FESJC Gives Big Gift to St. Jude - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Jarvis Greer

FESJC Gives Big Gift to St. Jude

In Golf News Tuesday, the FedEx/St. Jude Classic announced a donation of $1-million Dollars to St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital.

The money comes from proceeds of the 2005 tournament, plus an additional $10-grand from the PGA Tour Wives Association.

The Donation matches the largest in the events' 48-year history.

The money generated last year brings total tournament related gifts to St. Jude to more than $16.5 million dollars..

92% of that total has come since FedEx became the title sponsor in 19-86.

This years' tournament is set for May 21st-through the-28th at the TPC at Southwind.

Stanford Financial takes over as Title Sponsor in 2007..with FedEx as presenting Sponsor.

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