The Greenbrier is proud to announce that Eaton Corporation and Franklin American Mortgage Company (FAMC) have been named presenting partners for the inaugural Greenbrier Classic, which will be held July 26 through August 1, 2010 as part of the FedEx Cup Series.
“We are thrilled to have Eaton and Franklin American Mortgage as our presenting partners,” said Jim Justice, chairman and owner of The Greenbrier. “These companies have great reputations and are going to be terrific assets as we set new records for charitable giving for a first year event.”
In addition to presenting the event, Eaton and Franklin American Mortgage will also play key roles in directing The Greenbrier Classic’s charitable giving program. “We are well on our way to achieving our goal of $3 million plus in charitable giving, and we are grateful for the knowledge and resources of Eaton and Franklin American Mortgage,” said Justice.
“Like Eaton, The Greenbrier has a rich heritage of giving back to the community in times of need,” said Alexander M. Cutler, chairman and chief executive officer of Eaton, a global power management company. “This is one of the reasons we are proud to be associated with The Greenbrier Classic and are looking forward to an outstanding event this summer.”
The Old White Course, The Greenbrier’s original of three golf courses, will serve as the site of the tournament where a field of 156 players will compete for a $6 million purse. Over the years, many of the game’s greatest players, including Sam Snead, Tom Watson, Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Lee Trevino have graced The Greenbrier’s historic fairways.
“At Franklin American Mortgage Company, we are very excited to partner with The Greenbrier Classic for this year’s inaugural tournament,” said Dan Crockett, President and CEO of Franklin American Mortgage Company. “The Classic offers us the opportunity to further brand FAMC to our customers throughout the country, and we are proud to work in partnership with the philanthropic foundations of the event.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2009 sales of $11.9 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drive train and power train systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries.
Founded in 1993, Franklin American Mortgage Company (FAMC), a privately-held mortgage banking firm headquartered in Franklin , TN, is a full-service professional mortgage banker licensed to provide residential mortgages across the nation. FAMC, which provides a host of diverse, flexible mortgage packages for customers with a variety of backgrounds and needs, is committed to helping families and individuals achieve the dream of home ownership through its three divisions: retail, wholesale and correspondent. As one of the fastest growing mortgage companies in the country, FAMC is quickly becoming the preferred lender for consumers and mortgage professionals.
Go to The Greenbrier Classic, for more information on this inaugural event. And, check out the country music artists for the July 31 concert.
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