 or more, with 2017 charities receiving a 7.57 percent match.

Additional funds were given to the five charities raising the most money. These charities included Parkinson Association of Alabama, Vestavia Hills High School Athletic Association, Ady’s Army, Owens House and Grace to Ukraine.

For additional information about the Regions Tradition Birdies for Charity Program, please visit

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