MD Anderson served as an official sponsor of the May 2-4 Insperity Invitational golf tournament at The Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course. The Champion’s Tour event attracted thousands of spectators throughout the weekend as well as an impressive field of professional golfers including Fred Couples, Fred Funk and Ben Crenshaw.
MD Anderson activities throughout the week included:
- A donor and survivor hospitality event at pro golfer Steve Elkington’s Big Show RV on the 18th hole
- Two Pro-Am teams
- Skin cancer screenings for players and caddies
- Participation at the annual Player Dinner hosted by Arnold Palmer including skin cancer awareness tips from Carol Drucker, M.D., professor in Dermatology
- Two booths focused on sun safety and skin cancer prevention
MD Anderson volunteers gave attendees sunscreen packets, lip balm and branded umbrellas and stickers. The institution’s Strike Through Cancer Wall drew approximately 1,000 signatures and personal tributes from players, spectators, volunteers and cancer survivors eager to show their support of Making Cancer History®.