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Mission Statement

The mission of the annual Greater Cedar Rapids Open - a non-profit organization established in 1999 - is to conduct a professional golf tournament that will:

• Provide a showcase for aspiring professional golfers from around the world,
• Promote the game of golf as a "lesson in life" and a "game for a lifetime,"
• Highlight the hospitality and cooperation of the local community,
• Benefit area non-profit organizations that provide recreational opportunities for local youth, and
• Raise awareness about the prevention of melanoma - the most dangerous type of skin cancer.

Description

Greater Cedar Rapids Open

July 21-25, 2015

Hunters Ridge Golf Course
Marion, Iowa

36/36 = 72 Par
3,502/3,505 = 7,007 Total Yards

Limited to 156 players, including future PGA Tour professionals, senior professionals and amateurs from around the world.

$20,000 first prize for Professionals; additional Senior Professional and Amateur purses.

Chris Baker - Jacksonville Beach, Fla.

Granite City Food & Brewery
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Jim Petersen & Jim McPartland

Jim McPartland & Mark Lemon

Local charities have received more than $115,000 since 1999. In 2012, the Greater Cedar Rapids Open committed to raising awareness about the prevention of melanoma - the most dangerous type of skin cancer. A portion of the funds raised in 2012 will benefit melanoma research at The University of Iowa's Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Call Greater Cedar Rapids Open Co-Chairs Jim Petersen at 319-651-1079 or Jim McPartland at 319-310-5745. You also may call Hunters Ridge Head Golf Professional Nate Severin at 319-377-3500.

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