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Price Cutter Charity Championship Benefits Local Nonprofits

Forty-six children's charities in the Ozarks will soon share what's expected to be close to a million dollars in donations generated through this year's P.G.A. Price Cutter Charity Championship to be held July 25-28 at Highland Springs Country Club.

Price Cutter Charity Championship executive director, Jerald Andrews, said the 2019 tournament is all about golf and giving.

"This'll be the 30th year for the tournament," he said.  "Last year we were thrilled to gift away over $950,000 to 49 children's organizations here in the Ozarks.  That level of support or that total support ranged from somewhere between $2100 to one charity receiving nearly $73,000 and all the way in between."

Springfield's Ronald McDonald House Charities has partnered with the Price Cutter Charity Championship for the full 30-year history of the tournament, according to its president and CEO, Bonnie Keller.

"We were the very first charity," she said.  "When I look back on our history, we're only 31 years old, so this tournament has been such a big part of our foundation, our identity and our community.  We have served almost 14,000 families at our two Ronald McDonald Houses now, and that's something we were able to do during our history with the Price Cutter Charity Championship is open a second house."

From 1999 through 2018, the Price Cutter Charity Championship and its associated events have raised over $15.6 million for Ozarks nonprofits.

The total purse for this Korn-Ferry Tour is $700,000 with $126,000 going to the winner.