TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — International tire distributor Omni United (S) Pte. Ltd. is teaming with professional golfer Jodi Ewart Shadoff to raise money for breast cancer research.
Omni United and Ms. Shadoff, who is the brand ambassador for Omni United's Radar Tires brand, will donate $100 each to Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) for every birdie Ms. Shadoff shoots during Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tournaments in October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness month.
This is the latest in a series of fund-raising activities for breast cancer causes that Omni United has participated in over the past six years, raising more than $1.1 million.
Omni United and Ms. Shadoff are making their pledge through the Play for P.I.N.K. initiative, a grassroots organization dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research through sporting and lifestyle events.
Ms. Shadoff also will wear pink gear and use a specially designed pink golf bag featuring Radar Tires and BCRF logos.
The tournaments she's scheduled to play are: Sept. 28-Oct.1, McKayson New Zealand Women's Open, Auckland, New Zealand; Oct. 19-22, Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship, Taipei, Taiwan; and Oct. 26-29, Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.