Golfers eat hotdogs and fight ALS
The PGA Tour donates more money to charity than any other professional sport. And I suspect that golfers in general, with their statistically higher-than-average incomes, contribute to a good number of charities on the individual level.
Now, by purchasing a hotdog at the turn, golfers can help fight ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, the disease that claimed the life of Tom Watson’s long-time caddy Bruce Edwards.
They can, that is, if the course they’re playing serves those dogs in Fairway Franks hotdog trays.
The concept is pretty simple: A course buys the trays at ten cents each, raising the price of each dog by ten cents to cover the expense. Fairway Franks then donates approximately 50 cents of each dollar of profit to ALS research facilities.
This deal sounds like a win-win for generous golfers and courses, as well as for ALS patients.
Now to get a similar program started to fight heart disease brought about by eating all those hotdogs while playing golf….
|« Golf myths revealed on website, sort of||ESPN debate about Tiger dumping his driver in majors is silly »|