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Michael Israel Teams with Morgan Pressel to Raise $540,000 to Fight Breast Cancer

St. Andrews Country Club Hosts 6th Annual Morgan & Friends Fight Cancer Golf Tournament

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 6th Annual Morgan & Friends Fight Cancer Golf Tournament hosted by St. Andrews Country Club January 6 and 7 raised a record $540,000 to advance the fight against breast cancer. To date, funds raised entirely through the generosity of St. Andrews Country Club members and various sponsors of the Morgan Pressel Foundation totals $2,740,000.

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Morgan Pressel partnered with Michael Israel, internationally renowned performance artist, LPGA Tour stars Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Lexi Thompson and St. Andrews Country Club members to raise funds to support the Morgan Pressel Foundation. The foundation supports Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Kathryn Krickstein Pressel MammoVan, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and is launching a new project with the Boca Raton Regional Hospital – the Morgan Pressel Center for Cancer Genetics. Each year the Morgan & Friends Fight Cancer Golf Tournament enjoys significant growth from St. Andrews Country Club member participation, sponsors and donations and this year was no exception.

Pressel said, "I am so appreciative of the support from my fellow St. Andrews members who continually amaze me with their generosity towards the foundation and the fight against breast cancer. I also can't thank the Morgan Pressel Foundation committee enough for their commitment to creating an outstanding event year after year. The record funds raised this year are due a large part to Paula, Brittany, Lexi and Michael and their participation and generosity of their time, and I thank you all."

The event kicked off Sunday evening with an exclusive cocktail reception, dinner and silent and live auctions including a spectacular performance by Michael Israel who created five paintings for the auction.  Monday winning bidders played holes with an LPGA star and enjoyed an incredible golf exhibition put on by Morgan & her Friends, entertaining more than 150 club members with anecdotes about their career, hitting shots and sharing tips with the members.

Craig D. Martin, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager at St. Andrews Country Club summarized, "We are proud of Morgan, her foundation and all of the St. Andrews Country Club members for putting together another first-class golf tournament and fund raising effort. It is hard to keep topping the previous year's event but Morgan and her team continue to expand participation and funds raised. I am always impressed by the professionalism and five-star logistics executed by the foundation and our professional staff."

About St. Andrews Country Club:

St. Andrews Country Club of Boca Raton, a mandatory membership, resident-only Platinum Club of America, internationally recognized for magnificent estate residences. The Club features superior amenities, two 18-hole championship golf courses, including an Arnold Palmer Signature Design®. A state-of-the-art Golf Performance Center includes an indoor hitting bay, private practice area, covered patio with complimentary beverage station, V1 Digital Coaching System, FlightScope Launch Monitor® technologies and a Callaway Golf® branded club fitting area. The Club also offers 15 clay tennis courts, including a European red clay court, a spa and fitness center and a 125,000 square foot Clubhouse in the center of it all. The Clubhouse provides unequalled culinary delights, a year-round social calendar and offers spectacular views of the lakes, fountains, fairways and manicured greens. St. Andrews has played host to numerous PGA golf exhibitions led by touring pros such as Phil Mickelson, Arnold Palmer, John Daly and Rocco Mediate, and is the home course to LPGA Touring Professional Morgan Pressel. For more information, please visit www.standrewscc.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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