Hoag Orthopedic Institute was proud to be a contributing sponsor of the
2016 Toshiba Classic. Several HOI physicians on medical staff were at
the Hoag Health Village meeting golf fans and answering their orthopedic
Some highlights from the week-long festivities included Friday’s
opening round of professional competition, PGA Tour Champions paid a touching
tribute to Arnold Palmer by raising his signature four-colored umbrella
during a course-wide moment of silence. Fans also had the opportunity
to salute Arnie and take home one of the umbrellas with proceeds going
to Arnie’s Army Charitable Foundation.
Saturday marked the 2nd Annual Military Appreciation Day to honor former, active and reserve service
men and women with free admission and food and beverages for them and
their guests. And, helping to bring the sport of golf to a younger generation
of fans, was the Inaugural Toshiba Classic Student Day where fans 18 and
under got in free. On Sunday, for the final day of play – Jay Haas
was crowned the champion of the tournament, making him the second-oldest
winner in PGA Tour Champions history.
The Toshiba Classic continues to be a staple of Orange County sports events
and we are happy to report that Mr. Fumio Otani, Chairman and CEO of Toshiba
America, Inc. announced a three-year extension as title sponsor of the
PGA Champions Tour event. This tournament brings more than $1 million
annually to local charities, such as the
Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center at Hoag and other worthy causes.
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