Ian Poulter, Paige Spiranac, Annika Sörenstam and More Team up with Charitybuzz to Launch Second Annual Golf Auction

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Charitybuzz Curates: Golf - a guaranteed hole in one!

Charitybuzz Curates: Golf

Charity Network is an ideal partner for professional golfers. Through our partnership I’ve raised tens of thousands of dollars for Dreamflight children’s charity. I’m excited to help launch the Second Annual Golf Auction on Charitybuzz. - Ian Poulter

Charitybuzz is excited to announce the Second Annual Golf Auction, part of the successful Charitybuzz Curates program, with bidding opportunities to play alongside world renowned golf pros and celebrities, gain access to the most exclusive courses, caddy for the best, and more—all to benefit charity. The Charitybuzz Curates: Golf Auction runs April 18 - May 4 at Charitybuzz.com.

“Charity Network is an ideal partner for professional golfers,” says Ian Poulter. “Through our partnership I’ve raised tens of thousands of dollars for Dreamflight children’s charity. Now I’m excited to help launch the Second Annual Golf Auction on Charitybuzz.com. You can even bid to join me for a round of golf. And like all the lots in this auction, it’s all in support of an important cause.”

“I’m excited to partner with Charitybuzz and raise money for The Cybersmile Foundation, whose support programs help spread a positive message to those affected by cyberbullying around the world,” adds Paige Spiranac. “Join me for a round of golf and donate to a great cause to raise awareness on this global issue!”

Bidding is now open for the chance to play a round of nine holes and have lunch with Hall of Famer Annika Sörenstam at Lake Nona in Orlando or to meet US Captain Steve Stricker with 4 VIP passes to each day of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club, including access to the practice rounds.

PGA Pro Kenny Perry is inviting fans to join him at the invitation-only Bunker Hill Farm, LPGA Superstar Brooke Henderson is offering a tee time at Naples National Golf Club, and a round of golf with the legendary Lee Trevino at Greenbrier Resort is on the auction block.

Fans can also bid to hit the links with Don Cheadle or Josh Duhamel—and join them for drinks—at the Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles, join Tiger Woods’ Caddy Joe LaCava at Newtown Country Club in Connecticut, or play a round with NFL Legend Marvin Jones at Turnberry Isle Miami.

Also up for auction—exclusive access to some of the greatest courses, including a 5-Night stay for 8 at Albany, The Bahamas; a foursome at Arnold Palmer’s beloved Laurel Valley course; a threesome at Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, NY; an accompanied threesome at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton; a round at the prestigious Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale; or the chance to play the top four facilities in the Sandhills of North Carolina—The Country Club of North Carolina - Dogwood or Cardinal Course, Forest Creek Golf Club, Pinehurst No. 2, and Pine Needles Resort & Lodge.

The specially curated and one-of-a-kind experiences included in the Charitybuzz Curates: Golf Auction are a true grand slam, helping to raise important funds for a wide range of organizations such as Dreamflight, The Cybersmile Foundation, The ANNIKA Foundation, Sandy Hook Promise, Bunker Hill Charities, Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, The First Tee of The Sandhills, Imagine LA, After-School All Stars, St. Anthony Charitable Foundation, Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation, among others. Additional golf experiences will be added throughout the auction.

The Charitybuzz Curates: Golf auction is the second in a new series of specially curated auctions hosted on Charitybuzz.com to help charities raise even more money for worthy causes all year long. The remaining schedule includes Charitybuzz Curates: Broadway - May 23–June 13, Charitybuzz Curates: Fashion - August 8–24, Charitybuzz Curates: Hollywood: October 3–19, and Charitybuzz Curates: Entrepreneurs - November 1–16.

This year’s first curated auction, Charitybuzz Curates: Music, which ran from March 14-30, raised more than $550,000 for charity partners.

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About Charitybuzz
Charitybuzz raises funds for nonprofits around the globe through online auctions with the world's most recognizable celebrities and brands. Featuring access to acclaimed actors and musicians, business and political leaders, sports stars, luxury travel, couture fashion, rare memorabilia, and more, Charitybuzz brings its online community of bidders exclusive opportunities to live their dreams and make a difference. Since launching, Charitybuzz has raised more than $200 million for charity. Its roster of celebrity supporters includes President Clinton, Sir Paul McCartney, Tim Cook, Mick Jagger, Warren Buffet, Robert Downey Jr., Taylor Swift, Ralph Lauren, Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Barbra Streisand, Howard Stern, Chevy Chase, Billy Joel, HBO, Victoria's Secret, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, John Varvatos, David Yurman, Bruce Springsteen, Hugh Jackman, and Beyoncé.

Charitybuzz is a member of Charity Network, which also includes Chideo, a charity video network, and charity online sweepstakes platform, Prizeo. To learn more, visit charitybuzz.com

About Charity Network
Charity Network, named one of Fast Company’s 2017 Most Innovative Companies, harnesses the power of celebrity, technology, and media to raise awareness and funds for some of the world’s toughest challenges. With a mission to complement traditional fundraising models and help charities transition from analog to digital, Charity Network has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for causes across the globe. Launched in 2016 by entrepreneur Todd Wagner, Charity Network is the parent company to three top digital fundraising platforms: Charitybuzz, Chideo, and Prizeo. Each platform is a leader in its own field: Charitybuzz in online charity auctions, Prizeo in online sweepstakes and experiences, and Chideo in cause and entertainment content. These three consumer-facing platforms, all working in tandem, reach a broad and diverse group of donors from millennials to baby boomers through a network of syndicated partners including Sinclair Broadcast Group, Tribune Company, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Twitter, Delta Airlines, and more. Together with its partners, Charity Network can amplify a cause message to reach over 80% of US TV households and more than 100 million unique visitors each month. To learn more please visit charitynetwork.com.

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