The American Cancer Society has announced that professional golfer Jack Nicklaus, known as the “Golden Bear”, will be hosting the organization’s 50th Annual 19th Hole Club fundraiser this November.
The American Cancer Society’s 19th Hole Club was founded 50 years ago by Nicklaus, Bob Hope, and Perry Como to help raise crucial funds to fight cancer.
Since its inaugural event in 1968, more than 80 PGA and LPGA TOUR players have hosted the affair. It has since evolved from an exhibition match in the 1960s, to a luncheon and golf clinic in the 1980s, to what is not a social soiree with an open bar, refined chef-prepared food, a glow-in-the-dark putting contest, a chipping contest, and a silent auction.
For more than 100 years, the American Cancer…