The 2014 NHLPA Golf Classic kicked off on Tuesday, July 15th at the iconic Pebble Beach resort on the Monterey Peninsula in California.
The 22nd annual charity golf tournament saw 6 teams of players - along with a group of corporate sponsors - compete on one of the most iconic courses in all of golf as they played to win a significant donation to their respective charitable organizations.
Captain: Jason Chimera
John Scott, Jay Rosehill, Ben Scrivens, and Patrick Eaves
Team Canada East
Captain: David Desharnais
Alexander Killorn, Jonathan Huberdeau, Louis Leblanc, Simon Despres
Team Ontario #1
Captain: Kyle Quincey
Mike Weaver, Matt Beleskey, Matt Stajan, Cal Clutterbuck
Team Ontario #2
Captain: Brent Burns
John Tavares, Anthony Peluso, Kevin Westgarth, Manny Malhotra
Team Canada West
Captain: Steve Montador
Bracken Kearns, Troy Bodie, Jason Labarbera, Steve Webb
Captain: Kevin Shattenkirk
Chris Campoli, Connor Carrick, David Booth, Rob Zamuner
The Players donated $100,000 this year to the tournament this year, and the Charity Purse was broken down by team. Below are the dollar amounts, as well as the winning teams:
1st place: $35,000 donation (Team Ontario #1)
2nd place: $20,000 donation (Team Alberta)
3rd place: $15,000 donation (Team Canada East)
4th-6th place: $10,000 donation (Team Ontario #2, Team Canada West, Team World)
The tournament came to a close with an eventful reception that treated participants to a dinner, silent auction, cheque presentations for the selected charities. The players and guests also had the opportunity to take part in a night time Nike Par 3 Challenge, hitting glow in the dark golf balls to illuminated pins for the chance to win some fantastic prizes.
The links at Pebble Beach served as a striking setting for the 22nd annual NHLPA Golf Classic, providing an unforgettable experience for those in the tournament.
Below are some highlights from the day:
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