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Health Care Foundation of North Mississippi

 

Handa Cup • Sept. 25-28

 

Benefitting the NMMC Cancer Center Patient Fund

 

The Health Care Foundation of North Mississippi has been chosen as a recipient of funds raised by the 2014 ISPS HANDA Cup. Proceeds will benefit the North Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Patient Fund, which helps cancer patients get much-needed pain and anti-nausea medications, nutritional supplements, transportation for treatment and other supplies.

 

Tickets are $10 per day, and can be used once on any tournament day. To purchase tickets, click this link: 

Handa Cup Tickets

 


Some of the greatest names in women’s golf will gather in Mississippi this fall for the ISPS HANDA Cup, the longest-running tournament on The Legends Tour schedule. This international team play competition will take place Sept. 25-28 at Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point.

Set for its ninth staging this fall, the ISPS HANDA Cup is an international team event that pits U.S.-born LPGA Legends against internationally-born LPGA Legends in 36 holes of head-to-head stroke-play competition.

The Legends Tour is the official senior tour of the LPGA and features competition for LPGA veterans age 45 and over.

“Old Waverly is proud to once again host a premier golf event in Mississippi, continuing our long relationship with the LPGA and women’s golf,” said George Bryan, founder of Old Waverly Golf Club, which hosted the 1999 U.S. Women’s Open won by Juli Inkster.

“This is a great opportunity for golf fans to get close to the game and to the Legends who helped put women’s golf on the map,” added Bryan. “It’s also an opportunity for these golfers to experience the warmth and hospitality that are trademarks of Old Waverly and the people of Mississippi.”

The Legends Tour showcases more than 100 members, including 12 LPGA and World Golf Hall of Fame members. In addition to Old Waverly favorite Nancy Lopez, legendary standouts such as Beth Daniel, Pat Bradley, Patty Sheehan, Laura Davies, Sally Little and Jan Stephenson have previously teed it up in the ISPS HANDA Cup.

The ISPS HANDA Cup schedule will include team practice rounds, a pro-am and 36 holes of team and singles matches on the weekend. Players compete in stroke play within each match and team points are awarded for wins and ties.

Previously dominated by the American team since 2006, last year’s HANDA Cup was won 27-21 by the World Team for the first time in the event’s history. Team USA will seek to regain the HANDA Cup on the challenging fairways and greens of Old Waverly.


Schedule of Events


Thursday, September 25
Practice rounds for players and Pro-Am participants
Pairings Party/Opening Ceremony

 

Friday, September 26
Pro-Am
Friday Event

 

Saturday, September 27
Match One – Alternate Shot – 9 a.m.
Match Two – Best Ball – 1 p.m.

 

Sunday, September 28
Match Three – Singles – 9 a.m.
Closing Ceremony and Trophy Presentation

To volunteer at this event, email us by visiting www.nmhs.net/contactus.php.

For more information, call (662) 377-3613 or email foundation@nmhs.net.


Information about the Health Care Foundation of North Mississippi

Purpose

(Who We Are)

As the charitable entity of the North Mississippi Medical Center system, Health Care Foundation of North Mississippi exists to advance NMMC's mission and to enhance relationships with communities throughout the region.

Mission

(What We Do)

To provide charitable resources and philanthropic innovation to support the continued improvement of health of the people of this region.

Vision

(What We Want to Be)

To be a leading authority in health care philanthropy and a principal charitable partner for community-based, non-profit health and wellness collaborations.

Gifts to HCF help patients, families and communities throughout North Mississippi by providing medications and nutritional support for needy patients; community health and wellness programs, especially those that improve children's health services; life-saving equipment and training for medical students. The Health Care Foundation provides support for NMHS and its affiliated entities including NMMC and HealthWorks! as well as fosters charitable partnerships and donor relations throughout the region.

All donations are tax deductible and may be designated by donors for a specific purpose, program or patient care project.

2012 HCF Annual Report

Click here for the 2013 HealthWorks! newsletter.

HCF is dedicated to securing and distributing funds to support the continued improvement of the health status of the people in this region. To learn how your donations can help make a difference, call (662) 377-3613.