Players Champion KJ Choi Will Donate $200K To Victims Of US Tornadoes
May 18, 2011
(ChatttahBox News) – Count me as a fan! South Korean golfer KJ Choi has pledged to donate $200,000 of his earnings from his victory at last week’s Players Championship to help victims of the tornadoes that ravaged the southeastern United States. The PGA announced via Twitter:
“When I heard the news about the tornadoes, not long after the Japan tsunami disaster, I knew I had to do something help them as well,” said Choi, who will distribute the funds through his through his K.J. Choi Foundation, which he started four years ago to help unprivileged children around the world.
“While winning The Players Championship was a defining point in my life, there were those who were going through their low point. I want the victims of the tornadoes to know that their misfortunes will not be ignored.”