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ClubCorp Holdings Inc.

February 15, 2016 11:34 ET

Another Record-Breaking Year for ClubCorp Charity Classic With More Than $2.8 Million Raised

Proceeds Benefit Over 100 National and Local Charitable Organizations, Augie's Quest/ALS Therapy Development Institute, and ClubCorp's E.P.C.F.

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - February 15, 2016) -  ClubCorp -- The World Leader in Private Clubs® (NYSE: MYCC) -- today announced it raised more than $2.8 million in 2015 through its Charity Classic events, breaking its previous all-time fundraising record set in 2014. The Charity Classic, ClubCorp's major philanthropic effort, has now raised more than $17.3 million since its inception in 2007.

Throughout much of 2015, more than 140 ClubCorp clubs hosted open-to-the-public Charity Classic events, consisting of golf and tennis tournaments, concerts, galas, auctions, 5K runs and unique dining experiences. Across the U.S., nearly 14,000 people participated in last year's events. ClubCorp's Charity Classic benefits the following deserving non-profits:

  • Augie's Quest is an aggressive fundraising effort focused on finding treatments and cures for ALS by supporting the work of the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
  • ClubCorp Employee Partners Care Foundation (E.P.C.F.), a 501(c)3 fund established to help to help Employee Partners of ClubCorp's family of Clubs in need of financial assistance in times of crisis.
  • More than 100 national and local organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Boys & Girls Club, Wounded Warrior Project and The First Tee.

"The ClubCorp Charity Classic and its contributions to Augie's Quest, the E.P.C.F. and so many important causes have always been close to my heart," said Eric Affeldt, ClubCorp president and CEO. "I am so proud of the hard work, dedication and contributions of our clubs, their members and employee partners, who have come together with their communities to support these very important causes."

"I am so grateful for the partnership between Augie's Quest and ClubCorp," said Augie Nieto, Chief Inspiration Officer of Augie's Quest and chairman of the Board of Directors at ALS.net. "Over the past nine years, this program has continued to exceed expectations and we are so appreciative for all of the work each club puts into their individual events."

The official date for the upcoming 10th annual ClubCorp Charity Classic event is Sept. 23, 2016, with events throughout the country to be held from February through November. For more information on the ClubCorp Charity Classic, visit www.clubcorpcharityclassic.com.

About ClubCorp (NYSE: MYCC)

Since its founding in 1957, Dallas-based ClubCorp has operated with the central purpose of Building Relationships and Enriching Lives®. ClubCorp is a leading owner-operator of private golf and country clubs and private business clubs in North America. ClubCorp owns or operates a portfolio of over 200 golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs, and alumni clubs in 26 states, the District of Columbia and two foreign countries that serve over 430,000 members, with approximately 20,000 peak-season employees. ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MYCC). ClubCorp properties include: Firestone Country Club (Akron, Ohio); Mission Hills Country Club (Rancho Mirage, California); The Woodlands Country Club (The Woodlands, Texas); Capital Club Beijing; and Metropolitan Club Chicago. You can find ClubCorp on Facebook at facebook.com/clubcorp and on Twitter at @ClubCorp.

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