MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR® and PGA TOUR Champions®, returns to The Barclays to advance its commitment to the health and well-being of joint-pain sufferers, and enhance its longstanding history of supporting the nation's military though education, programs, products and donations.
On Thursday, Stryker will host a special ceremony with members and veterans of the United States Armed Forces at The Barclays to present a donation to K9s For Warriors for the sponsorship of a service dog, its third donation this year. Stryker's ongoing commitment to K9s For Warriors, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing service canines to military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, traumatic brain injury or other military trauma as a result of military service post 9/11, will continue with a fourth donation at The Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Scottsdale, Arizona this fall.
"We are proud to actively demonstrate Stryker's support of our nation's military veterans through our relationship with K9s For Warriors," says Bill Huffnagle, President, Reconstructive, Stryker. "We look forward to building off the energy of the fans with another year at The Barclays, helping to educate tournament attendees about the importance of knee and hip health and addressing joint pain early on."
Stryker will once again bring its premiere tournament activation, the Stryker Mobility Zone, to The Barclays. This year, visitors to the Stryker Mobility Zone can participate in a series of golf-inspired activities, as part of the Stryker Challenge – specifically designed to address questions related to joint health, mobility and golf in a fun and interactive way. Additionally, fans have the opportunity to enter for the chance to win a trip for two to TPC® Sawgrass to play alongside former PLAYERS Championship winners and longtime Stryker ambassadors, Fred Funk and Hal Sutton1, 2
Lastly, golf fans at the Stryker Mobility Zone will have the opportunity to purchase the same hats that Fred Funk and Hal Sutton, two recognizable names and personalities in professional golf, wear on tour. For every hat purchase, Stryker will make a donation to K9s For Warriors.
For a full list of tournaments stops, additional information on the Stryker Challenge, as well as K9s For Warriors involvement, please visit: www.StrykerChallenge.com.
- Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) are not eligible to enter the Stryker Challenge Sweepstakes or participate in the any of these promotions. HCPs are defined as those individuals or entities involved in the provision of health care services and/or items to patients, which purchase, lease, recommend, use, arrange for the purchase or lease of, or prescribe Stryker's products.
- No purchase necessary to enter or win Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited by law. For official rules visit StrykerChallenge.com. Open to legal residents of the US & US Territories, 21+ as of date of entry. Sweepstakes begins at 12 am ET on 3/21/16 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on 11/13/16. Sponsored by Stryker.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
About PGA TOUR
The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR China.
The PGA TOUR's mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in the communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.
Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to more than 1 billion households in 226 countries and territories in 32 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2015, tournaments across all Tours generated a record $160 million for local and national charitable organizations, bringing the all-time total to $2.3 billion.
The PGA TOUR's web site is PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.
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