PGA Pro Villagas Increases Donation Pledge to St. Jude - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Jarvis Greer

PGA Pro Villagas Increases Donation Pledge to St. Jude

The Pro Golf Tour is underway in Hawaii with the Mercedes Benz Championship..

It's the First chance for Vijay Singh and Camillo Villegas to make good on their pledge to St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital here in Memphis.

Villegas ups his pledge to $5,000 per Eagle...to match Singhs' ante to the Eagles for St. Jude Program.

Last year, the Spanish star pledged $3-thousand per Eagle..but more than doubled his commitment with a $30-Thousand Dollar donation.

Singh donated $300 Grand to St. Jude.

In all, the hospital received almost $2.6 Million Dollars from the program, which includes donations from the LPGA Tour and Stanford Financial.

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