Past Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft Champion and PGA TOUR Winner Jason Gore to Tee it Up in Boise Next Week
(BOISE, ID – September 10, 2010) – Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft Executive Director Jeff Sanders announced today Jason Gore, a past champion of the tournament and a winner on the PGA TOUR, will return to Boise next week for the 2010 event. Gore, who is splitting his time this year between the PGA TOUR and the Nationwide Tour, has been a fan favorite dating back to his first appearance in Boise in 1998.
“Jason Gore has been a friend to the tournament for many years, and we are thrilled to welcome him back,” said Sanders. “He has such an impressive resume, and the fans just love him. We really appreciate all he has done to support the charities that have benefited from the tournament over the years.”
Gore won the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft in 2002, one of his six career victories on the Nationwide Tour. Gore also won on the PGA TOUR in 2005, capturing the title at the 84 LUMBER Classic. They day after that win, he was back in Boise to take part in the Kraft Shootout, a made-for-TV charity event, with Troy Matteson and LPGA players Annika Sorenstam, Paula Creamer, Natalie Gulbis and Juli Inkster.
More than 150 non-profit organizations have the potential to benefit from this year’s Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft both through the tournament’s grants and the Hillshire Brands TICKETS Fore CHARITY™ program. Non-profit organizations taking part in the Hillshire Brands TICKETS Fore CHARITY program sell tournament tickets and keep 100% of the sales they generate.
Over the past 20 years, the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft has generated more than $10.7 million for charity, making it one of the longest running and most successful events in terms of charitable contributions on golf’s Nationwide Tour. The 21st annual tournament takes place September 13-19, 2010 at Hillcrest Country Club, and tickets are on sale at www.albertsonsboiseopen.com. The tournament is produced by Portland, Ore.-based Jeff Sanders Promotions, Inc.
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