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"Fairway to the Future: The Drive to 1,000 Scholars"

 Over the past year, the Evans Scholars Foundation received applications from a record number of caddies from across the country whose futures hold great promise but whose families are struggling to save and pay for college.

Through the Match Play Challenge — the major gifts component of the organization's annual Par Club fundraising campaign— the Evans Scholars Foundation continues to change the lives of deserving caddies by awarding them full tuition and housing scholarships to top-tier universities coast to coast.

Now entering its sixth year, the Match Play Challenge's goal is to match all Par Club gifts of $2,500 or greater. In 2015, the campaign raised a record $9.7 million, including $4.39 million from 72 families who pledged $50,000 or more. Nearly half of all total major gifts were donated by Evans Scholars Alumni.

Since 2011, the Match Play Challenge has raised more than $35 million dollars in support of caddie scholarships.

 For questions or additional information, please contact Bill Kingore at 224-260-3712 or


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