Sunday, March 28, 2010

Rounds 4 Research Golf Auction

IGM announces its support of Rounds 4 Research. This auction offers an innovative online auction of golf rounds at over 550 courses to raise money for turfgrass research.

Secure a rare chance to tee it up at some of the best known and most exclusive golf clubs in the game in an innovative online auction that runs April 7 to April 21.

More than 550 courses from the Carolinas, Georgia, Virginia, Texas and Nevada will be available for bid as the golf industry rallies to raise money for turfgrass research.

Some of the game’s greatest venues are ready to welcome your foursome if you post the winning bid. Go to and view an updated list of courses on offer and register to receive a reminder email in the hours before the auction launch.

That list will grow right up to auction time but already high profile partners include:

• East Lake Golf Club – home of the PGA Tour Championship,
• Pinehurst No. 2 – which hosts its third U.S. Open Championship in 2014,
• Harbour Town Golf Links – home of the PGA Tour’s Verizon Heritage Classic,
• The Ocean Course at Kiawah – host of 1991 Ryder Cup and PGA Championship in 2012,
• Sedgefield Country Club - Home of the PGA Tour’s Wyndham Championship.

Exclusive private playgrounds ranked by Golf Digest among the 100 absolute best courses in the country include Sage Valley, Long Cove, Eagle Point, Yeaman’s Hall, Newport Dunes and The Homestead’s Cascades Course.

In each region, proceeds will benefit research critical to the continued health of our great game and the billions of dollars in economic impact it generates in the participating states.