2011 FedEx St. Jude Classic
MEMPHIS, Tenn. Dec. 2, 2010 - FedEx Corp. will become the title sponsor for the FedEx St. Jude Classic for 2011, resuming the role it held for 21 years through 2006.
“FedEx has a long history with the FedEx St. Jude Classic and our continued involvement will allow us to play a key role in supporting the work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,” said T. Michael Glenn, executive vice president of Market Development at FedEx. “FedEx is proud to support the groundbreaking research being done at St. Jude which impacts the local community and the 30,000 FedEx employees based in Memphis as well as thousands of children and families across the globe.”
The 53-year-old tournament, held at TPC Southwind since 1989, has raised nearly $25 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital since 1970, when the hospital became its sole beneficiary.
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