Vie, Inc., a new sports and entertainment philanthropy company, today invited golfers of all ages and skill levels to participate in the "Chip Shot Challenge" (www.giveforgolf.com
) to support the Golf Emergency Relief Fund (GERF) and provide assistance to thousands of golf industry workers impacted physically or financially by COVID-19.
PGA of America President Suzy Whaley helped launch the campaign with a trick shot of her own by successfully chipping a shot into a floating flamingo in her pool.
Participation includes four easy steps.
Donate: at www.giveforgolf.com
Capture Your Chip: golfers set the challenge and take the shot, while capturing it on video. Creativity and trick shots are encouraged.
Challenge: someone to match or beat your shot and your donation.
your video and challenge with #ChipShotChallenge and giveforgolf.com The best shots will be posted at giveforgolf.com/gallery
Participation automatically provides an entry for prizes including Titleist golf equipment and apparel. The Grand Prize includes a private dinner and a round of golf for two with 2018 Ryder Cup Captain and PGA Legend Jim Furyk at TPC Sawgrass in Florida.
The PGA of America has established a $2.5MM matching pool for the GERF. To the extent that funds are still available, donations will be matched dollar for dollar. Vie's proprietary platform technology also enables automated corporate employee matching. To date, the PGA of America has already raised more than $5 million for GERF.