Don January Serves As Celebrity Chair Of C.C. Young Golf Tourney

Don January helped North Texas win four national titles from 1949-52, and went on to win 10 PGA Tour events, including the 1967 PGA Championship.

Don January helped North Texas win four national titles from 1949-52, and went on to win 10 PGA Tour events, including the 1967 PGA Championship.

DALLAS – Former North Texas and PGA Tour standout Don January took time on Monday to serve as the Celebrity Chair of the second-annual C.C. Young Golf Tournament at Bent Tree Country Club, which benefitted the Dallas-based retirement community.

“I’ve had a lifetime of good memories and I’m very grateful to the game of golf for providing me such a good career,” said January. “I’m glad to be able to support the 2013 C. C. Young Golf Classic.”

C. C. Young, a non-profit senior-living community, is located on 20 acres of land near White Rock Lake, and provides independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, hospice, and home health care. Additionally, The Point Center for Arts and Education provides creative and fitness outlets for both campus residents and the Dallas-Fort Worth community.

Russell Crews, president and chief executive officer of C. C. Young noted, “We are thrilled to have the legendary Don January as our golf chair for our second annual C. C. Young Golf Classic. Mr. January’s career as a professional golfer and continued involvement in the Champions Tour exemplifies our spirit and culture of celebrating life every day. We look forward to a great day on the course with friends and supporters.”

January is also the namesake of North Texas’ Don January Golf Classic, which is held annually at Trophy Club Country Club. For more information on how you can participate in the tournament, please contact the North Texas Athletics Development team.


 

 

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