The Augusta National Golf Club is donating $2 million to regional coronavirus relief endeavours.
The club declared Monday early morning that it will give $1 million to Augusta University to assistance develop coronavirus testing in the space and another $1 million to the COVID-19 CSRA (Central Savannah River Area) Unexpected emergency Fund. The Neighborhood Fund and the United Way of the CSRA released it to “instantly assistance relief attempts for the most susceptible populations affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the group.”
“It is our hope these presents will support deal with the quite a few worries introduced about by the coronavirus through the Metropolis of Augusta and the bigger area,” reported Augusta Nationwide Golfing Club chairman Fred Ridley, for every The Augusta Chronicle. “We believe that Augusta Nationwide has an essential accountability to guidance and defend the community who has so generously and regularly supported us for lots of years.
“We are grateful to the Community Foundation for their ongoing partnership during this unparalleled time and in particular appreciative to the focused health care providers, to start with responders and several other people operating tirelessly to fight the results of this pandemic. They are definitely main this vital cost, and we hope these contributions will inspire some others to assistance their attempts.”
The Augusta Nationwide is at present shut amid the coronavirus pandemic, and the Masters Event, which was initially scheduled for up coming 7 days, has been postponed. No day has been established for the tournament’s return.
The Augusta area has at the very least 107 confirmed instances of COVID-19 and the quantity of cases has topped 2,800 in Ga.